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October 2018

October 23 @ 2:00 pm - December 1 @ 7:00 pm

Archive and Artifact: The Virtual and the Physical

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

This exhibition celebrates The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture's experimental and influential pedagogy by presenting undergraduate Thesis projects completed at the school over the past 50 years. Curated from materials documented in the Student Work Collection of the school's Architecture Archive, the exhibition includes physical hand drawings, born-digital drawings, and models of 35 undergraduate Thesis projects completed between 1969 and 2018. These materials are complimented by an exclusive preview of the school's Digital Access Project, an online database of…

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October 25 @ 10:00 am - December 15 @ 6:00 pm

Christine Gedeon Syria…As My Mother Speaks

Jane Lombard Gallery, 518 West 19th Street
New York, NY 10011 United States

Jane Lombard Gallery is pleased to present Christine Gedeon’s first solo exhibition with the gallery, Syria...as my mother speaks. Gedeon was born in Aleppo, Syria and raised in the U.S. The show consists of three bodies of work that draw from the artist’s memories and her family’s experiences in Syria. The centerpiece of the exhibition Syria…as my mother speaks is an interactive playable “string instrument,” connecting strands of string to the interior of a space, and when triggered, plays sounds…

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October 25 @ 6:00 pm - December 22 @ 8:00 pm

Denise Scott Brown Photographs, 1956 – 1966

Carriage Trade, 277 Grand St, 2nd FL
New York, NY 10002 United States

Carriage trade is pleased to present the exhibition Denise Scott Brown, Photographs, 1956 -1966, the first one-person show of photographs in the U.S. of this highly influential architect, planner, and theorist. As one of the first architect/ designers to acknowledge the significance of Pop Art as a means of understanding the American vernacular and the commercial strip, Scott Brown’s ideas have often been communicated through the medium of photography. Her pictures of the "electric city" of 1960’s Las Vegas as…

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November 2018

November 19 @ 6:30 pm

Projects in Planning: The Frick Collection

SVA Theatre, 333 W 23rd St
New York City , NY 10011 United States

Open House New York invites you to a presentation of the plans for The Frick Collection with Ian Wardropper, Director, The Frick Collection; Annabelle Selldorf, Principal, Selldorf Architects; and Richard Southwick, Partner, Director Historic Preservation, Beyer Blinder Belle. The Frick engaged Selldorf Architects to create a design for the renovation of and addition to its buildings in order to address the pressing institutional and programmatic needs of this esteemed museum and library. Honoring the architectural legacy, the plan aims to preserve the intimate…

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November 20 @ 12:00 pm

Urban Meal Mine, London: Sustainable Farming for Megacities

Abstract: Food is one of the most fundamental elements of human existence. Looking back, the way we produce, store and consume food has evolved greatly. Humans have thrived because our ancestors learnt how to gather, produce and consume food, all with their bare hands. And mankind has sustained due to these crucial elements of knowledge passed through generations. With industrialization came mass production, and with mass production came an influx of consumers - who started paying instead. Skills and crafts…

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November 20 @ 6:00 pm

Short Cuts: Alternative Infrastructures in Hong Kong and Chicago

Chicago Architecture Center, 111 East Wacker Dr.
Chicago, IL 60601 United States

In Hong Kong, a network of pedestrian passages connects public and private space in one of the densest cities in the world across a challenging topography. This three-dimensional maze connects train stations, hotels, office towers, and housing estates across boundaries of class and culture; forming an alternative to the colonial logics under which it was founded and governed for most of its history, and grounds for discourse over its political future. In Chicago, the city’s Pedway links residential and commercial…

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November 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Mark Lamster, “In Search of Philip Johnson”

SVA MA Design Research, 136 W 21st St, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10011 United States

Most people in the design world know Philip Johnson, or think they do: He was the controversial architect with the round glasses who built a glass house and gave us the chippendale-capped AT&T Building. But who, really, was he? In the course of his long life, he had a series of careers—curator, critic, journalist, politician—of which architect was only one. He was intellectually peripatetic. His buildings ranged widely in style and quality. How did he become this way? Who exactly…

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November 20 @ 11:59 pm


Design Challenge:  A characteristic, derelict site in Sittard was redeveloped after many eventful years. Whereas the estate had previously been developed with a focus on religion and health care, it now profiles itself as a ‘Sports & Talent Park’ where talented young athletes can stay, grow, and play. Given the velocity of developments over recent years, the predictions of consumer demand were quick and efficient but lacked a clear vision for spatial planning. You have now the ability to change this. Despite its rapid development there are still many choices to…

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November 21 @ 11:59 pm

Best Design of The Permanent Exhibition and The Auxiliary Spaces of The National Museum of the History of the Romanian Jewry and the Holocaust

"Elie Wiesel" National Institute for the Study of the Holocaust in Romania announces the organization of a solution contest regarding the design of the permanent exhibition and the auxiliary spaces of the National Museum of the History of the Romanian Jewry and the Holocaust.   The purpose of the National Museum of the History of the Romanian Jewry and the Holocaust is to present and promote the history, culture, and traditions of the Jewish communities in Romania and to educate local and…

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November 24 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sunnyside Gardens

Sunnyside Gardens, Queens, NY 11377 United States

Sunnyside Gardens was built from 1924 to 1928, and Phipps Garden Apartments in 1931-32 and 1935. The builders were inspired by the English Garden City movement of Ebenezer Howard and Raymond Unwin. Architects Clarence S. Stein, Henry Wright, and Frederick L. Ackerman worked with landscape architect Marjorie Sewell Cautley. Their philosophical colleague, the urban critic Lewis Mumford, became one of the first residents. The real estate developers were philanthropic idealists, too, and included Alexander M. Bing, William Sloane Coffin, Felix…

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November 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Brooklyn Navy Yard: Architecture & Infrastructure Tour

Brooklyn Navy Yard, Brooklyn Bridge Park at the entrance to Pier 1 near the Bike and Roll rental kiosk
New York City, NY United States

Once America’s premier Naval shipyard, today the Brooklyn Navy Yard is a mission-driven industrial park and a hub of industry, technology, and craft. Explore the Navy Yard’s unique architecture and examine the many layers of history visible in the landscape, from Civil War-era machine shops to innovative LEED-Certified structures, and see how these buildings have been adapted for modern manufacturing. Learn about development projects currently underway at the Yard, which are projected to more than double the Yard’s workforce to over…

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November 27 @ 12:00 am

13th Arte Laguna Prize

The call for artists of the 13th Arte Laguna Prize has officially opened. Arte Laguna Prize is an international art contest that has been promoting contemporary art for thirteen years, collecting thousands of applications from artists from all over the world, selected by a jury of excellence for the great exhibition in March in the evocative spaces of the Arsenale of Venice. In addition, the participants have the chance to win several awards in collaboration with companies, foundations, galleries, including cash…

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