Architizer is looking forward to hearing what Diller Scofidio + Renfro has to say about MoMA’s expansion and the death of the American Folk Art Museum at tonight’s open panel! Thanks to Arch League for organizing this much needed forum.

Architizer is looking forward to hearing what Diller Scofidio + Renfro has to say about MoMA’s expansion and the death of the American Folk Art Museum at tonight’s open panel! Thanks to Arch League for organizing this much needed forum.

(Source: archiveofaffinities)

Embattled Architecture: At-Risk Sites Caught In The Syrian Civil War Embattled Architecture: At-Risk Sites Caught In The Syrian Civil War Embattled Architecture: At-Risk Sites Caught In The Syrian Civil War
Check out this restaurant made out of doors! Check out this restaurant made out of doors! Check out this restaurant made out of doors! Check out this restaurant made out of doors!
Mies van der Rohe’s Villa Tugendhat (1930), restored. Mies van der Rohe’s Villa Tugendhat (1930), restored. Mies van der Rohe’s Villa Tugendhat (1930), restored. Mies van der Rohe’s Villa Tugendhat (1930), restored.
Spanish artists Patricia Gómez and Maria Jesus González use freso removal techniques developed for art preservation to make life-sized prints of crumbling architectural interiors. Spanish artists Patricia Gómez and Maria Jesus González use freso removal techniques developed for art preservation to make life-sized prints of crumbling architectural interiors.
"Saving Food from the Fridge," a series of analog food preservation appliances by Jihyun Ryou. "Saving Food from the Fridge," a series of analog food preservation appliances by Jihyun Ryou.
Philadelphia community rallies to save this crumbling church designed by Frank Furness. Philadelphia community rallies to save this crumbling church designed by Frank Furness. Philadelphia community rallies to save this crumbling church designed by Frank Furness. Philadelphia community rallies to save this crumbling church designed by Frank Furness.
The apocalyptic architecture of seedbanks The apocalyptic architecture of seedbanks
Architecture of the apocalypse: global seedbanks
Faceted facade, punched triangles, and a “poetic” preservation in the vein of Herzog & De Meuron’s fellow Madrid project: the ABC Center by  Aranguren + Gallegos Arquitectos has got it goin’ on.

Faceted facade, punched triangles, and a “poetic” preservation in the vein of Herzog & De Meuron’s fellow Madrid project: the ABC Center by  Aranguren + Gallegos Arquitectos has got it goin’ on.

abitlate:

Took this on West 43rd Street today. Manufacturers Hanover is being denuded. If you want to know why this makes me so sad, read this (Ada Louise Huxtable) or this (me).
And Rem Koolhaas thinks preservation is ruining cities!

With the apparent exception of: 
“This phenomenon is coupled with another disturbing trend: the selective demolition of the most socially ambitious architecture of the 1960s and ’70s — the last period when architects were able to do large-scale public work — which has been condemned as a monstrous expression of Modernism.”

abitlate:

Took this on West 43rd Street today. Manufacturers Hanover is being denuded. If you want to know why this makes me so sad, read this (Ada Louise Huxtable) or this (me).

And Rem Koolhaas thinks preservation is ruining cities!

With the apparent exception of: 

This phenomenon is coupled with another disturbing trend: the selective demolition of the most socially ambitious architecture of the 1960s and ’70s — the last period when architects were able to do large-scale public work — which has been condemned as a monstrous expression of Modernism.”