Lecture :: Lessons of Modernism



Lessons of Modernism ::

Learning from New Canaan and the Harvard Five
A Lecture by Frederick Noyes FAIA Architect, Boston
Wednesday August 15, 2012 at 5:15 pm
Cascieri Hall, 320 Newbury St

Frederick Noyes, FAIA is a Boston architect who has served the BAC as an educator, former overseer and member and chair of the board, as well as an honorary doctoral degree recipient. He returns to the BAC to share his unique window on modernism, drawing from examples of the mid-century modern houses of the so-called Harvard Five in New Canaan CT, as well as others.

His asks: “Modernism distinguishes itself by bringing a new geometric rationale to architectural order. Where does this lead?”

A public lecture sponsored by the Distance M.Arch program at Boston Architectural College