Thursday, 7 December 2006

'New World Architecture' Exhibition

'New World Architecture' Exhibition

16 Nov 2006 - 22 Dec 2006

The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design, together with The European Centre for Architecture, Art, and Urban Studies and Metropolitan Arts Press Ltd., have organized the first exhibition of 'New World Architecture' as a way in which to honour and celebrate the most outstanding architecture designed and built throughout the world.

'New World Architecture' opens at the Architecture Centre of The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland, 8 Merrion Square, Dublin 2 on 16 November 2006 and continues until 10 January 2007.

The exhibition is curated by Christian K. Narkiewicz-Laine, President of The Chicago Athenaeum, and is co-presented with ABITARE Magazine in Milan.

Over 60 new projects are presented and designed by the world’s most prestigious architecture firms in Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe, and North America. The works were selected and awarded in The Chicago Athenaeum's Awards programs for 2006: The International Architecture Awards and The American Architecture Awards.

Exhibited works include new corporate headquarters, skyscrapers, cultural institutions, schools, sports and transportation facilities, airports, urban planning projects, sacred spaces, and private residences and multi-family housing designed by architects in their countries of origin or abroad for both built and unbuilt projects alike, as of 1 January 2002.

Location: Architecture Centre, RIAI, 8 Merrion Square, Dublin 2.
Dates: 16 November 2006 – 10 January 2007
(RIAI closes from 1pm on 22 December until 9am on 2 January 2007)
Times: 9am – 5pm; Monday to Friday

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