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Sarasota Architecture & Design from Mid-Century to Today

By Martie Lieberman: 941-724-1118 | Agent in Sarasota, FL
  • Architect Carl Abbott FAIA exhibit at Selby Gallery, Sarasota, Florida

    Posted Under: General Area in Sarasota, Entertainment & Nightlife in Sarasota, Design & Decor in Sarasota  |  June 23, 2012 8:38 AM  |  2,386 views  |  1 comment
    Carl Abbott FAIA is a Sarasota, Florida-based contemporary architect who studied under Paul Rudolph and Louis Kahn, and has been creating award winning architecture from the 'Sarasota School of Architecture' period to the present, through his firm, Carl Abbott + Associate Architect / Planners.

    To me, Carl has a masterful ability to design monumental buildings that can still bring one as close as possible to nature and the gorgeous environment that lies just outside the glass, or skin of his buildings. This is his remarkable ability, and it truly doubles the pleasure of enjoying the glorious creativity of his architecture. Do yourself a favor, and say YES to any opportunity to visit one of Carl Abbott's houses, or his studio, shown here.


    The entrance to Carl Abbott's Studio    2010 Martie Lieberman


    Carl Abbott Studio - view from receptionist's desk.   2010 Martie Lieberman


    L-R: Carl Abbott, Tim Seibert, John Howey at recent community forum organized by SAF and Ringling College to explore saving important buildings by Paul Rudolph at the Sarasota High School complex.  2012 Martie Lieberman


    Carl is still creating new projects with clients, traveling, studying, teaching, and working with the Sarasota community to find ways to preserve its architectural legacy. Don't miss this chance to meet Carl and see his work at Selby Gallery, on the campus of the Ringling College of Art and Design, June 29 - Aug 3, 2012.

    WHAT:  IN / FORMED BY THE LAND - THE ARCHITECTURE OF CARL ABBOTT EXHIBIT

    WHERE:  Ringling College of Art and Design, Selby Gallery
                    2700 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida 34234  MAP

    WHEN: EXHIBIT OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, June 29, 5 - 7 pm.
                GALLERY DIRECTOR'S TOUR OF EXHIBIT: Monday, July 9, 11:30 am

    For more information about Carl Abbott and his work, please visit CarlAbbott.com

    ENJOY! And thanks for your interest in Sarasota's architectural legacy.
    Martie

    Martie Lieberman, Architecture & Unique Homes Specialist
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    Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate | 100 N Tamiami Tr | Sarasota FL 34236
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