Join AIANY to view a sampling of buildings spanning four centuries on the island first known as Blackwell’s Island, later Welfare Island, and—since 1973—Roosevelt Island. Highlights include a community planned by Philip Johnson and John Burgee, Louis Kahn’s Four Freedoms Park, and the new Cornell Tech campus.
This Municipal Art Society virtual tour, led by DOCOMOMO US/New York Tri-State President John Arbuckle, will celebrate the seminal architecture critic Ada Louise Huxtable.
MoMA is hosting a virtual lecture based on the new exhibit, The Project of Independence: Architectures of Decolonization in South Asia, 1947–1985. Curator Martino Stierli and Pritzker Prize-laureate Balkrishna V. Doshi will discuss Doshi’s career, the history of post-Independence architecture in India, and Ahmedabad as a hub of global modernism for the subcontinent.
The Beth Sholom Synagogue Preservation Foundation presents David Brownlee on the context and social environment of the 1950s that influenced Frank Lloyd Wright’s design for the synagogue.
In celebration of NYCxDesign, and well suited to Docomomo US’s 2022 shopping mall theme, Cooper Hewitt hosts a lecture on design’s leading role in the development and cultural impact of shopping complexes. The talk takes place at Industry City in Brooklyn.
The Center for Architecture has organized a book talk for the newly published, Carlo Mollino: Architect and Storyteller. Mollino was a transformational figure who synthesized cues from Expressionism, Futurism, Organicism, and Surrealism to shape his singular approach to modern architecture.