Building Optimism: Public Space in South America

Heinz Architectural Center
Exhibition Dates: 
Sep. 10, 2016 to Feb. 13, 2017

Spanning projects in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Peru, and Venezuela, Building Optimism: Public Space in South America investigates ways that emerging architects and designers instigate change through design in public space. Using photography, video, drawings, and models, the exhibition immerses visitors in inventive ways that public spaces become social spaces—sites that respond to the unique circumstances and pressures of their communities.

Related Programming:
Friday, September 9: NIGHTIME — Enjoy a sneak preview of Building Optimism: Public Space in South America during CMOA's all-night party.
Friday, October 7: Architecture Against All Odds: Architect Talk and Discussion — Join CMOA for an architecture talk and discussion with Marialuisa Borja, prinicipal for the architecture firm Al Borde.

Image Credit: Iwan Baan, Natal Gymnasium, by Herzog & de Meuron, Natal, Brazil, 2014. Chromogenic print. Photo credit: Iwan Baan.

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Posted by aao on September 8, 2016 - 8:29am