MIT architecture professor represents the US at the Venice Biennale

MIT architecture professor Ana Miljacki, along with two other women, is representing the US at the Venice Biennale of Architecture. “The focus of the project is on the office itself – the space of the office and its organizational intelligence,” says Prof. Miljacki on the blog Architects and Artisans. The article describes the project:

In the five-room, neoclassical pavilion, they’ve created a library that surveys the prominent American architects who exported design around the world from 1914 to the present.  Documenting the work of 120 firms, they’ve assembled hundreds of booklets and models, and made them available on walls throughout the pavilion. Continue reading

If you’re interested in Prof. Miljacki’s teachings, you can visit her course Precedents in Critical Practice on OCW. This course provides students with the opportunity to develop a map of contemporary architectural practice and discourse.

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