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  3. 10 Modernist Buildings Receive Conservation Grants from Getty Foundation

10 Modernist Buildings Receive Conservation Grants from Getty Foundation

10 Modernist Buildings Receive Conservation Grants from Getty Foundation
10 Modernist Buildings Receive Conservation Grants from Getty Foundation, Luce Memorial Chapel, Taichung, Taiwan / I.M. Pei. Image © Anonymous Blogger
Luce Memorial Chapel, Taichung, Taiwan / I.M. Pei. Image © Anonymous Blogger

The 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.

Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "10 Modernist Buildings Receive Conservation Grants from Getty Foundation" 19 Sep 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/549522/10-modernist-projects-receive-conservation-grants-from-getty-foundation/> ISSN 0719-8884