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Calendar of Events: December 2013

Experience Modern architecture. Take a tour, view an exhibition, attend a lecture or otherwise connect with people equally captivated by the history and future of this period. Our online calendar highlights events related to Modern architecture in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, and occasionally further a field, presented by a wide-ranging roster of organizations.

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Adolf Loos: Our Contemporary

The exhibition “Adolf Loos: Our Contemporary” celebrates the centenary of the Looshaus in Vienna and the publication of Adolf Loos’ most provocative theoretical text: Ornament and Crime. Its primary aim is to map some significant reactions to Loos both among his closest followers, like Paul Engelmann, and more distant admirers such as Ernesto Rogers and Aldo Rossi. More

Villa Müller, designed by Adolf Loos in 1930, Prague, Czech Republic.
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LocalBook Talk

Martin Filler on Makers of Modern Architecture, Vol. II

For the last installment of its 2013 book talk series, the AIANY Oculus Committee is welcoming Martin Filler to discuss his sequel to Makers of Modern Architecture (2007). In Makers of Modern America Vol. II, Filler offers another series of studies on leading exponents of the building art from the late 19th to the early 21st century. More

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LocalBook Talk

Phyllis Lambert at the Skyscraper Museum

Here’s your second chance to hear the unflappable Phyllis Lambert if you missed her sold-out appearance at the Center for Architecture last month. She will present her new book, Building Seagram, at the Skyscraper Museum on Tuesday December 10. The presentation will be followed by a conversation with museum director Carol Willis. More

Continuing this month

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November 11, 2013

Munio Gitai Weinraub: Revisiting a Kibbutz

This installation at MoMA explores a modern kibbutz designed by the Israeli architect Munio Gitai Weinraub (1909–1970) and built between 1963 and 1967 in Kfar Masaryk village, in northern Israel. A Bauhaus Dessau–trained architect who studied under Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Hannes Meyer before immigrating to Palestine in 1934, Weinraub’s work has been long overlooked. More

Continuing this month

LocalExhibition

November 11, 2013

Adolf Loos: Our Contemporary

The exhibition “Adolf Loos: Our Contemporary” celebrates the centenary of the Looshaus in Vienna and the publication of Adolf Loos’ most provocative theoretical text: Ornament and Crime. Its primary aim is to map some significant reactions to Loos both among his closest followers, like Paul Engelmann, and more distant admirers such as Ernesto Rogers and Aldo Rossi. More

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