|BOOK BEFORE DECEMBER 31 TO SAVE €250: Early Bird Registration!|
|Pioneers of the Dutch Modern House|
6th International Iconic Houses Conference in Rotterdam, 2-8 June 2019
Early bird tickets are available until Tuesday, 31 December 2019 (midnight CET).
REGISTER early to secure your place - space is limited and tickets may sell out before the deadline for registration (Friday, 15 May 2020).
Member discounts for Iconic Houses Members and Friends/Donors
Join us as a Member or Friend/Donor to qualify for special discounted rates. To find out more, please visit iconichouses.org/support. For Friends, the discount applies for a recurring contribution from €150/$175 per year per person.
|Meet Our Keynote Speaker: Wessel de Jonge on Dutch Icons at Risk|
|Wessel de Jonge is Professor of Heritage and Design at TU Delft, runs an architecture office specializing in the reuse of existing buildings, and is an advisor to the Getty Foundation’s Keeping it Modern grant initiative. In his keynote speech, De Jonge will discuss Modern Dutch masterpieces under threat, from an international perspective.|
|Meet Our Speaker Catherine Croft - Young Heritage in the UK|
|Catharine Croft is director of the C20 Society for 20th-century architecture in London and editor of C20 magazine. She has authored the book Concrete Architecture and is an expert on concrete conservation. At the conference she discusses the repurposing of Richard Rogers' Wimbledon house, plus future plans for the Charles Jencks house museum in Holland Park.|
|21, 24 and 27 February: IH Lecture in Palm Springs, Los Angeles and Vancouver|
|Friends in North America and Canada, note the dates for our new North American Iconic Houses Lecture Tour, with Pavel Kuznetsov on the Melnikov House. The dates are: 21 February in Palm Springs; 24 February in Los Angeles; and Thursday 27 February in Vancouver. Stay tuned for further details of this new annual series in our next newsletter!|
|Welcome Casa-Estudio Max Cetto in Mexico City!|
|The very first house that was built in Jardines del Pedregal - an upscale Modernist residential area that emerged on the lava fields of the Xitle in the late 1940s - was designed by architect Max Cetto for himself and his family in 1949. Its architectural significance and emblematic integration with the environment make it an icon of Modern architecture in Mexico.|
|A Magical Evening at the Kirk and Anne Douglas Estate - Palm Springs, 19 February 2020|
|If you're into mid-century Modern, you can't miss USModernist's popular benefit party at the Kirk and Anne Douglas Estate (by architect Donald Wexler) during Modernism Week in Palm Springs, which has more mid-century Modern houses per square mile than anywhere else in the USA. Proceeds support USModernist's work documenting Modernist houses in America.|
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