Mon November 12, 2012
Mid-Century Modern Architecture
The mid-20th century saw the birth of home designs characterized by simple, clean lines with large windows and open floor plans. Think Frank Lloyd Wright and Richard Neutra. Some say those once modern homes are now outdated but since Richard Neutra’s death, his son, Dion, has been working to preserve those homes and advocating for their place in architectural history. He joins us in advance of his visit to the Bechtler, when Charlotte Talks.
Dion Neutra - Architect, son and partner of Austrian-born architect Richard Neutra. He's worked with his father since he was a kid, took over Neutra Practice when his father died in 1970.
George Smart - Executive Director, Triangle Modernist Houses.
- Dion Neutra is giving a lecture at Bechtler Museum of Modern Art on Thursday Nov. 15 at 7pm entitled Neutra Architecture: The View from Inside. Details.