DOCOMOMO US Fall Update
September 26, 2008
Please join DOCOMOMO US in celebrating its 10th year documenting and conserving buildings, sites and neighborhoods of the modern movement with a variety of events, lectures, tours and publications:
On September 29th DOCOMOMO US and Columbia University's Historic Preservation Program host the kick-off debate of Solid States: Changing Time for Concrete Conference, http://www.arch.columbia.edu/solidstates/:
CONCRETE REALITIES: Preserving Modern Concrete Architecture
Wood Auditorium, Avery Hall
GSAPP, Columbia University
Debate: With Mark Pasnik, Architect and Visiting Professor, Carnegie Mellon University; Norman Weiss, Conservator, Columbia University; Tim Rohan, Architectural Historian, University of Massachusetts. Moderated by Theodore Prudon, GSAPP and DOCOMOMO US.
October 4th is National Tour Day! DOCOMOMO US, along with its ten national chapters and select affiliate organizations, is hosting over 20 modern architecture tours throughout the nation. Many tours are already fully booked, so be sure to sign up today! http://www.docomomo-us.org/october_4th_national_tour_day
On October 13th DOCOMOMO US and DOCOMOMO Quebec will host a walking tour and panel discussion entitled Modern Montréal: Precast, Prefab, Preservation at the APT Conference in Montréal, Québec, Canada. http://www.apti.org/conferences/2008/.
Preservation Technology Dossier 8: Restoring Postwar Heritage, Selections from the 2004 Technology Seminars (New York) is now available for purchase http://www.docomomo-us.org/journal/dossier_8_restoring_postwar_heritage.
Conference Proceedings from the Eighth International Docomomo Conference (September 26-October 2, 2004, New York, NY) are now available for pre-order by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please visit www.docomomo-us.org for additional details on programs or to become a member of DOCOMOMO US.
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New York, NY 10023