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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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Buckminster Fuller (1895-1983) Geodesic Structures - Monohex, 1981 51/60. Screenprinted clear film, a duotone screenprint on Lenox 100% rag paper, and a blue backing leaf of Curtis 100% rag paper 30 x 40 in. (Courtesy Edward Cella Art & Architecture, Los Angeles)

Edward Cella Art & Architecture at Expo Chicago 2017 | BLOUIN ARTINFO

Los Angeles-based gallery Edward Cella Art & Architecture will be debuting at the EXPO Chicago 2017 art fair, scheduled for September. The gallery will be presenting a selection of painting, photography, drawing, and sculpture by artists Alex Schweder, Jennifer Bolande, John...
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Architecture and Design Reimagined at the Art Institute

On September 12, the museum opens its new permanent collection of modern and contemporary architecture and design. Past Forward: Architecture and Design at the Art Institute is a dynamic, issue-driven installation drawn from the museum’s world-class holdings. From visionary...
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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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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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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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Who Builds Your Architecture? organizes exhibit at Art Institute of Chicago. (Courtesy Art Institute of Chicago)

Who Builds Your Architecture? organizes exhibit at Art Institute of Chicago – Archpaper.com

by the Editors The Art Institute of Chicago’s latest architecture exhibition examines the world of migrant workers and the global construction industry. Organized by the New York–based group Who Builds Your Architecture? (WBYA?), the eponymous show advocates for fair labor...
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© Pier Associates Pier Associates. Composite photograph of Phyllis Lambert and David Fix in their studio, 403–409 East Illinois Street, Chicago, c. 1970, Reproduction. Phyllis Lambert fonds, CCA. © Pier Associates

Citizen Lambert In Her Own Words via her eponymous show, “75 Years At Work” | Architect Magazine

Her eponymous show, “75 Years At Work” will showcase the Canadian Centre for Architecture founder’s architectural and philanthropic work. By Victoria Carodine For Phyllis Lambert’s, FAIA, 90th birthday on Jan. 24, the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA)...
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Art Institute plans Architecture and Design Collection gallery

The Art Institute of Chicago’s permanent gallery for its Architecture and Design Collection will be unique in its breadth and scope By Matthew Messner Zoë Ryan is the John H. Bryan chair and curator of Architecture and Design at the Art Institute of Chicago. Few have likely...
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