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Mid-century Modern buildings at which Hoffmann Architects has completed investigation, restoration, and/or rehabilitation projects.

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"The GSA appears to have adopted a modernism ban, without any authorization in place. What seemed to be a pipe dream for admirers of classical architecture back in February now looks like procurement policy." - Bloombergy CityLab Pipe Dream, Classical Architecture, Neoclassical, Modern Buildings, Neoclassical Architecture, Classic Architecture

Trump’s Defeat Didn’t Stop His ‘Ban’ on Modern Architecture

The president never signed a controversial “Making Federal Buildings Beautiful Again” executive order. But a neoclassical-only building mandate is still happening.

So excited to see this project moving forward! Thank you to Bruce Becker of Becker + Becker for including us on the team as building envelope consultant. #pirelli #PirelliTire #longwharf #NewHaven #modernism #marcelbreuer #70sturn50 Pirelli Tires, Newhaven, Marcel Breuer, Modern Buildings, Modernism, Moving Forward, Mid-century Modern, Envelope, Restoration

Iconic Pirelli building’s hotel transformation begins

So excited to see this project moving forward! Thank you to Bruce Becker of Becker + Becker for including us on the team as building envelope consultant. #pirelli #PirelliTire #longwharf #NewHaven #modernism #marcelbreuer #70sturn50

The '70s turn 50 - which means many buildings built in the 1970s may be designated "historic." Time to take another look at the amazingly diverse architecture of the decade. #70sturn50 1970s Architecture, Historical Architecture, Glass Curtain Wall, Local Architects, California, Built Environment, Urban Planning, Modern Buildings, Kuala Lumpur

DOCOMOMO prepares for coming decade as 1970s architecture turns 50

With the start of another decade comes the opportunity to highlight a new crop of historic architecture. Many who haven taken part over recent years in the sometimes insufferable debates over the merits of Brutalism, or in earlier conversations arguing for the legitimacy of midcentury modern...

John Waters + #brutalism “I want to level my existing home and build my own brutalist dream house. The neighborhood association would be apoplectic, but what do I care? I want a house that everyone can hate.”

John Waters weighs in on Brutalism and “architectural defiance”

With the release of his latest book, John Waters sat down with AN to discuss his reverence for Brutalism and how the old classics always go out of style.

ZIPENG ZHU on Instagram: “I ❤️MG @miltonglaserinc  RIP Milton. It was an honor to be in the same elevator with you once. Thank you for the forever and infinite…”

ZIPENG ZHU on Instagram: “I ❤️MG @miltonglaserinc RIP Milton. It was an honor to be in the same elevator with you once. Thank you for the forever and infinite…”

ZIPENG ZHU on Instagram: “I ❤️MG @miltonglaserinc RIP Milton. It was an honor to be in the same elevator with you once. Thank you for the forever and infinite…”

 All images by Andrew Pielage, copyright Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, unless otherwise noted. One of the initial steps toward a large-scale restoration of Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd. Casas De Frank Lloyd Wright, Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings, Frank Lloyd Wright Homes, Phoenix Attractions, Arizona Attractions, Milwaukee, Illinois, Wisconsin, Usonian

Frank Lloyd Wright's School of Architecture at Taliesin to close

Frank Lloyd Wright's legendary architecture program, The School of Architecture at Taliesin, will close both its campuses in June, after 88 years teaching Wright's vision for connecting buildings with the natural world. #franklloydwright #taliesin #taliesinwest #endofanera

DOCOMOMO US spotlights architecture, which turns 50 in “Love it or hate it, architecture of the now has another label: historic. 1970s Architecture, Residential Architecture, Turning 50, Modern Buildings, Mid-century Modern, Spotlights, Modernism, Hate, Modern Architecture

The '70s turn 50

"Love it or hate it, architecture of the 1970s now has another label: historic." #70sturn50

Long-vacant by Marcel Breuer to be preserved and re-purposed as a hotel, thanks to Bruce Becker. So glad it will no longer be an IKEA billboard! Marcel Breuer, Sustainable Architecture, Residential Architecture, Contemporary Architecture, Pavilion Architecture, Architecture Design, Brutalist Buildings, Modern Buildings, Connecticut

Marcel Breuer's iconic Pirelli Building will be readapted into hotel

Long-vacant #midcentury #newhaven #architecture by Marcel Breuer to be preserved and re-purposed as a hotel, thanks to #architect Bruce Becker. So glad it will no longer be an IKEA billboard!

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Archinect's Biographical Reading List

While the work of an architect often stands in for the life of the architect itself, there is much to be learned about the lived experience of history's most notable designers. And while monographs that tally up and showcase the work of individual designers and firms are a dime a dozen...

Frank Lloyd Wright homes have tons of cachet, but there's a dark side to owning these real estate masterpieces. For one, they're hard to sell. School Architecture, Art And Architecture, Ennis House, Frank Lloyd Wright Homes, Cedar Lake, New Home Construction, Modern Buildings, Estate Homes, Curb Appeal

The Secret Curse of Owning a Frank Lloyd Wright House

Frank Lloyd Wright homes have tons of cachet, but there's a dark side to owning these real estate masterpieces. For one, they're hard to sell.

Yale School of Architecture Dean Reflects On Cesar Pelli’s Life And Legacy

Yale School of Architecture Dean Reflects On Cesar Pelli’s Life And Legacy

Renowned Architect Cesar Pelli died last Friday at the age of 92. For Deborah Berke, Dean of the Yale School of Architecture, Pelli’s influence on the

Goodbye to Cesar Pelli, legendary architect and dear friend, whose contributions to the profession stand as his legacy. Our condolences to everyone at Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, and to all of our colleagues. Architecture has lost one of the greats. Kuala Lumpur, One Canada Square, Petronas, High Building, Great Buildings And Structures, Glass Facades, School Architecture, Dear Friend, Ny Times

Goodbye to Cesar Pelli, legendary architect and dear friend, whose contributions to the profession stand as his legacy. Our condolences to everyone at Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, and to all of our colleagues. Architecture has lost one of the greats. #cesarpelli

Modernist Architects Believed Their Designs Would Make You Healthier - Artsy

Modernist Architects Believed Their Designs Would Make You Healthier

The birth of International Style was rooted in the belief that architectural spaces could be a cure.

Ieoh Ming Pei, l’architecte de la pyramide du Louvre, est mort Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Marcel Breuer, Louvre Pyramid, Chinese American, National Gallery Of Art, Suzhou, New York, Architect Design, Great Friends

I.M. Pei, Architect Of Some Of The World's Most Iconic Structures, Dies At 102

During his influential career, the Pritzker-winning architect designed everything from schools to skyscrapers. Known for spare geometric forms, Pei said the goal was to "eliminate the inessential."

Modernist gems hidden in plain sight - the banks, churches, schools, and apartment buildings of daily living - get their due in the Queens Modern project. These photos tell the story of Midcentury architecture as people actually lived and experienced it. Modern Buildings, Modern Architecture, Queens New York, Photo Archive, New York City, Mid-century Modern, Restoration, Mid Century, Mansions

The unsung modernist treasures of Queens

The little-known architects who built New York City’s largest borough finally get their due