may 7, 2010
Milstein Hall Under Construction
Check out progress on Cornell University's new Art Architecture and Planning building!READ MORE
apr 19–24 2010
Come Visit SAFARI 7 Base Camp @ Grand Central Terminal
Vanderbilt Hall / Grand Central Terminal
Mon.-Fri. 10AM-7PM; Sat. 10AM-5PM
apr 12, 2010
Artists find solutions for rising currents
Listen to the interview between Kai Ryssdal and Barry Bergdoll about MoMA Rising Currents exhibition on Marketplace websiteREAD MORE
apr 9, 2010
Mimi Zeiger on Rising Currents
TWO FEET HIGH AND RISING:
ON OPTIMISM. SPECULATION AND OYSTERS
Oyster-tecture featured in Brooklyn Daily Eagle
mar 27, 2010
ARCHITECT DESIGNS UNDERWATER 'CITY OF OYSTERS FOR GOWANUS
By MIKE WEISS
Published: March 26, 2010
...while the digital screens and elaborate models of the other four teams filling the museum’s exhibition hall seemed very ambitious, there was something more down to earth and “do-able” about Orff’s design – reflecting a focus on the main character in her plan, the humble but underappreciated oyster.
“The oyster is an amazing creature,” Orff said.
...On a less-ambitious scale, Orff’s Oyster-Tecture project is something she thinks could actually be built and could start improving water quality and life in Brooklyn immediately.
“My goal is absolutely not conceptual, there’s nothing here that’s off the moon,” she said emphatically. “We could start tomorrow.”
continue reading "Architect Designs Underwater 'City' of Oysters for Gowanus" at BrooklynEagle.com