architectural drawings

Citizen Architect


“All architects expect and hope that their work will act as a servant in some sense for humanity–to make a better world. This is a search we should always be undertaking.” —Samuel Mockbee
Samuel Mockbee, D.K. Ruth, Rural Studio, Alabama, Mississippi, Auburn University, Architecture, residential, built environments, low-cost housing, cameras, film, recycled wood, architectural drawings

The Architect's Eye


The Cooper Union Museum Chronicle, Volume 3, No. 4
Architecture, drawings, architectural drawings, permanent collection

Summary Catalogue of Drawings by Identified Italian Architects in the Cooper Union Museum


Architecture, drawings, architectural drawings, Italian, Italy, scenic design, permanent collection

Architectural Drawings in the Collection of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum


Publication design: Sue Koch
Architecture, drawings, architectural drawings, permanent collection

Theater Designs in the Collection of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum


Publication design: H+
theater, theatrical design, drawings, Architecture, architectural drawings, costumes, permanent collection

Two Hundred Years of American Architectural Drawing


This retrospective surveys two centuries of architectural drawings, including works by Thomas Jefferson, Charles Bullfinch, William Strickland, Richard Morris Hunt, Cass Gilbert, Richard Neutra, and Robert Venturi. Organized by the American Federation of Arts and the Architectural League of New York.
Architecture, American, architectural drawings, traveling exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35349837

The Carnegie Mansion


This exhibition of original architectural drawings, prints, and photographs traces the development of the Carnegie Mansion from its initial design and construction through later renovations.
Carnegie mansion, Architecture, architectural drawings, prints, photographs, exhibitions

Palaces for the People


This exhibition surveys 100 years of resort and motel architecture and design in the United States. The photographs and architectural drawings on display are complemented by an array of objects and ephemera, including matchboxes, menus, towels, cutlery and stationery. Organized by Richard B. Oliver, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum’s Curator of Architecture and Design.
Architecture, architectural drawings, photographs, ephemera, tourism, hotels, resorts, exhibitions

Drawing Toward a More Modern Architecture


This exhibition is devoted to architectural draftsmanship and the importance of drawings in the design process—from napkin sketches and exploratory studies to presentation drawings. Among the architects whose works shown are Robert Kliment, Frances Halsband, Alan Chimacoff, Barbara Littenberg, Steven Peterson, Janet Needham McCaffrey, and Robin McCaffrey. Organized by Richard B. Oliver, Curator of Architecture and Design.
Architecture, architectural drawings, 20th century, exhibitions

The Dream King: Ludwig II of Bavaria


A selection of drawings and gouache designs for Ludwig II's castles and their contents, in addition to articles of furniture, metalwork, and ceramics.  Organized jointly by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum.
19th century, architectural drawings, interiors, metalwork, ceramics, furniture, exhibitions

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