Exhibits Books Etc

 

Exhibits Books Etc.

  • Three Centuries of Educating an Architect

    The first comprehensive history of North American architecture education looks back at where architecture came from to help us understand where it is headed.

     
  • Massimo Scolari Sees Alternate Ways of Representing Objects

    Our way of representing form in drawings—central projection—belies our ideology and philosophy about the world. But Massimo Scolari reminds us of the other perspectives that have come and gone throughout history.

     
  • An L.A. Exhibit Finds New Ways that Eero Saarinen Contributed to Design

    Midcentury master Eero Saarinen is known for designing Dulles International Airport, the Tulip Chair, and the Gateway Arch in St. Louis. But the curator of an exhibit at the Architecture and Design Museum finds that he also designed the workflow chart during World War II.

     
  • Peter Eisenman Talks About His Exhibit at Yale

    Architect Peter Eisenman talks to ARCHITECT about his 10 years of research into Andrea Palladio, and how he intends to reinterpret the 16th-century master.

     
  • High-Fashion Restaurants Around the World

    If the hole-in-the-wall restaurant at the end of the street is your scene, then a new book on cool restaurants is probably not for you. But for the customer looking for dining digs where architecture and design come first, you might consider starting here.

     
  • 'Why Design' Shorts Explore Designers' Creative Processes

    Design often means stepping outside of the office—when surfing—or thinking outside of the box—when thinking of design as great food. See design through designers' eyes in a film series by Herman Miller.

     
  • Architects Leave Cuba for First Time, New York Exhibit

    The result of a six-week residency in Vermont for two up-and-coming Cuban architects—there on their first trip out of Cuba—is now on exhibit in New York. It's co-curated by architect Ricardo Porro of Cuban National Art Schools fame.

     
  • Frank Furness, Philadelphia's Architect and Mentor to Louis Sullivan

    On the 100th anniversary of his death, architect Frank Furness gets a revival of recognition for designing hundreds of Philadelphia's buildings—and for influencing Louis Sullivan. The Philadelphia Museum of Art hosts an exhibition that focuses on Furness's relationship with his protégée.

     
  • Frank Lloyd Wright Honored with Exhibit at the Guggenheim

    In 1953, six years before the Solomon R. Guggenheim museum was opened, some of Wright’s finest work was put on display at a temporary pavilion in New York City. Part of that retrospective, including a Usonian model home, is now on display at the Guggenheim.

     
  • Josef Frank's Revival Highlighted in Chicago Exhibit

    Austrian-born designer Josef Frank helped warm up characteristically cold Modernism with his floral patterns and eclectic designs. A revival of popularity for his patterns results in a new exhibit, 'The Enduring Designs of Josef Frank.'

     
 
 
 

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