All Exhibitions

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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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Architectures Of Urban Integration In Latin America

Today, as humanity lives its most intense period of urbanization, the largest and fastest growing cities are increasingly concentrated in the Majority World [Latin America, Africa and Asia]. Whether in Rio de Janeiro, Medellin, Cape Town or Mumbai, the prevalence of the Divided City Program…

exhibition dates: APR 6 – MAY 15, 2015

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Landformation Catalogue

March 26 – May 15, 2015 Zaneta Hong and Michael Leighton Beaman, curators Ground is both site and material for design intervention. Through a systematic manipulation of the landscape, humans account for the fastest geological transformation of the Earth’s surface in its 4.54…

exhibition dates: MAR 26 – MAY 15, 2015

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Icons of Knowledge: Architecture and Symbolism in National Libraries

Monumental in scale, dominated by nationalistic ambitions and overwhelming with architectural details, national libraries are amongst the most symbolic icons of modern day countries. Despite the rapid digitization of print, nations are vehemently investing resources in the construction of buildings that will project their cultural…

exhibition dates: FEB 2 – MAR 22, 2015

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Habitation in Extreme Environments

The extreme climatic conditions of the North introduce a design paradox for architects. The fragile environmental conditions require incisive designs that respond to irregular loading from strong winds, heavy snowfalls, avalanche risk zones, and extreme cold. These phenomena are often instantaneous, sudden, and unpredictable. Risk…

exhibition dates: FEB 2 – MAR 22, 2015

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DUALISMS

ÁBALOS +SENTKIEWICZ arquitectos January 19 – March 8, 2014 Iñaki Ábalos, Renata Sentkiewicz, curators Much historic architecture often takes its composite tension from two theoretically incompatible morphological organizations that correspond to different disciplines or languages. This composite-tension technique usually involves the union…

exhibition dates: JAN 19 – MAR 8, 2015

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Temporary Accumulations: Last Suppers (An Investigative Dining Experience)

by Scott Valentine (MDes ADPD '16) Using the intimate setting of a dinner party as a point of departure, Last Supper’s is an on-going investigation discussing capital punishment’s shortcomings in contemporary society.  An open reservation system was distributed throughout the institution and invited to RSVP…

exhibition dates: FEB 4 – MAR 6, 2015

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More Than Mere Practicality

Elizabeth Bacon Eager, PhD candidate and Bryan Norwood, PhD candidate, curators Embracing the rise of second-wave modernism in mid-century America, Harvard transformed its campus and its design curriculum in the midst of what John Coolidge (the Fogg Museum’s director from 1948-1972) called “an unprecedented moment…

exhibition dates: NOV 3, 2014 – JAN 20, 2015

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Ocean State

Resilience is typically a value associated with the scale of an ecosystem. This view overlooks the potential of resilience as an embedded micro-condition, which amalgamates through biological evidence. By nature competitive, plants emerge and ‘spring back’ based on regimes of disturbance that warrant their use…

exhibition dates: NOV 3, 2014 – JAN 20, 2015

Rosetta S. Elkin, Curator