Exhibits Books Etc

 

Exhibits Books Etc.

  • Peter Eisenman Re-examines Andrea Palladio's Work

    Contrary to what's accepted about Renaissance architect Andrea Palladio's villas—that they are ideal in form, stable in their part-to-whole ratios—architect Peter Eisenman proposes that their components had become unrecognizable by the end of Palladio's career.

     
  • Architects and Artists Design for Swarovski

    LEDs, laser lights, mirrors, and holograms pair with Swarovski crystals at London's Design Museum in order to explore the intersection between the passing fancies of the digital era and the longer-lasting nature of gems and other tangibles.

     
  • Three Tree Sculptures Connect the Urban with the Natural

    Artist Oscar Tuazon, inspired by gritty, urban architecture brings three tree-inspired sculptures to Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York for its first site-specific installation.

     
  • First Retrospective on Thomas Heatherwick

    Is there anything Thomas Heatherwick hasn't designed anew? A first retrospective on Britain's design darling at the Victoria and Albert Museum will feature his fanciful, redesigned London double-decker, Olympic cauldron, and biomass power station, among others.

     
  • Exhibit: 'Field Conditions'

    Architects describe space without buildings, and artists describe space with architectural language in a new exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art that revists Stan Allen's deconstructivist essay from 1996.

     
  • Book: 'Furniture Studio'

    A survey of the University of Washington's furniture studio by Jeffrey Ochsner reveals the linkage between materials and making that defines the field of architecture.

     
  • Exhibit: ‘Urban Fabric: Building New York’s Garment District’

    Architects in the '20s designed the largest concentration of skyscrapers in the world, to house most of the U.S. clothing-manufacturing business. An exhibit at New York's Skyscraper Museum explores the transformation from then to today's high-end fashion headquarters.

     
  • Exhibit: 'Now Boarding'

    In the post-9/11 era, there is great potential for airports to be soul-sucking, stressful places. Working hard to make the utilitarian pleasant is Denver's Fentress Architects, which has six of its airports now on exhibit at the Denver Art Museum.

     
  • Exhibit: 'Considering the Quake: Seismic Design on the Edge'

    An upcoming exhibit in Toronto highlights what kind of design emerges when buildings are designed for seismic conditions, as well as for aesthetic quality.

     
  • Tongue-in-Cheek Drawings of Olympic Venues

    The Olympics are over, but you can’t stop dreaming about the architecture, you say? No worries. Clo’e Floirat drew “comical-satirical” versions of the 2012 venues for posterity's sake.

     
 
 
 

ARCHITECT's Network

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn RSS pinterest