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After Zero
A New Mind for an Aging Species
Agitation!
Aid Capital
Alan K. Simpson
Alejandro Zaera Polo
Alex Steffen
Alibi: Kazakhstan
Alibi: Rio de Janeiro
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Andrew Oswald
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Architecture and Justice
Architecture is Merciless
Architecture of Power, Part 2
Architecture of Power, Part 3
Arianna Huffington
Arjen Oosterman
Ben Katz
Big Leaks
Bjarke Ingels
Bootleg Edition Urban China (C-Lab)
Building in the Wild: The New Prishtina
Catherine Hardwicke
Cesar Millan
Charles Jencks
Chinachunks
Chris Anderson
City of the Dead: A Tragedy in Bronze
C-Lab
Cloudy with a Chance of Certainty
Color and Client
Communicating Content
Computer Screen Architecture
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Content Management
Content-Managing the Urban Landscape
Counterculture
Crisis in Crisis
David Greene
Design for the Apocalypse
Donor Hall
Elizabeth Diller
Episodes in the Refusal of Work
Faculties for Architecture
Fifty Percent: In Defense of Public Relations
Forms of Content
François Roche
Fred Turner
George Elvin
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Haze
Hedged Ambition
Hernan Diaz-Alonso

 

Ideas for New York City
Imagining Recovery
Iñaki Ábalos
International Style Heritage
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Jeffrey Inaba
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Julien De Smedt
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Kanan Makiya
Karim Rashid
Kazakhstan All Over Again
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Lars Müller
Learning from Venice
Leon Krier
Lewis H. Lapham
Life of the Party
Lost in Space
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Mark Wigley
McKenzie Wark
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Monster in a Box: The Sucker Car/Jim Hall
Move that Building
Mutations of Fame
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Nicholas Lemann
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Niemeyer For Sale
Of Comets and Ruin
Obsession
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Philippe Parreno
Power in Color
Rachel Maddow
Renaissance of the Ruins
Réne Daalder
Retroactive Invitations
Richard Doyle
Richard Holbrooke
Richard Prince
Robert A.M. Stern
Roger Dean
Rogue States of Mind
Sectarian Segregation, Belfast
Seeds of Paranoia
Shrink to Fit
Sim Van der Ryn
Space in Crisis
Steven Mizrach
Stewart Brand
Storytelling
Studio-X
Style Sheet
Systems Gone Wild
The Architecture of Content Management
The Compromise House
The Journalistic Method
The Knowledge
The Politics of the Envelope
The Senior Moment
The Strange Condition of Contemporary Content-Crisis
The Urban Conspiracy
Tomorrow's Faces, Today's Ambition
Tonal Ambition
Tony Chakar
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Volume Magazine
Watergate, Again
Weather Patterns
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World Heritage: Oryx or Goat?
World of Giving
Yoko Ono
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NEWS & EVENTS
May 6, 2014
Event at the AA: Episodes in Pipes and Architecture
C-Lab's Jeffrey Inaba will be engaging in a public discussion with Liam Young at the AA in London tomorrow evening. The talk will explore themes from the recent C-Lab-edited issue of Volume, Is This Not a Pipe? Wednesday, May 7, 6pm, at the Lecture Hall of the Architectural Association, Bedford Square, London.
More information here

 
January 10, 2014
Upcoming Event: Is This Not a Pipe?
C-Lab's Jeffrey Inaba and Benedict Clouette will be joined by MOS's Hilary Sample, Arup's Mahadev Raman, and Bjarke Ingels for a discussion about the effect of mechanical systems on architectural design. Monday, January 27, 6:30pm, Wood Auditorium, Columbia University GSAPP
More information here

 
December 20, 2013
Release of Volume 37: Is This Not A Pipe?
The new 'C-Lab Certified' issue of Volume is available now! C-Lab presents a history of the interactions between mechanical systems, environmental conditioning, and architectural design, as well as interviews and essays by contemporary practitioners and thinkers, including Mark Wigley, Kiel Moe, David Gissen, Neil Denari, Matthias Schuler, Mahadev Raman, Andres Jaque, Phil Bernstein, Juan Herreros, Bjarke Ingels, Philippe Rahm, and MOS.
More information here

 
May 8, 2013
C-Lab Awarded LA 2050 grant with partners Community Health Councils and 596 Acres
LA Open Acres, a partnership between LA's Community Health Councils, C-Lab, and the 596 Acres Project, was announced today as a winner of the LA2050 Challenge. We are honored to be selected and are thrilled to be working with such great partners. Many thanks to those who voted and to the Goldhirsh Foundation for recognizing us. We're excited to get to work on this important project, which will create an online database of vacant lots in LA, and facilitate the transformation of the city’s thousands of acres of vacant and underutilized land into vibrant, green, community-oriented public spaces. 
More information here

