Center for Architecture


David Bender 
Philadelphia Center for Architecture 
(215) 569.3186 x107 


April 07, 2010 at 05:30 PM 
April 07, 2010 at 07:00 PM 

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Center for Architecture 
1218 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Book Talk: Thom Nickels, Sacred Architecture 

Local author Thom Nickels will discuss sacred architecture.

Nickels is a Philadelphia-based author of eight published books, including "Philadelphia Architecture" (2005). In 1990, Mr. Nickels was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award and a Hugo Award for his book, Two Novellas. He was awarded the Philadelphia AIA Lewis Mumford Architecture Journalism Award in 2005 for his book Philadelphia Architecture. He has written feature stories, celebrity interviews, and social commentary columns for The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Philadelphia Daily News, the Philadelphia Bulletin, City Paper, The Philadelphia Weekly and Philadelphia Style magazine. Mr. Nickels is the architectural writer/critic for The Philadelphia Bulletin, a contributing editor at The Weekly Press, a feature writer for ICON magazine, and a weekly columnist for Philadelphia's STAR publications. Mr. Nickels' new novel, SPORE, will be released in June 2010.