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Fast Trash: the exhibition on pneumatic garbage systems now online

Fast Trash, the 2010 exhibition on the history and future of Roosevelt Island’s pneumatic garbage system is now on the web. Fast Trash asks what a community built around progressive policies and technologies can teach us about how we choose our infrastructure. In the 1970′s Roosevelt Island was fitted with an Automated Vaccuum Collection System [...]

Damian Ortega: Do it Yourself @ the ICA Boston

Damián Ortega is known for taking things apart and putting them back together again. Born in 1967 in Mexico City, Ortega is one of the most prominent artists of the new Mexican generation. This exhibition, the first-ever survey of Ortega’s work, will show the arc of his artistic output with a range of sculpture, installation, [...]

Solar Decathlon ’09

For those not familiar, this Bi-annual event takes place on the National Mall in Washington D.C. amidst the political rallies and museum goers that make our nations capital what it is.  For two weeks in October the Mall becomes a stage for some of the most innovative and promising new technologies in passive, sustainable, and [...]

Visual Acoustics

Narrated by Dustin Hoffman, VISUAL ACOUSTICS celebrates the life and career of Julius Shulman, the world’s greatest architectural photographer, whose images brought modern architecture to the American mainstream. Shulman, who passed away this year, captured the work of nearly every modern and progressive architect since the 1930s including Frank Lloyd Wright, Richard Neutra, John Lautner [...]

Future Complex: by SKRIPT

Our Dear Friend Julian Guzman (AKA Skript) is one of Boston’s finest emerging artists. His work brings elements that quite ordinarily would seem to clash or better yet, deemed “not acceptable” in this town. The combination of his love of architecture and the ‘line’ seems to be at ease with the wild and challenging nature [...]

The Highline open in NYC

Weeds never looked so good. This summer O Z I I O had an opportunity to check out the newly opened Highline Park on New York City’s East Side.  The Highline is an elevated urban park on the ruins of the old freight line that serviced the meat packing district of New York City.  City [...]

Frank O. Gehry “Since 1997″ Exhibition Milan

The first exhibition dedicated to renown architect Frank O. Gehry made its opening yesterday at the Triennale Di Milano Design Museum. Recognized as one of the worlds most influential architects, the Canadian master is most recognized for his creation of the titanium-covered Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao and the Walt Disney Concert Hall in downtown Los [...]

The Third and The Seventh

At first glance, this looks like a stylized video shoot of Louis Kahn’s Library at the Phillips Exeter Academy. Well…in some ways it is, but the real relevance is that this was created using only Computer Generated Graphics. This piece was created by Alex Roman, which isn’t his real name, he was born Jorge Seva, [...]

Futura 2000 Odyssey Two Exhibit

Odyssey Two, runs throughout Art Forum Berlin and highlights 20 years of work by urban art pioneer FUTURA 2000. The show focuses on the dual themes of memory and the past, and the influence these have on an individual’s imagined world. Futura’s obsessions with space and hyper-industrial landscapes grew from his adolescence: a time when [...]

Ellerbe Becket and SHoP Architects will Collaborate on the Design of the Barclays Center

BROOKLYN, NY. Bruce Ratner, the Chairman and CEO of Forest City Ratner Companies (FCRC), the developer of Atlantic Yards in Brooklyn, announced last week that the award-winning architectural firms Ellerbe Becket and SHoP Architects will collaborate on the design of the Barclays Center, the new world-class sports and entertainment venue that will serve as the [...]

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  • 14.Dec
  • O Z I I O presents parklets @ Livable Streets
  • This past Tuesday O Z I I O co-founder Justin Viglianti spoke to transportation advocates on the benefits of neighborhood driven street design at the Livable Streets 2nd annual 10in1 series. Justin along with 9 other planning and design professionals presented their recent work to promote safer and more livable streets. The O Z I [...]

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