Khan Award for Architecture: Previous Award Recipients
: between humanism and materialism
Website promoting a major retrospective presented in celebration of the
centenary anniversary of the birth of renowned Finnish architect,
designer, and town planner Alvar Aalto. Offers an illustrated
chronology of his major works.
Architecture of the Getty
The focus of this website is the architecture and landscape of the Getty
BEFORE AFTER: Let's build a better Canterbury!
Website supporting an exhibition and discussion series which focus on identifying opportunities to create a better and more livable region after the Canterbury Earthquake.
Sections include: Environmental Planning, Urban Design, Heritage and Character, Residential, Transport and Infrastructure.
1999 exhibition, Skyscraper Museum, N.Y. Examines high-rise size and
the evolution of the building type over the century.
Fuller's Dymaxion House
Documents the background to the Dymaxion House, its donation to and
restoration by the Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village.
Includes photos, plans, FAQ and bibliography.
Wright: Designs for an American Landscape, 1922-1932
Online version of a physical exhibition which opened Nov 14, 1996 and
closed Feb 15, 1997. Focuses on five unrealised projects - a
prototypical suburb, resorts, an automobile objective, a desert retreat -
which embody Wright's changing views of the fundamental relationship
between building and land.
An exhibition which was shown by the '1900-1970 Gallery' in Sept
1999. Presents a selection of 34 pieces out of the 50 pieces from
of the blue: Renzo Piano Building Workshop / Kunst-und Ausstellungshalle
der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Exhibition which aims to "pass on
the experience which Renzo Piano has gathered through his building projects
around the world." Profiles 8 buildings, including the Centre Pompidou,
Kansai International Airport, Center for Culture J.M. Tjibaou and Potsdamer
of the Baroque
Online exhibit, subtitled Architecture in Europe: 1600-1750, which
explores the Baroque in Rome; churches and chapels; private residences;
and civic, commercial, military, and royal buildings. Contains a small
collection of images. See the book published to accompany the
exhibition at 72.034.77 M65t.
The first project in the Lily Auchincloss Series of Architecture
Exhibitions. Examines twenty-six contemporary homes by a roster of
prominent international architects whose designs reflect the evolution of
the private house in response to recent architectural innovations and
changing cultural conditions.
Work of Charles &
This exhibition brings
together the sources of the Eameses' inspiration, the personal documents
of their lives, and the finished products of their talent. In order to
understand the processes that led to the Eameses' achievements, this
exhibition is organized around challenges posed to them by clients or--as
with most creative geniuses--posed by themselves.