“Once hailed as the would-be icon of Venezuela's fast paced modernity, El Helicoide's downward spiral sadly represents the collapse of a national dream built on untenable social divisions.”—Celeste Olalquiaga, Director of Proyecto Helicoide and Co-editor of Downward Spiral: El Helicoide's Descent from Mall to Prison on CNN. Read the full article here.
Tom Angotti, co-editor of “Zoned Out! Race, Displacement, and City Planning in New York City” discussed the importance of rallying at the recent protest against the plan to bring a Target to 82nd Street near the Elmhurst-Jackson Heights border in Queens, NY. Read about the rally in the Queens Chronicle article “Community rallies against Target.”
“The Collaborative Achievement Award recognizes the excellence that results when architects work with those from outside the profession to improve the spaces where people live and work.”
Full announcement: www.aia.org/michael-sorkin
Jury: Katie Wilson, AIA (Chair); Mark Chambers; Curtis Fentress, FAIA; Stephanie Herring, Assoc. AIA; Margaret Montgomery, FAIA.
Terreform’s recent publication, Letters to the Leaders of China: Kongjian Yu and the Future of the Chinese City was reviewed by Jared Green on the American Society of Landscape Architect’s blog “The Dirt.” Read the full article here.
Terreform co-director Deen Sharp will be presenting two panels at this year’s Middle East Studies Association Annual Meeting.
November 15-18, 2018
Grand Hyatt San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas
”Ways of Knowing: Situated and Relational Geographies of the Middle East and North Africa, Part II.” Friday, 11/16/18 11:00am
”Roundtable-A Global Middle East and the Search for a Core.” Saturday, 11/17/18 8:30am
Terreform co-director Deen Sharp has been awarded a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2018-2019).
Join Deen on 10/22 for his lecture, Lebanon and the Fog of Reconstruction: Between the Future and Survival, as part of the Fall 2018 AKPIA lecture series.