Packing Up CAMP 2017

Look back on all the CAMP highlights from Modernism Week 2017.

Modernism Week’s central headquarters, CAMP (Community and Meeting Place) welcomed over 25,000 visitors through its tent doors last month.

“This year attendees returned daily to CAMP to attend talks and cooking demonstrations, depart on tours, shop, and dine. The comments we received during the event reinforced that CAMP continues to be an important part of Modernism Week’s success,” said Modernism Week Chairman Chris Mobley.

Read on for more highlights from CAMP this year!

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Photo credit: Jake Holt

Ferguson, Modernism Week’s exclusive Kitchen, Bath and Lighting sponsor, presented entertaining culinary demonstrations in their state-of-the-art kitchen, and featured Thermador appliances and innovative faucets from DXV

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Photo credit: Jake Holt
Photo credit: Jake Holt
Photo credit: Jake Holt

The expansive CAMP space also featured a café and bar by Cheeky’s Grab & Go and the Modernism Week Shop, managed by Destination PSP.

Photo credit: Jake Holt
Photo credit: Jake Holt

The Room & Board Lounge provided guests with a place to rest and recharge in between events.

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Photo credit: Jake Holt

CAMP also served as an information desk and ticket hub for the daily Premier Double Decker Architectural Bus Tours, and new for 2017, group rides on the all-new Sunny Cycle electric bike experience with special tours developed specifically for Modernism Week exploring architectural neighborhoods in downtown.

Photo credit: David A. Lee
Photo credit: David A. Lee

Guests were invited to test ride Alfa Romeo‘s new Giulia Sedan. For each ride, Desert Alfa Romeo made a donation to Modernism Week’s scholarship program.

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Photo credit: David A. Lee

A large theater featured more than 40 stimulating programs, panels and demonstration. This included the new, one-day Learning Lab educational series sponsored by DuPont, maker of Corian solid surfaces and Zodiaq quartz. Other exciting educational and enlightening programs included a presentation with the artist SHAG and a signing of his new book, SHAG: The Collected Works, visual displays examining the architecture of the Desert Modernists, and tours and talks about modern gardens and outdoor living.

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