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03.24.14: Anna Harris & Thomas Fuller

The Night-Side of Hospitals
Inside a Melbourne hospital, ethnographer Anna Harris and photographer Thomas Fuller trace the blurry line between public and private spaces occupied by migrant doctors on the fringes of the medical system.
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02.18.14: Sasha Bezzubov & Aaron Rothman

Landscape Forensics
On Places, photographs by Sasha Bezzubov examine invisible phenomena underlying contemporary landscapes, including climate change and politically disputed claims on land and resources.
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02.03.14: Marc Wilson & Patrick Sykes

The Last Stand
On Places, Patrick Sykes discusses a series of photographs by Marc Wilson documenting the remains of coastal fortifications that lined Northern Europe during the Second World War.
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01.27.14: Joseph Redwood-Martinez

A Necessary Incompleteness
On Places, Joseph Redwood-Martinez shares photographs and anecdotes from a research project investigating examples of incomplete architecture around the world.
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12.18.13: Bernheimer Architecture with Kate Bernheimer

Fairy Tale Architecture: The Juniper Tree
On Places, a design by Bernheimer Architecture for the Grimm Brothers’ “The Juniper Tree,” the tenth in our ongoing series of architectural fairy tales.
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12.17.13: studio SUMO with Kate Bernheimer & Andrew Bernheimer

Fairy Tale Architecture: Why the Sun and Moon Live in the Sky
On Places, a design by studio SUMO for the Nigerian folk tale “Why the Sun and Moon Live in the Sky,” the ninth in our ongoing series of architectural fairy tales.
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12.16.13: Rice+Lipka with Kate Bernheimer & Andrew Bernheimer

Fairy Tale Architecture: The Library of Babel
On Places, a design by Rice+Lipka for the Jorge Luis Borges story “The Library of Babel,” the eighth in our ongoing series of architectural fairy tales.
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12.09.13: André Giesemann & Aaron Rothman

Life of the Party
On Places, two related projects by photographer André Giesemann focus on how architectural space is defined by use and activation.
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12.05.13: Mitch Epstein & Eric William Carroll

American Power: Live
On Places, an interview with photographer Mitch Epstein after a theatrical performance at the Walker Art Center that paired cello music by Erik Friedlander with images from Epstein’s series American Power.
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11.25.13: Peter Bo Rappmund

800 Miles: Photographing the Trans-Alaska Pipeline
On Places, a portfolio of photographs by Peter Bo Rappmund, who has documented nearly every mile of the Trans-Alaska oil pipeline.
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11.21.13: Dennis DeHart

Heavy Metal
On Places, photographer Dennis DeHart traces the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes through one of the world's largest and most contaminated historic mining districts.
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11.12.13: Zeuler R. M. de A. Lima

Lina Bo Bardi and the Architecture of Everyday Culture
On Places, Zeuler Lima recounts key moments in the prolific but under-appreciated career of the Italian-Brazilian modernist Lina Bo Bardi, and offers a slideshow of significant projects.
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09.26.13: Liz Ševčenko

Forgetting Guantánamo, Again
On Places, a gallery of photos from the Guantánamo Public Memory Project examining the naval base’s long role in American policy and politics.
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09.19.13: Jamie Kruse & Elizabeth Ellsworth

Look Only at the Movement
On Places, a documentary project by Jamie Kruse and Elizabeth Ellsworth of Smudge Studio, focusing on the materiality of nuclear waste transport.
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09.12.13: Chris Ballantyne, Lauren Marsolier, Bas Princen & Aaron Rothman

Landscape and Illusion
On Places, Aaron Rothman curates a slideshow of works by Chris Ballantyne, Lauren Marsolier and Bas Princen — artists and photographers fascinated by the gap between the real and its representation.
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07.22.13: Max Hirsh

Techno-Pastoral Fantasies at Hong Kong International
On Places, Max Hirsh explores the surprisingly diverse landscape around the new Hong Kong International Airport, from a giant new pop-concert arena to an ancient fishing village.
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07.18.13: Victoria Sambunaris, William Henry Jackson & Aaron Rothman

