a2 modern

symposium: wood in the 21st century–design and preservation of contemporary + historic architecture

WOOD IN THE 21st CENTURY: Design and Preservation of Contemporary & Historic Architecture When: Saturday, March 24 – Sunday, March 25, 2012 Organized by • Technology & Conservation • MIT Department of Architecture's Building Technology Program • Boston Society of Architects/AIA's Historic Resources Committee This important symposium will be held on...

event: modern living program

EMU Preservation Research Techniques Presentations Homeowners and a2modern members are invited to attend presentations about a selection of modern homes designed by significant architects that worked in Ann Arbor neighborhoods – Alden Dow, David Osler, James Livingston, Thomas Tanner, Robert Pond and Tivadar Balogh. Students in the...

exhibits: modern in the museums

University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, Michigan Mark di Suvero: Tabletops Pacific Standard Time Pacific Standard Time is an unprecedented collaboration of cultural institutions across Southern California coming together to celebrate the birth of the L.A. art scene. Beginning October 2011, over 60 cultural institutions will...

workshop: free MHPN event 12/2-3, 2011

HISTORIC PRESERVATION WORKSHOP YPSILANTI, MICHIGAN December 2-3, 2011 The Michigan Historic Preservation Network invites you to attend a FREE 2-Day workshop on the historic preservation of homes and small commercial buildings. Most owners of older and historic homes and small commercial buildings want to maintain and preserve their properties’...

lecture series: Detroit Architecture Between the Wars

Before Yamasaki | Detroit Architecture Between the Wars Tuesday, October 11, 2011 7:00–8:30 pm Helen L. DeRoy Auditorium Room 146 (1st floor) 5203 Cass Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48202 The lecture is free and open to the public; registration is requested. To register, please visit http://events.wayne.edu/2011/10/11/wsu-yamasaki-legacy-lecture-series-35026/ Parking is available at the...

Historic Preservation Workshop: 10/8/11

Historic Preservation Workshop: Preparing Nominations for the National Register of Historic Places and the National Historic Landmarks Program Saturday, October 8, 2011 10 am to 12 noon Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan 1150 Beal Avenue (for directions, see http://bentley.umich.edu/general/visiting/) Interested in learning about the nomination process for the National Register of...

Detroit Area Art Deco Society: wine stroll

The Detroit Area Art Deco Society will be hosting a Wine stroll at 14 Detroit venues. October 8, noon – 4:00 p.m. The theme is Art, Architecture and Great Wines! The wine stroll will provide attendees several architecturally significant buildings, art and select wines paired with each unique...

Growing Up Modern

[caption id="attachment_1039" align="alignright" width="400" caption="Island Park Shelter, Robert C. Metcalf, architect (1962)"][/caption] Bentley Historical Library and a2modern present: Growing Up Modern When: October 9, 2011 4:00 p.m. Program Mid-century Michigan enjoyed both a baby boom and a building boom. New homes for modern families distinguished...