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SOM Engineering X Architecture Exhibition During the Chicago Architecture Biennial

Photo © SOM | Danielle Campbell

Source: Designboom

A pop-up exhibition, presented by Mana Contemporary in partnership with the Chicago Architecture Biennial, documents the work of SOM and the concepts and forms that stem from the firm’s integrated practice of engineering, art, and architecture. For more than 80 years, SOM — one of the world’s largest and most influential practices — has explored the poetics of structure through examination and experimentation.

The exhibition, titled SOM: Engineering X [Art + Architecture], features hand-drawn sketches, interactive sculpture, immersive video, and structural models.

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