Kwong Von Glinow's model (Courtesy Kwong Von Glinow)

Winners on view for the 2018 Architectural League Prize

The 2018 Architectural League Prize winners are now on view at the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center at the Parsons School of Design, running through August 4. By Alex Wong “How might we determine the facts and values that motivate the production of architecture in a post-truth...
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‘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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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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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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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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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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