SPECIAL EDITION February 2017 Dispatch: Articles, News, and Events
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Unexpected Modern: Valparaiso University’s Chapel of the Resurrection
Amy Borland on discovering the work of Charles E. Stade in Indiana.
Unexpected Modernists: Lesser Known Architects & Designers

Welcome to this Special Edition titled Unexpected Modernists: Lesser Known Architects and Designers. The three articles featured examine the work of two architects whose work played prominent roles in their communities and an American artist whose murals contributed to Mexico's identity as a modern country after the Revolution.
Rhode Island’s Modernist Architect
Catherine W. Zipf on Philemon Sturges, one of Rhode Island’s forgotten Modern architects.

Modernism in America Awards 2017

Early submissions are due March 1st and all submissions are due by April 14, 2017.
A Modern Woman in Modern Mexico
Marion Greenwood’s murals and artwork contributed to one of the first projects that would embody post-revolutionary ideals: the Abelardo Rodriguez Market.
Events
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Docomom US/ Oregon Modern Mixer 2017
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Latest News

A Fly-Through of the Renovation of Mies' MLK Library
Architect Magazine | February 2, 2017

Full Renovation of Penn’s Hill College House on Track for Fall 2017 Occupancy
Penn News | February 2, 2017

Four Midcentury Landmarks Get a New Lease on Life
Architecture Record | February 1, 2017

The forgotten history of Japanese-American designers’ World War II internment
Curbed | January 31, 2017

Helmut Jahn's 110-story alternative to demolition
Craine's | January 20, 2017

Denise Scott Brown Wins Jane Drew Prize
Architect Magazine | February 7, 2017

Feature film on Mies van der Rohe’s Farnsworth House in the works
Architect's Newspaper | February 7, 2017

Restoring Eero and Eliel Saarinen's First Christian Church, a modernist icon in Columbus
Curbed | February 2, 2017

Willis Tower to Receive $500 Million Renovation
Arch Daily | February 7, 2017

PETITION | Demolition Threat: Nemazee Villa
Docomomo International | February 2017

Public Hearing announced for Providence Heights College
Washington Trust for Historic Preservation | January 26, 2017
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Thematic Requests
  • Art + Architecture | March 9
  • Technology | April 6
  • Endangered Landscapes | May 4
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