Modernism abounds with tours, exhibitions
and films slated for the AIA Septemberfest
If September is the favorite month of many Bay Area followers of architecture and design, who could blame them? The 'Architecture and the City' festival is reason enough.
Co-sponsored this year by American Institute of Architects' San Francisco chapter and the Center for Architecture + Design, the 11th annual 'Architecture and the City' will offer tours, films, exhibitions, and lectures, many focusing on the theme 'Home: My San Francisco.'
The month-long festival kicks off August 29 with an Opening Night Party in the stimulating showroom of Blu Dot Modern Furniture in the Mission District. It is the first of several modernist-flavored occasions during the month.
The San Francisco Living: Home Tours scheduled September 20 and 21 feature nine properties in assorted styles and neighborhoods, all with members of the design teams on site. Several are renovated homes from the early 1900s, but others have a more modernist aesthetic...