The Month Ahead: Snarkitecture Builds a Giant Ball Pit + A Futuristic Water Filter at MoMA PS1
Jun 30, 2015 1:05pm
Our Month Ahead series rounds up noteworthy shows, news, and other happenings in the design and architecture communities.
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The 16th edition of MoMA PS1’s Young Architects Program debuted at the end of June. Through September 7th, you can see COSMO, an exuberant prototype for filtering and purifying water created by Andres Jacque / Office for Political Innovation.
In another recently unveiled exhibition, Portuguese artist and designer
“Object Project: Everyday Things that Changed Everything” will help inaugurate the National Museum of American History’s brand-new Innovation Wing on July 1st. The exhibition is divided into four sections—Bicycles, Refrigerators, Ready-to-Wear Clothes, and Household Hits—each inviting physical participation from visitors.
On July 15th and 16th, designers, scientists, writers, curators and scholars from across the globe will gather at “Knotty Objects,” the first MIT Media Lab Design Summit, to discuss four objects—the brick, bitcoin, steak, and phone—as lenses through which to examine the transdisciplinary nature of contemporary design. This first summit, jumpstarted by Joi Ito and curated by Paola Antonelli, Neri Oxman, and Kevin Slavin, will also be an occasion to present the first annual MIT Media Lab Award to the legendary