Architecture

Visiting the Intersection of Hardcore Punk and Architecture at ABC No Rio

Posted May 23, 2016 at 10:21 am

Before the interwebs and before PayPal, if you wanted to hear an underground band or read a fanzine about them, you did it the old-fashioned way: sending an envelope with a check or cash to the band’s address. More often than not, the address on that envelope was the home of one of the band […]

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Pike Loop Installation Removed

Posted September 20, 2010 at 6:12 am

It took a double-take before we finally realized what happened.  Walking down the Allen Street Mall near Division, the decrepit space was somehow different.  Lacking a certain something that, for the moment, we couldn’t place.  Then, the proverbial light bulb – the Pike Loop installation was quietly removed.

New Museum Architects Win Pritzker Architecture Prize

Posted May 27, 2010 at 6:17 am

The Pritzker Architecture Prize is often considered the Nobel in the field of architecture.  It’s awarded annually to one “living artist,” and consists of $100,000 cash and a bronze medallion.  This year’s winner is the Japanese design duo behind the New Museum on the Bowery, Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa.

Pike Loop Installation Extended

Last modified July 20, 2015 at 5:32 pm

Fans of the Pike Loop installation on Pike Steeet can rest easy today. Contrary to information on the website for the Storefront for Art & Architecture, the exhibit will not end this month. In fact, positive feedback from the community was allegedly overwhelming, and the Department of Transportation decided to extend its residency until the […]

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Pike Loop Exhibit is Complete

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:19 am

Not too long ago, the robotic arm of “R-O-B” finished laying brick for the Pike Loop installation down on Pike Street.  The completed exhibit, sponsored by the Storefront for Art and Architecture, will be on display until January 5.  Stop by for a looksy!

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Pike Loop Robotic Arm

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 2:19 am

An industrial sized robotic arm has recently taken up residency in the pedestrian island on Pike Street between Division and East Broadway.  Code named “R-O-B,” the high-tech human-operated machine is part of the Pike Loop installation sponsored by the Storefront for Art and Architecture.  We stopped by yesterday to scope the progress, and there’s already […]

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