All Exhibitions

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Feminine Power and the Making of Modern Architectural History

Organized by Women in Design (WiD), a student group at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design, and drawing on a range of archival materials, “Feminine Power and the Making of Modern Architectural History” juxtaposes Jaqueline Tyrwhitt (1905–1983) and Alison Smithson (1928–1993), two women…

exhibition dates: JAN 29 – MAR 18, 2018

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Inscriptions: Architecture Before Speech

Curated by: K. Michael Hays, Eliot Noyes Professor of Architectural Theory, and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, and Interim Chair of the Department of Architecture; and Andrew Holder, Assistant Professor of Architecture, in collaboration with GSD Exhibitions If recent theory has highlighted architecture’s turn to…

exhibition dates: JAN 22 – MAR 11, 2018

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Baroque Machinations (2012–2017)

Curated by Cameron Wu (MArch ’03), Associate Professor of Architecture Plans of three Baroque churches serve as subjects for close reading and formal analysis in this exhibition. Through drawing and animation, each investigation offers a wide range of architectural characteristics produced using a single ruleset…

exhibition dates: JAN 22 – MAR 11, 2018

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Landscape: Fabric of Details

This exhibition of a selection of projects by Toru Mitani and his practice, Studio on Site, is about how small things have a significant, perceptual impact on diffuse landscapes. The title itself is an incitement to connect ideas that operate at vastly different scales. Fabric,…

exhibition dates: OCT 30 – DEC 21, 2017

Toru Mitani, Curator

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Border Ecologies

Borders shape and consolidate relations between states, people, jurisdictions, political entities, and territories. While some borders are stable, others are in a constant flow. The demarcation of borders is a body politic. It regulates economic relations and people’s access to places, resources, and rights. Borders…

exhibition dates: NOV 1 – DEC 21, 2017

Malkit Shoshan, Curator

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“Real Talk,” an exhibition by the GSD’s African American Student Union

“Real Talk” collects photographic portraits and personal reflections of participants in the GSD’s second Black in Design Conference, entitled “Designing Resistance, Building Coalitions,” to reveal how their stories relate to identity, design, resistance, and coalition building. This exhibition is a part of a larger…

exhibition dates: OCT 5 – DEC 21, 2017

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PULSUS

The city is an electrifying fray, a maddening web of cacophony that connects every one of us to every one of others. How can we find solace in a world that doesn’t stop? PULSUS is an ambient, interactive, and experimental installation, part of a collaborative…

exhibition dates: SEP 1 – DEC 15, 2017

Allen Sayegh, Curator

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Portman’s America & Other Speculations

Combining the talents of an architect, artist and developer, John Portman was able to embark on a series of large-scale building projects —megastructures—that radically redefined the relationship of architecture to the city and its citizens. Iwan Baan’s new photographs of Portman’s work, commissioned for the…

exhibition dates: AUG 28 – OCT 25, 2017

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Soft Thresholds: Projects of RMA Architects, Mumbai

An elephant and its family at the Hathigaon Elephant Village near Jaipur, Rajasthan. Photo: Rahul Mehrotra As a point of entry and exit, a threshold has a dual coding in society as both a physical and symbolic marker of separation and connection. Thresholds are often…

exhibition dates: AUG 21 – OCT 15, 2017

Rahul Mehrotra, Curator