James Wines is an architect, sculptor, and writer. Educated at Syracuse University, he is the founder and president of SITE New York, a multi-disciplinary architecture and design firm that has built more than 150 art and architecture projects internationally. James Wines is the former Chair of Environmental Design at Parsons School of Design and currently is a Professor of Architecture at Penn State University. He has written seven books including DE-ARCHITECTURE published by Rizzoli International in 1987 and GREEN ARCHITECTURE published by Taschen Verlag in 2000. In the past decade, twenty-two monographs and museum catalogues have been published on Winesí projects for SITE.
Winesí drawings and architectural models reside in the public collections of institutions internationally including the Art Institute of Chicago, Centre Pompidou, Louvre, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, Victoria and Albert Museum, Whitney Museum of American Art, and many others. He has received twenty-five art and design awards including the 1995 Chrysler award for Design Innovation, and fellowships and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Kress Foundation, The American Academy in Rome, The Guggenheim Foundation, The Rockefeller Foundation, The Graham Foundation, The Ford Foundation, and the Pulitzer Prize for Graphics. A constant innovator and a pioneer in green architecture, Wines was awarded the Cooper-Hewitt Lifetime Achievement National Design Award in 2013.
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10/1/2015 - 10/24/2015
SITE Specific Architectural Drawings - 1979 to 2012
9/8/2017 - 10/14/2017
Arch-Art: A Conduit for Context (drawings for SITE)