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Friedman Benda gallery presents ‘Gaetano Pesce: Age of Contaminations’ October 24 – December 14, 2019

Friedman Benda is pleased to present a critical survey of the Italian architect, designer and visionary Gaetano Pesce, examining the pivotal period of his career from 1968 to 1992. Age of Contaminations brings together rarely seen iconic works from key historic collections…

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Magnusson Architecture and Planning Expands Leadership Team With Three New Associate Principals

Magnusson Architecture and Planning (MAP) recently announced the promotions of three Senior Associates – Sara Bayer, Joe Moyer and Jen Stencel – who will be joining Chris Jones as Associate Principals. The four will continue to manage many of the…

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Magnusson Architecture + Planning Announce Construction of “The Bryant,” a 100% Affordable-Housing Development in the Bronx

Magnusson Architecture and Planning (MAP) recently announced the start of construction for The Bryant, a 62-unit affordable and supportive development in the Bronx. This is MAP’s second collaboration with the nonprofit developer New Destiny Housing, which will also provide support…

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Magnusson Architecture + Planning Oversees Design For Expansion of Flatbush Caton Market

Magnusson Architecture + Planning (MAP) recently announced the ground-breaking for the expansive redevelopment of what is now the Flatbush Caton Market in Brooklyn. The project, called Caton Flats, will invigorate the predominantly Caribbean American neighborhood with improved facilities for local…

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Friedman Benda Presents Summer: A Group Exhibition

Friedman Benda will present Summer, a group exhibition opening Thursday, June 20th. A collaborative effort by the gallery staff, this curated exhibition highlights representations from practices at the intersection of art, design and craft. From iconic and historic objects to cutting-edge contemporary…

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Friedman Benda Presents Andrea Branzi At Design Miami/Basel

“The distance between the natural world and the artificial world no longer exists today, because the latter has become second nature.  So when I gather together nature, techniques, industry, arts and crafts, high technology and archetypes, everything seems much clearer.”  -Andrea Branzi  For…

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RISD 2019 Graduate Show and MFA Exhibitions in NYC

Last Week, the Rhode Island School of Design closed another installment of its annual Graduate Show. The show, held in the Rhode Island Convention Center was on view from May 23 -June 1. The 28,000 square foot convention center featured…

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Bryan Stevenson, Calls on RISD Graduates to Change the World at 2019 Commencement

“There is something that feels more like equality, that feels more like freedom than what we’ve experienced…. We’ve got to change narratives…. we’ve got to change the world.”  Last weekend, founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, Bryan Stevenson,…

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Johnson Favaro to Redesign Beverly Hills La Cienega Park

The new La Cienega Park Master Plan will include new outdoor and indoor recreation facilities, a community center, and pre-school in addition to expansion of ball fields, playgrounds, and park open space The City of Beverly Hills has selected Culver…

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Rhode Island School of Design’s Furniture Design Department presents RISDXMABEO 2019 at ICFF

The department of Furniture Design at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) is pleased to present RISDXMABEO 2019 at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair. RISDXMABEO recently debuted as part of the second edition of Ventura Future during Milan Design Week. The exhibition…

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Rhode Island School of Design Launches RISD Stands Against Gun Violence

In honor and remembrance of the victims of the rampant gun violence that plagues America, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) launched a multidisciplinary community response this month, marking the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre on April…

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Frick Environmental Center Honored by AIA Committee on the Environment

The Frick Environmental Center, designed by architecture firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, has received a prestigious 2019 Committee on the Environment (COTE) Top Ten Plus Award. Sponsored by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment, this national honor is…

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Bryan Stevenson to Deliver Keynote Address at Rhode Island School of Design’s 2019 Commencement

On Saturday, June 1, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) will award degrees to 487 undergraduate and 214 graduate students at its 136th Commencement ceremony. Commencement 2019 will take place at 10:30 am at the Rhode Island Convention Center in…

