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January 2019

January 5 @ 8:00 am - April 29 @ 5:00 pm

Surface Tension: Architectural Photographs from Peter Vanderwarker

BSA Foundation, 290 Congress Street, Suite 200
Boston, MA 02210-1024 United States

The Storefront Gallery at BSA Space will feature a collection of architectural photographs from Peter Vanderwarker exploring the nature of surfaces, in both the built and the natural environment. Peter Vanderwarker was a Loeb Fellow at Harvard University in 1997 and earned a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of California Berkeley. He has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Graham Foundation and is the author of three books about architecture in Boston. His photographs are in the collections…

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February 2019

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - July 7 @ 5:00 pm

Jan Tschichold and the New Typography: Graphic Design Between the World Wars

Bard Graduate Center, 38 West 86th Street
New York, 10024 United States

Tracing the revolution in graphic design in the 1920s, this exhibition displays materials assembled by typographer and designer Jan Tschichold (1902–1974) in Weimar Germany. Published in Berlin in 1928, Tschichold’s book Die Neue Typographie was one of the key texts of modern design, partly due to its grasp of Constructivist ideas and new print technology, but equally, because it was a manual for practicing designers. In the years leading up to its publication, Tschichold struck up a correspondence with many European artist-designers,…

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February 21 @ 8:00 am - June 8 @ 5:00 pm

Offsetted

Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery, 1172 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027 United States

Offsetted is an exhibition conceived and designed by London-based spatial practitioners Cooking Sections (Daniel Fernández Pascual & Alon Schwabe). An immersive installation comprising matter from New York City trees — including bark, branches, trunks, leaves, and clippings — will assemble a constellation of narratives about the political and economic interests that have both protected and displaced the city’s trees under the pressures of urbanization. A London plane tree at 728 Nostrand Avenue in Brooklyn reduces $13.55 of carbon dioxide annually. In Manhattan, a…

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March 2019

March 20 @ 8:00 am - May 31 @ 12:00 pm

CTBUH 2019 Student Research Competition: Tall Building Performance

(Provided upon registration), Los Angeles, 90064 United States

The goal of the 2019 Student Research Competition is to assist talented students, working in groups under the guidance of a professor, to focus on a relevant research question, and create an engaging output as a response. Research proposals should directly relate to the 2019 topic of “Sustainable Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat”. Proposals can come from any topic/discipline, including but not limited to: architecture, construction, energy issues, environmental engineering, façade design, financial & cost issues, fire & life safety,…

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March 26 @ 12:00 pm - April 25 @ 12:00 pm

Torkwase Dyson: I Can Drink the Distance

The Cooper Union, 41 Cooper Square Rose Auditorium
New York, NY United States

I Can Drink the Distance, a solo exhibition by artist Torkwase Dyson, the Spring 2019 Robert Gwathmey Chair in Architecture and Art at The Cooper Union, considers how the body unifies, balances, and arranges itself to move through built environments. Attuned to the shape patterns of industry—from the history of global trade to contemporary colonization and extraction—Dyson thinks through the various ways humans oppose the violence of these synergistic systems with methods of improvisation and spatial planning. The installation consists…

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April 2019

April 13 @ 12:00 am - May 26 @ 12:00 am

Leonardo Ricci 100

Ex-Refettorio di Santa Maria Novella, Piazza della Stazione 6
Florence, Italy

The exhibition “Leonardo Ricci 100. Writing, painting and architecture: 100 side notes on the Anonymous (20th Century)” will open in Florence, Italy (at the Refettorio di Santa Maria Novella) from 13 April until 26 May 2019 on the occasion of the centenary of the birth of Leonardo Ricci, a leading figure in the Italian architectural scene of the Second World War. The exhibition features over 60 original pieces among paintings, drawings, sketches, photographs and models. Video/ audio documents and magazine excerpts present the wealth…

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April 19 @ 6:00 pm - August 18 @ 12:00 am

Obsessions In_Focus: Confrontations, Confessions and Glowing Friendships

Sci-Arc Gallery, 960 E. 3rd Street
Los Angeles , CA United States

“The contemporary must be fought for!” is not only a statement of belief, but also an expression of a present that was fought for and experienced. It is a manifesto for a critical attitude toward contemporaneity in times of growing non-commitments. Obsessions in Focus is also an attempt to clarify the essence of contemporary art and architecture through a festival of contrasting positions in which each day one visionary artist or architect will be in focus.

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April 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Aerial Futures: The Third Dimension

Boston, MA, Boston, MA United States

Increased urbanization and congestion are challenging mobility around the world. With the rapid advancement of autonomous technology, many cities are looking to the sky as a third dimension for transportation and growth. Self-piloted flying vehicles are unlocking the lower skies, allowing cities to expand their capacity for distribution of goods and passengers. AERIAL FUTURES: The Third Dimension examines the emerging Urban Air Mobility (UAM) market, including opportunities for business and barriers to the operation of cargo drones and flying taxis. The…

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May 2019

$310
May 8 - May 11

California Preservation Conference

Hilton Palm Springs, 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

The California Preservation Conference brings more than 600 participants from across the state to learn, network, and share successes. The conference includes over 40 sessions, special events, networking activities, and site tours in and around Palm Springs. From its stunning architecture to its breathtaking landscapes, Palm Springs retains much of its character because of the dedicated work of preservationists who have fought to create and maintain this iconic desert oasis. The 2019 California Preservation Conference will explore the innovative methods…

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May 14 @ 1:00 pm

Managing a Successful Architectural Firm in the Cloud

Few things create more dread to an architect than having to deal with Project and Office Management. If only we had more time to spend doing what we love and what attracted us to the profession in the first place. This webinar will look into the latest cloud technologies that are designed specifically for the management of AE firms. Will we look at some of these disruptive tools and discuss strategies for how every firm can easily implement or take…

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Free
May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Alexander Garvin Book Talk

The Skyscraper Museum, 39 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280 United States

Downtowns are more than economic engines: they are repositories of knowledge and culture and generators of new ideas, technology, and ventures. If we are to have healthy downtowns, noted urban planner Alexander Garvin argues, we need to understand how and why some American downtowns never stopped thriving, some are in decline, while still others, including Lower Manhattan, are resurging. In The Heart of the City, Garvin proffers how to plan for a mix of housing, businesses, and attractions; improve mobility; manage services; and…

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June 2019

$5
June 1 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

DENSITY

The Skyscraper Museum, 39 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280 United States

What is density? Why are some communities more dense than others? Children will learn about why New York is so dense and then design their own city blocks, keeping in mind where people live, work, and spend time together. Ages 6-8. RSVP required.

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