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September 2015

Frank Gehry

September 13, 2015 @ 8:00 am - March 21, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA),
5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
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Frank Gehry has revolutionized architecture’s aesthetics, social and cultural role, and relationship to the city. His pioneering work in digital technologies set in motion the practices adopted by the construction industry today. The Canadian-born, Los Angeles–based architect’s work interrogates a building’s means of expression, a process that has brought with it new methods of design and technology as well as an innovative approach to materials. Gehry’s innovation and ability to push the boundaries of architecture garnered him the Pritzker Architecture…

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February 2016

Brooklyn in Process – Works by Marvel Architects

February 4 @ 9:00 am - March 12 @ 5:00 pm
Usagi NY,
163 Plymouth Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 United States
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The exhibition explores the creative process and reveals, through multi-media presentation how one firm found inspiration for seven distinct projects. We will showcase Marvel’s recent work in Brooklyn, including St. Ann’s Warehouse in DUMBO, PierHouse in Brooklyn Bridge Park and McCarren Pool in Williamsburg. The show features aerial video by Marvel Vision. In conjunction with the gallery show we will host a public conversation series, CITIZEN/DESIGNER: Everyday People Making the City. The gallery temporary turns into the architects studio and a public salon, where…

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Tsunagu: Connecting to the Architecture of Kengo Kuma

February 4 @ 10:00 am - February 29 @ 5:00 pm
Center for Architecture,
403 NW 11th Ave, Portland, 97209
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This February, the Portland Japanese Garden will host the first exhibition in the U.S. that explores the architecture of Kengo Kuma. The month-long exhibition, in collaboration with the Center for Architecture in Portland, is the first major opportunity to formally introduce Kengo Kuma’s ideas to the public by focusing on his design for the Japanese Garden’s Cultural Crossing expansion project. The expansion project is Kuma’s first public commission in North America. Connecting to Continuity Using project images, construction drawings, and…

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Oculus Book Talk “Street Smart: The Rise of Cities and the Fall of Cars”

February 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Center for Architecture,
536 LaGuardia Place, New York City , NY 10012 United States
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Street Smart: The Rise of Cities and the Fall of Cars explores recent trends that show that Americans, particularly Millennials, have been driving markedly less than they used to. Author Sam Schwartz describes how this change in car usage ultimately benefits cities, making them healthier, and increasing property values, in a book that has been praised for its timeliness and insight. Following his presentation on Street Smart, Sam Schwartz will be joined by Alex Garvin for a conversation about transportation…

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Dallas Architecture Forum Presents “The Social Initiative” Panel Discussion

February 9 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Dallas Center for Architecture,
1909 Woodall Rogers Freeway, Suite 100, Dallas, TX 75201 United States
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Dallas Architecture Forum will continue its 2015-2016 Panel Discussion Series on February 9, 2016 with “The Social Initiative,” moderated by Bob Harris, a Partner with Lake|Flato Architects in San Antonio. Panels are offered at no charge to both Forum members and to the general public as a publ outreach of the Forum. The venue for this Dallas Architecture Forum Panel is at The Dallas Center for Architecture, 1909 Woodall Rogers Freeway, Suite 100. It is free and will be held…

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The Space Within: Inside Great Chicago Buildings

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Glessner House Museum,
1800 South Prairie Avenue, Chicago, IL 60616 United States
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The Space Within: Inside Great Chicago Buildings, features stunning interior photographs of 45 Chicago area buildings of all periods and styles. A short essay accompanies each building, highlighting its style and placing it in the context of it’s architect’s work. Instead of the usual guide book treatment, as many as ten large-format pages are devoted to each building. Photographer James Caulfield and author Patrick F. Cannon have collaborated on four previous books, including most recently Louis Sullivan: Creating a New…

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A Skyscraper That Breathes: PNC Tower

February 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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4 Irving Place Edison Room, 19th Floor, New York, NY 10003 United States
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Touted as the greenest skyscraper in the world, PNC’s new $400 million, 33-story corporate headquarters (completed in October, 2015) employs an array of impressive sustainability strategies including multiple façade systems and a solar chimney. For approximately 42% of working hours throughout the year, the building will rely on operable windows and flaps in its sophisticated glass skin to bring in fresh air, rather than on mechanical ventilation. Hear architect Doug Gensler (Gensler), mechanical engineer Denzil Gallagher (BuroHappold Engineering), and sustainability…

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Current Work: Mia Lehrer

February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Great Hall, The Cooper Union,
7 East 7th Street, New York, NY United States
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Current Work: Mia Lehrer; Mia Lehrer + Associates Recalibrating the City: Advocacy by Design 1.5 AIA and New York State CEUs This lecture is co-sponsored by The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union. Each year The Architectural League’s Current Work series features the work of significant international figures who powerfully influence contemporary architectural practice and shape the future of the built environment. Mia Lehrer of Mia Lehrer + Associates will present her firm’s work in a public lecture. Mia Lehrer…

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From the Vault with Amale Andraos: Contemporary Voices on the Architecture and Design Collection at MoMA

February 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11 West 53rd Street, New York , NY 10019 United States

Automobile pistons, a bearing spring, boiling flasks, Oscar Niemeyer’s Beach House Project, Gaetano Pesce’s Up 5 Lounge Chair, Neri Oxman’s Imaginary Beings. What do these objects and works have in common? They are all in the collection of The Museum of Modern Art. Practicing architects, designers, and scholars are invited to explore MoMA’s Architecture and Design holdings and use them as a platform from which to engage their own practices. With 30,000 works, this collection is a privileged but seldom…

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Andrea Pane: The Heritage of Conservation in Italy

February 24 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Meyerson Hall,
210 South 34th Street , Philadelphia , PA 19104 United States
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Andrea Pane, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Architectural Conservation University of Naples Federico II  

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University of Arizona, Craft Lecture: Brad Cloepfil, AIA / Founding Principal, Allied Works Architecture

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuscon Museum of Art,
140 N Main Ave, Tuscon, AZ 85701 United States
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Matthew Coolidge: Center for Land Use Interpretation, Visiting Artist Lecture

February 25 @ 6:30 pm
Institute of Contemporary Art, Tuttleman Auditorium,
118 S. 36th St, Philadelphia , PA 19104 United States
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Matthew Coolid​ge is the founder and director of the Center for Land Use Interpretation, an education and research organization based in Los Angeles. Since 1994, the Center has produced exhibitions, presentations, tours, publications, online resources, and other public programs that examine, describe, and explain the built landscape of the nation.

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