Docomomo Announces 2017 Modernism in America Awards
Docomomo US, a nonprofit dedicated to protecting modern architecture and design, announced the winners of the 2017 Modernism in America Awards program this week. This year’s awards honor nine projects for their efforts in preserving various Modernist landmarks while responding to their respective regional contexts. The recipients include restorations of art centers, residential buildings, and academic structures by Louis Kahn, Eero Saarinen, and others, as well as an eight-year research initiative and campaign to save a Brutalist nuclear research center. The awards are sponsored by Design Within Reach, which will host the presentation ceremony at their New York City studio October 6th.