Saturday, April 01, 2006

Blueprint Ball with Performance by Lyle Lovett

The University of Houston Architecture Alumni Association Blueprint Ball celebrates the college and its long history of faculty expertise, its world-renowned lecturers and the first cutting-edge program in Industrial Design in the Southwest.

Architect Jon Pickard, AIA, will be honored for the design quality of his work with luminary clients such as Gerald Hines and ConocoPhillips, and his outstanding contributions to green architecture, a movement that promotes economical, energy-saving, environmentally friendly, and sustainable development.

The evening will be hosted by local news anchor and UH alum Dominique Sachse and will feature a silent auction and program line-up that includes four-time Grammy Award-winning artist Lyle Lovett.

WHEN: Saturday, May 20, 2006
7 p.m. - 11 p.m.
WHERE: Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture
Entrance 18 off Elgin or Entrance 16 off Cullen. Valet Parking provided.
WHO: Jon Pickard, Honoree; William D. Kendall, Honorary Chair
Performance by: Lyle Lovett; Hosted by: Dominique Sachse

Individual tickets can be purchased for $250. Limited attendance is available.

For further information contact:

Steve Curry, Blueprint Ball Chair, 713-523-8787, 713-523-8788 (fax),
Joe Mashburn, Dean of Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture, 713-743-2400, 713-743-2358 (fax),
Jim Mousner, Chair, Communications Committee - 713-520-9544 (office),

Auction items and donations contact:
Luis Fernandez, Silent Auction Chair, 713-877-0900, 713-877-0919 (fax),

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