Posts tagged ‘The Buell Hypothesis’
Foreclosed: Rewriting the Script

Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream is a collaboration between MoMA and Columbia University’s Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture. Jointly conceived and curated by Barry Bergdoll, MoMA’s Chief Curator of Architecture and Design, and Reinhold Martin, Director, the Buell Center, the workshop and exhibition will examine new architectural possibilities for American cities and suburbs in the context of the recent foreclosure crisis.

Foreclosed: Rehousing the American Dream

Foreclosed orientation panel discussion at MoMA PS1, with team leaders, moderated by Harry Cobb, May 7, 2011. Photo: Brett W. Messenger. © 2011 The Museum of Modern Art

You can’t drive very far in most American cities before you see the effects of the foreclosure crisis. Recent foreclosure statistics reflect a landscape of individual stories of crisis. Collectively, these narratives have influence that extends far beyond those most affected.