4th International Iconic Houses Conference, 2016

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CONFERENCE | 17 – 20.02.2016 | Los Angeles, diagnosis California, ailment USA

“The Iconic Houses Network is proud to present its 4th International Conference in Los Angeles from 17-20 February 2016 at the Getty Center. The Getty Foundation and the Getty Conservation Institute will support this four-day conference. A post-conference house tour to Palm Springs is organized by the Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands and the Palm Springs Art Museum.”

Wednesday 17 – Friday 19 February 2016

Day 1 – 17 February, viagra buy Wednesday: Pre-conference House Tours in Los Angeles
Day 1 – 17 February, Wednesday: Workshops for Professionals and Homeowners
Day 2 – 18 February, Thursday: Lectures and Afternoon House Tours
Day 3 – 19 February, Friday: Lectures and Afternoon House Tours
Day 4 – 20 February, Saturday: Post-conference House Tours Palm Springs


Los Angeles is a treasure trove of modern residential architecture. The Case Study Houses made LA a Modernist mecca. Adventurous clients and experimental architects created numerous unique and world famous houses in this laboratory for cutting-edge architecture. The lecture program offers a variety of perspectives about the current state of 20th-century house museums in Southern California and beyond. Talks by distinguished architects, architecture historians, NGO’s, owners, directors, conservation architects and curators will bring insights from different disciplines in this emerging museum specialisation.

Our Keynote Speakers:

Wim de Wit, “The origin of the Modern House in Southern California”
Toshiko Mori, “Frank, Paul, Marcel and Me”

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