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The February meeting was a great success. Thanks to all who helped make it happen. The location and program emphasized the significance of the proposed Beltline.
Read the original post about February’s meeting here. Don’t forget the upcoming March 20 meeting, Beyond the Perimeter: Modern Architecture in Rural Georgia.
The Association for Preservation Technology is accepting abstracts through March 8 for paper presentations for its Atlanta 2006 conference. Papers are being solicited in the areas of:
2.Conserving Innovative Materials and Technologies
3.Balancing Modern Intervention and Traditional Craft
Details about the Conference, the Call for Papers and the Abstract Submission Form are available at www.apti.org.
Join DOCOMOMO/US, Georgia Chapter for the March program:
Beyond the Perimeter: Modern Architecture in Rural Georgia
March 20, 2006
Join Steven Moffson, Architectural Historian with the Historic Preservation Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, for a discussion of work that the Division has done to identify modern buildings in Georgia’s small towns and Fall Line cities.
Location: Atlanta-Fulton Public Library, Peachtree Branch, 1315 Peachtree Street, NE. Directions are available here.
Please RSVP: email@example.com
(Photo: Drive-through bank in Alma, Rick Bizot)
The Georgia Chapter of DOCOMOMO_US (documentation & conservation of the modern movement) requests submissions for the Spring 2006 Newsletter:
- Essays on topics related to modern architecture, landscapes, design, or preservation
- Reports of Saved or Threatened properties/resources in Georgia
- Contributions to the DOCOMOMO GA Register
- Relevant Book Reviews
- Member News
- Modern Property Listings for Sale in Georgia
- Related Conference, Exhibit, or Event Listings for late March ‘06- August ’06
INTRODUCING A NEW FEATURE:
DOCOMOMO’s interest in the modern movement extends from roughly the 1920s to the 1970s. But the term “modern” is simultaneously ascribed to a period of time, an approach to design, and a process of social change. It’s no wonder that architectural historians and scholars of material culture continue to debate the definition of “the modern”. But let’s ignore those eggheads for a moment.
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