August 18, 2014

The long-awaited greater Washington, DC, chapter has finally taken flight. The chapter has been meeting monthly for the past year and now has over 50 members. Docomomo US/DC is dedicated to increasing public awareness, appreciation and protection of Modern architecture, landscapes, neighborhoods and sites in Washington D.C. and surrounding areas in Maryland and Virginia.

Photo (left): July Chapter meeting attendees in front of the Capitol Skyline Hotel designed by Morris Lapidus, 1961. Photo Credit: Colin MacKillop

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The schedule of events for the 8th annual Docomomo US Tour Day celebration is here! Click here to see all the listings by state. 


Saturday, October 11, 2014 5:00AM
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September 12, 2014

Images and Text by Inge S. Horton

While enjoying lavishly illustrated books on Modern architectural history, I am troubled by the frequent omission of women architects. With one or two exceptions, women’s contributions to the modern movement in Northern California are ignored; however, I know from my research that there were indeed female practitioners of Modernism deserving recognition. I would like to draw attention to a few examples of the challenging careers and work of Northern California women architects in Modernism to illustrate that in spite of the press neglecting them during their lifetime as their rare mention in current publications, they existed and are a meaningful part of our history.

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SELECTIONS FROM THE REGISTER
Stahl House or Case Study House No. 22
August 17, 2012
Stahl House or Case Study House No. 22 image
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U.S. Embassy Office Building Chancery, Manila, Philippines
April 18, 2013
U.S. Embassy Office Building Chancery, Manila, Philippines image
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