The Cooper Union hosts Moshe Safdie for a conversation charting his 50-year career and vision for the role architecture plays in society at large. Sam Lubell, executive editor of Metropolis Magazine, will also speak at this event, which coincides with the debut of Safdie’s memoir, If Walls Could Speak: My Life in Architecture.
Discover lesser-known examples of modern architecture, stunning new buildings and additions, as well as creative examples of adaptive re-use in the West Village and Meatpacking District. The Village Trip is a two-week festival celebrating arts and activism in Greenwich Village and this walking tour is led by DOCOMOMO NY/Tri-State board member Kyle Johnson and includes buildings designed by Joseph Urban, Albert Ledner, Edgar Tafel, Paul Rudolph, Hugh Hardy, Kohn Pedersen Fox, SOM, SHoP, Morris Adjmi, BKSK, WORKac, and others.
Join the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy for the fourth installment of PechaKucha storytelling celebrating the legacy of Frank Lloyd Wright.
DOCOMOMO NY/Tri-State board member Kyle Johnson will lead this tour, hosted by the Village Trip, a two-week festival celebrating arts and activism in Greenwich Village, around Washington Square and New York University. Notable designs by I. M. Pei, Philip Johnson, Kevin Roche, Kohn Pedersen Fox, Machado & Silvetti, Steven Holl, and Morris Adjmi will be featured.
Attend a virtual symposium on preservation in Ukraine. “The Reconstruction of Ukraine: Ruination / Representation / Solidarity” focuses attention on cities, architecture, art, culture and psychological trauma and aims to establish a platform for dialogue, facilitating communication, collaboration and constructive argument between diverse actors and initiatives.
In collaboration with Green River Project and Object & Thing, the James Rose Center in New Jersey launches a Fall exhibition showcasing contemporary and 20th-century art and design.
The 17th International DOCOMOMO Conference is set to take place in València, Spain this September. The theme, “Modern Design: Social Commitment & Quality of Life,” will analyze specific contributions of the avant-gardes, Latin America, and women as well as the internationalization of the Modern Movement.
Yale School of Architecture welcomes architectural critic Deyan Sudjic who will present a lecture on Boris Iofan, a state architect to Joseph Stalin, a friend of Frank Lloyd Wright, and a rival of Le Corbusier, Walter Gropius, and Erich Mendelsohn.
Join New York Adventure Club for the third part in a series on The Gesamtkunstwerk Movement — Architecture as Artifact. Participants will virtually visit pre- and postwar landmarks that defined architecture as free-standing form in space.