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The New Canaan Historical Society’s biennial Modern House Day Tour is Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The 2018 symposium explores selected houses by architects Sean Godsell, Gō Hasegawa, and Nader Terhani, examining their approach to modernist fundamentals of structure, material, space, natural light, and topography.

THE DAY’S EVENTS INCLUDE:

A morning symposium: “Crafted House: The Fusion of Artistry and Technology” moderated by Nader Tehrani, Dean, Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture, The Cooper Union with panelists Sean Anderson, MoMA Associate Curator, Department of Architecture and Design; Australian architect Sean Godsell; and Japanese architect Gō Hasegawa

An afternoon tour of four Modern houses in New Canaan

Lunch at the New Canaan Historical Society with an opportunity to view an exhibit of work by photographer Pedro Guerrero

A cocktail reception with the panelists, donors, home owners and attendees. Tickets are limited.

TICKET INFORMATION

A day ticket includes:

Light breakfast upon check in
9 a.m.

The morning Symposium:
“Crafted House: The Fusion of Artistry and Technology”
Moderated by Nader Tehrani, Dean, Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture, The Cooper Union
Panelists include Sean Anderson, MoMA Associate Curator, Department of Architecture and Design; Australian architect Sean Godsell; and Japanese architect Gō Hasegawa.

Carriage Barn, Waveny Park, New Canaan, CT
9:30 – 11:30 AM

Lunch and tour of four houses
12 – 4:30 PM

Cocktail reception
5:30 – 7:30 PM

A one-year family membership to the Historical Society