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‘Global Architectural Wonders, Part II: Form Follows Function’ Webinar

June 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Can’t make it live? Register and get access to the full replay for one week!
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From the bold and beautiful to just plain bizarre, the history of architecture encompasses a vast number of unique works throughout the world. Though whatever the design, architecture not only ensures a building’s structural integrity, but also acts as a reinforcer of its cultural standing and representation of the ideas and activities that take place inside its walls. From palaces and theaters, to factories and apartment houses, it’s time to explore some of the most incredible architectural wonders still standing.

Join New York Adventure Club for our three-part Global Architectural Wonders series, where we virtually scour the globe to uncover some of the most remarkable and astonishing works of architecture ever constructed. In Part TwoForm Follow Function — we’ll examine traditional buildings to contemporary designs that create an architectural language out of their functional requirements.

Led by architectural historian David V. Griffin of Landmark Branding, this digital showcase featuring a selection of incredible global architectural wonders will include:

  • Fascinating landmarks and institutions, from the world’s oldest suspended railway to the largest group of radio transmitters in the world
  • Amazing constructions, including a unique Italian castle and one of the world’s first skyscrapers.
  • Monuments of industry, from windmills and water wheels to power plants and dams
  • An in-depth look at each building’s construction, context, and current status, with a focus on how culture and innovation drive architectural symbolism

Afterward, we’ll have a Q&A with David — any and all questions about these unique buildings are welcomed and encouraged!

Can’t make it live? Don’t worry, you’ll have access to the full replay for one week!

See you there, virtually!

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***A full replay of the experience will be available to all registered guests for up to a week

The Global Architectural Wonders Series

Part I: Monument & Spectacle

Part II: Form Follows Function

Part III: Fun & Amusement

Testimonials

“David’s enthusiasm is evident in his excellent presentation with great slides. I always learn so much from his seminars and eagerly look forward to the next.” -Katherine

“So many great photos and an interesting way to put together the presentation…….purely functional.” -Karen

“The presenter was extremely well organized and knowledgeable. His visual materials enhanced his talk perfectly.” -Kathryn

“Seeing photos of fabulous structures that I will never have the opportunity to see in person. Also, David does a great job explaining a structure that seems unattractive or unremarkable to me, so I understand why it’s actually very interesting!” -Karen A.

“Great overview of architecture within the monument/spectacle point of view. Plenty of visuals, interesting narrative.” -Carol

“Wow, this was an amazing presentation. So interesting, with great images. The speaker was wonderful–extemporaneous and fun.” -Karen

“Education on what the different types of architecture are and all the examples of them. Large amount of examples, almost overwhelmingly so.” -Evelyn

“Wonderful images. Very knowledgeable presenter.” -Paul

“All the fabulous photos of beautiful buildings around the world.” -Mary

“David explained the concept very clearly and his examples and observations perfectly demonstrated his points.” -Daria

“Interesting to look at & compare the different styles from around the world.” -Susan F.

“Well organized, very knowledgeable speaker, great variety of photos and examples, tons of info.” -Evelyn C.

“The session covered many examples of different types of functional architecture and highlighted the features and common elements that tie them together.” -Andy

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