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Foreclosed: Re-examining Possibilities

As we prepare for the closing and de-installation of Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream next week, I’ve had the opportunity to reflect further on the underpinnings of the project and its implications at both the national and local levels. Read more

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Foreclosed: An Urbanist Reflects on Nature-City

The Museum of Modern Art and The Buell Center invited a series of team participants and observers who attended workshops for MoMA’s exhibition Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream to reflect on the project. Here are thoughts from James Lima, a member of WORKac’s team. Read more

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MoMA at Rio+20: Museum as Design Laboratory

Installation view of Museum as Design Laboratory: MoMA and the Art of Advocacy at Rio Centro Conference Centre, Pavilion One, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Photograph by Leo Finotti. © 2012 The Museum of Modern Art


By now nearly everyone concerned is frustrated by the lack of concrete outcomes at the United Nations’ Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development—and the lack of firm resolve on the part of most of the participating national governments. Read more

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A View from Temple Terrace

The Museum of Modern Art and The Buell Center invited a series of team participants and observers who attended workshops for MoMA’s exhibition Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream to reflect on the project. Here are thoughts from Nadine Maleh, a member of Visible Weather’s team. Read more

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Inviting Consultants to the Design Table

The Museum of Modern Art and The Buell Center invited a series of team participants and observers who attended workshops for MoMA’s exhibition Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream—which opens in February—to reflect on the project. Here are thoughts from Zak Kostura Read more

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Foreclosed: The Role of the Team in the Design Process

The Museum of Modern Art and The Buell Center invited a series of team participants and observers who attended workshops for MoMA’s exhibition Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream, which opens in February, to reflect on the project. Here are thoughts from the Urban Ecology and Design Laboratory (UEDLAB) and its director, Alexander Felson, a member of Andrew Zago’s team.

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Foreclosed: Reverse Engineering

MoMA and The Buell Center invited a series of team participants and observers who attended workshops for The Museum of Modern Art’s exhibition Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream, which opens in February, to reflect on the project. Here are thoughts from Jesse Keenan, a member of Michael Bell and Eunjeong Seong’s team. Read more

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Foreclosed: Thoughts on Cicero and Collaboration with Jeanne Gang

MoMA and The Buell Center invited a series of team participants and observers who attended workshops for The Museum of Modern Art’s exhibition Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream, which opens in February, to reflect on the project. Here are thoughts from Theaster Gates, Jr., a member of the Jeanne Gang’s team. Read more

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Foreclosed: Buying into the “American Dream”

MoMA and The Buell Center invited a series of team participants and observers who attended workshops for The Museum of Modern Art’s exhibition Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream, which opens in February, to reflect on the project. Here are thoughts from journalist Alex Ulam. Read more

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Foreclosed: MoMA Takes on Suburbia

The severe effects of the current economic crisis on suburbs across America make it more urgent than ever to rethink the designs of our suburban landscapes. Disconnected single-family homes requiring private automobile transport seem to form a less and less viable pattern of settlement. Read more