Faculty Participate in Design Exhibition Exploring Responses to Environmental Extremes


Professor Alejandro Zaera-Polo and Assistant Professors Forrest Meggers and V. Mitch McEwen have been selected to participate in COLLAPSE: CLIMATE, CITIES & CULTURE, an exhibition focusing on the design community’s response to environmental extremes using architectural models, design prototypes, drawings, and videos to propose future scenarios to improve the health and well-­being of our planet and all its occupants. The exhibition was conceived by Global Design NYU and runs from June 12th through June 29th in the Gallatin Galleries (1 Washington Place, New York, NY).

Other contributiors include AGENCY, Alexander Felson, Anna Bokov, Anna Dyson, Archi-­‐Tectonics, Axel Kilian, Carl Skelton, DESIGN EARTH, Experimental Architecture Group, Fernanda Canales, Ghiora Aharoni Design Studio, Harrison Atelier, Jenny Sabin Studio, Julia Watson Studio REDE, Louise Harpman__PROJECTS, Maider Llaguno-­‐Munitxa, Mark Foster Gage Architects, Mark Shepard and Moritz Stefaner, MASS Design Group, Mathur/Da Cunha, Mitchell Joachim, NADAAA, nea Studio, Nurhan Gokturk, Patrick Nash, Peder Anker, pneumastudio/Cathryn Dwyre + Chris Perry, Rhett Russo, SITE @ Princeton University, SO-­‐IL, Terreform ONE, WXY, and Young & Ayata. 

Gallery hours are Monday to Thursday from 10:00 am-5:00 pm and Fridays from 10:00 am-­3:00 pm. The Galleries are closed on Saturdays and Sundays. The exhibition is free and open to the public.