3/20/10 DOCOMOMO US President Prudon moderates Modernism by Choice:The Economy, Politics, and Sustainability of Preservation


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Join DOCOMOMO US President Theo Prudon at New York's Center for Architecture (CFA) for "Modernism by Choice: The Economy, Politics, and Sustainability of Preservation." The symposium is in conjunction with the World Monuments Fund's Modernism at Risk exhibition, currently on view at the Center For Architecture.

Modernism by Choice:The Economy,Politics, and Sustainability of Preservation

AIA CES: 4.5 LU, 4.5 HSW

When: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM SATURDAY, MARCH 20

Where: Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, New York City

Panel 1: Advocacy for Vacant Structures

Case Study 1: Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, IL
Speaker: Grahm Balkany, Gropius in Chicago Coalition

Case Study 2: Miami Marine Stadium, Miami, FL
Speaker: Jorge Hernandez, Architect, Co-Founder, Friends of Miami Marine Stadium

Case Study 3: Bell Labs, Holmdel, NJ
Speaker: Michael Calafati, AIA, Principal, Historic Building Architects, LLC, Trenton, and Chair, AIA-NJ Historic Resources Committee

Moderator: Theo Prudon, DOCOMOMO US

Respondent: Frank Sanchis, Senior Vice-President, Municipal Art Society

Panel 2: Sustaining Operations in a Modern Building

Case Study 1: Taliesin, Spring Green, WI

Case Study 2: Central Branch, Atlanta Fulton Public Library, Atlanta, GA
Speaker: John Szabo, Director, Atlanta Public Library System

Case Study 3: Irwin Union Trust Building, Columbus, IN

Moderator: Henry Ng, Executive Vice President, World Monuments Fund

Respondent: Carl Stein, FAIA, Elemental Architecture; formerly of Marcel Breuer and Associates

Organized by the Center for Architecture in collaboration with the World Monuments Fund, DOCOMOMO US, and DOCOMOMO New York/Tri-State.

Free for Members
$10 for Non-members

Modernism By Choice is organized as part of Modernism at Risk: Modern Solutions for Saving Our Modern Landmarks on view at the Center for Architecture through May 1.