Architecture

Extreme Textiles: Designing for High Performance


Extreme Textiles is the first major museum exhibition to explore the extraordinary innovations occurring in technical textiles. Featuring over 150 fully realized products or projects, the exhibition shows how these incredible new materials are revolutionizing the fields of architecture, apparel, medicine, transportation, aerospace, and the environment. These diverse new textiles share common qualities: they are stronger, lighter, faster, smarter, and safer than their predecessors.
Extreme Textiles, exhibitions, textiles, materials, Architecture, ch:exhibition=35350777

National Design Triennial: Design Life Now


The third National Design Triennial brings together the experimental designs and emerging ideas of 87 designers and firms who are leaders, innovators, or emerging figures in the world of design. The exhibition features work created between 2003-2006, including animation, new media, fashion design, robotics, architecture, product design, and graphic design.
national design triennial, Design Life Now, exhibitions, animation, new media, fashion design, robotics, Architecture, product design, graphic design, 21st century, ch:exhibition=35350897

Piranesi as Designer


This exhibition examines the artist's role in the reform of architecture and design from the 18th century to the present. This is the first museum exhibition to show Piranesi's full range and influence as a designer of architecture, elaborate interiors and exquisite furnishings.
Piranesi as Designer, Giovanni Battista Piranesi, exhibitions, Architecture, furniture design, chiimneypieces, lighting design, etchings, drawings, prints, ch:exhibition=35350899

Solos: Tulou/Affordable Housing for China


In the fifth installment of the Solos series, the museum will present Tulou, a prototype for affordable housing being built in the city of Guangzhou by the Chinese architectural practice Urbanus. The Tulou project incorporates 245 apartment units, a dormitory, a small hotel, shops, a gymnasium, a library, and various communal and public spaces. 
Tulou, Guangzhou, China, Urbanus, exhibitions, Solos, Architecture, affordable housing
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Fashioning Felt


This exhibition will explore the varied new uses of felt—an ancient material produced by one of the earliest techniques for making textiles. The exhibition will begin with historic examples of felts, showcase innovations in handmade felts, and feature contemporary uses of industrial felt in a range of fields, including product design, fashion, architecture, and home furnishings. 
Fashioning Felt, felt, textiles, exhibitions, Susan Brown, textile design, product design, fashion design, Architecture, home furnishings, ch:exhibition=35350951
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Meier 75


Meier 75 celebrates Richard Meier's promised gift of two architectural drawings of the J. Paul Getty Center in Los Angeles. Meier is presenting the works to Cooper-Hewitt on the occasion of his 75th birthday and the publication of Richard Meier, Architect Volume 5.
Meier 75, Richard Meier, installation, Architecture, architectural drawings, drawings, collages, birthday, exhibitions, ch:exhibition=35350973

Design USA: Contemporary Innovation


Design USA celebrates the accomplishments of the winners honored during the first 10 years of the prestigious National Design Awards. The exhibition features outstanding contemporary achievements in American architecture, landscape design, interior design, product design, communication design, corporate design, interaction design, and fashion.
Design USA, National Design Awards, exhibitions, contemporary, Architecture, landscape design, interior design, product design, Communication Design, corporate design, Interaction Design, fashion design, ch:exhibition=35350967
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Ascendant Public Architecture


Public architecture in South America put North America to shame. There’s something about the emerging Latin American countries that promotes viable, scalable, building projects that can transform a neighborhood, even a city – for everyone.
Design for the Other 90% Cities, Exhibition, Architecture, public, South America, Latin America, resources, Medellin, Colombia, instititutional, building, Santiago, Chile, housing, social, Elemental

Richard Meier’s Art in Architecture


Design Watch Members enjoyed a special evening with Cooper-Hewitt trustee Richard Meier at the opening of Art in Architecture: Selected Works by Richard Meier in Brooklyn. This exhibition is hosted in Richard Meier’s own architectural project, Richard Meier on Prospect Park.
Richard Meier, Selected Works, Exhibition, DesignWatch, members, Architecture, collage, sculpture, Brooklyn

High School Students Visit the Glass House


Cooper-Hewitt Youth Programs students were in for an exciting excursion when they ventured outside the city to nearby New Canaan, Connecticut. They visited Philip Johnson’s Glass House and received a two-hour tour of the extensive campus.
high school, hs, students, Teens, Glass House, Philip Johnson, tour, visit, New Canaan, Architecture, architectural

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