Never too late to be adding to the October Calendar of Chicago Architectural Events.
On Wednesday, October 24th, at 6:30 p.m., the Spertus Institute will be hosting screening, Incessant Visions, on the life and work of Architect Erich Mendelsohn.
Following the screening will be a discussion led by Stanley Tigerman. More information here
In Incessant Visions, Israeli director Duki Dror unfolds the amazing story of Mendelsohn’s life through letters exchanged with his wife Luise, an accomplished cellist. The film explores Mendelsohn’s rise as an architectural visionary, his friendships with Albert Einstein and Frank Lloyd Wright, and the jagged trajectory of his career as he worked in England, Israel, and the United States.
Today, Monday, October 15th, David Headon, Advisor to the Centennial of Canberra and Australian Capital Territory projects, will discuss The Planning of Canberra, at 5:00 p.m. in Kresge Hall at Northwestern in Evanston. The 1911 plan was the result of a competition won by Marion Mahony and Walter Burley Griffin.
The Magic and Poetry of Havana: A Glance at the Past, Present and Future of a Caribbean Metropolis.
There are 15 great programs just this week, and nearly three dozen still to come this month. Check them all out on the October Calendar of Chicago Architectural Events.