 
May 8, 2013
Extreme Cities Exhibition Launch
Please join us for the public launch of GSAPP's Extreme Cities Laboratory at Studio-X NYC (180 Varick St, 16th floor) on Friday, May 10th at 6:30pm. There will be a panel discussion with Jeffrey Inaba, David King, Kazys Varnelis, Benedict Clouette, Leigha Dennis, Neil Donnelly, and James Graham. More information here
 
April 13, 2013
Please vote for LA Open Acres!
C-Lab's proposal, in partnership with LA's Community Health Councils and the 596 Acres Project, is entered in the LA2050 Challenge. The project will create a publicly accessible database of vacant land in LA, and allow users to connect with their neighbors to find vacant lots and organize for access for community uses. Vote here to help the project make the shortlist!
 
February 18, 2013
INABA's Skylight nominated for Architizer A+ Award
Jeffrey Inaba's project Skylight is a finalist in the A+ Awards. Check out the finalists and vote for your favorite here.
 
December 18, 2012
Adaptation: Architecture, Technology and the City
Adaptation, a new book by Jeffrey Inaba's architectural consultancy INABA in collaboration with FREE, was launched on December 12, 2012 at the Guggenheim in New York. Bringing together a host of interviews, contributions, and art works, the book is a preliminary study of digital technology in the built environment. More information here.
 
October 2, 2012
Volume #33: Interiors
Volume goes inside! Includes special insert on Playboy Architecture edited by Beatriz Colomina. Read an excerpt and find instructions to buy  here.
 
September 15, 2012
Experiments in Motion Exhibition
An exhibition culminating a year long collaborative research initiative between GSAPP and Audi of America was on display at the Essex Street Warehouse in New York City September 15-24. See more about EiM, including contributions by C-Lab and Jeffrey Inaba, on the EiM blog. Curated by Therrien Barley.
 
July 18, 2012
Volume #32: Centers Adrift
Volume examines rising challenges to centrality and asks: Are you in, or are you out? Includes New Order catalogue, edited by Rory Hyde and Katja Novitskova. Read an excerpt and find instructions to buy here.
 
June 13, 2012
The Senior Moment
Please join C-Lab and panelists from the fields of architecture, policy, and public health on Wed 13 June from 5:45-9pm at Studio-X NYC for a symposium on aging and the city, followed by a reception. See the link for details.
 
April 23, 2012
The Future of the City
Jeffrey Inaba will participate in a panel discussion at the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs starting at 6:30pm. Details and registration link here.
 
March 2, 2012
Emerging Voices
Jeffrey Inaba will deliver a lecture on his work as part of the Architectural League's 'Emerging Voices' series, now in its 30th year. The lecture will take place at 7pm on 2 March 2012, in the Rose Auditorium at The Cooper Union.
 
March 1, 2012
Public Movement: SALON 1
Jeffrey Inaba will be presenting a C-Lab proposal for 'Re-branding Park51' at the New Museum Theater, 7pm on Thursday, 1 March 2012.
 
February 17, 2012
Volume #30: Privatize!
Volume takes a look at growing privatization and presents options for addressing collective needs through private initiatives. With special insert: Trust Design part four – Public Private. Read more and find instructions to buy here.
 
January 30, 2012
Experiments in Motion Roundtable
Jeffrey Inaba introduced Architecture After the Street, one of three graduate-level Experiments in Motion design studios, as part of an exciting evening of conversation on the topic of motion at Audi of America’s Midtown Manhattan showroom. Also making an appearance was C-Lab’s modular EiM table, reconfigured for roundtable discussion on Audi’s spinning turntable. See excerpts from the evening here. Video by Therrien Barley.
 
December 13, 2011
Volume 29 in NYC
Join Mark Wigley, Jeffrey Inaba, C-LAB, and guests at Project No. 8 (Ace Hotel location) on Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011, from 7-9pm for holiday cheer and urban conspiracy.
 
November 30, 2011
Art Basel Miami Beach
Join Jeffrey Inaba and guests at Printed Matter on Friday, 2 Dec 2011, from 5-7pm at the Miami Beach Convention Center to celebrate the launch of Volume 29: 'The Urban Conspiracy'.
 
