Cooper End of Year Show opens Wednesday

Posted on June 15th, 2020 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: Events, The Cooper Union

The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture’s End of Year Show 2020 will take place online in a virtual Foundation Building exhibition. The virtual exhibition is made possible through a collaborative effort between Architecture faculty, students, and staff, who have developed this special event using Unreal Engine gaming technology. The Show will open this Wednesday, June 17th at 5pm.

REGISTER HERE.

“Mounting this exhibition has been no small feat for our faculty and students who needed to not only curate and assemble its material, but to model the spaces of The Cooper Union as a virtual scaffolding for the work. To be finalizing this exhibition at a time when our world is confronting centuries of systemic Black racism has brought even more weight and meaning to the potential of their extraordinary work. All of our design studios considered a wide range of themes, engaging challenges of natural disaster, social struggle, environmental decadence, and problematic histories, in addition to the larger impact of infrastructures at the geographic scale—complex systems and events which we know negatively affect people of color, underrepresented minorities, those without access to education or health care, and communities suffering from economic inequality. In creating this virtual space, we have hoped to frame the all-important spaces of The Cooper Union as we know them, but also to inhabit them in ways that take advantage of the virtual, suspending disbelief in conventional constraints. Thus, we hope that this exhibition is a judicious and critical curatorial lens into our space of learning, demonstrating the significance of how and why we design our own environments.” – Nader Tehrani

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Arthur on Panel for Intergenerational Learning Spaces

Posted on March 2nd, 2020 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: Events

Tomorrow evening, Arthur with join moderator Miriam Sitz, and panelists Matthew Kaplan, PhD, Professor, Intergenerational Programs and Aging, Penn State University; Margaret Sullivan, Principal, Margaret Sullivan Studio; and Joyce Weil, PhD, Curriculum Manager, Older Adults Technology Center (OATS) at the Center for Architecture to discuss what makes a space truly intergenerational and why we don’t have more of these spaces.

AIA NY Center for Architecture | 536 LaGuardia Place, New York, NY

Tuesday, 3/3, 6pm – 8pm

Members: Free | Students with Valid ID: Free | General Public: $10

Registration required, click HERE.

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Daniels Experimental Gallery launches

Posted on November 6th, 2019 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: _Daniels Building, Events, Installations + Exhibitions

photo by Scott Norsworthy via Canadian Architect

The NADAAA-designed 7,500-square-foot experimental gallery at the Daniels Building is launching with an installation curated by Dean Richard Sommer and New York-based designers, Pillow Culture. The installation is titled New Circadia (adventures in mental spelunking) and is launching tomorrow, November 7th, 2019 at 7:30pm. Registration is required for this event. Please register at the link here

More on New Circadia via: Canadian Architect | Canadian Art | CBC Radio | The Spaces | Globe and Mail  | Toronto Life  | Archinect  | Toronto Society of Architects  | Designlines  | ArchNewsNow 

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Helmuth Rosales and Steven Holl honored!

Posted on October 25th, 2019 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: Events, The Cooper Union

photo by Samuel Lahoz Photography

The Cooper Union’s Helmuth Rosales and Stephen Holl Architects were both honored last night at the Center for Architecture’s Heritage Ball. Congrats!

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North Hall Ribbon-Cutting!

Posted on October 14th, 2019 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: _RISD NORTH HALL, Events

This weekend we celebrated the opening of RISD’s new North Hall with School leadership, students, faculty, and friends. Thank you all for joining us! Photos below of President Rosanne Somerson, NADAAA’s Nader Tehrani, Trustee Gabrielle Bullock, Student Alliance President Catherine Park, and Shawmut Construction’s Chris Maury are by Matthew Watson, an ’09 RISD alum.

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RISD North Hall Opening Celebration!

Posted on September 20th, 2019 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: _RISD NORTH HALL, Events

Join us on Saturday, October 12th at 60 Waterman Street, Providence, RI as we celebrate the opening of North Hall, RISD’s newest residence hall in more than 30 years. Share in the festivities, enjoy seasonal refreshments and tour the building. The celebration is from 11am-12pm with tours running from 12pm-2pm. Please RSVP by Friday, October 4!

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“How to Build a House: Architectural Research in the Digital Age,” opening at the Cooper Union

Posted on September 10th, 2019 by Nicole Sakr

Posted under: Events, The Cooper Union

DFAB HOUSE on the NEST building, Switzerland, 2019. Photo by Roman Keller, via The Cooper Union

A new exhibition at The Cooper Union showcases the conception and making of the DFAB HOUSE, the world’s first fully inhabited building to have been digitally planned and largely built with the help of robots and 3D printers.  The Opening Panel Discussion and Reception will be this Thursday, September 12, 2019 at 6:30pm in the Frederick P. Rose Auditorium at 41 Cooper Square. More info HERE.   

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100 EXPERIMENTS EXHIBITION OPENING IN BERLIN

Posted on August 8th, 2019 by Dara Lin

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Nader is one of one hundred architects featured in the project One Object. 100 Architects. And Inspiration developed by designer Anna Butele of Studio Annvil. AEDES Gallery in Berlin, Germany is hosting an exhibition of the project in parallel to the upcoming publication of the book. The opening ceremony of the exhibition will take place on Friday, August 16 at 6:30 pm.

Read more about the exhibition HERE.

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SOLO EXHIBITION BY SEONHEE SUNNY KIM AT GOVERNORS ISLAND

Posted on August 1st, 2019 by Dara Lin

Posted under: Events, The Cooper Union

The opening is this Saturday, August 3rd, 2-6 pm. The exhibit is part of the ongoing Imagination of Space event presented by The Cooper Union and curated by Ceren Bingol. Learn more HERE, and see HERE for detailed visiting information and ferry schedule.

“The Light Lights | Space is about the intangible and varying experiences from the reflection and shadow of light in space. With a thin layer of paper, light defines the shape itself and draws its boundary with the shadow in space. Reflections and shadows shown through the surface of the paper break down the boundaries of dimensional space, creating smooth and firm connections within it.

Seonhee Sunny Kim is a visual creator who deals with tangible and intangible materials originally from Korea and based in Detroit and New York now. She recently earned her MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, USA. This year she was selected as a recipient of New Beginning Award by Merced Benz and during 2019 NYC design week, she won NYCxDesign Award of emerging designer and Wanted design launch pad. Recently, she is collaborating with City of Detroit with her lighting project for Detroit Community Center.”

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Opening Tomorrow at Cooper

Posted on May 29th, 2019 by Nicole Sakr

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