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  1. Wastelands: Photos by Dan Dubowitz

    Wastelands: Photos by Dan Dubowitz

    Wastelands refers to abandoned architecture and spaces which, for UK–based photographer Dan Dubowitz, reveal as much about their past and present inhabitants as they do the psyche of...

    11.28.10

  2. Visual Acoustics

    Visual Acoustics

    Narrated by Dustin Hoffman, Visual Acoustics celebrates the life and career of Julius Shulman, the world’s greatest architectural photographer, whose images brought modern architecture to the...

    05.12.10

  3. The California Ranch House / A Talk by Alan Hess

    Architect and architecture critic for the San Jose Mercury News will lead a discussion about the history of the California ranch house vernacular. The presentation is offered in conjunction with...

    07.08.09

  4. The Architecture of Public Housing: Preserving a Post-War Legacy

    The Architecture of Public Housing: Preserving a Post-War Legacy

    Following World War II, the United States and Europe sought to address the dire need for public and affordable housing through new construction. The post-war decades saw the development of many...

    03.05.12

  5. The Albert Frey House

    The Albert Frey House

    This 45-minute guided tour is a rare opportunity to see the 1,000-square-foot residence of the late modernist architect Albert Frey. Situated on a mountain precipice overlooking downtown Palm...

    01.31.10

  6. Silverlake / Los Feliz Mid-Century Architecture Tour

    Silverlake / Los Feliz Mid-Century Architecture Tour

    The MAK Center will present its Architecture Tour 2009 by featuring seven mid-century residences dating from 1926 through 1964....

    08.06.09

  7. Ron Tanner: From Animal House to Our House

    Ron Tanner: From Animal House to Our House

    The San Jose Women’s Club and the San Jose Preservation Action Council of San Jose’s new event "Ron Tanner: From Animal House to Our House" explains the importance of...

    06.29.12

  8. Rietveld’s Universe

    Rietveld’s Universe

    This exhibition is centered around Dutch architect and designer Gerrit Th. Rietveld (1888-1964), most known for his Red-Blue Chair and the Schroeder House. Focusing attention on Rietveld's persona...

    07.07.10

  9. Palm Springs Modernism Week 2013

    Palm Springs Modernism Week 2013

    Palm Springs Modernism Week is an 11-day celebration of mid-century modern design, architecture, and culture in Palm Springs, California. This design aesthetic originated in the 1940s, 50s, and 60s...

    01.04.12

  10. Minimalism And Applied II

    Minimalism And Applied II

    This exhibition centers on new works by international contemporary artists whose work examines the transitional spaces between art, design and achitecture. Highlights in the show include...

    12.10.10

  11. Mak Center Architecture Tour

    Mak Center Architecture Tour

    This architecture tour will feature six modernist residences recorded by acclaimed architectural photographer Julius Shulman (1910-2009).  Homes by R.M. Schindler, Richard Neutra, Pierre...

    09.28.10

  12. Kevin Roche: Architecture as Environment

    Kevin Roche: Architecture as Environment

    Pritzker Prize-winner Kevin Roche is acclaimed for his skillful integration of man-made and natural environments. Drawing on material originally presented at the Yale School of Architecture, the...

    12.29.11

  13. Kandinsky at the Bauhaus, 1922–1933

    Kandinsky at the Bauhaus, 1922–1933

    In 1922 Vasily Kandinsky (b. 1866, Moscow; d. 1944, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France) accepted a teaching position at the Bauhaus, the state-sponsored Weimar school of art and applied design founded in...

    08.21.11

  14. John Margolies: Roadside America

    John Margolies: Roadside America

    John Margolies: Roadside America brings together approximately 400 color photographs of Main Street signs, storefronts, movie theaters and drive-ins, gas stations, short-order restaurants, motels,...

    04.05.10

  15. IMAGE.ARCHITECTURE.NOW

    IMAGE.ARCHITECTURE.NOW

    In celebration of Julius Shulman’s 100th birthday, the Julius Shulman Institute at Woodbury University presents: 10-10-10 IMAGE.ARCHITECTURE.NOW, a symposium and exhibition exploring...

    09.28.10

  16. Frank Lloyd Wright: Organic Architecture

    Frank Lloyd Wright: Organic Architecture

    Examining major projects including Unity Temple (Oak Park, Illinois, 1905), Fallingwater (Mill Run, Pennsylvania, 1936), Johnson Wax (Racine, Wisconsin, 1936, known today as the SC Johnson...

    11.19.10

  17. Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future

    Eero Saarinen: Shaping the Future

    In this first-ever retrospective of the life and work of Eero Saarinen (1910—1961), the Yale University Art Gallery presents an assemblage of never-before-seen sketches, models, photographs,...

    02.21.10

  18. Dan Flavin: Drawing

    Dan Flavin: Drawing

    Best known for his fluorescent light installations, Dan Flavin was also an avid draftsman. This first retrospective of his drawings will include over one hundred sheets representing every phase...

    01.01.12

  19. Conversations in Context at The Glass House

    Conversations in Context at The Glass House

    The Conversations in Context program series offers visitors the opportunity to join a leader in architecture, art, landscape, history or design for an evening tour of The Glass House campus...

    09.14.12

  20. Citizen Architect

    Citizen Architect

    Citizen Architect: Samuel Mockbee and the Spirit of the Rural Studio is a documentary film on the late architect Samuel Mockbee and the educational design/build program known as the Rural Studio...

    12.29.11

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