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Michael Connors with Swiss Ambassador to Cuba in Havana

 

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Swiss Ambassador to Cuba, Anne-Pascale Krauer Müller and Michael Connors touring the Swiss Ambassador’s residence in Havana, Casa de Alfred von Schulthess, designed by internationally renowned modernist architect Richard Neutra.

Maine Home + Design – November 2014

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Havana Modern – Live Stream (Books & Books)

Available Here: http://www.booksandbooks.com/book/9780847843466

A revealing collection of astonishingly fresh and undiscovered midcentury architecture and interiors in Havana. Caribbean design expert and historian Michael Connors leads the reader on an unprecedented tour in Havana of the stunning and architecturally important private homes and buildings that have been meticulously preserved, previously unphotographed, and mostly inaccessible to visitors.

Architects + Artisans – Havana Modern: 20th Century Styles

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Longitude – Havana Modern

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Port Magazine – Havana Modern: Michael Connors on Cuban Architecture

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Bangor Daily News

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Havana Journey – Arts & Leisure

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Havana Modern Review at Cuba News

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Architectural Digest: The Incredible Modern Architecture of Havana

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Book Shelf – Finding the Hidden Havana

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LA ALBORADA NEWSLETTER – HAVANA MODERN: 20TH CENTURY ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIORS

This is the LA ALBORADA newsletter, or one edition of it. It goes out five days a week in simple format.

It is oriented to changing US policy on Cuba, ultimately normalizing relations. It’s bi-lingual, depending on the news available on any given day.
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New Review for Michael Connors’ Havana Modern

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Available for Purchase: A Caribbean mid 19th century courbaril wardrobe from St. Lucian Property of Lord Glenconner

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A Caribbean mid 19th century courbaril wardrobe with a pair of paneled doors enclosing a hanging rail, surmounted by a carved scrolled frieze and a scrolled arched cornice.

48” wide x 22” deep x 89.5” high

This wardrobe is featured in two of Michael Connors’ books: Caribbean Elegance, 2002, page 117 and in British West Indies Style, 2010, page 16.
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Market Watch – West Indian Antiques

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Connors has been the “Caribbean-go-to-guy” for West Indian antique furniture, fine and decorative art, appraisals, consultation and advice for more than two decades. MARKET WATCH is always closely followed by collectors.

Havana Modern: Twentieth-Century Architecture and Interiors

Rizzoli Books

The new book “Havana Modern: Twentieth-Century Architecture and Interiors” is a revealing collection of astonishingly fresh and undiscovered mid-century architecture and interiors in Havana.
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New Video: Havana 2014

Film Maker: J. Laserna
Producer: Michael Connors
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Review: New Book: Havana Modern—20th-Century Architecture and Interiors

Repeating Islands

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Havana Modern: 20th-Century Architecture and Interiors is yet another spectacular book on Caribbean architecture and decorative details by Dr. Michael Connors. With a foreword by Cuban-born architect Ricardo Porro and principal photography by Néstor Martí, also from Cuba, this book promises a tour of Havana’s magnificent private homes and the dazzling settings that house some of the city’s iconic public institutions. This jewel of a book will be on the shelves in September 2014.

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Press Release: HAVANA MODERN 20th-Century Architecture and Interiors

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Click here to download the PDF

By Michael Connors
Foreword by Ricardo Porro
Principal photography by Néstor Martí

Caribbean design expert and historian Michael Connors takes readers on an unprecedented tour of the Cuban capital’s most architecturally significant private homes and buildings in HAVANA MODERN: 20th- Century Architecture and Interiors. Read more...

The Splendor of Cuba — Lecture