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2017-10-02 18:00:002017-10-02 20:00:00America/New_YorkScaffolding Exhibition OpeningPlease join us for the opening of Scaffolding! Scaffolding i
Center for Architecture 536 LaGuardia Place New York NY 10012
Scaffolding is an exhibition that examines the history and extraordinary potential of scaffolding as a kit-of-parts technology to provide novel forms of inhabitation and access. Of particular interest to our local New York City audience – there are an estimated 280 miles of scaffolding occupying New York City at any given time – scaffolding is a flexible and accessible system hiding in plain sight. Through an installation of actual scaffolding designed by OMA’s Shohei Shigematsu, Scaffolding will reimagine the architectural space of the Center for Architecture, giving the visitor a new appreciation of scaffolding and its transformative potential.
Exhibition Curator: Greg Barton Exhibition Designer: OMA Exhibition Graphics: MTWTF
Scaffolding: A Framework for Social Engagement
Saturday, October 7, 1:00-6:00 PM
Theatrical Scaffolding: A Flexible Stage
Thursday, November 9, 6:00-8:00 PM
Responsive Scaffolding: Emergency Relief
Monday, December 4, 6:00-8:00 PM
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Scaffolding is supported in part by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Scaffolding is supported in part by a grant from the Graham Foundation.
Scaffolding is made possible in part by the 2017 AIA New York President’s Circle:
Amy Smith & John Berylson Charitable Foundation; FXFOWLE; Langan; New York University; Pei Cobb Freed & Partners Architects; Robert A.M. Stern Architects; Sciame; Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP; Zetlin & DeChiara
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