Amanda Gruen

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Event> Celebrate: The Journey at LA’s A+D Museum

What: Gala / Celebrate: The Journey When: Saturday, May 11, 7:00 to 11:00 PM Where: Architecture and Design Museum, Los Angeles (5900 Wilshire on LA’s Museum Row) Join AN, a media sponsor for the annual A + D Fundraiser and Gala, this Saturday for CELEBRATE: THE JOURNEY. The event at 
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On View> Tracey Emin’s Roman Standard Alights in Petrosino Square

What: Tracey Emin’s Roman Standard Where: Petrosino Square (Spring and Lafayette Streets, NYC) When: May 10 to September 8, 2013 This summer, Nolita’s Petrosino Square in New York will feature Roman Standard, a thirteen-foot-tall pole with a solitary bronze bird perched at the top. From the ground, the towering sculpture…
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Turning NYC Inside Out: JR’s Photo Booth Truck in Times Square

Inside Out New York City Where: Times Square When: Through May 10, 2013 The world’s first photo booth was stationed in Times Square nearly a century ago. Now, New Yorkers and visitors are invited back to snap some black and white self-portraits in a photo booth truck hosted by Inside…
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On View> Sacrilege Stonehenge Inflatable Bounces Into Hong Kong

Mobile M+: INFLATION! Tues – Thurs: 12pm to 7pm Fri – Sun: 11am to 8pm During Art Basel Hong Kong: May 23 to 26, 10am to 8pm Venue: West Kowloon Cultural District Promenade The basic bouncy-house concept has officially been brought to an entirely new level. Turner Prize-winning British artist…
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Rockefeller Foundation Issues Grants To Support Bus Rapid Transit

The Rockefeller Foundation has announced that four cities will receive a combined $1.2 million in grants to foster research, communications, and community outreach efforts in an endeavor to educate local stakeholders about the advantages of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) systems. The Foundation’s solution to “Transform Cities” and promote fiscal…
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Architecture Students To Build A Wind & Solar-Powered Radio Station in Kenya

University of Pennsylvania architecture student Jonathan Dessi-Olive, this year's winner of the Robert A.M. Stern Architects (RAMSA) Travel Fellowship, and three of his colleagues are taking an ancient building technology to Kenya this summer to demonstrate a sustainable alternative to wood construction, which contributes to the devastating deforestation problem in the…
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St. Louis Eyes Shipping Container Architecture

A new development in St. Louis has proposed using shipping containers to create a mixed-use building. The project, known as The Grove, is located at 4312 Manchester Avenue. It features a three-story structure of stacked steel boxes with retail on the first level and offices and residential above. The development, which already…
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On View at the Whitney: Scrim veil-Black rectangle-Natural light

This summer, the Whitney Museum of American Art will reinstall a work for the first time since its original conception in 1977. Robert Irwin (b. 1928) formed the large-scale Scrim veil-Black rectangle-Natural light, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, especially for the Emily Fisher Landau Gallery almost four decades…