GETTY FOUNDATION GRANT: University of Cincinnati

The Getty Foundation has awarded a grant to the University of Cincinnati, home to a world-class collection of signature architecture, to fund the university’s first study on how to preserve its modern architecture.

PEARLROTH HOUSE FUNDRAISER IN NYC: Oct. 27, 2006

Exhibitions International will hold a Pearlroth House fundraising event from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm on October 27, 2006 at the Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY 10012.

ONLINE FORUM: Aalto's Woodberry Poetry Room

DOCOMOMO US presents an online forum. The Woodberry Poetry Room in the Lamont Library at Harvard University (1949) is one of only four extant designs in the United States by the great Finnish architect, Alvar Aalto. Aalto designed the room and, working with his wife, Aino, its furnishings. The planned renovation of the space and its fittings is currently underway and has inspired a lively exchange of views among members of the architecture, design and preservation communities.

METROPOLIS MAGAZINE NEWS

Metropolis Magazine’s August 2006 issue is devoted to saving Modern Architecture.

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