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    A New Book Chronicles the Turbulent History of Architectural Complexity

    … for Los Angeles, California, 1988. PHOTO BY EDUARD HUEBER Other acclaimed (if familiar—and overwhelmingly white) talents, from Daniel Libeskind to Enric Miralles; Diller Scofidio + Renfro to Farshid Moussavi, are each given a few pages, and the book abounds in revelations. There’s a strong emphasis on graphic representation. Marcos Novak, a pioneer of virtual …

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    One Month Later, the Campaign to Recognize Doriana Fuksas Is Growing

    … and inclusion of women in the still male-dominated field, most notably at the 2018 Venice Biennale flash mob, which they organized with Odile Decq, Martha Thorne, Farshid Moussavi, and others. Metropolis spoke with Perani and James about why they think the Doriana Fuksas petition—which is still open for signatures—is important and how …

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    “Freespace” Shows That Architects Must Retool Their Relationship to Power—and to the Biennale

    … interventions that would build upon the momentum of the #MeToo movement. (What they got was a flash mob organized by leading women practitioners including Odile Decq and Farshid Moussavi.) The most remarkable projects on view shared the common conviction that “freespaces” are not simply found or even designed, but rather are lived and made; in …

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    'We Will Not Stand Silent': 150 Demonstrators Gather at the Venice Biennale To Demand Equity in Architecture

    Demonstrators waved colorful fans while declaring, "Be a fan of Voices of Women" in a manifesto. Courtesy the author At 11 a.m. today at the Venice Architecture Biennale, Odile Decq, Martha Thorne, and Farshid Moussavi stood on a bench by the leafy entrance to the Giardini and read a manifesto for women in architecture …

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    Take a First Look at David Chipperfield’s Refined Refurb of London’s Royal Academy of Arts

    … by generations of elected British artists and architects, so-called academicians, for its 250 years of existence. Architects among today’s cohort include Norman Foster, Louisa Hutton, Farshid Moussavi, and David Chipperfield. Fresh from completing the Neues Museum in Berlin, Chipperfield has, since 2008, been refurbishing and modernizing 6 Burlington Gardens, the somewhat crusty, unloved …

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    Site Visit: The Redevelopment of a Cleveland Corridor Links Art, Education, Healthcare and Communities

    … rental apartments and student housing for Cleveland Institute of Art freshmen. The Corner Alley is a popular local gathering spot for bowling, drinks and meals, and meetings. Photograph: Bruner Foundation The Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland designed by Farshid Moussavi anchors Toby’s Plaza, a large public space at the corner of Euclid Avenue and

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    Designs of the Year Awards 2015

    From advertisements that attack organic waste to self-driving cars, the 2015 Designs of the Year Awards cover the full scope of contemporary design. Organized annually by the London-based Design Museum, the awards program recognized six top designs that were selected by a jury of five, which included the likes of architect Farshid Moussavi

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    Odile Decq on Her New Architecture School and the State of Women in the Practice

    … 2014) PC: Let's move to women architects still face challenges. There has certainly been progress with names like yours, Annabelle Seldorf, Zaha Hadid, Liz Diller, and Farshid Moussavi being featured more prominently. What has your experience been in navigating this issue? OD:  When I first became an architect, I believed that the day would …

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    … to beauty and formal innovation but always pushing for a consideration of a building’s wider context and long-term viability. The Function of Ornament EDITED BY Farshid Moussavi and Michael Kubo ILLUSTRATED BY J. Seth Hoffman, Joshua Dannenberg, Raha Talebi, and Fred Holt DESIGNED BY Manuel Cuyàs ACTAR, 192 pp., $30 Fluted, aggregated, rusticated …

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    Reference Page: January 2011

    … city. Photo credits for “Baby Rems”: Rem Koolhaas: Blommers + Schumm/courtesy OMA; Willem-Jan Neutelings: portrait, courtesy Neutelings Riedijk Architecten; project, Sarah Blee/courtesy Neutelings Riedijk Architecten; Farshi Moussavi: portrait, Valerie Bennett/courtesy FOA; project, courtesy FOA; Zaha Hadid: portrait, Steve Double/courtesy Zaha Hadid; project, Luke Hayes/courtesy Zaha Hadid; Winy Mass: portrait, Rob …