Virtual Architectural Forum on the Legacy of Alfred Preis

Join us on Sunday, February 5 at 1pm Pacific, as an international group of experts discusses Alfred Preis’s legacy and walk us through some of his extraordinary buildings and plans. Sign up here through our hosts, the Society of Architectural Historians Southern California Chapter. Participants include author and editor Axel Schmitzberger, and contributors Laura McGuire, Christopher Long and August Sarnitz.

The work and arts advocacy of this Viennese modernist who fled Nazi-occupied Austria and transformed regional Hawaiian architecture is highlighted for the first time in Alfred Preis Displaced: The Tropical Modernism of the Austrian Emigrant and Architect of the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor and can be found here.