The award winning architecture firm Allied Works Architecture has just released their much anticipated first book entitled Allied Works Architecture Brad Cloepfil: Occupation. The book is an in-depth exploration of the buildings and ideas of Allied Works, as well as a forum for conversations that consider the role of creative practice.
Brad Cloepfil, founding partner of Allied Works Architecture, will discuss the firm’s new book at the Ace Hotel New York (you can see more about the hotel’s design here) this evening from 8pm to Midnight. Allied Works Architecture has created a special installation “Forest in the Trees” in the gallery at Ace New York to accompany the book release that will run until the 28th of April. Please RSVP to ExPac at email@example.com.
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Allied Works Architecture Brad Cloepfil: Occupation includes:
· Introduction and essays by Brad Cloepfil.
· Conversations with various makers and thinkers discussing the forces that drive their endeavors. Participants include Ann Hamilton, Ben Rubin, Jan Tichelaar, Doug Aitken, Mark Taylor, Doug Reed, and Eric Sanderson.
· A review of Allied Works’ first projects, including Maryhill Overlook, Wieden + Kennedy, Sun Valley Residence and Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis.
· Site and context photography by Victoria Sambunaris.
· Overview of many of the firm’s significant completed works, including Dutchess County Guest House, Booker T. Washington High School for Performing and Visual Arts, University of Michigan Museum of Art, Seattle Art Museum and Museum of Art and Design.
· Essays by Kenneth Frampton and Sandy Isenstadt.
· A presentation of new and current projects, including Clyfford Still Museum, National Music Centre of Canada and Musée National des Beaux-Arts du Québec.
· Complete bibliography and catalogue raisoneé of Allied Works’ projects to date.