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  • New York City and the Growth of the Circus

    Strangely enough, the rise of New York City as a cultural capital paralleled the growth of the popularity of the American circus. More than 200 objects and images documenting the big top in the Big Apple are on display at the Bard Graduate Center through Feb. 3.

     
  • An Atlas for Architecture

    Map-based infographics in a new world architecture atlas from Phaidon provide a unique picture of the population, climatic, geopolitical, and architect-migration patterns that affected architecture trends over the last 20 years.

     
  • Hank Schubart's Residences Bring Warmth to the Pacific Northwest

    The life and works of Bay Area modern architect Hank Schubart Jr., whose timber-clad residences in the Pacific Northwest capitalize on the region's dramatic views, are captured in a new book.

     
  • The Spotlight Shines Brighter on Latin American Architecture

    A new exhibit at Aedes Berlin presents the best of Chilean architecture from the last 20 years. Through Dec. 2.

     
  • Zaha Hadid's Parametric Installation at SCI-Arc

    A new installation by Zaha Hadid at SCI-Arc tests the relationship between architectural intent, engineering logistics, and fabrication constraints.

     
  • Tatzu Nishi Moves Columbus Statue Indoors

    Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi has enclosed his latest sculpture-victim: New York's statue of Columbus. The statue appears as a centerpiece on a coffee table in a surreal living-room setting.

     
  • George Nakashima and the Roots of Live-Edge Furniture

    He's known for being one of the fathers of the American Craft movement, but midcentury modern designer George Nakashima should also get credit for promoting the beauty of sustainable, found objects such as live-edge furniture.

     
  • The Architecture of Gangnam Style

    As the world gets smaller and smaller, what we find is not necessarily homogenization, but rather, a look that's not of our time or of this world. Oddly enough, it's a video by the group Psy that Aaron Betsky finds exemplifies this trend.

     
  • 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.

     
 
 
 

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