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University of Michigan’s Biological Sciences Building by Ennead Architects and SmithGroup Celebrates Grand Opening

Today, the design firms of SmithGroup (Architect of Record) and Ennead Architects (Design Architect) celebrates the grand opening of the University of Michigan’s new Biological Sciences Building (BSB). Characterized by a transparent, open-lab concept that combines cutting-edge scientific research and…

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Magnusson Architecture + Planning Unveils St. Augustine Terrance in The Bronx

Magnusson Architecture + Planning (MAP) will debut St. Augustine Terrace, a new mid-rise building that will provide 112 units of affordable housing for low-income families in the Bronx. The project was commissioned by The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of…

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Rhode Island School of Design’s Furniture Design Department presents RISDXMABEO 2019 in Milan

The department of Furniture Design at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) is pleased to present RISDXMABEO 2019 at Ventura Projects in Milan. Debuting as part of the second edition of Ventura Future during Milan Design Week, the exhibition is…

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Ennead Architects Completes Denning House at Stanford University

Ennead Architects has completed Denning House, the new home for the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program at Stanford University. Working with the University and the Denning Family, Ennead Design Partner Richard Olcott developed a design that supports the ambitious goals of the…

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Magnusson Architecture and Planning Selected to Design Casa Celina, Affordable Senior Housing in the Bronx

Magnusson Architecture + Planning (MAP) will bring to fruition its exciting concept for 100% affordable senior housing at NYCHA’s Sotomayor Houses in the Soundview section of the Bronx. MAP worked with Xenolith Partners, The Kretchmer Companies, ELH Mgmt., and the…

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Ennead Architects Wins International Competition to Design The Shanghai Estuary Chinese Sturgeon Nature Preserve

Ennead Architects has been announced winner of an international design competition for the Shanghai Yangtze River Estuary Chinese Sturgeon Nature Preserve. Led by Ennead Design Partner Thomas Wong, in partnership with Andropogon Landscape Architects, the project is an ambitious plan…

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Magnusson Architecture & Planning Completes Affordable Housing Residential Development MLK Plaza

Magnusson Architecture + Planning (MAP) has completed MLK Plaza, a 13-story, 167-unit, affordable residential building in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx. It was one of the first developments to use the new Zoning for Quality Affordability regulation, which…

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Friedman Benda Presents Najla El Zein: Transition

Friedman Benda is pleased to announce Transition, Beirut-based designer Najla El Zein’s first solo exhibition. Developed over the course of two years, this marks the debut presentation of three series: Distortion, Fragmented Pillar and Seduction. Organic and gestural, these objects act as varied embodiments of El Zein’s personal…

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Magnusson Architecture and Planning Announces Groundbreaking for Sunset Park Library

As the architects for the redevelopment of the Sunset Park Library in Brooklyn, New York, Magnusson Architecture and Planning (MAP) is pleased to announce the ground breaking for the new mixed-use building. The new development will be completed in December 2020 and will…

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Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Designs High Meadow Dwellings at Fallingwater

Bohlin Cywinski Jackson has designed High Meadow studio, a re-purposed educational hub for students of the Fallingwater Institute’s summer residency programs in architecture, art, and design. The Western Pennsylvania Conservancy, entrusted to preserve and conserve Fallingwater and the natural and…

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Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Completes Colorado School of Mines, Coorstek Center

The new CoorsTek Center at the Colorado School of Mines – an education and research facility dedicated to connecting students, faculty, researchers, and industry professionals – designed by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson in association with Anderson Mason Dale Architects is now complete….

