Architects Roundtable: Architecture + History = Meaningful Architecture

Meet Karen Gravel, Principal, Director of Historic Preservation at Lord Aeck Sargent

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Lord Aeck Sargent’s Karen Gravel, AIA leads an important conversation on historic preservation during March’s Architects Roundtable. Directing the firm’s Historic Preservation Studio, Karen is an expert in the rehabilitation, restoration, and preservation of old buildings.

Karen’s interest in old buildings inspired her career, developing an appreciation for their history and a desire to reuse them. As a LEED Accredited Professional who hasn’t worked on a new building in over 20 years, she knows how historic preservation is environmentally and ecologically responsible.

Register now to join the breakfast in person or to watch online! Stay tuned for more details about the presentation.

Date and time

Wednesday, March 8, 2023
8:00 am - 9:30 am
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Ansley Golf Club – Midtown
196 Montgomery Ferry Drive
Atlanta, Georgia 30309

More about Karen

  • Principal, Director of Historic Preservation practice area.
  • Expert in the rehabilitation, restoration and preservation of old buildings.
  • Licensed Architect, certified Construction Documents Technologist and LEED Accredited Professional.
  • Affiliated Associations: American Institute of Architects, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Preservation Committee for the Fox Theater in Atlanta, Friends of the Beltline Founding Member, and Neighborhood Planning Unit X, City of Atlanta, Secretary, 2002-2004.
  • Practicing architect since 1999.
  • Master of Architecture (with honors), Georgia Institute of Technology. Henry Adams Medal, 1999; Fulbright Scholar to Frederich Alexander Universitat, Erlangen/Nurnberg, Germany, 1993-1994.
  • Lives in Atlanta with her husband, daughter and son.
  • Enjoys biking, walking, running, swimming, hiking, traveling, and visiting with friends and family. She’s the family historian, loves art history and spends as much time as she can in Kentucky and at the beach.

Source: Lord Aeck Sargent

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