I love the cross-pollination of art and architecture. This exhibition in Santa Barbara is a great example of that. It gives architects a venue to show their work on a more intimate scale.
An exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara highlights today's expanded definition of architectural practice.
Text by: Carren Jao
Edited by: Laura Raskin
Published: 03 Jan 2014, Architectural Record
Co-curated by Kouo and MCASB Executive Director and Chief Curator Miki Garcia, the show aims to expand the definition of what it means to be an architect today. "[Architects] today are invested in research, in theory, in technology, and in hand-built things. It isn’t just this monolithic career," says Garcia. "I don’t think the general public going to MCASB really has that kind of understanding yet. Or maybe they do, but it’s great to have them see architecture in its most progressive forms.” [read more]