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October 2015

Barbara Kasten: Stages

October 1, 2015 - January 9, 2016
Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts,
4 W Burton Place, Chicago, IL United States
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The Graham Foundation, in partnership with the 2015 Chicago Architecture Biennial, is pleased to present Barbara Kasten: Stages, the first major survey of the work of Chicago artist Barbara Kasten. Organized in conversation with the artist and with full access to her extensive archive, the exhibition will include works spanning her nearly five-decade engagement with abstraction, light, and architectural form. Since the 1970s Kasten has developed her expansive photographic practice through the lens of many different disciplines, including sculpture, painting,…

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The Inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial 2015

October 3, 2015 - January 3, 2016
Unnamed Venue,
Chicago, IL United States
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The Chicago Architecture Biennial provides a platform for groundbreaking architectural projects and spatial experiments that demonstrate how creativity and innovation can radically transform our lived experience. Through its constellation of exhibitions, full-scale installations, and program of events, the Chicago Architecture Biennial will invite the public to engage with and think about architecture in new and unexpected ways, and to take part in a global discussion about the future of the field. Visit the event website for more information on venues, times…

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December 2015

Caroline Sinders, “Between Algorithm and Human Intervention”

December 1 @ 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
SVA Department of Design Research, Writing and Criticism,
136 West 21st Street, New York, NY United States

In her role as a researcher for IBM Watson, Caroline Sinders investigates the role of human decision-making in developing robotics software. But beyond her work, Sinders applies her knowledge to projects that consider how design impacts and shapes conversations happening online. Caroline Sinders is a user researcher for IBM Watson, and an artist, researcher, and video game designer. She was born in New Orleans and is currently based in Brooklyn. She received her masters from New York University’s Interactive Telecommunications…

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Book Launch and Panel Discussion: Beyond Patronage: Reconsidering Models of Practice

December 1 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sullivan Galleries,
33 S. State St., 7th Floor, Chicago , IL 60603 United States
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Beyond Patronage: Reconsidering Models of Practice is a book of essays, projects, and interviews that examine emerging forms of architecture and design sponsorship. Throughout the twentieth century, private clients enabled architects to develop and realize their most significant work. While the role of private clients is still central to the profession, an increasing number of architects and design practitioners are actively cultivating partnerships with not-for-profits, granting agencies, educational institutions, and other public organizations. How are these broader relationships redefining the…

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Lecture: Detroit is Dynamite: Politics of Fordist Urbanism

December 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Auditorium, Art + Architecture Building,
Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Michigan, 2000 Bonisteel Boulevard, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 United States
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Michael McCulloch is a Fellow of the Michigan-Mellon Project on Egalitarianism and the Metropolis, and Lecturer in the Urban and Regional Planning program at Taubman College. He holds a Ph.D. in Architecture from the University of Michigan, a M.S. in Urban Design from Columbia University, and is a registered architect. Michael’s research and design work have engaged cities including Bangkok, New York, and most recently, Detroit, and address issues of urban ecology, capitalist political economy, post-industrial culture, and housing. His…

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Designing Better Affordable Housing

December 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Museum of the City of New York,
1220 Fifth Avenue, New York, 10029 United States
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Well-designed housing and communities uplift residents, help strengthen social connections, relieve stress, and enhance a sense of safety and belonging. But, the pressures of today’s market that views buildings purely as capital, threaten the ideals of affordable housing. Join a distinguished panel of developers, architects, and professors, as they explore both ambitious and achievable ideas for public and below-market housing in New York. With decades of experience in preservation, policy, and design, these experts will discuss how best to renovate…

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Praxis Dialogues: The Public Good

December 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, Fisher Fine Arts, Building Room 414,
220 South 34th Street , Philadelphia , PA 19104 United States
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PennPraxis and PlanPhilly introduce Praxis Dialogues, a series of public conversations among design professionals, practitioners, leaders, and students on ideas and issues of broad interest to the design professions. The first of this series focuses on the notion of the public good and how it informs and affects the design and use of the public realm. Philadelphia is at a pivotal point in terms of governance and politics. How should a forthcoming administration approach design and urbanism as it relates…

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Praxis Dialogues: The Public Good

December 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, Fisher Fine Arts Room 414,
220 S 34th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 United States
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The constantly shifting concept of “public good” poses a challenge to designers, stewards and managers of public space, as well as to politicians, elected officials, community leaders and citizens. How are public-good ideals rendered and tended in public spaces, sites, buildings, infrastructure and institutions? The design professions have become very proficient in creating sophisticated urban public spaces – streets, plazas, parks, infrastructure, public art, and more. These places reflect inherited ideas about the commons and the public realm, but how…

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Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture Lecture: Mattijs van Masaakkers / Ohio State University City and Regional Planning

December 2 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture,
275 W Woodruff Ave , Columbus,, OH 43210 United States
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Gui Auditorium / Knowlton Hall At Ohio State University

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Mattijs van Maasakkers / Ohio State University City and Regional Planning

December 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Gui Auditorium / Knowlton Hall,
275 West Woodruff Avenue, Columbus , OH 43210 United States
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Mattijs van Maasakkers will present a lecture in Knowlton Hall’s Gui Auditorium at 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 2, 2015. The talk is free and open to the public. Van Maasakkers is an assistant professor in the City and Regional Planning section at the Knowlton School of Architecture. Before moving to Columbus, he was a post-doctoral fellow at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. Van Maasakkers’ research and teaching focus on the role of science in environmental decision-making, specifically in the…

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Architecture and Urban Identity

December 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Athenaeum of Philadelphia,
219 @ 6th St, Philadelphia , PA 19106 United States
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Italian architects Simone Capra and Dario Scaravelli from the young architecture studio stARTT will narrate their idea of city, both contemporary and future, by presenting selected architectural projects, from which their vision emerges. The discussion will be moderated by Srdjan Jovanovic Weiss. This event is co-sponsored by Professionisti Italiani Philadelphia (PI-Philly) and the Athenaeum, with the patronage of the Consulate General of Italy in Philadelphia. stARTT is an emerging architecture studio based in Rome. Its focus on transformation at architectural…

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Unpacking Diversity 3: Technologies/Ecologies

December 3
Glass Corner, Parsons East Building,
25 East 13th Street, New York, NY 10003 United States
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What is diversity within the context of urban environments? The third event of the Unpacking Diversity series explores the question of the diversification of design technologies and ecologies. Through projects that engage the spatial implications of environmental equity through material conditions (ecologies) and the tools (technologies) to transform them. Presentations: • Waste Exposed, Bernardo Loureiro, MS Design and Urban Ecologies candidate • The Underdome Guide to Energy Reform, Janette Kim, All of the Above and Syracuse University; Erik Carver, Columbia University GSAPP • Access to…

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