Resurveying the West
On Places, a slideshow of images of the American West by the New York-based photographer Victoria Sambunaris and the 19th-century pioneer William Henry Jackson, curated by Aaron Rothman.
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07.15.13: Mark Klett

Camino del Diablo
On Places, photographer Mark Klett journeys along the Camino del Diablo in the Sonoran Desert, much of which is now a bombing range, and finds a landscape of forbidding danger and compelling beauty.
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07.11.13: Catherine Gudis & Molly McGarry

Geographies of Detention
On Places, an exhibition of art and documentary work, by Sandow Birk, Alyse Emdur, Richard Ross and the Guantánamo Public Memory Project, that investigates prison landscapes.
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06.20.13: Alan Thomas

Approaching Calcutta
On Places, a portfolio of recent photographs of Calcutta, by Alan Thomas, portrays a once great but now peripheral city.
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06.06.13: Terry Evans & Elizabeth Farnsworth

Dakota Is Everywhere
On Places, a slideshow by photographer Terry Evans and essay by journalist Elizabeth Farnsworth, drawn from their exploration of the fracking boom that is transforming the prairie of North Dakota.
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05.23.13: Thomas Locke Hobbs & Aaron Rothman

Barranca
On Places, a portfolio by the photographer Thomas Locke Hobbs, drawn from his years in Buenos Aires.
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05.16.13: Jim Bassett

“Everyone a Tourist”
On Places, a slideshow of photographs of the Mayan ruins at Chichén Itzá, by Jim Bassett, contrasts the romantic tradition of travel photography with the realities of mass tourism.
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05.09.13: Thomas Jorion & Josh Wallaert

Temple of the Vanities
On Places, recent work by photographer Thomas Jorion, documenting defense towers, nuclear reactors, munitions depots and other 20th-century monuments to political and military hubris, now mostly abandoned.
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05.02.13: Peter Holzhauer & Aaron Rothman

Expect Everything
On Places, a slideshow by photographer Peter Holzhauer, of his recent work on Los Angeles, curated by Aaron Rothman.
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04.18.13: Dennis DeHart

Confluences
On Places, photographs by Dennis DeHart examine a landscape of contradictions in the Inland Pacific Northwest.
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03.28.13: Arturo Soto & Aaron Rothman

Blind Views
On Places, a portfolio by Mexican photographer Arturo Soto, focusing on the visual infrastructure of the street, the unremarkable environs of everyday life.
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02.21.13: Ken McCown

Creatures of Helsinki
On Places, a slideshow of photographs by Ken McCown highlighting the "creatures of Helsinki" — the myriad animals, crafted of stone or wood, that adorn the architecture of the Finnish capital.
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02.07.13: Armando Carbonell

Nowhere and Everywhere: The Landscape of the Colorado Delta
On Places, planner Armando Carbonell explores, in aerial photographs, the fragile yet resilient landscapes of the Colorado River Delta.
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02.04.13: D.J. Waldie

Beautiful and Terrible: Aeriality and the Image of Suburbia
On Places, D.J. Waldie explores the relationship between aerial photography and the postwar suburban boom, a relationship at once materialistic and transcendent, "beautiful and terrible."
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01.17.13: Jill Desimini

Cartographic Grounds: Projecting the Landscape Imaginary
On Places, landscape architect Jill Desimini explores a range of cartographic practices, from a medieval map of the British Isles to contemporary data visualization.
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12.19.12: SO-IL with Kate Bernheimer & Andrew Bernheimer

Fairy Tale Architecture: Monkey King
On Places, a design by Solid Objectives – Idenburg Liu (SO – IL) for the Chinese fairy tale “Monkey King,” the seventh in our ongoing series of architectural fairy tales.
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12.18.12: Bernheimer Architecture with Kate Bernheimer

Fairy Tale Architecture: The Little Match Girl
On Places, a design by Bernheimer Architecture for Hans Christian Andersen's “The Little Match Girl,” the sixth in our ongoing series of architectural fairy tales.
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12.17.12: Abruzzo Bodziak with Kate Bernheimer & Andrew Bernheimer

