“Modernism’s Back: The Past and Future of Midcentury Modern Architecture”
Friday, March 13, 2015
11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
Keynote address is free and open to the public
Officers Club, Fort Douglas, U of U
Architect and historian Alan Hess is the architecture critic of the San Jose Mercury News and a contributor to the Architect’s Newspaper. He has written nineteen books on Modern architecture and urbanism in the mid-twentieth century, and is currently researching the architecture of Irvine, California, one of the United States’ largest master-planned communities of the 1960s and 1970s. Join us for his Keynote Address as he talks about the Mid-Century Modern movement in Utah and how it relates to attitudes about modern architecture nationwide.
Hess will be available to sign books during the lunch hour. The King’s English Bookshop will be providing books for sale.