OMA designs The Met’s Manus x Machina fashion and technology exhibition

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        <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/oma/">OMA</a> New York has used translucent scrim to create a "ghost cathedral" for this year's Costume Institute exhibition at the <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/metropolitan-museum-of-art/">Metropolitan Museum of Art</a>, which focuses on the convergence of fashion and technology (+ movie). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/05/02/oma-exhibition-design-metropolitan-museum-of-art-costume-institute-manus-x-machina-fashion-technology/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Cornelia Parker installs Hitchcock-influenced PsychoBarn on Met museum rooftop

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        British artist Cornelia Parker has created an installation based on the mansion from Alfred Hitchcock's film Psycho for this year's Roof Garden commission at <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/metropolitan-museum-of-art/">The Metropolitan Museum of Art</a> in New York (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/04/18/cornelia-parker-installation-hitchcock-psychobarn-metropolitan-museum-art-rooftop-new-york/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Official photos revealed of The Met Breuer ahead of public opening this month

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        <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/new-york-city/">New York</a>-based Beyer Blinder Belle Architects &amp; Planners sought to preserve the "authentic patina of aging materials" in its subtle refurbishment of the former Whitney Museum, which will reopen this month as The Met Breuer. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/03/01/official-photos-revealed-the-met-breuer-public-opening-march-new-york-museum/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Instagram users offer a sneak peek inside The Met’s empty Breuer building

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        <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/instagram/">Instagram</a> users have been posting images of the <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/metropolitan-museum-of-art/">Metropolitan Museum of Art's</a> empty Breuer building in <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/new-york-city/">New York</a>, before the interiors are populated with art works for its opening next month. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/02/19/instagram-sneak-peek-inside-empty-met-breuer-building-metropolitan-museum-art-new-york/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

New York’s Metropolitan Museum unveils new logo in advance of satellite Met Breuer opening

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        <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/metropolitan-museum-of-art/">The Metropolitan Museum of Art</a> has unveiled a new <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/logo">logo</a> designed by British-American branding firm Wolff Olins in advance of its expansion into the former home of the <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/the-whitney/">Whitney Museum</a>, which will be known as the Met Breuer. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/02/19/metropolitan-museum-art-met-new-logo-wolff-olins-new-york/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

The Met museum’s Manus x Machina exhibition to explore technology’s impact on fashion

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        An <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/exhibitions-tag/">exhibition</a> opening this May at New York's <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/metropolitan-museum-of-art/">Metropolitan Museum of Art</a> will examine how computer modelling, 3D printing, laser cutting and other "machine-based" fabrication methods are impacting high-end <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/fashion-tag/">fashion</a>. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2016/02/16/manus-x-machina-fashion-age-technology-digital-exhibition-metropolitan-museum-art-new-york/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Competition: win tickets to Pezo von Ellrichshausen’s talk at The Met

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        <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/competitions"><strong>Competition:</strong></a> Dezeen has paired up with New York's <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/metropolitan-museum-of-art/">Metropolitan Museum of Art</a> to offer readers the chance to win one of five pairs of tickets to an intimate talk with Chile-based architects <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/pezo-von-ellrichshausen/">Mauricio Pezo and Sofa von Ellrichshausen</a>. <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2015/06/09/competition-win-tickets-pezo-von-ellrichshausen-talk-in-our-time-series-metropolitan-museum-art-new-york/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

BIG wants to create new styles of vernacular architecture, says Bjarke Ingels

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        <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/big">Bjarke Ingels</a> says he wants to replace Modernism's "boring boxes" with new kinds of localised architecture (+ transcript). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2015/05/26/bjarke-ingels-in-our-time-lecture-metropolitan-museum-new-york-new-vernacular-architecture/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Met exhibition highlights fashion’s obsession with Chinese arts and design

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        The influence of Chinese culture on <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/design/fashion/">fashion</a> design is examined through garments by Alexander McQueen, Yves Saint Laurent and John Galliano in an exhibition at New York's <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/metropolitan-museum-of-art/">Metropolitan Museum of Art</a> (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2015/05/21/china-through-the-looking-glass-fashion-exhibition-costume-institute-metropolitan-museum/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

Pierre Huyghe incorporates primordial elements into Met rooftop installation in New York

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        Patches of dirt and an aquarium with ancient species are part of a new installation by French artist Pierre Huyghe for the roof garden at New York's <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/tag/Metropolitan-museum-of-art/">Metropolitan Museum of Art</a> (+ slideshow). <a href="http://www.dezeen.com/2015/05/11/roof-garden-installation-pierre-huyghe-metropolitan-museum-new-york/" class="more-link">(more&hellip;)</a>

David Chipperfield Chosen to Expand New York’s Met Museum

The in New York has tapped British architect David Chipperfield to design its new Southwest Wing for modern and contemporary art. The commission, a result of an international competition, aims to increase gallery space, double the size of the museum’s popular roof garden, and establish accessible on-site storage. “The new design will also enhance gallery configuration and visitor navigation throughout the Southwest Wing, and support a more open dialogue between the Museum and Central Park,” says the architects.

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David Chipperfield chosen to extend the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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