Save The Dates: 2013 COD Events

Planning for this year’s Committee on Design events is in full swing. The following conferences and events are now scheduled with details to come.  Please visit the COD website in the coming months to see details of these events.

Spring Conference: Regional Modernism, Palm Springs, May 9-12

We will spend three days exploring early modern buildings in Palm Springs, California.  As with all of our conferences, we will be pulling all possible strings to give our members the opportunity to visit projects seldom seen.

The Spring Conference also includes the Annual Member Slideshow where all COD members have six slides and sixty seconds to show their work from the last year.

Miller House, Richard Neutra 1937

Elrod House, John Lautner 1968

National Convention Awards Reception and Dinner – Denver, June 20th

We will hold our annual Awards Reception and Dinner at the National Convention on Thursday, June 20th at 6:30 P.M.   This event will be held at the McNichols Civic Center Building, a recently-restored Carnegie Library in Denver’s Civic Center Park.  The reception and dinner will be an opportunity to celebrate this year’s winners of the Gold Medal, Firm Award, 25 Year Award, Honorary Fellows, and Collaborative Achievement Award.  This event provides the opportunity to meet some of the best architects in the world in an informal setting.

2012 Gold Medal recipient Stephen Holl at the COD Annual Reception. Photo courtesy of Jeff Wolfram.

During the convention, the Committee on Design will also lead conversations with the Firm Award recipient, the Twenty-five Year Award recipient, the Honorary Fellows from around the world, and the Institute Honors for Collaborative Achievement Award recipients.


Fall Conference: Origins of Modernism – Berlin, September 22-28

We will spend five days exploring the roots of modernism in Berlin, Germany.  This conference has been in planning for about four years and will provide an opportunity to visit early modern buildings as well new ones accompanied by their architects. 

Neue Nationalgalerie, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe 1968. Photo by Jim Childress.


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