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Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Honored with Architecture Interior Award for Apple Store, Upper East Side

The American Institute of Architects have selected the Bohlin Cywinski Jackson-designed Apple Store, Upper East Side as one of nine projects to receive its prestigious award. The awards program honors notable achievements in architecturally spectacular interior spaces. Located at Madison…

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Rhode Island School of Design Appoints Kent Kleinman as Provost

After an extensive international search, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kent Kleinman as provost, effective March 2019. “Kent brings broad teaching and administrative experience to RISD coupled with a vision for how…

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Felix Burrichter to Curate “Blow Up” at Friedman Benda

Friedman Benda announces its fifth annual guest-curated exhibition entitled Blow Up, opening on January 10 through February 16, 2019.  Curated by Felix Burrichter, the founder and editor of the architecture and design magazine PIN–UP, the exhibition will take the miniaturized domestic…

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Johnson Favaro Designs New Master Plan for UCLA’s Library System

Johnson Favaro has been commissioned to redesign a comprehensive library master plan for the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), to be completed in the coming year. The master plan will include seven out of the ten libraries located across…

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Rhode Island School of Design and N Square Collaborate to Explore New Approaches to Addressing Nuclear Proliferation

A network of innovators collaborating on new solutions to nuclear weapons threat will come together November 13-16, 2018 for the N Square Innovation Summit at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). N Square and RISD will co-host the intensive program…

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Friedman Benda at Design Miami/

Friedman Benda returns to Design Miami/ with a presentation inspired by the ancient Japanese tradition of a dry rock garden (karesansui). Works by six internationally acclaimed designers drawn from the gallery roster integrate a balance of volume and form, material…

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Exhibition and Symposium Exploring Role of Craft

Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) is hosting an exhibition and symposium as part of a partnership launched in 2017 with the Ministry for Tourism, Air Transport, Handicrafts and Social Economy of Morocco, La Maison de l’Artisan and Holmarcom. Crafting…

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Friedman Benda Presents “Dialogues” at the Salon Art + Design

For its annual exhibition at The Salon Art + Design (November 8-12, 2-18), Friedman Benda will present Dialogues, aligning two emerging voices in context with the groundbreaking Italian architect and designer Ettore Sottsass (1917-2007). Focusing on three radically different approaches…

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Johnson Favaro Completes New Allied Health Sciences Building at Southwestern College in National City, CA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Johnson Favaro Completes New Allied Health Sciences Building at Southwestern College in National City, CA Building serves as new face of Southwestern College and enables more students to pursue health sciences Los Angeles, CA (September 19, 2018)…

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Rhode Island School of Design Announces Collaboration with Murray Moss

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rhode Island School of Design Announces Collaboration with Murray Moss Partnership centers on innovative frameworks for teaching and thinking about design PROVIDENCE, RI (September 17, 2018) – Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and Murray Moss, founder…

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Adam Silverman: Occupation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Adam Silverman: Occupation Friedman Benda September 6 – October 13, 2018 Detail of installation maquette by Adam Silverman New York, NY – Friedman Benda will present the largest gallery exhibition to date of work by Los Angeles…

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Johnson Favaro Completes Phase I of Redevelopment Project for The Center for Early Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Johnson Favaro Completes Phase I of Redevelopment Project for The Center for Early Education and Breaks Ground on Phase II At completion campus to feature 70,000 SF in two new buildings replacing two existing buildings, plus campus…

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A Kansas City Arts Experience Announces Artist Lineup for “The Weekend”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Open Spaces 2018: A Kansas City Arts Experience Announces Artist Lineup for “The Weekend” Oct. 12-14 KANSAS CITY, Mo. (July 9, 2018) – Open Spaces KC is pleased to announce a lineup of 11 recording artists slated…

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Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Previews Two New Carnegie Mellon University Projects

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Previews Two New Carnegie Mellon University Projects Both buildings designed to be cutting-edge maker and collaboration spaces © Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Pittsburgh, PA (July 10, 2018) – Renowned architecture firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson (BCJ)…

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Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Honored with AIA Housing Award

FOR IMMEDIAT RELEASE Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Honored with AIA Housing Award Seattle, WA (May 21, 2018) – The Bear Stand Residence, designed by architecture firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson (BCJ), is the recipient of a 2018 Housing Award from the American…

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Frick Environmental Center Achieves Prestigious Living Building Certification

