Category Archives: Architecture Exhibition

Holding Pattern

Last year’s PS1 Young Architect’s set up was hard to miss. News about dancing poles was popping up everywhere, and as fictitious as they sounded, the poles really did bring a lively sense of movement to museum’s courtyard. This year, … Continue reading

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Open House: Droog with Diller Scofidio + Renfro

Last summer, I took a detour on my trip to Huntington , LI and decided to visit Levittown. I was surprised to find it almost unrecognizable. Gone were the rows of identical houses, and I instead found street after street … Continue reading

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Foreclosed: an examination of American housing

Sometimes, critics do their best work when teamed with practitioners. In 2009, MoMA organized a workshop examining New York City’s rising water levels. The two-month program, Rising Currents, gave five interdisciplinary teams the task of re-envisioning the city’s coastlines and … Continue reading

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The Architectural League: It’s Different

Just as important as architecture writers are architecture organizations and institutions. Organizations like the Architectural League in New York offer lectures, programs and competitions for a wide architecture audience and gets a discussion going. Their mission statement is simple, “to … Continue reading

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A year of architecture

I just got a nice poster in the mail for Iwan Baan’s new photography show at the Villa Noailles in France. The exhibition, titled “2010 Autour du Monde: Journal d’une Année d’Architecture,” is a collection of Baan’s photos from one … Continue reading

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Collectibles

MoMA’s current architecture show, small as usual when it comes to architecture in this museum, displays the department’s recent acquisitions. I suppose there’s not much to curate when the whole idea is to show newly bought items that have nothing … Continue reading

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