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EDUARDO FERNANDO CATALANO
Eduardo Fernando Catalano was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and came to the United States on scholarships to the Universities of Pennsylvania and Harvard. In 1945, he entered a General Motors design competition using a hyperbolic paraboloid, and won second place out of 914 entries.
He was a graduate student of Walter Gropius and an undergraduate student of Marcel Breuer, both professors at Harvard and considered the pioneering masters of modernist architecture.
March 20-22, 2010
An intensive 2-day conference/training program exploring the use, performance, maintenance, and preservation/restoration of glass in new and existing buildings and monuments. Followed by a 1-day program focused on stained glass.
Exhibition on view February 17-May 1, 2010. Opening Wednesday, February 17, 6-8pm, RSVP.
Join DOCOMOMO US at the "Modernism At Risk" exhibition and public programs at The Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, New York City.
Boston Concrete explores the profound effect of concrete within the development of Boston's architecture between 1957-1967. It heralds the often overlooked material: concrete. Various perspectives provide a rich insight and uncover various facets regarding the development of Boston's concrete architecture, including Tad Stahl (architect of the State Street Bank), Michael McKinnell (architect of Boston City Hall), historian Douglass Shand-Tucci, as well as critic and historian Michael Kubo, among others. A fantastic exploration into concrete!