Cathédrale Saint-Paul d'Abidjan Plateau (Côte d'Ivoire): by Zenman

Graham Foundation Presents New Exhibition Exploring Modernist Architecture in Sub-Saharan Africa

“Architecture of Independence: African Modernism” features nearly 80 buildings from the 1960s and 1970s in Ghana, Senegal, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, and Zambia. By Angie Cook Starting Jan. 29, the Graham Foundation will premiere the first U.S. presentation of Architecture...
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Richard House A detail from Pedagogy & Place

The Dean’s Parting Show: Robert A. M. Stern, Yale University | Architect Magazine

Robert A.M. Stern will step down from his post at the Yale School of Architecture this year, but not before helping to curate an exhibition that explores the school’s legacy—and his own By Ian Volner There’s an anonymous drawing in “Pedagogy & Place,” the current...
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A drawing by Moon Hoon of the Seoul-based firm Moonbalsso. Several other works by the iconoclastic Korean architect are on display in the 2015 Chicago Architecture Biennial.

It’s a Bird … It’s a Plane … It’s Architecture

An exhibition at Norway’s National Museum explores the tightly woven relationship between architecture and comics. By ARCHITECT Staff Architecture and comics have enjoyed a long, strange relationship, with architects using cartoons to convey their ideas (Bjarke Ingels’ Yes...
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A street view of the Miami Center for Architecture and Design in downtown Miami. The historic building was once the old United States Post Office and Courthouse. Diego Saldana-Rojas For The Miami Herald

MCAD rethinks accessibility and design through exhibit | Miami Herald

By Jeffrey Pierre and Diego Saldana-Rojas Standing on the steps of the Miami Center for Architecture and Design, Ryan David New asked Christopher Downey, a blind architect and urban planner who traveled from San Francisco earlier in the week, how he preferred to get around town....
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The Wolfsonian is Building an Immersive Jungle in its Lobby – Public Art – Curbed Miami

To accompany the upcoming exhibit Philodendron: From Pan-Latin Exotic to American Modern, which explores “the Pan-American cultural exchange that reshaped the gardens, interiors, buildings, and material culture of the U.S in the 19th and 20th centuries” the...
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Robert Schwartz; Panther Hollow Project, c. 1964; architectural rendering (35mm slide); Architect: Harrison & Abramovitz; Courtesy of Carnegie Mellon University Architecture Archives.

Experimental exhibition explores the architecture and urbanism of postwar Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, PA.- The city of Pittsburgh encountered and was transformed by modern architecture in an ambitious program of urban revitalization in the 1950s and ’60s. HAC Lab Pittsburgh: Imagining the Modern untangles Pittsburgh’s complicated relationship with modern architecture...
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Near the center of MCAD’s first floor sits a large 3D architectural model of the MCAD building, created by students from FIU’s College of Architecture and the Arts (CARTA). The model, which is concealed, contains small openings in the cover for people to put their hands, in an invitation to touch what’s inside: a rendering of the exterior of the building. Caitlin Granfield

New exhibit helps the blind and those with sight ‘see’ downtown Miami architecture | Miami Herald

By Caitlin Granfield Imagine you are blind. How would you get a sense of what a city skyline looks like? Or fathom the architecture of buildings, in all their grandeur, that gives a metropolitan area its authentic feel? For someone who’s blind or visually impaired, understanding...
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“Endless House,” 1958, Frederick Kiesler. Photo: George Barrows

A MoMA Exhibition Explores the Concept of “House” : Architectural Digest

Text by Alexa Lawrence In the 1940s, Viennese artist and architect Frederick Kiesler began work on “Endless House,” his ever-changing vision of a “polydimensional” dwelling. The design introduced an expanded definition of home, as elastic as the needs of its potential...
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Jan Georg van Vilet’s “Saint Jerome Reading under a Tree.” Photo courtesy of the Cantor Arts Center.

‘Arboreal Architecture’: Exploring the visual history of trees | Stanford Daily

Eric Huang “Arboreal Architecture” is a new Cantor exhibition that characterizes trees as evocative subjects and as architects of human thought. The exhibit traces the artistic representation of trees across time and between various cultures. Trees are used as a metaphor for the...
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First exhibition to be devoted to Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s architecture on view in London

LONDON.- The Scottish architect, artist and designer, Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868 – 1928) is celebrated worldwide. Yet during his lifetime his career was marked as much by its difficulties as by its successes, with many of his designs unrealised. Mackintosh Architecture is...
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