This exhibiton explores the ways modern architecture in South Asia gave shape and expression to idealistic societal visions and emancipatory politics of the post-independence period. The Archives loaned photographs for the Louis Kahn designed National Assembly building in Bangladesh.
Building Denver: Visions of the Capital City shares the many visions for and stories of the growth, urban development, and architecture of Denver from 1860 to today. The Architectural Archvies loaned three sketches by Lawrence Halprin of his design for Skyline Park, Denver, ca. 1970.
Co-curated by Dietrich Neumann and Jonathan Duval, Raymond Hood and the American Skyscraper looks at the career of Raymond Hood, hailed by the New York Times as "the greatist skyscraper architect of all time''. The Architectural Archives loaned original drawings and model photographs from the Raymod Hood collection. Due to COVID-19, this is an online exhibiton.
Co-curated by Architectural Archives Curator, William Whitaker, Shofuso and Modernism focuses on the artistic interconnections between George Nakashima, Antonin Raymond, Noémi Peressin Raymond, and Junzo Yoshimura, and their impact on mid century modern design. The Architectural Archives loaned furniture and archival images from the Antonin and Noémi Raymond Collection.
This show is part of a multi-venue exhibtion that takes a look at Group '55, a group of Philadelphia painters, architects, musicians, and dancers who organized a series of exhibitions and public forums across the city, presenting their work as a catalyst for vigorous public dialogue about the role of art and science in the postwar era. The Architectural Archives loaned a model of Kahn's Trenton Bathhouse, and a wallpaper recreation of the mural at Trenton Bathhouse.
This exhbition is a multi-exhibiton, interdisciplinary look at Philadelphia’s significant contributions to visual, literary, and musical culture between 1956 and 1976, spread across three locations. The Architectural Archvies loaned original drawings, paintings, models, and photographs for the architecture focused exhibition in the Art Aliance.
This exhibtion is focused on the work and life of August Komendant, a structural engineer who was influential on some of the best known buildings by architects Louis Kahn, Eero Saarinen, Moshe Safdie, Oscar Tenreiro, Mitchell/Giurgola and others. The Architectural Archives loaned original drawings, architectural model, photography and correspondence from the Kahn, Komendant, and Mitchell/Giurgula. Extended viewing through July 26, 2020
This exhibition explores the role of the firm’s founding engineers, Carl A. Baumert Jr., Nicholas L. Gianopulos, and Thomas J. Leidigh, longtime principals at the firm of Keast & Hood Co. from the years 1953 – 2007. The Architectural Archives loaned drawings, images and correspondence of architecture firms Keast & Hood worked with, including Venturi Scott Brown, Louis I. Kahn, and Mitchell/Giurgola.
Curated by Sylvia Lavin, Architecture Arboretum examines the use of trees in architectural drawings and what these representations say about conceptual shifts in architectural thinking. The Architectural Archives loaned drawings from the Hennepin Ave. and California City projects from the Venturi Scott Brown Collection.
This exhibtion examines the history of Roosevelt, from its early days as an antidote to the Great Depression to a twenty-first century arts community. The Architectural Archives loaned a sketch by Louis Kahn. Now on-view through January 24, 2021.
Curated by Amber Roberts, the Landscape Institute of Scotland held an exhibiton and conference to look at Ian McHarg's environmentalism and early teaching in Scotland, and the impact of McHarg's scottish students. The Architectural Archives provided images from the Ian McHarg and Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning department collections.
West by Midwest looks at the work of sixty-three artsits who migrated from the east coast to the west and mid-west from the 1960s to the 2010s. The Architectural Archives sent images from the Experiments in Enviroments workshops lead by Lawrence Halprin and Anna Halprin in 1966 and 1968.