Linda completes SEED Training

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Linda completed Social Economic Environmental Design (SEED) Training in Washington, DC with Design Corps. SEED® is a principle-based network of individuals and organizations dedicated to building and supporting a culture of civic responsibility and engagement in the built environment and … Continued

Roma 20-25 at GSAPP – Seminar

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  This seminar will articulate a conversation about how to creatively recombine a city’s productive tensions between the “real” world and “imagined” representations of its spatiality. Paradigmatic exhibitions on architecture and the city, spanning an arc of 35 years until … Continued

Roma 20-25 Workshop – Video Introduction

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Sandro is directing the GSAPP team which will participate in the workshop, “New cycles of life in the metropolis,” which will result in an international exhibition at the MAXXI/Rome in September 2015. The video is the presentation of the GSAPP … Continued

A Stroll, A Fun Palace – Interactive Installation

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This work is a collaboration between Sandro Marpillero and a group of students of the Master of Interactive Arts at the Università Iuav di Venezia, coordinated by Cristina Barbiani. The project is about activating the Swiss Pavilion at the 2014 … Continued

GSAPP Faculty Projects + Publications

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MPA’s model of the Elmhurst Public Library (Queens, NYC), to be completed in six months, is on display at Columbia University in the 400 Level Gallery of Avery Hall, as part of an exhibition of faculty projects and publications. The … Continued

OHNY 2014: MPA Live/Work Loft

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MPA is participating in the 12th Annual Open House New York Weekend on October 12, 2014. For two days every October, OHNY Weekend unlocks the doors to New York’s most important buildings, offering an extraordinary opportunity to experience the city and meet the people … Continued

Lecture: New York City’s Inner Periphery

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In partnership with three Italian Schools of Architecture (Venice, Ancona, Reggio Calabria) and the Parsons School of Design Strategies, Sandro presented the works that MPA have realized in context of the Bloomberg administration’s reshaping of New York City, referencing a … Continued

The Guggenheim’s Architectonic Futurisms

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Italian Futurism 1909–1944: Reconstructing the Universe is a groundbreaking exhibition that endeavors to “convey the spirit of Italian Futurism in all its complexity.” 1 This objective is particularly important in the case of architecture, allowing it to expand its reach beyond the modernist … Continued

The Killer Assessment

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Two Fifth Avenue was featured in the Sunday edition of The New York Times’ Real Estate section: The Killer Assessment MPA was involved in refurbishing the forecourt, lobby, and elevators. The facade is fixed now, but not long ago, bulging … Continued

Green roofs take urban gardening to new heights

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Whitcomb Roof Terrace was featured in the WSJ’s MANSION: Lavish Gardens Sprout Up on Luxury Penthouse Roofs David and Henrie Whitcomb’s vertical garden redeemed a chunk of unusable space on their 2,500-square-foot wraparound terrace in New York’s Greenwich Village. Their … Continued

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