Topic Urbanism

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In the Life of Cities

August 29, 2012–September 30, 2012 Mohsen Mostafavi, editor What is it that gives places their individual qualities and defines the life of a city? Architects and urbanists are accustomed to describing and creating the organizational structures, the layouts and physical attributes…

exhibition dates: AUG 29 – SEP 30, 2012

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Dirty Work: Transforming Landscape in the Non-Formal City of the Americas

01/28/2008–03/14/2008 John Beardsley, curator Christian Werthmann, curator The exhibition presented new terrain and tactics for landscape architecture.  It had two subjects. One was physical: low-income communities, variously called squatter settlements, shantytowns, or slums, which are a dominant feature of the developing world’s…

exhibition dates: JAN 28 – MAR 14, 2008

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Afterlife

Alison and Peter Smithson's Economist Building at Fifty November 19, 2008–January 11, 2009 Peter Christiansen, curator Mary Daniels, organizer Ines Zaluendo, organizer Drawn entirely from the GSD’s Special Collections, this two part exhibition focuses on the landmark Economist Building by British…

exhibition dates: NOV 19, 2008 – JAN 11, 2009