Fairy Tale Architecture: Snowflake
On Places, a design by Abruzzo Bodziak for the Russian story “Snowflake,” the fifth in our ongoing series of architectural fairy tales.
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12.06.12: Michael Light & Aaron Rothman

Above Lake Las Vegas
On Places, aerial photographs of the bankrupt luxury communities of Lake Las Vegas, by Michael Light.
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12.03.12: Dave Jordano & Aaron Rothman

Detroit, As Is
On Places, a portfolio by the Detroit-born photographer Dave Jordano, drawn from his latest series, Detroit Unbroken Down; with an introduction by Aaron Rothman.
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11.15.12: Thomas Jorion

The Forgotten Line
On Places, photographer Thomas Jorion documents la petite ceinture, the abandoned railway line that circles Paris, and remains the city's last great wasteland.
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10.31.12: Bernheimer Architecture with Kate Bernheimer

Fairy Tale Architecture: Halloween Edition
On Places, a design by Bernheimer Architecture for the Brothers Grimm fairy tale “The Boy Who Set Forth to Learn What Fear Was,” in this special Halloween edition of our ongoing series of architectural fairy tales.
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10.25.12: Terry Evans & Alan Thomas

Heartland
On Places, a portfolio by photographer Terry Evans documents the "disturbed, cultivated, militarized" landscapes of her native American Midwest; with commentary by Alan Thomas.
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10.17.12: David Bacher

Far North
On Places, photographer David Bacher documents the semi-nomadic Laevas Sami community of northern Scandinavia, which now moves fluidly between tradition and modernity.
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09.27.12: Mark Robbins & Nancy Levinson

Student/Teacher
On Places, a portfolio of Mark Robbins's photographs of Rwandan households —part of his ongoing exploration of culture, space, decor and the body.
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09.14.12: Sandra Vivanco

Latin America: A New Generation of Women Architects
On Places, a gallery of exemplary works by the rising generation of Latin American women architects.
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09.06.12: Daniel Kariko & Aaron Rothman

Storm Season
On Places, a portfolio by photographer Daniel Kariko records the fragile and changing landscapes of the barrier islands of southern Louisiana.
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08.28.12: Aaron Rothman, David La Spina, Ed Panar & Michael Vahrenwald

Landscape Photography: New Visions, Part 5
On Places, the fifth installment in a month-long series, curated by Aaron Rothman, on currents in landscape photography.
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08.21.12: Aaron Rothman, Bryan Graf, Christina Seely, Kirsten Kay Thoen & Letha Wilson

Landscape Photography: New Visions, Part 4
On Places, the fourth installment in a month-long series, curated by Aaron Rothman, on currents in landscape photography.
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08.14.12: Aaron Rothman, Bleda y Rosa, Patrick Manning, Richard Mosse & Stephen Tourlentes

Landscape Photography: New Visions, Part 3
On Places, the third installment in a month-long series, curated by Aaron Rothman, on currents in landscape photography.
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08.08.12: Aaron Rothman, Matthew Brandt, William Lamson, Chris McCaw & Mieke Woestenburg

Landscape Photography: New Visions, Part 2
On Places, the second installment in a month-long series, curated by Aaron Rothman, on currents in landscape photography.
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08.01.12: Aaron Rothman, Marisa Baumgartner, Guillermo Gudiño & Dan Holdsworth

Landscape Photography: New Visions
On Places, the first installment in a month-long series, curated by Aaron Rothman, on currents in landscape photography.
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07.19.12: Anisha Gade

Olympic Urbanism: The Athletes' Village
On Places, a slideshow on the urban form of Olympic Villages, from derelict ruins in Berlin to suburban townhomes in Sydney to public housing in Athens.
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07.02.12: Martin Hogue

Kampground, America
On Places, a slideshow drawn from a visual survey of all KOA campgrounds in the United States.
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06.28.12: Kenny Cupers

Paris: Life Forms
On Places, a slideshow by Kenny Cupers documenting the nuanced realities of life in the public housing estates of suburban Paris.
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06.14.12: Henk Wildschut & Aaron Rothman

