The Detroit Area is home to some of the 20th Century’s most outstanding works of Modern design – and we are taking a week to celebrate it!
Events range from lectures on Modernism and interior design to tours of downtown Detroit architecture to the US DOCOMOMO Symposium.
The Detroit Area Art Deco Society is pleased to welcome Docomomo US and Docomomo US/Michigan 2016 National Symposium:
Beyond Modernism? Moving the Recent Past Forward.
The two-day symposium will look at the diverging design and theory of the late 1970s and early 1980s examining its leading architects and designers and their iconic architectural contributions.Beyond Modernism seeks to broaden the discussion and expand our understanding of how those examples fit into the discourse of modernism.
The 2016 Docomomo US National Symposium in Detroit features lectures by leading architectural historians, architects, educators and our first ever audience-interactive debate:Beyond Modernism?lectures will take place in the Minoru Yamasaki-designed McGregor Memorial Conference Centerand the DeRoy Auditorium on the campus of Wayne State University. For an early look at the symposium details including tour locations, visit the schedule page of the website. Event registration including tour sign up is now available through the link below.
As the only national event working to explore and build consensus on the preservation of Modernism, the symposium will bring together world renowned designers, scholars, students, and professionals from the state of Michigan and from around the country.
Register now at: docomomo-us-symposium.com
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