November 29, 2011
The Urban Conspiracy
Volume 29 uncovers a plot by the aging to transform the public space of the city.
 
November 11, 2011
Forms of Content
C-Lab 2005-2011 exhibition and publication at Yoshioka Library, Tokyo.
 
November 7, 2011
Experiments in Motion Launch Dinner
C-Lab has designed a flip book and modular table for the launch event of Experiments in Motion, a new research initiative by GSAPP in partnership with Audi of America. See an introduction to the program and the dinner in motion here. Video by Therrien Barley.
 
September 8, 2011
Jeffrey Inaba Talks
C-Lab director Jeffrey Inaba will be giving a series of lectures in the coming weeks. Sept 20: Aarhus School of Architecture, Aarhus; Sept 21: KTH School of Architecture, Stockholm; Sept 23: Norwegian Architecture Association Conference, Oslo; Sept 24: Trajectories in Architectural Education, Oslo; Sept 27: UIA Conference, Tokyo; Sept 28: C-Lab at Chengdu Architecture Biennale Opening, Chengdu; Sept 30: C-Lab Exhibition at Yoshioka Library and panel discussion with Inaba and Atelier Bow Wow; Oct 7: University of Michigan Power Conference, Ann Arbor.
 
June 14, 2011
Spacesuit
Join Nicholas de Monchaux at 7pm at Studio-X for a discussion of his new book, Spacesuit: Fashioning Apollo, hosted by C-Lab. Reception to follow.
 
May 18, 2011
Festival of Ideas
Check out event coverage of the Festival of Ideas for the New City from the New York Daily News and Domus.
 
April 4, 2011
Festival of Ideas
The New Museum launches the Festival of Ideas for the New City, May 4-8, 2011. As a core partner, C-Lab is curating the Festival's blog and designing a family of street furniture for the StreetFest. Be sure to follow our blog contributions here.
 
March 7, 2011
Variations on a Table
GOOD Magazine features C-Lab's Hayes Valley Farm table with commentary on the dining series by Jeffrey Inaba.
 
February 19, 2011
Thinking Big: Diagrams, Mediascapes and Megastructures

Jeffrey Inaba presents, "Lost in Space," at a Yale SOA symposium on the work of Kevin Roche.
 
January 18, 2011
A Tale of Two Systems
C-lab's ongoing table series with One Pot and Design Compendium continues with a table for 120 guests at Donna Karan's Urban Zen Foundation. Photos coming soon.
 
January 12, 2011
Huffington Post
C-Lab and Jeffrey Inaba are now on the Huffington Post. See the first post of our series, "How Smart Are Public-Private Partnerships?"
 

January 12, 2011
Counterculture in London

"The Architecture of Failure," a conversation between Mark Wigley and Brett Steele, moderated by Shumon Basar. January 13, 2011.

"Counterculture," Volume 24 roundtable discussion with Jeffrey Inaba, Mark Wigley, Charles Holland, Peter Crump, Graham Caine, David Greene and more. Moderated by Brett Steele. January 14, 2011.

 
January 5, 2011
New City Reader
C-Lab Weather section out now.
 
November 18, 2010
Twitter!
C-Lab is now sharing our musings on Twitter. Follow our tweets at C_Lab.
 
November 4, 2010
CITIES
A panel discussion on cities moderated by Mark Wigley with Lewis H. Lapham, Robert Krulwich, Andrew Dolkart and Jeffrey Inaba.
Tuesday, November 9, 6:30pm
92Y Tribeca
200 Hudson Street
New York NY 10013
 
October 5, 2010
The Last Newspaper Opening
New Museum
235 Bowery
New York NY 10002
 
September 24, 2010
Volume 24: Counterculture?
Launch Party

A panel discussion on counterculture with Richard Doyle, Mark Wigley, Richard Flood and Jeffrey Inaba.
Thursday, September 30, 7pm
New Museum
235 Bowery
New York NY 10002
 

August 28, 2010
Renaissance of the Ruins
Volume editors convene in Venice to discuss the newly launched issue of the magazine and the site of the event, the Dutch Pavilion.

 
July 20, 2010
Volume 24: Counterculture?
Wrap Party

Please join us this evening to celebrate the completion of the latest C-Lab issue of Volume Magazine.
Tuesday, July 20th, 7pm
Studio-X
180 Varick Street
Suite 1610
New York NY
 
November 3, 2009
Book Launch:
World of Giving by
Jeffrey Inaba and C-Lab

November 12, 6:30pm
New Museum
RSVP: dthiem@newmuseum.org