Shelter
On Places, a portfolio by photographer Henk Wildschut documents a crisis hidden in plain sight — the network of transient camps set up all across Europe by undocumented workers from Africa and Asia.
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05.17.12: Eric William Carroll

Plato's Home Movies
On Places, a portfolio of images by photographer Eric William Carroll, who set up a projection screen in Golden Gate Park and laid out blueprint paper on the sidewalks of Brooklyn to capture ephemeral portraits of trees.
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05.10.12: Zhang Xiao & Aaron Rothman

The Last Days of Kaixian
On Places, a slideshow by Chinese photographer Zhang Xiao, documenting the last town to be submerged by the reservoir of the Three Gorges Dam; with an introduction by Aaron Rothman.
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04.05.12: Placement & Corine Vermeulen

Living with Mies: The Towers at Lafayette Park
On Places, photographer Corine Vermeulen and the design collective Placement offer a glimpse of life in Lafayette Park, the Mies van der Rohe-designed residential complex in Detroit.
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03.29.12: Robert Adams & Aaron Rothman

We Are in a Western Town
On Places, Aaron Rothman explores the enduring power of the photographs of Robert Adams, and what they reveal about the paradoxical landscape of the American West.
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03.21.12: Hadley Arnold & Peter Arnold

Drylands: Water and the West
On Places, an essay and slideshow by Peter Arnold and Hadley Arnold of the Arid Lands Institute, on what they call "the largest and least understood environmental challenge of the 21st century."
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03.06.12: Giovanna Borasi & Mirko Zardini

Demedicalize Architecture
On Places, Canadian Centre for Architecture curators Mirko Zardini and Giovanna Borasi explore the changing social and political concepts of “healthy” buildings and cities.
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02.23.12: David Schalliol

A Method of Living
On Places, photos by David Schalliol show the dramatic transformation of public housing in Chicago — the demolition of the city's infamous projects and their replacement with mixed-income, new-urbanist-style communities.
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01.26.12: Michael Lundgren, Aaron Rothman & Josh Wallaert

If There Be Such Space
On Places, a slideshow drawn from a collaborative exhibition by two photographers who share an interest in the perception and representation of natural landscapes.
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01.12.12: Dave Jordano & Aaron Rothman

Detroit Re-Photography
On Places, the Detroit Rephotography Survey, by Dave Jordano, documents the same sites in the early 1970s and 2010.
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12.22.11: Guy Nordenson with Kate Bernheimer & Andrew Bernheimer

Fairy Tale Architecture: Rapunzel
On Places, in the third of an ongoing series of architectural fairy tales, Guy Nordenson and Associates re-engineer the tower in "Rapunzel."
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12.21.11: Leven Betts with Kate Bernheimer & Andrew Bernheimer

Fairy Tale Architecture: Jack and the Beanstalk
On Places, in the second of three architectural fairy tales, architects David Leven and Stella Betts reimagine "Jack and the Beanstalk."
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12.20.11: Bernheimer Architecture with Kate Bernheimer

Fairy Tale Architecture: The House on Chicken Feet
On Places, the first in an ongoing series of architectural fairy tales exploring magical homes; part one, by New York architect Andrew Bernheimer, reimagines the hut of the Russian witch Baba Yaga.
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12.15.11: Kathleen Robbins & Mary Carol Miller

Cotton Farmers
On Places, photographer Kathleen Robbins and writer Mary Carol Miller focus on the cotton farms of their native Mississippi — a changing landscape and vanishing livelihood.
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11.22.11: Matthew Moore

Digital Farm Collective
On Places, and in time for Thanksgiving, artist and farmer Matthew Moore describes his Digital Farm Collective, a multimedia project created to spur dialogue about the future of the family farm.
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10.26.11: Center for Creative Photography & Mark Klett

Water in the West
On Places, a slideshow from the collaborative photography project Water in the West, with an introduction by Mark Klett.
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10.13.11: Denis Wood

Everything Sings: Maps for a Narrative Atlas
On Places, geographer Denis Wood and his landscape architecture students map the ordinary, everyday things of a residential neighborhood in Raleigh, North Carolina.
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10.06.11: Brian Ulrich

