Carsten Nicolai at Pace Gallery

Adroyt Around Town

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Adroyt Around Town Kawara at the Guggenheim through May 3 I came across a post on Art21, an organization now affiliated with PBS, titled The Walker Curates the News: 02.09.15 that shares what we consider two important artistic mentions when it’s time for our adroyt around town event reviews. First is Ben Davis’s visit to the Guggenheim’s On Kawara—Silence, […]

Downtown Galerie Leffanour at Salon NY Fair 2014 with Perriand

Passing Time with Design Royalty

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It isn’t often you can spend an afternoon with the crown jewels of modernism but this was my pleasant fate when I attended the press preview for The Salon: Art + Design at the Park Avenue Armory last Thursday. I strolled along aisles flanked with works by Charlotte Perriand, Jean Royère, Jean Prouvé, Le Corbusier, […]

Miami Dade College, Miami, Oppenheim Architecture + Design

Architecture’s New Form: Digital Computation

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During the Museum of Arts and Design’s 3D printing master class for architects, Gil Akos, cofounder of Mode Lab, explained to the participants how greatly the transition to digital computation will challenge those designing built environments without training in the technology. “This is what needs to be imparted to younger kids in education,” Akos said […]

The Eames chair reimagined as spinal 3D printed sculpture

reDesign2012 Reimagines Eames

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After perusing the 40 reimagined Eames chair designs submitted in the reDesign2012 project at the Textile Museum of Canada, there was no contest in my mind which one felt the most artful: the spinal cord-inspired structure created by architects Matt Compeau and Bi-Ying Miao in collaboration with Levitt Goodman Architects. The organic wrapping spiral that is […]

Le Corbusier painting; photo by Francis Wu.

An Atlas to Le Corbusier at MoMA

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If Swiss architect Charles-Edouard Jeanneret-Gris, or Le Corbusier as he came to call himself, felt slighted by his 180-square-foot MoMA exhibition in 1935, An Atlas of Modern Landscapes surely makes up for it. The forthcoming show at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), on view from June 15 through September 23, is not only grander […]

Before David Byrne founded "Talking Heads," he attended RISD. The avid civic planner is in the film.

Archiculture Debuts at Newport Beach Film Festival

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In accord with any classical arts training, the educational process for architecture students is rigorous, to say the least. A disciplined schedule, combined with private and public criticism, is crucial to a young designer’s training; the aim, of course, being a fulfilling career of practicing architecture, which is increasingly elusive. Through archiCULTURE, the audience at […]

Eames House case study no 8

Save the Eames House and Preserve an Idea

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The Eames House, a U.S. landmark of post-war modern architecture (pictured in the featured image above) is falling into disrepair; and to help rescue the building from the fate of countless underfunded construction projects, the Eames Foundation has recently launched a fundraising campaign to help save the Southern California monument of modern design. In collaboration […]