Events

Imperfect Health at Miller Gallery

Imperfect Health: Medicalization of Architecture
The Miller Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Sept. 15, 2012 - Feb. 24, 2013

Imperfect Health travels to the Miller Gallery in Pittsburgh. The Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University is proud to present the U.S. premiere of Imperfect Health: The Medicalization of Architecture. This exhibition has particular resonance in Pittsburgh, a city that has recovered from the collapse of its steel industry through its new health care, education and technology industries, and at Carnegie Mellon, a research institution focused on innovation, interdisciplinary collaboration, and creating and implementing solutions for real problems. Despite decades of revitalization, Pittsburgh still ranks as one of the most polluted cities in the United States, with higher rates of cancer, asthma, and obesity than the national averages.

London Yields: Urban Agriculture

Farmadelphia selected for inclusion in an exhibit at the Building Centre in the UK. From the Building Centre: This exhibition demonstrates various methods by which food production can be incorporated into the urban environment at both an industrial and domestic level. We hope to help stimulate the debate and raise public awareness of our increasingly fragile relationship with the food on which we rely on and the method of bringing it to our table.