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The National Building Museum Unveils “Fun House”

The 2018 Summer Block Party installation featuring the work of Snarkitecture will open to the public July 4. By Katie Gerfen Today, the National Building Museum unveiled renderings of “Fun House,” the summer installation by Snarkitecture that will fill the Washington,...
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Pictured, Hotel Adriatic II exterior. Courtesy of Museum of Modern Art

What to see and where: exhibitions from the Wallpaper* architecture desk

From immersive installations to informative expos, we’ve visited museums, galleries and project spaces worldwide to bring you an edit of what to see and where in the world of architecture. Here’s what happens when architects, curators and academics get together to create and...
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Claude Monet’s ‘Houses on the Banks of the Zaan, Zaandam' (1871) Städelsches Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt am Main

‘Monet & Architecture’ Review: Watching a Painter Build His Career

Architecture provided indispensable scaffolding on which to hang the evanescent effects the artist captured on canvas. By Mary Tompkins Lewis The French Impressionist Claude Monet’s paintings of landscape, lush gardens and the sea as captured in sunlight or through veils of...
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Photography's power to shape architecture goes on display at the Parrish Museum. Balthazar Korab frequently included weather in his iconic photos, helping to break up the sterile aesthetic of mid-century architectural photography. Pictured: 860–880 Lake Shore Drive Apartments, Chicago, IL, 1960. (Courtesy Korab Image, Christian Korab, Minnesota. © 2018 Korab Image.)

Photography’s power to shape architecture goes on display at the Parrish Museum

A new exhibition of architectural photography at the Parrish seeks to deconstruct the artificiality (and narratives) that the medium creates. By Jonathan Hilburg Buildings have been reliable photography subjects since the medium’s invention, and a new exhibition at the Parrish...
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Iwan Baan: Torre David #2, 2011

Image Building: How Photography Transforms Architecture

March 18, 2018 to June 17, 2018 Parrish Art Museum Image Building: How Photography Transforms Architecture is a comprehensive survey that explores the dynamic relationship between architecture, photography, and the viewer. Seen through the lens of historical and architectural...
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Mondrian building in Austin, Texas, 2007 (photo by Kent Wang, via Flickr)

How Mondrian Inspired Architecture Around the World

Adding blocks of primary colors can really put the life back into old houses, shops, birdhouses, construction sites, and even parking garages and garbage sheds. Elena Goukassian More than 100 years after Piet Mondrian co-founded the De Stijl movement, the artist continues to be...
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Catherine Opie, Still from The Modernist (2017) (© Catherine Opie, Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles)

An Eerie Ode to LA Architecture in Catherine Opie’s First Film

Now on view at Regen Projects, Opie’s silent ode to the city is solely told with still, black-and-white images. Lita Barrie LOS ANGELES — Photographer Catherine Opie has ventured into film for the first time. Known primarily as a social documenter of America’s physical,...
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The Arsenal of Exclusion & Inclusion: New York Edition (Interboro Partners)

Ten must-see architecture and design shows in 2018

By Matthew Marani 2018 is shaping up to be a solid year for striking and thought-provoking architecture exhibits. From Yugoslavian architecture to California design, here are ten shows not to miss: The Arsenal of Exclusion & Inclusion: New York Edition Center for Architecture...
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One of the Corbusier course books included in the Open University’s modern architecture course.

Architecture on the air: The story of Open University’s televised classroom

A new exhibit looks at a pioneering, mixed-media college course exploring modern architecture By Patrick Sisson Satisfying your curiosity for architecture, or any subject, has never been easier. Thanks to Google, online courses, and YouTube, there are more blueprint,...
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Courtesy Susan Kare: Susan Kare, Sketch for graphic user interface for General Magic (1992)

SFMOMA’s “Designed in California” Explores the State’s Shifting Design Scene

Featuring more than 100 items, the new exhibition will focus on the role of technological advancements in design since the start of the digital revolution. By Ayda Ayoubi Beginning in the 1960s, California designers began focusing more on socially and environmentally responsible...
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