Current landscape and waterfront exhibits
A couple of exciting exhibitions and projects featuring the built and natural environments are currently underway at the MoMA and P.S.1. The MoMA exhibition, “In Situ: Architecture and Landscape”, opened last April and will be running through February 22nd. A small but succinct show, it’s worth visiting.
P.S.1′s recent program “Rising Currents: Projects for New York’s Waterfront” included a studio residency for Architecture Research Office (ARO), which developed designs for “adaptive ‘soft’ infrastructures” to address rising tidewaters in New York and New Jersey, taking into account the needs of both the metropolis and the coastline ecology. An exhibit of models, drawings and analytical materials produced during the residency will be opening at the MoMA March 24th. In the meantime, the Rising Currents Blog continues to offer interesting reflections on the intersections of urban and hydrological systems.