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February 2018

February 16, 2018 @ 11:00 am - April 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

Claudia Comte: Zigzags and Diagonals

Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveand, 11400 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44106 United States

Claudia Comte (1983, Grancy, CHE) is a Swiss artist whose sculptures, large wall paintings, and immersive installations emerge from the artist’s interest in the shapes and forms of Modernism. For each new wall painting Comte creates a series of compositional parameters through which she builds striking optical designs that entirely reshape the architecture and space. Zigzags and Diagonals is the inaugural wall painting in a new and ongoing series of wall-based installations by contemporary artists in MOCA’s unique and visionary architectural spaces.

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December 2018

December 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - April 28, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

The Sea Ranch

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 151 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94103 United States

Distinctive architecture, uninhibited ocean views, bold supergraphics, shared open space, and meditative tranquility—these were the beginnings of the Sea Ranch, a beacon of Modernism on the Northern California coast. Designed by a small group of Bay Area architects and designers in the early 1960s, the development was envisioned as a progressive, inclusive community, guided by the idealistic principles of good design, economy of space, and harmony with the natural environment. This exhibition brings together original sketches and drawings from the…

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January 2019

January 5 @ 8:00 am - April 29 @ 5:00 pm

Surface Tension: Architectural Photographs from Peter Vanderwarker

BSA Foundation, 290 Congress Street, Suite 200
Boston, MA 02210-1024 United States

The Storefront Gallery at BSA Space will feature a collection of architectural photographs from Peter Vanderwarker exploring the nature of surfaces, in both the built and the natural environment. Peter Vanderwarker was a Loeb Fellow at Harvard University in 1997 and earned a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of California Berkeley. He has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Graham Foundation and is the author of three books about architecture in Boston. His photographs are in the collections…

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February 2019

February 8 @ 8:00 am - July 28 @ 5:00 pm

The Bauhaus and Harvard

February 8, 2019–July 28, 2019, Special Exhibitions Gallery, Harvard Art Museums The Bauhaus and Harvard — mounted in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus in Weimar, Germany — presents nearly 200 works by 74 artists, drawn almost entirely from the Busch-Reisinger Museum’s extensive Bauhaus collection. Founded in 1919 and closed just 14 years later, the Bauhaus was the 20th century’s most influential school of art, architecture, and design. Harvard University played host to the first Bauhaus…

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February 14 @ 6:00 pm - July 7 @ 5:00 pm

Jan Tschichold and the New Typography: Graphic Design Between the World Wars

Bard Graduate Center, 38 West 86th Street
New York, 10024 United States

Tracing the revolution in graphic design in the 1920s, this exhibition displays materials assembled by typographer and designer Jan Tschichold (1902–1974) in Weimar Germany. Published in Berlin in 1928, Tschichold’s book Die Neue Typographie was one of the key texts of modern design, partly due to its grasp of Constructivist ideas and new print technology, but equally, because it was a manual for practicing designers. In the years leading up to its publication, Tschichold struck up a correspondence with many European artist-designers,…

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February 21 @ 8:00 am - June 8 @ 5:00 pm


Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery, 1172 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027 United States

Offsetted is an exhibition conceived and designed by London-based spatial practitioners Cooking Sections (Daniel Fernández Pascual & Alon Schwabe). An immersive installation comprising matter from New York City trees — including bark, branches, trunks, leaves, and clippings — will assemble a constellation of narratives about the political and economic interests that have both protected and displaced the city’s trees under the pressures of urbanization. A London plane tree at 728 Nostrand Avenue in Brooklyn reduces $13.55 of carbon dioxide annually. In Manhattan, a…

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March 2019

March 2 @ 8:00 am - April 28 @ 5:00 pm

Notes on Techniques

Preliminary Research Office presents Notes on Techniques, an exhibition which walks through six architectural objects with accompanying notes, presenting various methods for assembling and manipulating geometry. These models and their adjoining notes in drawing, text, and 3D form, will span two galleries, creating an all-encompassing entry into their world. Preliminary Research Office is a team of international designers researching and practicing architecture and urbanism. PRO was started in New York in 2015, and has since moved to Los Angeles. The firm’s…

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March 9 @ 10:00 am - May 12 @ 9:00 pm

MEXTRÓPOLI 2019./ Where the city ends

Teatro Metropolitan, Av Independencia 90, Colonia Centro, Centro, 06050
Mexico City, 0650 Mexico

From 9 to 12 March, MEXTRÓPOLI Festival of Architecture and City celebrates its sixth edition. MEXTRÓPOLI is a ludic and reflective event that puts the voices of architects, town planners and authorities at the public's reach to generate knowledge about the city we inhabit. The occupation of public space with pavilions, the dialogue tables that involve the most prominent actors in issues such as urbanism and public policy, as well as a strong selection of speakers draw up a program…

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March 18 - April 22

Drawing Codes: Experimental Protocols of Architectural Representation, Volume II

University of Virginia School of Architecture, 110 Bayly Drive
Charlottesville, VA United States

​Presented by University of Virginia School of Architecture and California College of the Arts / Digital Craft Lab Curated by Andrew Kudless and Adam Marcus Emerging technologies of design and production have opened up new ways to engage with traditional practices of architectural drawing. This exhibition, the second volume in a series organized by the CCA Digital Craft Lab, features experimental drawings by architects who explore the impact of new technologies on the relationship between code and drawing: how rules…

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March 26 @ 12:00 pm - April 25 @ 12:00 pm

Torkwase Dyson: I Can Drink the Distance

The Cooper Union, 41 Cooper Square Rose Auditorium
New York, NY United States

I Can Drink the Distance, a solo exhibition by artist Torkwase Dyson, the Spring 2019 Robert Gwathmey Chair in Architecture and Art at The Cooper Union, considers how the body unifies, balances, and arranges itself to move through built environments. Attuned to the shape patterns of industry—from the history of global trade to contemporary colonization and extraction—Dyson thinks through the various ways humans oppose the violence of these synergistic systems with methods of improvisation and spatial planning. The installation consists…

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April 2019

April 11 @ 12:00 am - July 1 @ 12:00 am

TRANSFER Architecture Video Award

The TRANSFER Architecture Video Award is an independent award to recognise the most creative and innovative short films in the field of architecture, city and landscape worldwide. The TRANSFER Architecture Video Award aims to highlight the contributions that best represent new means of knowledge and analysis of architecture using video as a support. The main criteria are the short film’s contribution to exploring innovative ways of analysing and experiencing architecture, city and landscape, the relevance of the topic and its…

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April 12 @ 12:00 am - April 21 @ 12:00 am

BIO 26: Designathon Open Call

The Museum of Architecture and Design is launching an open call for participation in the 26th Biennial of Design, BIO 26 – Common Knowledge, curated by Austrian design curator and cultural producer Thomas Geisler together with assistant curator Aline Lara Rezende. BIO 26 will take on one of the greatest challenges of our time: information. Concerned with the widespread crisis in information, BIO 26 seeks to harvest the best ideas that explore ways to creatively take charge and react to…

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