Lauren Nassef

Art Spaces for All – Architects all over the country are helping making fine art more accessible.

Architects all over the country are helping making fine art more accessible. By Kathleen O’Donnell for AIA Architect Small galleries, nonprofit museums, and community art centers require partnerships with architects to fulfill their mission of bringing art to the publi...
Palace of Soviets Project, Mikhail Karasik. (Courtesy Getty Research Institute)

Getty Research Institute exhibition explores the meaning of monumentality

MONUMENTality, a forthcoming exhibition organized by the Getty Research Institute (GRI), is timely if nothing else and opens December 4. Antonio Pacheco MONUMENTality, a forthcoming exhibition organized by the Getty Research Institute (GRI) that aims to consider how the meanings...
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The Australian pavilion at the 2018 Biennale, Grasslands Repair explored the interaction between landscape and architecture. (Rory Gardiner)

The Venice Architecture Biennale turns away from the digital

At the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale, curators and architects alike returned to a “pre-digital” way of thinking, infuriating technologists who see digital design, not a focus on craft, as the way forward in architecture. By William Menking The most cogent critique...
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Close to the Edge: The Birth of Hip-Hop Architecture is now on view at the Center for Architecture in New York. (Erik Bardin)

Landmark exhibit explores the rise of hip-hop architecture

Now on view in New York through January 12, “Close to the Edge: The Birth of Hip-Hop Architecture” unveils the work of 21 architects, professors, and students who have imagined architecture as a distinct part of hip-hop’s cultural expression. By Sydney Frankli...
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Elizabeth Felicella Women’s Opportunity Center in Kasungu, Rwanda Designed by Sharon Davis Design and Women for Women International

New Museum of Design Atlanta Exhibit Celebrates Architecture That Dignifies

Architect John Cary curates an exhibition based on his latest book on people-centric architecture. By Ayda Ayoubi On Sept. 23, the Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) will open a new exhibition highlighting the impact of people-centric architecture by exploring exemplar projects from...
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Drawing Out Gehry, a Riet Eeckhout sketch (William Menking)

Process comes to life in Berlin architectural drawing show

The exhibition Opening Lines: Sketchbooks of Ten Modern Architects features selections from one of the world’s great architecture drawing collections installed in the most important gallery devoted to the subject. By William Menking The exhibition Opening Lines: Sketchbooks of...
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The Museum of Design Atlanta will house a new exhibition this fall highlighting architectural projects around the world designed to dignify the people that use them. Shown here: Mulan Primary School by Rural Urban Framework (Courtesy Rural Urban Framework)

Design for Good exhibit to open at the Museum of Design Atlanta

By Sydney Franklin A new exhibition at the Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) will press people to consider the ways in which architecture can bring dignity to those who need it most. Design for Good: Architecture for Everyone will open September 23 and will showcase real-world...
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Buckminster Fuller aimed to address global issues with designs such as prefab, affordable housing. Top and above images are courtesy of Edward Cella Art + Architecture

Buckminster Fuller anticipated the problems we’re facing today, says exhibition curator

Drawings and maquettes by Buckminster Fuller prove that he predicted current global issues, according to the curator of an upcoming exhibition. Eleanor Gibson Drawings and maquettes by Buckminster Fuller prove that he predicted current global issues, and demonstrate how he...
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MoMA showcases 2018 Young Architects Program finalists ahead of PS1 opening. Hide & Seek during the day. (Courtesy Dream The Combine)

MoMA showcases 2018 Young Architects Program finalists ahead of PS1 opening

Ahead of the June 28 opening of this year’s Young Architects Program exhibition, the MoMA has put all five of its final proposals on display until the fall. By Jonathan Hilburg From now until September 3, the MoMA will be exhibiting Dream The Combine’s winning scheme for...
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Courtesy Zero Waste Design Guidelines team, the New York City Department of Sanitation, and David Salomon

‘Designing Waste’ at New York’s Center for Architecture

Curated by journalist Andrew Blum, the exhibition opens June 16 and will run through Sept. 1. By Ayda Ayoubi An upcoming exhibition at the Center for Architecture in New York will explore waste management strategies that can help the city “achieve its goal of sending zero...
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