Great Expectations introduces us to the most significant architectural movements and personalities of the 20th century, including, Le Corbusier's functionalist cities, Buckminster Fuller's lightweigh geodesic domes, Moshe Safdie's Habitat '67 prefab apartments, Rudolf Steiner's Goetheanum and other anthroposophy buildings in Switzerland, Oscar Niemeyer's sleek urban designs for Brasilia, Paolo Soleri's archology; of crystal-like desert cities, Antti Lovag's curved surfaces of Palais Bulles in France, Jacque Fresco's utopian Venus Project in Florida , and Peter Cook and Colin Fournier's biomorphic Kunsthaus Graz in Austria. GREAT EXPECTATIONS tells the fascinating story of these grand architectural visions, both realized and unrealized, as explained by great thinkers with revolutionary, if not always successful, ideas.
When: Thursday, August 23, 2012 Time: 5:45pm Where: AIACV Gallery, 1400 S Street, Suite 100 Midtown Sacramento FREE ADMISSION
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1400 S Street, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95811