The good folks at SmartGeometry have sent us some impressive images and videos of the installation "Manta," the result of a workshop at the recent SmartGeometry 2012 conference in Troy, New York. — bustler.net
A few days ago, we posted a video of the gallery installation White, the thesis book show by the 20 fifth-year architecture students of Professor Karen Lange at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo College of Architecture and Environmental Design. Now we have also received plenty of exhibition photos from the students, as well as images of the construction process. — bustler.net
To the extent that modernism in architecture was about clearing the historical decks — about dramatically and even gleefully breaking with the past — Cliff May was never cut out to be a modernist. Not an orthodox one, anyway. — latimes.com
The Interior Design Department at New York's Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) has announced Diller Scofidio + Renfro as this year’s recipient of the Lawrence Israel Prize. [...]
Each year, the award recipient is invited to give a public talk on their work. Diller Scofidio + Renfro's talk will take place on Thursday, March 15 at 6 pm at FIT in the John E. Reeves Great Hall, Fred P. Pomerantz Art and Design Center, Seventh Avenue at 28th Street. — bustler.net
If you're in Los Angeles this month, don't miss to check out the exhibition Go Figure by LA-based architect Ramiro Diaz-Granados/Amorphis that is currently on view at the Southern California Institute of Architecture. Diaz-Granados will discuss the installation with SCI-Arc director Eric Owen Moss on Friday, February 10, at 7pm. — bustler.net
In its five-year history, DesCours has become my favorite annual art outing, but it hasn't become any easier to describe. You'd be accurate if you called it a self-guided nighttime tour of lighted experimental architecture installations set in little-seen downtown locations. — nola.com
DawnTown Miami | The First Four Years of Ideas, the exhibition on the eponymous annual architectural design competition for Downtown Miami, ended last week. Over the past four years, DawnTown Miami has challenged architects, urban designers, and artists, to propose their visions for neglected spaces in Florida's largest city [...]. The First Four Years of Ideas took a look back at the very best works produced from these competitions. — bustler.net
Archinect and Cal Poly Pomona are pleased to present Part 3 of the series Archinect Sessions @ the VDL. Saturday, November 19th @ 3:00 pm @ the Neutra VDL Research House. This discussion will be on the production of public space with USC's Stefano de Martino and UC Berkeley Geographer, Javier...
We're excited to announce the next round of Archinect Sessions, to kick off on Saturday, October 22nd, at the Neutra VDL House, in Silver Lake, Los Angeles, collaborating with Cal Poly Pomona. Archinect Sessions is a series of discussions with architects, academics and other interesting...
“Design with the Other 90%: Cities,” the second in a series of themed exhibitions by Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum that demonstrate how design can address the world’s most critical issues, opens October 15 at the United Nations and runs through January 9, 2012. — bustler.net
Just two more days, and New Yorkers get to celebrate - for the first time ever - a very special month in their city: Archtober, a month-long festival of architectural design activities, programs and exhibitions. Presented by the Center for Architecture and many, many other collaborating...
A complex scale model of Tokyo is on view by appointment at Tokyo's Mori Tower in Roppongi Hills. The model was built in 2003 by 30 Mori employees over approximately 17 months. All streets and buildings were photographed at street level and from above via helicopter. They were then adjusted in Photoshop and glued to polystyrene models. — thepolisblog.org
This ad for mega-exhibition Pacific Standard Time has been floating around for a few days and the bad news is it's not an actual campaign image. The good news is that Ice Cube's celebration of Ray and Charles Eames is totally real. A rep for PST tells us this ad is "an unapproved rough concept" that was leaked, but she adds that "The ads for the campaign featuring Ice Cube and Eames will be released in the coming weeks." — la.curbed.com
In October 2010, Simon Norfolk began a series of new photographs in Afghanistan, which takes its cue from the work of nineteenth-century British photographer John Burke. Norfolk’s photographs reimagine or respond to Burke’s Afghan war scenes in the context of the contemporary conflict. Conceived as a collaborative project with Burke across time, this new body of work is presented alongside Burke’s original portfolios. — BLDG.BLOG
Our friend and colleague, Geoff Manaugh, from BLDG.BLOG, has recently moved back to NYC to take on his new role of co-director of Studio-X NYC (with his wife, Nicola Twilley). Tonight, starting at 6:30 at Studio-X NYC, they will be hosting two back-to-back live interviews, with photographer Simon...
Watermarks opens tonight at the WUHO Gallery at 7pm. If you come, make sure to bring your wellies. Architect Jennifer Bonner filled the Hollywood gallery floor with water in order to provoke a discussion of crisis, drought, and watershed geographies. For those on the east coast who...
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