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BELL LABORATORIES: Compromise to Save Saarinen’s Original Building
by info, posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2006
The August 2006 proposal for the Bell Labs facility in Holmdel, New Jersey, has been received by many in the scientific, preservation, and architectural communities, as well as the surrounding community of Holmdel, to be an acceptable step in the redevelopment of the site and original building by Eero Saarinen.
WOODBERRY POETRY ROOM: Open to Visiting Researchers Upon Request
by info, posted on Tuesday, October 10, 2006
Lamont Library has informed DOCOMOMO US that the Woodberry Poetry Room can be visited by researchers upon request.
WOODBERRY POETRY ROOM: DOCOMOMO US Issues Statement
by info, posted on Friday, September 22, 2006
Statement issued by DOCOMOMO US regarding Aalto's Poetry Room at Harvard.
GETTY FOUNDATION GRANT: University of Cincinnati
posted on Thursday, August 24, 2006
The Getty Foundation has awarded a grant to the University of Cincinnati, home to a world-class collection of signature architecture, to fund the university’s first study on how to preserve its modern architecture.
NEW YORK/TRI-STATE CHAPTER SUMMER 2006 NEWSLETTER
posted on Wednesday, August 23, 2006
The New York/Tri-State chapter newsletter is in the mail and chock full of news and features from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. If you’re not on the mailing list you can find it online in PDF at the link below. http://www.docomomo-us.org/chapters/new_york_tri_state
PEARLROTH HOUSE FUNDRAISER IN NYC: Oct. 27, 2006
posted on Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Exhibitions International will hold a Pearlroth House fundraising event from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on October 27, 2006 at the Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY 10012.
EXHIBITION: Provincetown, MA Art Museum
posted on Thursday, August 24, 2006
A Chain of Events Modernist Architecture on the Outer Cape: Marcel Breuer to Charles Jencks August 18 through October 15
DOCOMOMO WORKSHOP: Istanbul – Turkey, September 18-25, 2006
posted on Wednesday, August 23, 2006
International DOCOMOMO Workshop “How to Preserve a Housing Utopia: The Documentation and Sustainability of Modern Heritage, Case Study: Ataköy – Istanbul” Istanbul – Turkey, September 18-25, 2006
ONLINE FORUM: Aalto's Woodberry Poetry Room
posted on Monday, October 23, 2006
DOCOMOMO US presents an online forum. The Woodberry Poetry Room in the Lamont Library at Harvard University (1949) is one of only four extant designs in the United States by the great Finnish architect, Alvar Aalto. Aalto designed the room and, working with his wife, Aino, its furnishings. The planned renovation of the space and its fittings is currently underway and has inspired a lively exchange of views among members of the architecture, design and preservation communities.
METROPOLIS MAGAZINE NEWS
posted on Monday, July 31, 2006
Metropolis Magazine’s August 2006 issue is devoted to saving Modern Architecture.
Antonin and Noe?mi Raymond Exhibit
posted on Tuesday, July 18, 2006
Crafting a Modern World: The Architecture and Design of Antonin and Noe?mi Raymond
THREATENED: Paul Rudolph's Riverview High School
posted on Monday, July 17, 2006
On Tuesday, June 20, 2006, despite months of active campaigning by local and national preservationists, the Sarasota (Florida) School Board voted 5-0 to demolish Paul Rudolph’s 1957 Riverview High School. As reported in DOCOMOMO US's Summer 2006 newsletter, it was Rudolph’s first major architectural commission, following his remarkable early period of residential design.
DOCOMOMO US Summer 2006 Newsletter Available Online!
by info, posted on Wednesday, December 6, 2006
Starting with this issue and with all future issues, all DOCOMOMO US newsletters and news communiqués will only be available electronically.
Two S.O.M. Buildings in the Balance: the Hostess House and the Gunner’s Mates School at Great Lakes Naval Station
by info, posted on Tuesday, July 18, 2006
The viability of two SOM Buildings at the Great Lakes Naval Station project in Great Lakes, Illinois, is currently in question. On May 18, 2006, the Department of the Navy issued its first notice of Environmental Assessment (EA) for the two structures, a move which is usually a precursor to demolition. The Navy will review public comment until Tuesday, June 20, 2006.
DOCOMOMO_US: New Web Site
by kazys varnelis, posted on Saturday, June 17, 2006
Welcome to the new DOCOMOMO US web site. All the content you have always been able to find is here, along with new features, some of which are available now including this news page, the ability to search the content of the site, and, of course, the new look. More features will go up in the near future. Take a look around and enjoy!
DOCOMOMO WEWA: New Website
by andrew phillips, posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2006
We What? We invite you to experience our corner of the Modern world by exploring our new website.
APT: International Annual Conference
by andrew phillips, posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2006
Association for Preservation Technology International Annual Conference Crossroads in Heritage Conservation: When Modern Becomes Historic Atlanta, Georgia September 16-18, 2006
DOCOMOMO_INTL: IXth International Conference
by andrew phillips, posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2006
IXth International DOCOMOMO Conference "Other Modernisms" Ankara, Turkey September 27-29, 2006
ROCKVILLE, MD: Peerless Rockville's Recent Past
by admin, posted on Saturday, April 15, 2006
A series of events about Peerless Rockville's Recent Past are happening in this DC suburb in Montgomery County, Maryland.
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