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Wrightwood 659 will stage first U.S. retrospective of Balkrishna Doshi this fall

The first U.S. retrospective of Pritzker Prize-winning Indian architect Balkrishna Doshi will debut in Chicago this September, thanks to the privately-owned Wrightwood 659 gallery. Balkrishna Doshi: Architecture for the People will run from September 9 through December 12, 2020, in partnership with the Vitra Design Museum of Germany, where the show originally ran in the […]

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San Francisco Design Week kicks off online

Billed as the largest design festival on the West Coast, San Francisco Design Week, an annual citywide design fête anchored by studio visits, parties, and robust event programming, has officially begun. But given the current circumstances, there is, however, one not-so-slight aspect of the 2020 festival that sets it apart from past editions: the 10-day […]

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Carriage Trade launches an online film festival dedicated to William Menking

Carriage Trade, a gallery on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, specializes in pairing historical work with contemporary context, and Public Images, its online short film festival on public spaces, has taken on a particular poignancy. And because the organizers have described the show as a love letter to cities and open spaces, they thought it would […]

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MoMA brings its exhibitions online through the Virtual Views series

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) might still be closed to the public, but thanks to its Virtual Views series of digital tours, “visitors” can check out what’s going on at the museum every Thursday night. By harnessing a combination of video, high-resolution images of every piece and didactics, a multitude of audio guides for […]

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The Architecture & Design Film Festival returns with an exclusive online lineup

Still on the hunt for content? Already exhausted our roundups of movies, books, and podcasts to enjoy while stuck at home? From May 17 through 20, the Architecture & Design Film Festival (ADFF) is presenting the second edition of ADFF:Online, focused exclusively on four “creative geniuses.” Check out the full lineup below, and AN readers […]

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ArkDes takes its ASMR show online while the physical gallery is shut

In an ironic turn of events, the threat of the novel coronavirus has forced Sweden’s national center for architecture and design to move WEIRD SENSATION FEELS GOOD, what was supposed to have been an in-real-life manifestation of ASMR, totally online. The exhibition was originally supposed to have run in ArkDes’s experimental Boxen, an enclosed gallery […]

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Virtual SITE exhibition inserts contemporary art into Detroit’s architectural landmarks

  Detroit fine art gallery Library Street Collective has launched a new online exhibition that grants virtual visitors access to the city’s most prized—and in some cases, forgotten—examples of historic architecture while showcasing a range of works by an exciting and diverse coterie of contemporary artists. SITE: Art and Architecture in the Digital Space, in […]

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Practice, Product, Protocol makes the immaterial tangible

The 2019-2020 college fellowship exhibition at the University of Michigan’s Taubman College of Architecture is meant to render the invisible visible, and make the inextricable parts of architecture tangible. In Practice, Product, Protocol, on view through April 30, Jacob Comerci, Matiss Groskaufmanis, and Eduardo Mediero interrogate the demands of architectural productivity, the move to communal […]

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Enjoy virtual tours of different Frank Lloyd Wright buildings every Thursday

The Frank Lloyd Wright Building Conservancy, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, and the Unity Temple Restoration Foundation have teamed up to keep the doors open, virtually speaking, at a slew of buildings designed by America’s most well-known architect. Kicking off last week on April 2, the #WrightVirtualVisits campaign showcases an assortment of Frank Lloyd Wright-designed […]

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OPEN Architecture transforms an abandoned Shanghai industrial site into a contemporary art park

Along with a vast number of cultural institutions around the globe, Tank Shanghai, a sprawling urban art environment situated along the Huangpu River in China’s most populous city, has been closed to the public and upped its virtual presence in the midst of the country’s coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Just a little over a year old, […]

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Clark Thenhaus inhabits the poché in Some Walls From Unbuilt Houses

Some Walls From Unbuilt Houses opened earlier this month at Kent State University’s College of Architecture and Environmental Design Armstrong Gallery. The installation consists of a collection of framed spaces surfaced with a millennial’s dream material palette: Faux pink-and-blue fur, dichromatic vinyl, raw plywood, glitter embellished wood shingles, and monochromatic felt and leather. While these […]

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Forensic Architecture debuts its first U.S. survey in Miami

A retrospective detailing the intensive work of London-based research agency Forensic Architecture is now on view at the Museum of Art and Design at Miami Dade College (MOAD MDC). Forensic Architecture: True to Scale came online last week at the same time news broke that its studio director was excluded from entering the United States […]

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