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Frick Environmental Center Achieves Prestigious Living Building Certification Center is Bohlin Cywinski Jackson’s First Living Building-Certified Project Pittsburgh, PA (May 3, 2018) – After more than a year of extensive testing and documentation, the Frick Environmental Center…

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Sedimentations: Assemblage as Social Repair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE SHELLEY & DONALD RUBIN FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES Sedimentations: Assemblage as Social Repair AN EXHIBITION FEATURING EL ANATSUI, MARY MATTINGLY, MICHAEL RAKOWITZ, JEAN SHIN, SHINIQUE SMITH, MIERLE LADERMAN UKELES, AND OTHERS Michael Kelly Williams, Wodakota, 2017. Courtesy of…

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University of Illinois Breaks Ground on New Siebel Center for Design

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE University of Illinois Breaks Ground on New Siebel Center for Design Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Creates ‘Playground’ for Future Designers Champaign, IL (April 26, 2018) – The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UI) yesterday celebrated the groundbreaking for the…

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BOHLIN CYWINSKI JACKSON DESIGNS MODERN WEST SEATTLE FIREHOUSE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BOHLIN CYWINSKI JACKSON DESIGNS MODERN WEST SEATTLE FIREHOUSE Seattle, WA (April 25, 2018) – Seattle’s newest firehouse, designed by architects Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, is now complete. The modern facility, which recently earned LEED Platinum certification, replaces a…

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Frick Environmental Center Honored by AIA Committee on Architecture for Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Frick Environmental Center Honored by AIA Committee on Architecture for Education Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Receives Design Award of Excellence for Living Building Challenge-targeted project in Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, PA (April 16, 2018) – The Frick Environmental Center (FEC),…

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Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ursula von Rydingsvard: The Contour of Feeling Curated by Mark Rosenthal Friday, April 27, 2018 – Sunday, August 26, 2018 Philadelphia, PA, March 29, 2018 – The Fabric Workshop and Museum is pleased to present Ursula von…

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PAULA COOPER GALLERY: JOEL SHAPIRO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PAULA COOPER GALLERY JOEL SHAPIRO 521 W 21st Street March 24 – April 28, 2018 Opening Reception: March 24, 6-8pm NEW YORK – Paula Cooper Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of recent work by Joel…

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gt2P (great things to People): Manufactured Landscapes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE gt2P (great things to People): Manufactured Landscapes May 3 – June 9, 2018 Opening reception: Thursday, May 3: 6-8pm New York, NY – February TBD, 2018 – Friedman Benda is pleased to present “gt2P: Manufactured Landscapes,” the Chilean…

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Erez Nevi Pana: Consciousness

For Immediate Release Erez Nevi Pana: Consciousness Friedman Benda Project Space May 3 – June 9, 2018 “In a way, the earth became my town and I roamed – digitally and physically on the move – working with the flow…

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UNDER ARMOUR’S CONNECTED FITNESS MOVES INTO NEW WORKSPACE DESIGNED BY BOHLIN CYWINSKI JACKSON

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UNDER ARMOUR’S CONNECTED FITNESS MOVES INTO NEW WORKSPACE DESIGNED BY BOHLIN CYWINSKI JACKSON San Francisco, CA (February 5, 2018) – Connected Fitness, part of Under Armour’s health and fitness division, has moved into a new office space…

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SKOWHEGAN SCHOOL OF PAINTING & SCULPTURE ANNOUNCES 2018 AWARDS DINNER AND HONOREES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SKOWHEGAN SCHOOL OF PAINTING & SCULPTURE ANNOUNCES 2018 AWARDS DINNER AND HONOREES Awards Dinner on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 in New York City New York, NY, February 22, 2018  ABOUT THE HONOREES Peter Doig (F ’07) will…

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MARK DI SUVERO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PAULA COOPER GALLERY MARK DI SUVERO 534 West 21st Street January 6 – February 3, 2018 Opening Reception: January 6, 6 – 8pm NEW YORK – Paula Cooper Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of work…

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