Launch Slideshow

New Images from the U.S. Pavilion

New Images from the U.S. Pavilion

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    Visitors to the U.S. Pavilion read about the projects highlighted in "Spontaneous Interventions."

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    Project banners on display in the U.S. Pavilion.

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    The banners, marked with a barcode system that indicates each project's focus in six key areas, are suspended on a pulley system above a floor that is incribed with a timeline of the history of urban progress.

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    A visitor pulls down one of the 124 project banners in the U.S. Pavilion to get a closer look.

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    Young visitors to the U.S. Pavilion check out the banner counterweights along the gallery wall.

Brooklyn, N.Y.-based Freecell provided the exhibition design, with M-A-D, for the U.S. Pavilion—which earlier this week won a special mention from the 13th International Architecture Exhibition Jury, the first award ever garnered by a U.S. Pavilion since the biennale's inception—and now it has released new photographs of "Spontaneous Interventions: Design Actions for the Common Good." The exhibition, which opened to preview audiences this past Monday, includes 124 projects that showcase how architects, artists, and ordinary citizens have used unorthodox tactics to enact necessary change in neighborhoods and cities across the country. The exhibition—which was curated by commissioner Cathy Lang Ho and co-curated by Guggenheim Museum assistant curator of architecture and urban studies David van der Leer and ARCHITECT’s editor-in-chief Ned Cramer, Assoc. AIA—will be on view until Nov. 25.