Image above | Courtesy of Twentieth Century Heritage Society of NSW & ACT.

 

For all our members & supporters who just love Modernism & architecture!

Modernism in 1930’s Tel Aviv – How did an avant-garde European style ended up on the shores of the Mediterranean Palestine? – is a fantastic upcoming event by our member organisation the Twentieth Century Heritage Society of NSW & ACT.

They warmly invites you to join them & speaker, Michael Hauptman on Friday, 28th February as he explores Tel Aviv’s ‘White City’ & discusses some key aspects of its distinctive local interpretation of international architecture.

 

About the Talk |

 

From the froth of a wave and a cloud

I built myself a white city

Stormy, fluid, beautiful

Naomi Shemer, 1960

 

Tel Aviv’s ‘White City’ is a collection of over 4,000 buildings built in the 1930s in the distinctive International Style – angular white cubes with ribbon windows, heavily inspired by the Bauhaus and Le Corbusier.

Indeed, the collection is listed by UNESCO as perhaps the largest well-preserved grouping of 1930’s International Style.

Michael will present an overview of the White City!

 

About the Presenter |

Michael Hauptman has been conducting walking tours of Art Deco Sydney for the WEA for over 10 years. He is a Sydney resident and keen amateur enthusiast of modernist architecture.

When |  Friday, 28 February 2020 at 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Where |  Tusculum, 3 Manning St, Potts Point, Sydney, NSW

Tickets |  $15.00 – $25.00. Bookings are essential. Book here!

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