LEGO® model of the Museum of Science and Industry by Adam Reed Tucker. (Courtesy: J.B. Spector/Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago)

‘Brick by Brick’ at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago | BLOUIN ARTINFO

“Brick by Brick”, an exhibition of works by LEGO® Certified Professional Adam Reed Tucker, is on view at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. The exhibition features a collection of more than a dozen giant LEGO®-built structures of engineering feats, including a 60-foot-long...
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Pioneer film still. Pioneer was featured at last year’s festival. (Courtesy of the Architecture & Design Film Festival)

The Architecture & Design Film Festival previews fall 2017 lineup – Archpaper.com

By Jordan Greenblatt The Architecture & Design Film Festival (ADFF) is returning for its ninth edition. The nation’s largest film festival dedicated to the subject of design, architecture, and urbanism is touring around the world in cities near and far with an extensive...
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Frank Lloyd Wright as if for the First Time | Architect Magazine

How MoMA’s “Unpacking the Archive” portrays the legendary architect in a new light. By Thomas de Monchaux At first, the number at the lower left corner of the small drawing seems to be a trace of curatorial cataloging: 01.01.87. But then it reveals itself to be...
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Concrete Love – The Böhm Family by Maurizius Stakler-Drux

Six films to watch during London’s first architecture film festival

by Eleanor Gibson The inaugural ArchFilmFest is now underway in London, and Dezeen reporter Eleanor Gibson has selected her top picks – ranging from an insight into the life of ageing architect Gottfried Böhm to a look at the tech infrastructure of New York’s art-deco...
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London Festival of Architecture 2017 looks at memory | Wallpaper*

The 2017 London Festival of Architecture brings nostalgia and memory to the fore By Harriet Thorpe The London Festival of Architecture returns for its 13th edition, running from 1 – 30 June, centred on the theme of ‘memory’ and directed by Tamsie Thomson, previously director of...
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Parallax Gap – American Architecture Celebrated on Smithsonian Gallery Ceilings | ArchDaily

by Niall Patrick Walsh Art is not confined to gallery walls. The concept of art displayed on ceilings stretches back to the Renaissance, perhaps most notably the Sistine Chapel ceiling by Michelangelo. The Renaissance tradition of Trompel’oeil ceilings went further, using an...
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What Zaha Hadid’s Paintings Reveal about Her Legacy | Architect Magazine

An exhibition at London’s Serpentine Sackler Gallery highlights how the architect’s early work informed her vision. By Joseph Giovannini Zaha Hadid died last year as a triumphant succession of her buildings finished or neared completion, most of them deeply imprinted...
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National Endowments of the Arts submits budget for its potential 2018 shutdown. (Courtesy Roman Boed/Wikimedia)

National Endowments of the Arts releases budget for its shutdown – Archpaper.com

By Olivia Martin President Donald Trump’s new $4.1 trillion budget, released on Tuesday, May 23, calls for the defunding of several domestic federal agencies, including the National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) and National Endowment of Humanities (NEH), as well as the Corporation...
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Artists to tell the story of Chicago architecture in graphic novel – Curbed Chicago

A crowdfunding effort for the graphic novel has already raised nearly $10,000 by AJ LaTrace To help engage students and help generate interest in architecture in younger audiences, the Chicago Architecture Foundation has teamed up with a group of artists to produce a graphic...
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The Enduring History of Louis Kahn | Architect Magazine

A biography (by Wendy Lesser), an exhibition (coming to the Kimbell), and a rising generation of architects are conspiring to reassess Kahn’s legacy. By Christopher Hawthorne The Louis Kahn who emerges in the pages of Wendy Lesser’s superb new biography, You Say to Brick...
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