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sundays 217

USA pacific north west: two cities on the water

Sat 16.05.2009 – Sun 24.05.2009

sundays 217
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Old native American culture and modern art, breathtaking countryside and exceptional new architecture, fantastic cooking and an international population characterise the special flair of the American Pacific north coast and its interesting harbour towns. We visit the two best: Seattle and San Francisco.

SEATTLE

* Pike Place Market
* Bellevue Art Museum: Steven Holl
* St. Ignatius Chapel: Steven Holl
* Public Library: R. Koolhaas, Office for Metropolitan Architecture
* SAM Seattle Art Museum
* Experience Music project: Frank Gehry
* Space Needle
* Smith Tower
* ‘Seattle Greatest HitsTour’, Gallery visit and wine+cheese reception at the SAF Seattle Architecture Foundation
* Olympic Sculpture Park
* Ferry to Vashon Island
* House on Vashon: Domestic Architecture
* Seattle Waterfront

SAN FRANCISCO

* de Young Museum: Herzog & de Meuron
* Golden Gate Park / California Academy of Sciences: Renzo Piano
* Contemporary Jewish Museum: Daniel Libeskind
* Federal Building: Morphosis
* Museum of Modern Art: Mario Botta
* Gallery House: ogrydziak / prillinger architects
* Fishermens Wharf
* Conduit Restaurant: Natoma Architects
* Hallidie Building
* Embarcadero Center: John Portman
* Alcoa building: Skidmore Owings & Merrill
* Transamerica Pyramid: William L. Pereira
* China Town
* William Stout architectural bookstore
* SF Art Institute

Local architects, experts: Roberta Miner (Seattle Architecture Foundation), Roy McMakin (Domestic Architecture), Luke Ogrydziak (ogrydziak / prillinger architects), and others
Excursion supervision: Marion Kuzmany

Tickets include flights with Lufthansa and United: Vienna-Frankfurt-Seattle, Seattle-San Francisco, San Francisco-Munich-Vienna, 7 Nights + breakfast (4x Moore Hotel, Seattle, 3x Hotel Whitcomb, San Francisco), 7 x supper & 1 x lunch (drinks not included), admission, airport transport, bus, public transport, museum admission and guided tours.

Maximum number of participants: 25.
Detailed programme available on request.

Meeting on Saturday 16.05 at 5.30am, Lufthansa check-in desk, Schwechat aiport / take-off at 7.05am
Return on Sunday 24.05 at 8.20pm

We will send you a bill and a bank payment slip on receipt of your written reservation. Reservations are binding, and subject to the general terms of cancellation.

General cancellation policy:
30 days prior to departure date: 10%
29–20 days prior to departure date: 25%
19 – 10 days prior to departure date: 50%
9 – 4 days prior to departure date: 65%
3 days or less before departure date: 85%
24 hours or less days prior to departure time: 100%
Reservations only valid on receipt of payment in full.

Impressions from the excursion “sundays 217. USA pacific north west: two cities on the water”, May 16-24, 2009.

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Gallery House / ogrydziak/prillinger architects, 2008; rear view
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Gallery House / ogrydziak/prillinger architects, 2008; upper level: Zoe Prillinger, Peter Moravcik, Henrieta Moravcikova, Luke Ogrydziak
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Gallery House / ogrydziak/prillinger architects, 2008; gallery level: Luke Ogrydziak, Zoe Prillinger
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Gallery House / ogrydziak/prillinger architects, 2008; gallery level
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Gallery House / ogrydziak/prillinger architects, 2008
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Ferry to Alameda
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California Academy of Sciences / Renzo Piano, 2008; Night-Life-Event
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California Academy of Sciences / Renzo Piano, 2008; Aquarium
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California Academy of Sciences / Renzo Piano, 2008; The Living Roof; Otmar Hasler, Wolfgang Piller
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California Academy of Sciences / Renzo Piano, 2008; Rain Forest
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California Academy of Sciences / Renzo Piano, 2008; Entrance
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de Young Museum / Herzog u. de Meuron, 2005
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de Young Museum / Herzog u. de Meuron, 2005
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de Young Museum / Herzog u. de Meuron, 2005
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de Young Museum / Herzog u. de Meuron, 2005
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Contemporary Jewish Museum, Daniel Libeskind, 2008
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Contemporary Jewish Museum, Daniel Libeskind, 2008
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Museum of Modern Art SFMOMA, Mario Botta; terrace, work by Mario Merz
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Museum of Modern Art SFMOMA, Mario Botta
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Federal Building, SF / Thom Mayne – Morphosis, 2007; sundays 217 group
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Federal Building, SF / Thom Mayne – Morphosis, 2007
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Federal Building, SF / Thom Mayne – Morphosis, 2007
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Federal Building, SF / Thom Mayne – Morphosis, 2007
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View from the Federal Building, SF / Thom Mayne – Morphosis, 2007
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Taylors Automatic Refresher, San Francisco Ferry Building; Brigitte Hasler, Otmar Hasler
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Rick Evans shows future projects in San Francisco
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Millennium Tower, San Francisco
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Architectural walk by Rick Evans
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Hobart Building, San Francisco / Willis Polk, 1917
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The Boat Street Cafe & Kitchen, Seattle
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Vashon Island Coffee Roastery; sundays 217 group
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Vashon Island Coffee Roastery; Brigitte Simma, Monika Kaesser, Brigitte Hasler, Otmar Hasler, Utz Purr
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House on Vashon / Domestic Architecture; Entrance
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House on Vashon / Domestic Architecture; Henrieta Moravcikova, Peter Moravcik
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House on Vashon / Domestic Architecture; Roy McMakin (Domestic Architecture), Steve Jensen
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House on Vashon / Domestic Architecture; Roy McMakin (Domestic Architecture), Steve Jensen, Monika Kaesser, Maria Lichvarova
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House Roy Mc Makin, Vashon Island; terrace
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Alexander Calder´s “Eagle” (1971) at Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle; Otmar Hasler
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Richard Serra´s “Wake” (2004) at Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle / Weiss/Manferedi, NY., Landscape Arch. Charles Anderson, 2006; sundays 217 group
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Seattle Central Library / Rem Koolhaas, Office for Metropolitan Architecture, 2004
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Seattle Central Library / Rem Koolhaas, Office for Metropolitan Architecture, 2004
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Experience Music Project / Frank Gehry, 2000 by Seattle Monorail
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Pike Place Market, Seattle; sundays 217 group
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St. Ignatius Chapel, Seattle / Steven Holl
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Bellvue Art Museum, Seattle / Steven Holl, 2001; Otmar Hasler, Wolfgang Piller
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Helmut Christen, Otmar Hasler, Utz Purr
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Bellvue Art Museum, Seattle / Steven Holl, 2001
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Hillclimb Court, Seattle / Olson and Walker, 1982
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Hillclimb Court, Seattle / Olson and Walker, 1982; Monika Kaesser, Stefan Lichvar, Susan Jones
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