Weekly Architecture Fix, Vol. 2 | Architectural History
We’re still here for you, even while social distancing
We hope you enjoyed last week’s resources and our spotlight on Women in Architecture. This week we’re featuring resources on Architectural History.
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Denver Architecture Foundation Resources:
- Enjoy this podcast about the Golden Triangle’s Historic Gems.
- Download “An Architectural Walking Tour – Architectural Bingo” – a fun and engaging activity to do with kids outdoors!
- Audio Tours teaser: Read up on the Equitable Building – its construction and renovation, ownership, notable events and notable tenants, and several sensational tales!
- Ongoing: Take in the stunning photographs from our 2019 Y/OUR Denver Photo Exhibit, in partnership with the Colorado Photographic Arts Center. Read the accompanying Denver Post article by Ray Rinaldi – “One of Denver’s best photo exhibitions right now is totally free — and you can see it in your PJs” and share/discuss with friends and family!
Feature: Architectural History – Resources from the world wide web
“To provide meaningful architecture is not to parody history but to articulate it.” – Daniel Libeskind
- “The Best Architecture Documentaries” compiled by ArchDaily. Several are free to watch via Kanopy.com.
- 10 Buildings That Changed America – also free to watch via Kanopy.com.
- A History of Architecture, the Fundamental Process Podcast with David Getzin
- Check out these five books on architectural history recommended by Dan Cruickshank
For Young Readers…
- The Story of Buildings: From the Pyramids to the Sydney Opera House and Beyond by Patrick Dillon
- Family: Colorado Symphony’s Digital “Ode to Joy”
- Adults/Teens: Austin City Limits | Billie Eilish
- Adults/Teens/Little ones: Visit Bent’s Fort
- Adults only: 5 Local Bartenders Share Their Favorite Drink Recipes to Make at Home
Photo by Otto Roach, 1960