“April is the new month for Modernism Week, the annual celebration of midcentury modern architecture, art, and design in Palm Springs, California.
Organizers have set April 8 to 18 as the new dates for this year’s festival, which will be reduced in its scope and the number of events because of the COVID-19 pandemic but still feature in-person tours of modern homes, gardens, and communities.
One highlight this year is the unveiling of a recently-completed residence designed by the late Ray Kappe, one of the founders of the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc). According to architect and writer Alan Hess, it was Kappe’s first house in Palm Springs and one of the last homes that he designed before he died in 2019….”

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