All Exhibitions

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Transformable Design Methods

January 21, 2013–February 24, 2013 Chuck Hoberman, Curator Nathan King, Co-curator Architects have long imagined a built environment that is fundamentally dynamic. Portable buildings, retractable coverings, kinetic facades, and spaces that morph: these transformable structures have become part of the lexicon of architectural possibilities.

exhibition dates: JAN 21 – FEB 24, 2013

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Visualizing Systems: The Reading and Representation of the Human Environment

Andrea Hansen, Exhibit Design November 19,2012–January 21,2013 Visualizing Systems: The Book and the Blog Visualizing Systems presents a selection of the most important visualizations and mappings of the human environment from 1800 – present.  The collection considers the three-dimensional world—and the spatial,…

exhibition dates: NOV 12, 2012 – JAN 21, 2013

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Representation's Ghost: Site Visits for Unbuilt Projects

November 15, 2012–January 21, 2013 Jenny French, recepient of the Julia Amory Appleton Fellowship in Architecture This is the story of the Grand Tour’s perversion, a story predicated on a simple question: How do you take a trip to see things that aren’t really there?…

exhibition dates: NOV 15, 2012 – JAN 21, 2013

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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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Cartographic Grounds: The Central Park Case Study

40.7820° N, 73.9660° W  Central Park, with its foundational history within American landscape architecture, has captured the imagination of cartographers, designers, artists, and writers alike. It is more widely referenced in art, film, and literature than any other American public space. This exhibit…

exhibition dates: NOV 2 – DEC 19, 2012

Jill Desimini, Curator

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KPF Winners/ Michael Smith and Arthur J. Liu

The KPF Traveling Fellowship is a student travel award sponsored by Kohn Pedersen Fox (KPF). The aim of the award is to support emerging talent and encourage creative, new thinking and international research. This award allows any March I, March I AP or March…

exhibition dates: SEP 6 – NOV 11, 2012

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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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Metabolism

August 24, 2012–October 19, 2012 Ken Tadashi Oshima, guest curator  In conjunction with the exhibition Tectonic Visions Between Land and Sea: Works of Kiyonori Kikutake, Special Collections presents original documents highlighting the broader international context of Metabolism as an architectural movement and discourse intersecting…

exhibition dates: AUG 24 – OCT 19, 2012

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Tectonic Visions Between Land & Sea: Works of Kiyonori Kikutake

For more than half a century, visionary architect Kiyonori Kikutake (1928–2011) pursued Metabolic architecture, embracing forces of renewal, recycling, and transformation. Following the debut of his Sky House and Marine City at the 1959 C.I.A.M. (Congrès Internationale d’Architecture Moderne) Conference in Otterloo in the Netherlands,…

exhibition dates: AUG 24 – OCT 16, 2012