Is This Place Great or What
On Places, a slideshow by photographer Brian Ulrich explores "dark stores" — empty big boxes and ghost malls, collateral consumer damage of the economic crash.
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09.22.11: Laura Tepper

Road Ecology: Wildlife Habitat and Highway Design
On Places, Laura Tepper looks at the emerging field of road ecology and its influence on a new generation of highway landscape design.
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09.09.11: Christian Widmer & Aaron Rothman

Non Zero Sum
On Places, a portfolio of images by photographer Christian Widmer that captures the unease that's marked the decade since September 11, 2001.
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09.01.11: Alan Thomas

The Blue Corvette
On Places, a slideshow of summer season photographs by Alan Thomas, made in an "America of lengthening shadows."
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07.28.11: Leigh Merrill

North Texas Strip
On Places, a slideshow by Leigh Merrill, whose photographs of the Dallas strip depict places that look familiar but are in fact digital fabrications — a kind of Texas tall tale.
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07.21.11: Justin Partyka

The Place That Roger Built
On Places, a slideshow of photographs by Justin Partyka of Walnut Tree Farm, the old Suffolk farmstead where late environmental writer Roger Deakin lived and worked.
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07.14.11: David T. Hanson

Colstrip, Montana
On Places, a photo essay by David T. Hanson, focusing on the massive coal mine at Colstrip, Montana, and the complicated nexus of energy politics and land use in the American West.
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07.11.11: Mark Klett & Aaron Rothman

Views Across Time
On Places, an interview with photographer Mark Klett and a slideshow from his ongoing rephotography project, with views across time of the American West.
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06.30.11: Ken McCown

Point of Astonishment
On Places, architect Ken McCown's photographic record of a New Zealand  journey — where the panoramic vistas and unpolluted atmosphere recall what the Western U.S. was like decades ago.
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05.09.11: Mirko Zardini & Jean-Louis Cohen

Architecture in Uniform
On Places, selections from Architecture in Uniform: Designing and Building for the Second World War, the new exhibition at the Canadian Centre for Architecture, curated by Jean Louis Cohen.
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04.29.11: Gita Lenz & Gordon Stettinius

Gita Lenz: New York Views
On Places, a gallery by the mid-century New York photographer Gita Lenz, whose long neglected work is gaining new recognition.
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04.20.11: Radek Skrivanek

The Dying Sea
On Places, a portfolio of photographs by Radek Skrivanek, documenting the death of the Aral Sea.
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04.11.11: Robert Dawson & Josh Wallaert

Public Library: An American Commons
On Places, photographer Robert Dawson documents public libraries across the United States, emphasizing their vital  — and now threatened — role as an American commons.
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03.31.11: Anuradha Mathur

Visualizing Landscapes: In the Terrain of Water
On Places, an exhibition on the visualization of water and landscape, from the Beaux Arts to the digital, curated by Anuradha Mathur.
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03.29.11: Jonathan Massey

Breuer, Baby!
On Places, selections from "Marcel Breuer and Postwar America," a recent exhibition at the Syracuse School of Architecture, organized by Jonathan Massey and Barry Bergdoll.
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03.24.11: Alejandro Cartagena & Aaron Rothman

Lost Rivers
On Places, a portfolio of images by Mexican photographer Alejandro Cartagena, documenting the ecological effects of rapid urbanization.
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03.17.11: John Mann

Folded in Place
On Places, a portfolio of images by photographer John Mann, showing artful deconstructions and reconstructions of maps.
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03.03.11: Justin Partyka

Black Fen
On Places, a portfolio by photographer Justin Partyka focusing on the fenlands of eastern England and a vanishing way of life.
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02.24.11: Dorothy Tang & Andrew Watkins

Ecologies of Gold: The Past and Future Mining Landscapes of Johannesburg
On Places, Dorothy Tang and Andrew Watkins explore the ecological rehabilitation of the defunct gold mines of central Johannesburg.
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02.17.11: David Clements & Douglas Haller

Writing on the Wall
On Places, a portfolio of photographs by Detroit local David Clements, of some of the many hand-painted signs and murals found throughout the Motor City.
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02.10.11: Brian Rosa & Adam Ryder

