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Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery

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1172 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027 United States
(212) 854-3414 arch.columbia.edu

September 2018

September 27 @ 12:00 pm - December 15 @ 6:00 pm

Model Projections

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

Model Projections investigates the complex pathways between architecture and its representations through an examination of the practice of model making. While models have long occupied a central role in the design and building processes, during the postwar period the production and function of models expanded as architecture firms increasingly commissioned elaborate three-dimensional representations that were extraordinarily precise in detail—from simulated materials to landscaping, from designer furniture to electrification. Precursors to today’s hyperrealist renderings and virtual environments, scale models helped architects advance…

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