Topic Urbanism

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In the Life of Cities

What is it that gives places their individual qualities and defines the life of a city? Architects and urbanists are accustomed to describing and creating the organizational structures, the layouts and physical attributes of our cities. But what are the relations between the design of…

exhibition dates: AUG 29 – SEP 30, 2012

Gareth Doherty, Curator

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New Trajectories: Contemporary Architecture in Croatia and Slovenia

Both Croatia and Slovenia have had a complex cultural, economic, and political history, and now as members of a New Europe are sites of intense, inspiring, and productive architectural and urban debates.  The exhibition focused on innovative practices in architecture and urbanism in Croatia and…

exhibition dates: SEP 8 – OCT 19, 2008

Mariana Ibanez, Curator

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2007 Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design

The Harvard University Graduate School of Design awards the Veronica Rudge Green Prize in Urban Design to recognize urban design excellence through projects that contribute to the public realm of the city and improve the overall quality of life. As the ninth recipient of the…

exhibition dates: NOV 29, 2007 – JAN 13, 2008

By Joan Busquets

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African Cities: A Photographic Essay by David Adjaye

Compared with other continents, the architecture and urbanism of the 52 capital cities of Africa are not well known. The majority of them were important centers in the colonial period, and buildings from these times still play a significant role in the life of the…

exhibition dates: APR 2 – MAY 23, 2007

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Dirty Work: Transforming Landscape in the Non-Formal City of the Americas

01/28/2008–03/14/2008 John Beardsley, curator Christian Werthmann, curator The exhibition presented new terrain and tactics for landscape architecture.  It had two subjects. One was physical: low-income communities, variously called squatter settlements, shantytowns, or slums, which are a dominant feature of the developing world’s…

exhibition dates: JAN 28 – MAR 14, 2008