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Louis Kahn Salk Institute

The Getty Foundation's Modern Architecture Conservation Initiative

The institution establishes a program to update iconic buildings around the world.
September 18, 2014
Frank Lloyd Wright Spring House in Tallahassee

Frank Lloyd Wright's Endangered Spring House

Frank Lloyd Wright's Spring House in Tallahassee, Florida, was commissioned by George and Clifton Lewis, who sought a comfortable house for their large family that fit within their modest budget. Completed in 1954, the home features an unusual "hemicycle" form—a shape that the designer briefly experimented with at the end of his career. Now, a fundraising campaign aims to acquire, restore, and open the house to the public.
September 17, 2014
Bronx River revitalization project over Amtrak tracks

Forging a New Path for the Waterways of New York City

With a series of community-minded projects, an architecture team sets out to revitalize New York City’s waterways.
September 10, 2014
Rachel Minnery, the founding and former regional program manager for Architecture for Humanity’s Hurricane Sandy Reconstruction program

Resilient Building in the Post-Sandy Era

Architect and design activist Rachel Minnery talks to Dwell about Hurricane Sandy reconstruction and preparing for climate change.
July 2, 2014
The new Estadio Nacional de Brasilia soccer stadium, a net-zero energy project

7 Green and Repurposed Sports Stadiums

Creative reuse projects and green proposals give stadiums a longer life.
July 1, 2014
image 7 east terrace aerial mockup

Frank Gehry Unveils Master Plan for Philadelphia Museum of Art

Working almost entirely within the landmark museum building's shell, Gehry devises a plan to add 78,000 square feet of new gallery space.
June 26, 2014
designed for living living room shelving japser sofa wool rug

Modern Renovation of a Midcentury House in Los Angeles

With new owners, a locally-renowned midcentury home in Los Angeles begins a fresh chapter.
May 27, 2014
Latvian Modernist Architecture

Incredible Modernist Architecture From Latvia

An exhibition at the Venice Biennale showcases the Baltic state’s unique post-war styles and structures.
May 21, 2014
richard neutra drive in church

Preserved Modernist Gems in the U.S.

From Richard Neutra's drive-in church in Orange County to Louis Kahn's New Jersey bathing pavilion, the winners of Docomomo's Modernism in America Awards—which celebrate the documentation, preservation, and re-use of modern structures in the U.S.—make up the ultimate modernist road trip.
May 13, 2014
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