18 March 2009

From Maybeck to Modern :: House Tour Lecture Series

Photo: Daniella Thompson, 2009

In conjunction with our Spring House Tour, Maybeck Country: Hillside Houses of the Early- and Mid-20th Century, we are offering the three-lecture series From Maybeck to Modern.

Tickets: $15 per lecture; $40 for the series
All lectures will take place at the Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley, CA 94709.

Wednesday, 8 April 2009
7:30 pm

Robert Judson Clark :: Buena Vista: Maybeck and the Year 1907

Many of Bernard Maybeck’s finest residential designs, including his own house on Buena Vista Way, were created in this watershed year.

Robert Judson Clark is a professor emeritus of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University. He is the author of The Arts and Crafts Movement in America 1876–1916 and Design in America: the Cranbrook vision, 1925–1950.

Wednesday, 22 April 2009
7:30 pm

Henrik Bull :: Bay Area Architecture of the 1950s and 1960s

Bay Area mid-century architecture as seen through the eyes of an architect who began his practice here during the 1950s.

Henrik Bull is founder and principal of Bull Stockwell Allen/BSA Architects.

Wednesday, 29 April 2009
7:30 pm

Waverly Lowell :: Greenwood Common: Living Modern

The story of William Wurster and his iconic development of mid-century houses surrounding a landscaped common overlooking the Golden Gate.

Waverly Lowell is Curator of the Environmental Design Archives at the University of California, Berkeley, and author of Living Modern: A Biography of Greenwood Common, to be published by William Stout this spring.

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