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July 2018

July 10 @ 10:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm

Wangechi Mutu: A Promise to Communicate

The Institute of Contemporary Art, 25 Harbor Shore Drive
Boston, MA 02210 United States

Artist Wangechi Mutu (b. 1972, Nairobi, Kenya) is known for her self-proclaimed “maximalist aesthetic,” hybrid compositions, and wall-based works that add texture and dimension to architectural spaces. Feminism, Afrofuturism, displacement, and marginal spaces figure in her category-defying collage and sculpture work. In a new commission for the ICA, Mutu will use the rough, gray rescue blankets of humanitarian aid efforts and emergencies to create a less rational interpretation of the world map. Titled A Promise to Communicate, the work will also create a space…

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October 2018

October 1 @ 9:00 am - December 31 @ 8:00 pm

Toward a Livable City: New York and the Municipal Art Society (1893-Present)

AIANY Center for Architecture, 536 LaGuardia Place
New York, NY 10012 United States

Presented on the occasion of the 125th anniversary of the Municipal Art Society (MAS), Toward a Livable City explores this organization’s profound impact on the metropolis we live in today. From its foundations in aesthetics in 1893, MAS quickly scaled up its efforts to respond to a bigger and increasingly more complex metropolis. It has addressed the challenging issues facing successive generations of New Yorkers, from transportation to historic preservation, and some of its efforts have had national ramifications.  All the while, MAS…

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November 2018

November 30 @ 11:00 am - December 22 @ 5:00 pm


Anise Gallery, 13A Shad Thames
London, England SE1 2PU United Kingdom

In their first public exhibition, (ab)Normal, a young collective of Italian architects, have been making waves amongst the art and architecture community in Europe. Having met initially whilst working at OMA in Rotterdam, they state in a recent interview that their influences come from the likes of Ed Ruscha and Ettore Sottsass. (ab)Normal were recently invited by The Swiss Architecture Museum to produce a series of images for their entrance and have had their work featured in several online magazines.…

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December 2018

December 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am - January 26, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

José Carlos Martinat: American Echo Chamber

Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), 1103 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33132 United States

Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) is pleased to present American Echo Chamber, a solo exhibition specially commissioned by the museum with José Carlos Martinat, one of the most internationally exhibited Peruvian artists of his generation. The exhibition investigates how ideologies are amplified and reinforced in the current social and political landscape. Curated by PAMM Associate Curator María Elena Ortiz, she mentions, “José Carlos Martinat created an impressive new work for our museum, which brings the streets of Lima into our Miami gallery, while…

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December 7, 2018 @ 11:00 am - February 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

Ambiguous Territory: Architecture, Landscape, and the Postnatural

Pratt Manhattan Gallery, 144 West 14th St
New York, NY 10011 United States

This exhibition assembles over forty contemporary architects, artists, and landscape architects whose work challenges the division between the built and the natural environment. In the Anthropocene epoch, humans have been fundamentally displaced from a place of privilege, philosophically as well as experientially. Western civilization’s traditional distinctions between nature and culture have eroded. Ambiguous Territory asks, can art and design avail new ways to approach contemporary challenges regarding the environment? What new worlds, and what new concepts of nature and culture can art…

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December 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - March 31, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

The Road Ahead: Reimagining Mobility

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2 E 91st S
New York , NY 10128 United States

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum will present “The Road Ahead: Reimagining Mobility” exhibition Dec. 14 through March 31, 2019. Featuring 40 projects that explore salient topics around the future of mobility and the urban environment, the exhibition will be punctuated with six provocations and a selection of design responses that reimagine livable streets and the way people, goods and services will move in a new age of connected and transformational mobility. Organized by Cara McCarty, the museum’s director of curatorial; Cynthia…

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December 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Settler Colonialism, Land, Capitalism, and US Social Movements

Frederick P. Rose Auditorium, The Cooper Union, 41 Cooper Square
New York, 10003 United States

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz gives a free, public lecture as part of the 2018 Fall Intra-Disciplinary Seminar (IDS) lecture series. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz grew up in rural Oklahoma.  As a veteran of the ‘60s revolution, she has been involved in movements against the Vietnam War and imperialism, union organizing, and was one of the founders of the Women's Liberation Movement in the late 1960s. Since 1973, she has worked with indigenous communities for sovereignty and land rights and helped build the international indigenous movement. With a doctorate…

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December 19 @ 12:00 pm

Beach Hut

Competition Information The Beach Hut competition is open to architects, students of architecture, recent graduates, and associated disciplines from around the world. CYSOA is looking to continue investigating the coastline of Geroskipou over the next year, with a number of design-led, small budget schemes that aim to begin the process of rejuvenating this area of Paphos.  The winning design will be constructed on Geroskipou Beach in consultation with the local municipality, a fantastic opportunity for young and emerging designers and practices to build…

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December 20 @ 5:33 am

XIII Edition International Prize Sustainable Architecture

We are contacting you to advertise the Thirteenth International Prize for Sustainable Architecture Fassa Bortolo - built projects division. Topic: The Prize is open to new works, redevelopments, existing building expansions, urban-scale interventions, landscape design and in any other project that clearly expresses the ideals of sustainability. The main aim of the award is to promote architectures that are in greater harmony with the environment and designed for the needs of man, capable of satisfying the needs of our generations…

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December 20 @ 4:00 pm

Science Centre

The subject of the competition is the “Science centre” complex and a survey solution of the wider area. The new “Science Centre” in Ljubljana (Slovenia, EU) will be a demonstration building aimed at promoting and popularizing science, research, technology, innovation and learning through experiments and demonstrations of the achievements of science, economy and culture. The “Science Centre” shall represent the interdisciplinary demonstration object and enable testing and presentation of new technological solutions or innovations, it shall be technologically advanced and…

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December 21

Tomb of Tomorrow

Over the history of humanity, several important people have come and gone. Some of them had a huge impact on the society. From the kings and pharaohs of the ancient civilizations, to the historic political figures of the modern era; each person that left a mark on human history, is remembered even today. Many of these historically important people find themselves buried (actually or symbolically) in lavishly built tombs and mausoleums. From the countless ancient pyramids in Egypt, to the…

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December 24 @ 11:54 pm

A House for Paul Virilio

Paul Virilio died, on September 10th, this year. This French theorist obsessed by war, asked: what does architecture mean in the age of total war ? - a war which, even when it does not manifest itself explicitly, is fatally in the making, with ever increasing speed. Our age is indeed governed by speed. We cannot conceive "progress" without speed. But this glorified speed could also mean a quicker progression towards the end. If indeed, as he said, the invention…

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