The Edge of Light: Wendover
On Places, photographs by Brian Rosa and Adam Ryder document the nighttime mysteries of Wendover, where military history, land-speed racing and the casino industry make for unexpected juxtapositions.
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01.27.11: Alejandro Cartagena & Aaron Rothman

Fragmented Cities
On Places, a selection of images by Mexican photographer Alejandro Cartagena, documenting the rapid suburbanization and disappearing natural landscapes of Monterrey.
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12.28.10: Ken McCown

Full of Beauties
On Places, photographs by Ken McCown, focusing on fragments of contemporary buildings and public art and on natural landscapes from California to New Zealand to Korea.
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12.23.10: Jesus de Francisco

The Rings of Saturn
On Places, a portfolio of photographs of neglected landscapes, from Los Angeles to Berlin, by art director and photographer Jesus de Francisco.
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12.15.10: Jon Calame

The Roma of Rome: Heirs to the Ghetto System
On Places, historic preservationist Jon Calame documents, in words and images, the state-sponsored enclaves — or ghettos — that house the Roma, or Gypsies, of Rome.
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12.02.10: Justin Partyka

Saskatchewan
On Places, photographer Justin Partyka explores the Saskatchewan prairie, where the agricultural life is giving way to the urban, and the landscape is an uneasy record of the change.
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11.23.10: Jason Reblando

New Deal Utopias
On Places, photographer Jason Reblando documents the Greenbelt Towns created by the New Deal of the 1930s — an earlier era's response to tough times.
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11.11.10: Frank Schirrmeister

Plain City
On Places, photographer Frank Schirrmeister wanders at dawn with a large format camera through the empty streets of Berlin.
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10.28.10: Max Page & Paul Johansen

Landmarks of Punishment: Eastern State and Charles Street
On Places, architectural historian Max Page and photographer Paul Johansen document two landmarks of U.S. prison architecture and penal philosophy: Eastern State Penitentiary and Charles Street Jail.
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09.23.10: Mabel O. Wilson & Peter Tolkin

Listening There: Scenes from Ghana
On Places, architects Mabel Wilson and Peter Tolkin curate a slideshow based on their research into the complex legacy of tropical modernism in Ghana.
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09.16.10: Kim Förster

Massimo Vignelli: Oppositions, Skyline and the Institute
On Places, a gallery of Massimo Vignelli's graphic design work for the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies, written and curated by Kim Förster.
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08.18.10: Martin Hogue

Land, Speed and Bonneville
On Places — coinciding with Speed Week at Bonneville — a gallery created by architect Martin Hogue documents decades of land speed racing on the Bonneville Salt Flats of western Utah.
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08.11.10: Justin Partyka

The East Anglians
On Places, a portfolio by photographer Justin Partyka, documenting a deep-rooted but fragile agrarian community in East Anglia.
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08.04.10: Luther Thie & Kathrine Worel

Frontiers: On the Edge in Merced and Malibu
On Places, a portfolio of photographs by Luther Thie and Kathrine Worel, documenting houses and homes on the frontiers of the contemporary economic and environmental crises.
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07.13.10: Dan Pitera

Detroit: Syncopating an Urban Landscape
On Places, Dan Pitera, of the Detroit Collaborative Design Center, curates a portfolio of projects by artists, architects and activists who are reshaping the city's abandoned landscapes.
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06.19.10: Kim Høltermand

We Are All Alone
On Places, a gallery of images of buildings — "desolate containers" — by Danish photographer (and fingerprints expert) Kim Høltermand. 
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06.02.10: Alejandro Bahamón & Maria Camila Sanjinés

Rematerial: From Waste to Architecture
On Places, Rematerial: From Waste to Architecture: a gallery of architecture projects constructed from discarded materials, ranging from recycled tires to repurposed refrigerators to the steel supports of a dismantled expressway.
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05.27.10: Leigh Merrill

Streets: Into the Sunset
On Places, a portfolio by photographer Leigh Merrill of photo-fabrications of the streets of San Francisco — images that are, like home ownership in America, an unsettling mix of fantasy and reality.
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04.30.10: Bill Guy

