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Madrid Río

Recipients of the 2015 Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design: Burgos & Garrido Porras La Casta Rubio & Álvarez-Sala West8 Madrid Río illustrates the transformative potentials of architecture, landscape, urban design, and planning for the city of Madrid. The project particularly…

exhibition dates: JAN 20 – MAR 6, 2016

Rahul Mehrotra, Curator

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Airport Landscape: Urban Ecologies in the Aerial Age

Airport Landscape claims the airport as a site of and for landscape. Airports have never been more central to the life of cities, yet they remain peripheral in design discourse. In spite of this, landscape architects have recently reasserted their historic claims on the airfield…

exhibition dates: OCT 30 – DEC 19, 2013

Charles Waldheim and Sonja Dümpelmann, Curators

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Living Anatomy: An Exhibition About Housing

Living Anatomy brings together a selection of projects that demonstrate innovative solutions for housing in urban contexts. The exhibition focuses on a 50-year period from 1965 to 2015 that witnessed the waning of Modernism and the ensuing controversy about its legacy. Housing was a central…

exhibition dates: AUG 24 – NOV 13, 2015

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Another Nature

We are endeavouring to contemplate two fundamental aspects of architecture: comfort and constructivity. New comfort Until recently, architecture was created to segregate man from nature, as shelter, and a “comfortable” environment was created artificially within. Today, the distinction between the natural environment and the manmade…

exhibition dates: JAN 20 – MAR 9, 2014

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Transformative Mobilities: Porto & Medellín

Recipients of the Eleventh Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design: Metro do Porto by Architect Eduardo Souto de Moura Acknowledging the transportation authority Metro do Porto Northeastern Urban Integration Project by the City of Medellín Acknowledging the government agency Empresa de Desarrollo…

exhibition dates: AUG 26 – OCT 13, 2013

Rahul Mehrotra, Curator

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Protosurfaces: Mathematical Experiments in Spacial Design

For designers, mathematics presents both the promise of control and the challenge of constraint. The working models presented here are products of an ongoing seminar at the GSD that confronts this productive tension between the freedom of design and the logic of geometry. In particular,…

exhibition dates: FEB 12 – MAY 21, 2012

Andrew Witt, Curator

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Life Cycle Design

The built environment is not only the culprit of major energy consumption and CO2 emissions worldwide, its construction also uses up the majority of material resources of our planet. Yet we continue to evaluate building efficiency largely based on energy consumption, ignoring embodied energy, CO2…

exhibition dates: OCT 8 – NOV 11, 2012

Martin Bechthold, Curator

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The Rebuild Foundation

Artists have the capacity to move conversations out of the realm of the theoretical and into the domain of the hyper-real. A space where gestural moments are both poetic and pragmatic. The projects that I am working on in Chicago, St. Louis and in other…

exhibition dates: APR 1 – MAY 31, 2011