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  • Architectural League of New York and Socrates Sculpture Park Call for Designs

    The Architectural League of New York and Socrates Sculpture Park are calling for submissions into their second annual Folly competition.

     
  • Pedro Gadanho taught at the University of Porto before he was hired at MoMA in December 2011. "9" was his first exhibition for the museum.

    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.

     
  • Portable Pop-Up Architecture

    The style of Spanish architect Antoni Gaudí is easily recognizable for its organic forms and whimsical references to nature. What better way to convey this exuberant architecture than with a pop-up book?

     
  • 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.

     
  • Book Review: Contemporary Follies

    Keith Moskow and Robert Linn's new book from The Monacelli Press.

     
  • Image

    Across the Institute

    Seville, Vienna, San Francisco, Richmond, Dallas

     
 
 
 
 
 
 
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