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  • 'How to Architect' Book Explains the ABC's of Architecture

    If you think you want be an architect, are starting architecture school, or want to remind yourself why you got into the field in the first place, architect Doug Patt's book 'How to Architect' is a primer on what it is that architects do anyway.

  • MoMA, Architecture, and Politics: 9+1 Ways of Being Political

    Pedro Gadanho's first MoMA show highlights architecture's political side. But, writes Mark Lamster, his attempt to promote curation as the next criticism is hampered by a less than accessible presentation.

  • Often Overlooked, Forest Management is Critical to Architecture

    Montreal's Canadian Centre for Architecture presents the inaugural exhibition of the young curator program with "First, the Forests." The exhibition explores the the nature of forestry as an integral piece of architecture and design. Through Jan. 6.

  • Enoc Perez's Architectural Portraits

    In Enoc Perez's paintings of buildings, one can see the utopian vision of the architects. Two new bodies of work are now showing at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.: Marina Towers and Watergate. Through Feb. 10.

  • New York City and the Growth of the Circus

    Strangely enough, the rise of New York City as a cultural capital paralleled the growth of the popularity of the American circus. More than 200 objects and images documenting the big top in the Big Apple are on display at the Bard Graduate Center through Feb. 3.

  • An Atlas for Architecture

    Map-based infographics in a new world architecture atlas from Phaidon provide a unique picture of the population, climatic, geopolitical, and architect-migration patterns that affected architecture trends over the last 20 years.

  • Hank Schubart's Residences Bring Warmth to the Pacific Northwest

    The life and works of Bay Area modern architect Hank Schubart Jr., whose timber-clad residences in the Pacific Northwest capitalize on the region's dramatic views, are captured in a new book.

  • Zaha Hadid's Parametric Installation at SCI-Arc

    A new installation by Zaha Hadid at SCI-Arc tests the relationship between architectural intent, engineering logistics, and fabrication constraints.

  • Esto Gallery: Esto Editions at the BSA

    An exhibition in the BSA Space, a public gallery at the new Boston Society of Architects headquarters, shows a collection of architectural photographs from the Esto photo house.

  • George Nakashima and the Roots of Live-Edge Furniture

    He's known for being one of the fathers of the American Craft movement, but midcentury modern designer George Nakashima should also get credit for promoting the beauty of sustainable, found objects such as live-edge furniture.