“Palm Springs Modernism Week usually runs during February, but pandemic restrictions this year meant that the beloved desert architecture event had to adjust. Following an entirely digital, four-week-long programme two months ago, the festival of desert modernism is now back for its second instalment. This time, running for ten days from the 8 April 2021, options include carefully planned, in-person (following strict Covid-19 safety protocols) visits and tours, open-air events, talks and screenings; all conveying the laid-back, sunny attitude and serious design credentials that Palm Springs is known for. Meanwhile a new digital element, including a new film on architect Raymond (Ray) Kappe, will unfold through the PSMW’s website. Here we explore some of this segment’s finest offerings…”

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