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Make No Little Plans: MONADNOCK

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Make No Little Plans: MONADNOCK

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Make No Little Plans
MONADNOCK
MAR 30, 2017 (6PM)
TALK
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Job Floris, architect and co-founder of the Dutch architecture firm Monadnock, will present a talk about the firm’s practice and their participation in Spaces without drama or surface is an illusion, but so is depth, on view at the Graham Foundation February 16–July 1, 2017.

Monadnock is a Rotterdam-based architecture practice led by Job Floris and Sandor Naus. Monadnock designs, researches, writes, and produces discourse in the fields of architecture, urbanism, interiors, and staging. Their work shifts between the scale of the city, the street, and the interior. Monadnock creates contemporary buildings that embed architecture in the cultural production of their generation as a whole. By examining key themes such as the contemporary and tradition, convention and banality, constructive logic, and illusionary representation, Monadnock aims for an architecture that combines beauty, efficiency, and the transfer of architectural knowledge. Landmark, Monadnock’s viewing tower project developed for the municipality of Nieuw Bergen (NL), was shortlisted for the 2017 Mies van der Rohe Award.

For more information on the exhibition, Spaces without drama or surface is an illusion, but so is depth , click here.

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Date:
March 30, 2017
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Website:
http://www.grahamfoundation.org/public_events

Venue

Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts
4 W Burton Place
Chicago,ILUnited States
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