In 1951, Richard Neutra, the mid-century architect who virtually embodied the California Dream in his sleek, low-slung homes, built an unlikely house in Sioux City, Iowa.
UNESCO announced Sunday that 17 of Le Corbusier’s 20th-century buildings will be added to its World Heritage List.
Even while major Brutalist structures face preservation issues — like Marcel Breuer’s Central Library in Atlanta, whose fate is being decided now — the aesthetic of these concrete-based buildings continues to gain in popularity.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — At last week’s reopening of the Yale Center for British Art, Matthew Hargraves, chief curator of art collections, called its Long Gallery “one of the great undiscovered spaces of the 20th century.”
A spiraling 1955 house that was considered one of the icons of 20th-century organic modernism has been destroyed.
Since opening in 1976, 1 United Nations Plaza has been an experience like tumbling into a hall of mirrors.
This week, the first awardees in the new Keeping It Modern grant initiative from the Getty Foundation were announced for 20th-century modernist architecture that requires long-term conservation planning.