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  • Thinking Technology
    princeton NEW JERSERY

    Princeton SOA Lecture Series: “What I Did Next: Princeton’s Alternative Architectural Practices”

    [LIVE STREAM]

    “Thinking Technology,” with 
Ariane LOURIE HARRISON, 
John OCHSENDORF, Lydia KALLIPOLITI, 
& Nicholas de MONCHAUX
    Wednesday, 04/17
    6.00pm / Betts Auditorium
    Princeton SOA
    Princeton, New Jersey 08544

  • Nicholas de MONCHAUX
    new york NEW YORK

    When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin stepped onto the lunar surface in July of 1969, they wore 21-layer, fabric-and-latex spacesuits crafted by seamstresses from the assembly line of Playtex, maker of bras and girdles. Nicholas de Monchaux will tell the story of the 21-layer spacesuit, and how it relates to, among other things, eighteenth-century androids, Christian Dior’s New Look, Atlas missiles, cybernetics and cyborgs, latex, JFK’s carefully cultivated image, the CBS lunar broadcast soundstage, NASA’s Mission Control, and the applications of Apollo-style engineering to city planning.

    Nicholas de MONCHAUX, “Fashioning Apollo”
    Wednesday, 01/09
    6.30 pm / School of Visual Arts, Design Criticism
    136 West 21st Street, Floor 2
    New York, NY 10011

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  • Phytopia
    berkeley CALIFORNIA

    University of California, Berkeley
    critic: nicholas de MONCHAUX

    suckerPUNCH: Describe your project.

    pablo ZUNZUNEGUI: Set in a speculative future, the project explores the reinsertion of man into the Amazon without compromising either one’s existence. A new ecosystem is created, where machine intermingles with the native ecology.

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