Last Chance: Lessons from Modernism

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March 20, 2013
Modern-minded New Yorkers have just a few more days to swing by Cooper Union’s Lessons From Modernism: Environmental Design Considerations in 20th Century Architecture, 1925-70 exhibition at the school’s Arthur A. Houghton Jr. Gallery. The comprehensive (and free!) show closes this Saturday and is well worth any Corbusier or Aalto fan’s time. Read Full Article
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  The 25 models were built for the exhibit. Photo by Pat McElnea. Images provided courtesy The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive of The Cooper Union.
    The 25 models were built for the exhibit. Photo by Pat McElnea. Images provided courtesy The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive of The Cooper Union.
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  A comprehensive timeline traces growing global environmental awareness. Photo by Pat McElnea. Images provided courtesy The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive of The Cooper Union.
    A comprehensive timeline traces growing global environmental awareness. Photo by Pat McElnea. Images provided courtesy The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive of The Cooper Union.
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  Building for the Emprezas Gráficas O Cruzeiro, Oscar Niemeyer, 1949. Photo by Pat McElnea. Images provided courtesy The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive of The Cooper Union.
    Building for the Emprezas Gráficas O Cruzeiro, Oscar Niemeyer, 1949. Photo by Pat McElnea. Images provided courtesy The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive of The Cooper Union.
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  Open Air School, Johannes Duiker, 1930. Photo by Pat McElnea. Images provided courtesy The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive of The Cooper Union.
    Open Air School, Johannes Duiker, 1930. Photo by Pat McElnea. Images provided courtesy The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive of The Cooper Union.
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  Housing at Sunila Pulp Mill, Alvar Aalto, 1936. Photo by Pat McElnea. Images provided courtesy The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive of The Cooper Union.
    Housing at Sunila Pulp Mill, Alvar Aalto, 1936. Photo by Pat McElnea. Images provided courtesy The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive of The Cooper Union.
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  Cocoon House, Paul Rudolph with Ralph Twitchell, 1957. Photo by Pat McElnea. Images provided courtesy The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive of The Cooper Union.
    Cocoon House, Paul Rudolph with Ralph Twitchell, 1957. Photo by Pat McElnea. Images provided courtesy The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive of The Cooper Union.
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  House II in Kavouri, Constantinos Decavallas, 1970. Photo by Pat McElnea. Images provided courtesy The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive of The Cooper Union.
    House II in Kavouri, Constantinos Decavallas, 1970. Photo by Pat McElnea. Images provided courtesy The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive of The Cooper Union.
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  Cocoon House, Paul Rudolph, 1957, Section and Partial Elevation. Images provided courtesy The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive of The Cooper Union.
    Cocoon House, Paul Rudolph, 1957, Section and Partial Elevation. Images provided courtesy The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive of The Cooper Union.
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  Karuizawa Summer House, Antonin Raymond, 1933. Primary Solar Paths and Corresponding Sections. Images provided courtesy The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive of The Cooper Union.
    Karuizawa Summer House, Antonin Raymond, 1933. Primary Solar Paths and Corresponding Sections. Images provided courtesy The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive of The Cooper Union.
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  Siedlung Halen, Atelier 5, 1961, Green Roof Study. Images provided courtesy The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive of The Cooper Union.
    Siedlung Halen, Atelier 5, 1961, Green Roof Study. Images provided courtesy The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive of The Cooper Union.

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