Check out photos of the now open installation, “HOOPS,” at SUPERFRONT. The design was selected during Design in 5’s Sketch120 Charrette: Temporary Publics event last May. Congratulations to Justin Foster, Phil Kuehne, Read Langworthy, and Lauren Page of KIT for their hula hoop extravaganza.
Jed Perl takes on the conventional wisdom of the recession’s useful effects on the arts and the continuing lauding of less-is-more creativity. Unrealistic or a challenge for the cultural sector to fight for the “freestanding value of art”? Read his piece here at The New Republic. –Nick Anderson, Program Associate
While I am constantly impressed with the increasingly slick, flashy, and realistic 3-D renderings being made today, not one of them has left an impression on me as strong as Mikkel Frost’s “toons.” They drip with water color and charm, and remind me of the power of the hand when compared to the cursor. -Reid […]
Design in 5 with collaborators SUPERFRONT are pleased to announce the selected team from the May 15th charrette competition Sketch 120: Temporary Publics. Lauren Page, Phil Kuehne, Justin Foster, and Read Langworthy of the design collective KIT won for their scheme for the New York City Explorer’s Carnival. KIT’s design, which features hundreds of hula […]
April 30, 2012 — It is with great disappointment that the Architectural League announces that due to unforeseen circumstances, the Museum of the City New York had to close the exhibition, The Unfinished Grid: Design Speculations for Manhattan, earlier than anticipated. We are deeply sorry for any inconvenience this may cause. Expanded documentation of the […]
Check out an exhibition of Christopher Payne’s photography of abandoned asylums at Clic Gallery through May 23rd. A recipient of a League-sponsored NYSCA Independent Projects grant, Payne explores the decaying and poetic world of the country’s abandoned network of architecturally impressive state mental hospitals. “Asylum: Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals,” published by […]
Opening party for KIT’s “Hoop Canopy Installation,” the selected design from the Sketch 120 Design in 5 charrette Saturday, July 17th 6:00 p.m – 9:00 p.m. SUPERFRONT 1432 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn [add_to_calendar] Join SUPERFRONT, KIT, the NY City Explorers, and Design in 5 to celebrate the opening of the installation “Hoop Canopy.” The outdoor installation […]
Today–January 18, 2011–marks the 130th anniversary of the first meeting of the group of 26 young architects who founded The Architectural League. Check out some of the highlights of the past 130 years in the Architectural League Timeline, or read about the League’s history here.
This is an interesting TED talk by Carolyn Steel about cities and food. She starts her lecture with a historical context of how ancient cities like Rome have fed themselves and then tracks how cities’ relationship with food, and consequently nature, has changed with industrialization and massive urban growth. Also, check out this week’s Urban […]