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Center for Architecture

536 LaGuardia Pl, New York
Monday - Friday: 9 am - 8 pm, Saturday: 11 am - 5 pm




The Arsenal of Exclusion & Inclusion: New York Edition
Jan 26-Mar 31
The Arsenal of Exclusion & Inclusion: New York Edition will present 156 ''weapons'' utilized by architects, planners, policymakers, developers, real estate brokers, activists, and other urban actors to restrict or increase access to urban space. Based on a book, The Arsenal of Exclusion & Inclusion, the exhibition examines how these weapons have been used and speculates how they might be deployed (or retired) to make cities more open and accessible. Curated and designed by Interboro Partners.

Social Housing - New European Projects
Feb 15-May 19
Across Europe, a new generation of architecture practices are transforming affordable housing. Responding to continued need, changing clients, and new funding methods, architects are once again addressing how homes can be delivered at scale while piloting new methods to achieve high standards of design. Exhibition curated by Karakusevic Carson Architects featuring projects and contributions by: Adam Khan Architects (UK), Assemble, Avenier & Cornejo Architectes, Chartier Dalix, Hans van der Heijden, Einszueins, Hawkins\Brown, Haworth Tompkins Architects, Henley Halebrown, Karakusevic Carson Architects, Lacaton & Vassal, LAN architecture, Mae, Mecanoo, Mikhail Riches Architects, Mole, muf architecture/art, Niall McLaughlin Architects, s333 architecture + Urbanism, Sergison Bates architects, TVK, Witherford Watson Mann, zanderroth architeckten.

Zero Waste Design Guidelines Exhibition
Jun 14-Sep 01
The Center for Architecture will host an exhibition curated by journalist Andrew Blum that will look beyond the guidelines and explore the challenges and opportunities latent during a particular segment of the lifecycle of trash: the brief period between when we release it from our hands and it rolls away on the back of a truck.