The Georgia Chapter was recognized in May by the Historic Preservation Division for “fostering an awareness of Modern architecture in Georgia and promoting the preservation of the state’s mid-20th Century buildings and landscapes,” as part of the 11th annual Preservation Achievement Awards. Honorees are recognized as having helped further the division’s mission, vision and goals, and thereby making a significant contribution to historic preservation in Georgia.
2007 ACSA International Architectural Design Student Competition, June 4-22, 2007
DOCOMOMO US is planning with our chapters a day of tours nationwide on June 9, 2007 to bring attention – collectively – to the important modern buildings that are in our cities, towns and neighborhoods.
Marcel Breuer’s House in the Museum Garden reappears in the public domain after over fifty years of private ownership in Tarrytown, NY
Docomomo International is delighted to announce the creation of an annual summer residence grant in Paris to support research on the conservation and the documentation of buildings, sites and neighborhoods of the modern movement.
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The Boston Globe (December 12, 2006) reports that Mayor Thomas M. Menino has refloated his 1998 idea of selling City Hall and its surrounding Plaza for private redevelopment and possible destruction by its purchaser. The building is a 1969 Brutalist design is by Gerhard Kallmann and Michael Noel McKinnell.
David Hay of the New York Times wrote an article on the upcoming demolition of the Paul Rudolph-designed Micheels House in Westport, CT.
A demolition permit has been filed for 16 Minuteman Hill, The Micheels House designed by Paul Rudolph. Demolition is slated for Tuesday, December 19th, 2006,with the roof membrane already removed earlier this week.
CIMA meeting for December 2006 will host guest lecturer Nepal Asatthawasi of the Paul Rudolph Foundation.