Daisy Alonso; Computer Generated Renderings; 2009. Image courtesy of Alex Poorman and Daisy Alonso.

Places for Contemplation in Public Buildings: Constructing a Model Space for Reflection

The following information about this past Turchin Center exhibition is kept here for archival purposes only. This exhibition is not currently on display. View current and upcoming exhibitions.

Friday, April 1, 2011
Saturday, June 11, 2011
Gallery A

A Research Project by J. Alex Poorman

Exhibited in conjunction with Tom Stoner & TKF Foundation Exhibition

As employers consider the critical need of the 21st century workplace to attract and retain the best and brightest employees, our society must also consider a shift in the functional spaces geared toward an environment that supports an overall "work/life" lifestyle. This project looks at how diverse spaces, required by a new generation of employees, are transforming the workplace and explores specific design aspects for incorporating sacred spaces into workplace environments.

About the Artist

J. Alex Poorman, IIDA, Assoc. AIA is an assistant professor of Interior Design at Appalachian, where his course responsibilities include Interior Building Materials and Systems, Drafting and CAD, and Interior Design Studios. He holds a Master of Architecture degree from North Carolina State University and a Bachelor of Interior Architecture degree from Kansas State University. Poorman is also a partner in Triangle Commercial Architecture, PLLC in Raleigh.

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