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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Jabba the Hutt's palace on Tatooine, as painted by Ralph McQuarrie. A combination of Byzantine shapes and clean Brutalist surfaces, it's an example of

‘Star Wars’: The architecture that inspired a galaxy far, far away

The galaxy far, far away might appear alien, but its planets have roots right here on Earth. Written by Thomas Page, CNN In January 1973, George Lucas wrote his first treatment for “Star Wars.” Words did not come easily to the director, who always considered himself...
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New MoMA show plots the impact of computers on architecture and design. Pictured here: “Menu 23

New MoMA show plots the impact of computers on architecture and design – Archpaper.com

ByJonathan Hilburg The beginnings of digital drafting and computational design will be on display at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) starting November 13th, as the museum presents Thinking Machines: Art and Design in the Computer Age, 1959–1989. Spanning 30 years of works by...
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MAD Exhibits “Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound” | Architect Magazine

The new exhibit at the Museum of Modern Arts and Design in New York exploring how sound can shape experience and space is on through Feb. 25. By Ayda Ayoubi In September, “Sonic Arcade: Shaping Space with Sound,” opened at the Museum of Modern Arts and Design (MAD) in...
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Citta del Sole in Rome, designed by Labics Studio. Credit Marco Cappelletti

Chicago Architecture Biennial opens on September 16 | BLOUIN ARTINFO

The Chicago Architecture Biennial will be running from September 16th 2017 through January 7th 2018. This year’s Biennial features over 141 practitioners from more than 20 countries addressing the 2017 theme ‘Make New History.’ Artistic Directors Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee have...
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