Events  2024

Wednesday
May

29

Further Afield Symposium

2024 National Symposium Miami: Streams of Modernity, Postwar to Postmodern

Join Docomomo US in Miami and Coral Gables, FL for the 2024 National Symposium to experience one of the country’s richest collections of mid-century and postmodern architecture. The symposium seeks to promote a broader understanding of the accomplishments of postwar to Postmodern architecture and culture in regionally specific contexts such as South Florida, the Caribbean, and Latin America. The 2024 symposium, entitled Streams of Modernity: Postwar to Postmodern, is a collaboration of Docomomo US and the Docomomo US/Florida chapter.

Friday
May

24

Further Afield Tour

City Icons Amsterdam: Housing Highlights

Iconic Houses’ “IH City Icons” is a small but significant tour conference making its debut with Amsterdam: Housing Highlights. Attendees will be exploring Amsterdam’s unique residential architecture—from its Golden Age roots in the 17th century, to the modernist social housing heritage, and its present-day wow factor projects.

Friday
May

17

LocalStudy Tour

Glass House + Noyes House

Visit two seminal examples of New Canaan midcentury residential architecture as part of The Glass House’s one-day study tour of the Philip Johnson Glass House and the Eliot Noyes House.

Sunday
May

05

LocalTalk and tour

Social History of the Brick House—the Glass House’s pair

Join the Glass House and architectural historians Alice Friedman and Timothy Rohan for a conversation about the cultural significance and queer social history of the recently restored Brick House. This program includes an hour-long, self-guided tour of the site.

Saturday
May

04

LocalTour

Out and About Wright 2024: New Hampshire & Massachusetts Modern

Explore contrasting visions of Modernism in New England with the Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy. See two vastly differing manifestations of Wright’s Usonian principles, the Zimmerman House and the Kalil House, juxtaposed in Manchester, NH. In the northern suburbs of Boston, an area strongly influenced by European Modernism, tour houses by Walter Gropius, Paul Rudolph, Sarah Harkness, Walter Bogner and others.

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