Travel Tour: Discover Modern Cuba: Continuity of Past and Present
3 – 12 October, 2015
Havana, Cuba - Hotel Capri (8 nights)
Tour Leader: Belmont Freeman
Guest: Eduardo Luis Rodríguez
docomomo US is pleased to announce registration is now open for our educational travel tour of modern architecture in Havana, Cuba. Experience the rich architectural past of this long elusive Caribbean island located just 90 miles south of U.S. soil. Modern Cuba offers a unique travel opportunity in a small group setting featuring access to modern homes and buildings considered off the beaten path or not ordinarily open to the public.
The ten-day, nine-night trip will be led by architect and scholar, Belmont Freeman, FAIA, with Cuban architect and historian, Eduardo Luis Rodriguez joining the group. Specific sites on the tour include: Club Nautico (1953), Max Borges Recio; the House of Alfred de Schulthess (1956), Richard Neutra; the Jose Ramon Cuervo Residence (1947), designed by Evilio Cervantes; and the National Art Schools (1959-1964), Ricardo Porro, Roberto Gottardi and Vittorio Garratti and many more! Additional stops and unique dining locations from the era will make this a most memorable and rewarding travel experience.
More details: website.