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Constructing The Swiss Landscape

From Jean-Jacques Rousseau to Studio Basel, Switzerland has been described as a thoroughly urbanized nation. This exhibition takes a different tack, examining Switzerland as a landscape—a landscape of mountains and lakes, agglomeration and infrastructure, and design interventions large and small. The Swiss landscape, even more…

exhibition dates: NOV 30, 2006 – JAN 15, 2007

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Airport Landscape: From Airfields to Greenfields

A Genealogy of Airport Landscape October 30, 2013–March 25, 2014 Sonja Dümpelmann, curator In the early decades of powered flight, the open fields used for the first flying experiments were turned into simple, level airfields and finally developed into…

exhibition dates: OCT 30, 2013 – MAR 25, 2014

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Platform 1 Exhibition

An Archeology of the Present November 03, 2008–January 11, 2009 Moshen Mostafavi, Dean Alexander and Victoria Wiley Professor of Design, author Lluis Ortega, curator Utopias afford consolation: although they have no real locality there is nevertheless a fantastic, untroubled region in which they…

exhibition dates: NOV 3, 2008 – JAN 11, 2009

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Airport Landscape: Airplot and Other Aerial Obsessions

October 16, 2013–December 19, 2013 Luis Callejas, curator Pamphlet Architecture 33. "Islands and atolls" by Luis Callejas / LCLA The competition for Pamphlet Architecture 33 asked previous authors in the series to nominate the architects and theorists whose work represents the most exciting design…

exhibition dates: OCT 16 – DEC 19, 2013

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Airport Landscape: ORD: Documenting the Definitive Modern Airport

October 30, 2013–December 19, 2013 Charles Waldheim, curator In the second half of the twentieth century, Chicago’s O’Hare Airport was the biggest and busiest facility of its kind in the world. Characterized by a seamless integration of transportation infrastructure and architectural expression, O’Hare…

exhibition dates: OCT 30 – DEC 19, 2013

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Platform 7 Exhibition

March 23, 2015–May 15, 2015 Leire Asensio Villoria, curator Imagine a recording of a piece of classical music—or any musical recording, for that matter. As you listen, the emphasis is invariably on the sounds heard, apprehended, and felt by your ears, mind, and body.

exhibition dates: MAR 23 – MAY 15, 2015

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Cartographic Grounds: Projecting the Landscape Imaginary

The drawing of a parallel between cartography and architecture is instructive. Each lies in the field of the practical arts; each is older than history; and each, since its beginnings, has been more or less under the control of its consumers. —Arthur H. Robinson, The Look…

exhibition dates: OCT 29, 2012 – JAN 1, 2013

Jill Desimini, Curator

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Manufactured Sites Exhibition

Polluted city riverways and wetlands, derelict waterfronts, landfills, railroad yards, and abandoned industrial processing plants, — these are the emerging sites of contemporary practice in landscape architecture, urban design, and site architecture. Characterized as waste, despoiled, and toxic, these landscapes are initially dependant for their…

exhibition dates: APR 1 – APR 30, 1998

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Airport Landscape: The Jetport Landscape

October 30, 2013–December 19, 2013 Sonja Dümpelmann, curator In the 1950s and 1960s, landscape architect Daniel Urban Kiley (1912–2004) was commissioned to provide landscape designs for two of the first jetports built in the United States, Dulles International Airport…

exhibition dates: OCT 30 – DEC 19, 2013

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