Concept Gallery
Live Auction

12/3/22 Fine Art, Jewelry, Design & Books

Sat, Dec 3, 2022 10:00AM EST
Lot 244

David Lewis unique Flip Top Laminate Modernist Desk

Estimate: $400 - $800

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Lewis, David (South African/American 1922-2020), Flip Top Laminate Modernist Desk, circa 1975, laminate wood and steel Desk 27 x 54.25 x 27, David Lewis was an architect, professor, and pioneering urban designer, who championed community-based planning in thinking about historic preservation and the built environment. Mr. Lewis founded Urban Design Associates, a studio of architects and designers that celebrates the process of listening to community voices as a key component of design and placemaking, Mr. Lewis’s legacy thrives at the Remaking Cities Institute, an urban design and research center he started at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Architecture, where he taught for many years, and continued as Professor Emeritus until his death. The institute was named after a conference he hosted in Pittsburgh in 1988, that famously featured Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, as a keynote speaker on the resilience of historic post-industrial cities in America and Europe.


lifting laminate areas, some scratching to the laminate surfaces. Merchandise will be packed and transported by the purchaser at their own risk and expense. A list of recommended shippers is on our website: .
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