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Exhibition: COLD War COOL Digital

Exhibition: COLD War COOL Digital

| On 17, Feb 2013

COLD War COOL Digital

When: Monday, February 18, 2013 06:15 pm

Where: Pratt Institute School of Architecture /61 St. James Place Higgins Hall Brooklyn, New York

The exhibit will take place in the Hazel and Robert Siegel Gallery at Higgins Hall (61 St. James Place).

Cold war Cool digital: variable, pre-constructed, consequential is an exhibition and symposium at the Pratt Institute School of Architecture in New York City. The exhibition presents rapid-prototyped models of modernist, pre-fabricated and globally distributed, Cold War era housing systems—approximately 190 million apartments were built using these prototypes. The exhibition and symposium will explore technical, as well as aesthetic and political, aspects of prototyping and pre-construction in architecture, including presentations by architects involved in advanced composite design research and skyscraper assemblies.

Exhibition by: Pedro Ignacio Alonso (Professor, Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago and the Architectural Association, London) and Hugo Palmarola Sagredo (PhD Student, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México).

Curated by: Catherine Ingraham

Sponsors: 3D Systems Corporation, Pratt Institute School of Architecture, the Universidad Catolica de Chile, the Chilean Arts and Culture Council (CNCA), and the Architectural Association.