What can we learn from cutting edge, sustainable mid-century modern architecture? On Thursday evening, November 1, AIA Asheville and CASE, present a lecture, “Not-So-Utopian Futures: Solar & Climate Architecture of the 1950s”. Networking and refreshments at 5:00pm, lecture to begin at 6:00pm, 1 Haywood Street, 4th floor, The Collider.
The lecture, by Daniel A. Barber, will discuss how solar house heating methods and techniques of climatic design were essential aspects of the global architectural discussion in the period surrounding World War II. These “techno-cultural” developments produced novel designs that emphasized the role of architecture as a practice to present new ideas to connect the built environment with the natural environment.
This event is free to the public and will also include a reception with refreshments, including local beer and food. The talk is part of a larger program, “Building Science Meets Climate Science”. Details here: https://www.eventbrite.