Material and immaterial works sent to Euromuseums

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Yeadon Space Agency

YEADON SPACE AGENCY is delighted to announce that a couple of its works will be on exhibit this fall at the Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung in Berlin and the TextielMuseum in The Netherlands. A new smart material textile that emits light will be shipped to the TextielMuseum for the Building with Textiles exhibition (09/27/14 – 01/25/15). Meanwhile, the Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung will receive a digital animation for their upcoming Sensing the Future show (10/08/14 – 01/02/15).

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Talk at MEx: Urban Revitalization in France and in the US : Lessons to Share ?

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Please join us on Thursday, May 22nd at 7pm for a talk with Céline Gipoulon.

She will speak about recent urban history in France and present how neighborhoods revitalization and affordable housing are apprehended there. She will also discuss the first outcomes of her comparative research dedicated to bottom-ups initiatives in American cities.

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Céline, a former project manager for the French National Agency for Urban Regeneration, is presently a German Marshall Fund Fellow.

She is studying strategies for urban revitalization in three areas of the Rust Belt Cities in the US, and she focus especially on community-based organizations and public-private partnerships. Over a six-month period, she will have explored the Old North neighborhood in St. Louis, University Circle in Cleveland, and East Liberty in Pittsburgh.

May, 22, 2014 at 7pm

at the Metropolitan Exchange

33 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn,

6th Floor

Talk at MEx: HOUSING PLUS with Verena von Beckerath and Tim Heide

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Please join us  on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 7pm at the Metropolitan Exhcange for a talk by Berlin-based architects Verena von Beckerath and Tim Heide. Tim and Verena will discuss their recent projects for multi-family housing in Berlin and the frequently used model of “Baugruppen” – collectives formed to develop housing without a developer.
STUDIO_AA_DSC1778_webImage: Studio at FLOTTWELL ZWEI, photo: Andrew Alberts

Tim Heide and Verena von Beckerath, of Berlin-based firm HEIDE & VON BECKERATH are concerned with space as a challenge for projects in different fields and scales. The design process leads to an ongoing research involving architecture and society, sustainability, and technology. Applying both conceptual and rational thinking, projects are informed by structural and formal clarity. Their work covers urban design, architectural projects, interior design, and conceptual studies. In treating every project in its formal, cultural, and intellectual dimensions as a whole, the studio collaborates with other architects and specialists where appropriate. Their work is widely and internationally exhibited and published and has received numerous prestigious awards.

 

March 18, 2014 at 7pm

at the Metropolitan Exchange

33 Flatbush Avenue, Brooklyn,

6th Floor

 

Growing Things In NYC

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The Color Machine

The Color Machine

Just before the holidays, MEx members The Color Machine were honored to make a couple of short films for The Rockefeller Foundation. One film featured Bette Midler’s environmental work in New York City. She does some amazing things.

The other film looks at Ian Marvy, a pioneer in using urban agriculture to develop social programs for young people. Inspiring folks.

 

The Color Machine

The Color Machine