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Architectural Pavilions: Experiments and Artifacts

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Panel discussion with the Curator and Artists of "Architectural Pavilions: Experiments and Artifacts"

"Architectural Pavilions: Experiments and Artifacts" presents digital and handmade architectural pavilions by Bay Area, national and international architects. The work included in the exhibition transforms the Museum of Craft and Design into an immersive architectural environment, demonstrating a range of projects from small-scale models to full-scale installations.

Join us for a panel discussion with curator Mariah Neilson and participating studios: Carmody Groarke (London); Do/Su Studio Architecture (Los Angeles); IwamotoScott (San Francisco); Jay Nelson (San Francisco); Materials & Applications (Los Angeles); SITU Studio (New York); Warren Techentin Architecture (Los Angeles).

The content included in the exhibition is diverse - material samples, drawings, films, models, mock-ups, and full-scale installations reflect the broad range of techniques that architects employ to build pavilions at variant scales. Whether generated by the computer or by hand, these assemblages offer insight into the contemporary and forward-thinking processes of making architecture today. "Pavilions," as described by London-based practice Carmody Groarke, "are not defined by the conventional characteristics of building, that of shelter or utility, but instead offer architects the opportunity to speculate about architecture and urbanism in precise and conceptual ways."



HOSTED BY: Museum of Craft and Design

The Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) develops and presents engaging exhibitions and educational programs that explore and define the role of craft and design in our dynamically changing global culture, encouraging our audience to see the world differently.

MCD is San Francisco's is devoted exclusively to modern and contemporary craft and design. Founded in 2004, the MCD showcases designers, makers and artists through an exciting and distinctive series of craft and design-focused exhibitions and public programs. As a non-collecting institution, the museum actively collaborates with artists, designers, museums and universities, as well as design venues and practitioners to create inspirational experiences in the world of craft and design for visitors of all ages.





Event Type : Panel

Event Focus : Architecture, Urban Planning + Design

REFUND POLICY : We do not offer refunds. If event is sold out, we might be able to give your spot to someone on the waitlist.


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