10 Modernist Buildings Receive Conservation Grants from Getty Foundation
Luce Memorial Chapel, Taichung, Taiwan / I.M. Pei. Image © Anonymous Blogger
Getty Foundation has named the first 10 recipients of its philanthropic “ Keeping It Modern” initiative, which aims to advance the understanding and preservation of 20th-century modern architecture. From Louis Kahn’s Salk Institute to Le Corbusier’s Parisian apartment, each recipient has been chosen for their architectural significance and potential to advance conservation practices related to modern architecture. View all 10 projects, after the break... Sydney Opera House / Jørn Utzon Jørn Utzon’s Sydney Opera House. Image © Flickr CC User: Jong Soo (Peter) Lee Miami Marine Stadium / Hilario Candela Hilario Candela’s Miami Marine Stadium. Image © Steven Brooke Studios via Friends of the Miami Marine Stadium Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla / Louis Kahn Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla / Louis Kahn. Image © Liao Yusheng Paimio Sanatorium / Alvar Aalto Paimio Sanatorium, patients’ wing and solarium terraces. Image © Maija Holma, Alvar Aalto Museum Robie House, Chicago / Frank Lloyd Wright Robie House, Chicago / Frank Lloyd Wright. Image © Columbia University The Eames House, Los Angeles / Ray and Charles Eames The Eames House, Los Angeles / Ray and Charles Eames. Image © Library of Congress Luce Memorial Chapel, Taichung, Taiwan / I.M. Pei Henry Luce Memorial Chapel in the morning light. Image © Tunghai University Centennial Hall, Wrocław, Poland / Max Berg Centennial Hall, Wrocław, Poland / Max Berg. Image via Wikipedia Max Liebling House, Tel Aviv, Israel / Dov Karmi Max Liebling House, Tel Aviv, Israel / Dov Karmi. Image © G.Lindlar Le Corbusier’s apartment and studio in Paris, France Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret, Immeuble Molitor, 24 rue Nungesser et Coli, Le Corbusier apartment, Paris, 1931-34. Image © Olivier Martin-Gambier 2005 News via the Getty Foundation.