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CGSI Quarterly Program "Three Giants of Czech and Slovak Architecture" (Webinar)

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CGSI Quarterly Program "Three Giants of Czech and Slovak Architecture: Architects who made a difference beyond their homelands" (Webinar)

Saturday, January 30, 2021 from 10 am - 12:45 pm CST

Where: on your computer, tablet, or smartphone (presented via online webinar)

CGSI will take a look at notable architects from the Czech and Slovak lands, and their work around the world and the impact they made in late 19th and early 20th centuries, including buildings in China, Japan, the Caribbean, and the United States.

Program:

Architects_Leopold Eidlitz

Leopold Eidlitz: From Prague to the Empire State
Presented by Dr. Kenneth Jacobs of  PDP Architects, Philadelphia
10 – 10:45 am CST

 

 

Architects_Ladzlo Hudec

Ladzlo Hudec: The Man Who Built Shanghai after Escaping Siberia
25-minute film followed by a discussion with journalist Virag Csejdy from Budapest
11 - 11:45 am CST

 

 

 

Architects_Antonin Nechodoma

Antonin Nechodoma: The Czech Frank Lloyd Wright of Puerto Rico
20-minute film followed by a discussion with architect Jorge Rigau from San Juan  
12:00 - 12:45 pm CST

 

 

Photo note: Another architectural example you may instantly recognize. The most famous design of Czech architect Jan Letzel (1880-1925) was the huge administrative building of the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Hiroshima, now known as the Hiroshima Peace Memorial.

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Cost:
No charge for CGSI members. $10 suggested donation for non-members.