Bauhaus Among 12 Modern Buildings to Receive Conservation Grants from the Getty Foundation – ArchDaily

Bauhaus Among 12 Modern Buildings to Receive Conservation Grants from the Getty Foundation

Bauhaus Among 12 Modern Buildings to Receive Conservation Grants from the Getty Foundation, Bauhaus Dessau © Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, Photograph: Yvonne Tenschert, 2011. Image Courtesy of Getty Foundation
Bauhaus Dessau © Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, : Yvonne Tenschert, 2011. Picture Courtesy of Getty Foundation

The Getty Foundation has chosen 12 vital 20th century buildings to obtain 2017 grants as a part of its Preserving It Modern initiative, which goals to advance the understanding and preservation of modern architecture by way of a concentrate on conservation planning and analysis. Since its founding in 2014, the program has supported the preservation of 45 tasks from round the globe.

This 12 months $.66 million in grants have been awarded to recognizable tasks together with the Walter Gropius-designed Bauhaus Constructing in Dessau; the Melnikov Home in Moscow (the first Russian challenge to obtain a grant); and Frank Lloyd Wright’s solely skyscraper, Value Tower. 

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The Melnikov House. View from the courtyard. 2015. Photo © Pavel Kuznetsov. Image Courtesy of Getty FoundationBoston - City Hall Plaza. Image credit: Naquib Hossain/Dotproduct Photography. Image Courtesy of Getty FoundationView of MASP on Avenida Paulista, 2016. Photo: Eduardo Ortega. Image Courtesy of Getty FoundationPrice Tower. Photo: Jessica Lamirand, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0. Image Courtesy of Getty Foundation+13

Coventry Cathedral; Coventry, England / Sir Basil Spence

Coventry Cathedral interior. Photo: David Iliff. CC-BY-SA, 3.0. Image Courtesy of Getty Foundation
Coventry Cathedral inside. Photograph: David Iliff. CC-BY-SA, three.zero. Picture Courtesy of Getty Foundation

Boston City Hall; Boston, Massachusetts / Kallmann, McKinnell, & Knowles

Boston - City Hall Plaza. Image credit: Naquib Hossain/Dotproduct Photography. Image Courtesy of Getty Foundation
Boston - Metropolis Corridor Plaza. Picture credit score: Naquib Hossain/Dotproduct Pictures. Picture Courtesy of Getty Foundation

Sidi Harazem Thermal Bathtub Advanced; Sidi Harazem, Morocco / Jean-François Zevaco

Station thermal, Sidi Harazem, 1960. Photo: François Lauginie. Image © Frac Centre-Val de Loire Collection. Image Courtesy of Getty Foundation
Station thermal, Sidi Harazem, 1960. Photograph: François Lauginie. Picture © Frac Centre-Val de Loire Assortment. Picture Courtesy of Getty Foundation

Yoyogi National Gymnasium; Tokyo, Japan / Kenzo Tange

Second gymnasium of Yoyogi stadium. Photo courtesy Japan Sport Council. Image Courtesy of Getty Foundation
Second gymnasium of Yoyogi stadium. Photograph courtesy Japan Sport Council. Picture Courtesy of Getty Foundation

School of Structure Constructing, Center East Technical College; Ankara, Turkey / Altuğ and Behruz Çinici

Interior of the Faculty of Architecture Building with Gobektasi. Photo: D. Tuntas. Image Courtesy of Getty Foundation
Inside of the School of Structure Constructing with Gobektasi. Photograph: D. Tuntas. Picture Courtesy of Getty Foundation

Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand (MASP); São Paulo, Brazil / Lina Bo Bardi

View of MASP on Avenida Paulista, 2016. Photo: Eduardo Ortega. Image Courtesy of Getty Foundation
View of MASP on Avenida Paulista, 2016. Photograph: Eduardo Ortega. Picture Courtesy of Getty Foundation

St Peter’s Seminary; Glasgow, Scotland / Andy MacMillan and Isi Metzstein of Gillespie, Kidd & Coia

St. Peter’s College, Cardcross (exterior), 1958-1966. Image courtesy of The Glasgow School of Art Archives and Collections. Image Courtesy of Getty Foundation
St. Peter’s School, Cardcross (exterior), 1958-1966. Picture courtesy of The Glasgow College of Artwork Archives and Collections. Picture Courtesy of Getty Foundation

Authorities Museum and Artwork GalleryChandigarh, India / Le Corbusier

Forecourt of the Government Museum and Art Gallery. Photo: SM Dhami. Image Courtesy of Getty Foundation
Forecourt of the Authorities Museum and Artwork Gallery. Photograph: SM Dhami. Picture Courtesy of Getty Foundation

Price Tower; Bartlesville, Oklahoma / Frank Lloyd Wright

Price Tower. Photo: Jessica Lamirand, CC BY-NC-SA 2.0. Image Courtesy of Getty Foundation
Value Tower. Photograph: Jessica Lamirand, CC BY-NC-SA 2.zero. Picture Courtesy of Getty Foundation

Melnikov House; Moscow, Russia / Konstantin Melinkov

The Melnikov House. View from the courtyard. 2015. Photo © Pavel Kuznetsov. Image Courtesy of Getty Foundation
The Melnikov Home. View from the courtyard. 2015. Photograph © Pavel Kuznetsov. Picture Courtesy of Getty Foundation

Bauhaus Building; Dessau, Germany / Walter Gropius

Bauhaus Dessau © Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, Photograph: Yvonne Tenschert, 2011. Image Courtesy of Getty Foundation
Bauhaus Dessau © Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, : Yvonne Tenschert, 2011. Picture Courtesy of Getty Foundation

Stadio Flaminio; Rome, Italy / Pier Luigi Nervi

External view of Stadio Flaminio, 1960. Photo: Oscar Savio. Courtesy Pier Luigi Nervi Project Association, Brussels. Image Courtesy of Getty Foundation
Exterior view of Stadio Flaminio, 1960. Photograph: Oscar Savio. Courtesy Pier Luigi Nervi Mission Affiliation, Brussels. Picture Courtesy of Getty Foundation

All of tasks shall be evaluated based mostly on the use of the grants to present steerage for future tasks.

“Now that Preserving It Modern is in its fourth 12 months, with earlier tasks already accomplished, we're beginning to see a optimistic response from the subject,” says Antoine Wilmering, senior program officer at the Getty Foundation. “There's a domino impact of analysis findings and planning methodologies developed for one context being utilized to different websites, which is a worthwhile consequence.” 

Study extra about the tasks and about the Preserving It Modern initiative on the Getty Foundation web site, here.

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14 Modern Buildings Receive Conservation Grants from the Getty Foundation

The Getty Foundation has chosen 14 modernist buildings from throughout the globe to obtain grants underneath its Preserving It Modern initiative, which seeks to assist preserve 20th century structure by placing a concentrate on conservation planning and analysis.

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