Take Me To
On Places, a gallery of images of downtown Chicago by photographer Bill Guy. 
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04.22.10: Paho Mann & Nancy Levinson

The Art of Solid Waste
On Places, a slideshow of photographer Paho Mann's images of post-consumer detritus — a.k.a. trash — part of a new public art project at a solid waste facility in Phoenix, Arizona.
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03.26.10: Gavin Browning, Greta Hansen & Cheryl Wing-Zi Wong

Trans Siberia
On Places, selected images from Trans Siberia, the new exhibition at Columbia's Studio-X New York, focusing on the administrative buildings of the Communist party in the former Soviet Union and China.
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03.15.10: Frank Gohlke

Grain Elevators
On Places, a slideshow of photographs from Frank Gohlke's series on grain elevators in the American Midwest and Great Plains.
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03.05.10: Ken McCown

Designed Landscapes
A portfolio of photographs of designed structures and landscapes — from La Jolla to Marfa, from Hadrian's Villa to Storm King — by landscape architecture professor Ken McCown.
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03.01.10: Shana Lopes

New (and Old) Topographics
On Places, New (and Old) Topographics — selected photographs from the Center for Creative Photography that comprise a complementary exhibition to the current restaging of the groundbreaking 1975 show New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-Altered Landscape.
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03.01.10: Alan Thomas

Open Secrets: Photographs of Japan
On Places, photographs by Alan Thomas that explore the "peculiar geometries" of urban Japan — the small-scale improvisational spaces in between the big planned projects, and beyond the busy entertainment districts and the crowded department stores.
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02.05.10: Alan Thomas

Chicago Self-Park
In Chicago Self-Park, editor and photographer Alan Thomas explores the city's large multistory parking structures, which "give the viewer inside a particular way of framing the cityscape beyond."
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02.03.10: Aaron Rothman

This Place is a Message
On Places, a portfolio of recent photographs of natural and built landscapes by Arizona-based artist and photographer Aaron Rothman.
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01.25.10: Gavin Browning & Michelle Fornabai

ink
On Places, a gallery of images from "ink," an exhibition of the work of Michelle Fornabai now at Columbia's downtown Studio-X.
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01.20.10: Christine Macy

Dams Across America
A gallery of images showing the construction of some great U.S. hydroelectric dams of the 1930s and '40s, including Hoover and Grand Coulee — something to contemplate as the current administration struggles to stimulate the economy and smarten the power grid.
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11.22.09: Sergio Lopez-Piñeiro

White Space
Architect Sergio Lopez-Pineiro explores the urban design potential of snow, with the goal of creating "white parks" and generating new appreciation for the city in winter.
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11.14.09: Center for Land Use Interpretation

Urban Crude
An online gallery extracted from Urban Crude, an exhibition created by the Center for Land Use Interpretation, documenting the metropolitan petroscape of Los Angeles.
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11.03.09: Frieder Schnock & Renata Stih

Open Space: Berlin After Reunification
Berlin-based artists Renata Stih and Frieder Schnock curate an online gallery to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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10.18.09: Ken McCown

Found Landscapes
A portfolio of photographs, with images ranging from the American West to Vatican City, by landscape architect Ken McCown.
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10.17.09: Charlie Cannon

Partly Sunny
Partly Sunny — an exhibition curated and produced at the Rhode Island School of Design — showcases three dozen projects and programs that are successfully confronting the challenges of climate change. 
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09.27.09: Paho Mann & Nancy Levinson

Re-Inhabited Circle Ks
Photographer Paho Mann focuses his camera on the "reinhabited" Circle Ks of Phoenix and Albuquerque — and finds a welcome dose of local commitment on the commercial strip.
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01.15.03: Cervin Robinson

Portfolio: Timothy Hursley
Tim Hursley photographs the pro-bono buildings of the Rural Studio and the legal brothels of Nye County, Nevada.
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11.01.01: Joel Sternfeld

The High Line
High Line photographs from Joel Sternfeld.
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07.01.00: Elizabeth Felicella

Portfolio: Uneasy Spaces
New York City photographer Elizabeth Felicella focuses on what she calls "landscape of security."
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