Fairy Tale Architecture

October 25, 2023
December 1, 2023
Cummings School of Architecture, Roger Williams University, 1 Old Ferry Road, Bristol, RI 02809
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Goodnight Moon, interpreted by Peterson Rich Office

Fairy Tale Architecture presents designs for unbuilt structures that explore the relationship between fairy tales and speculative architecture, melding art, architecture, and literary critique. Initially begun as a series for the online public architecture, landscape, and urbanism journal Places, the exhibition presents work melding architecture, design, and literary critique. Architects and designers from all over the world were invited to select a favorite tale, contemplate the promise of a magical home, and design new realms and spaces that explore this inquiry within the world of the fairy tale.

The exhibition was originally presented at the Center for Architecture, AIA New York, in 2022, with the participating firms: Abruzzo Bodziak, Bernheimer Architecture, Guy Nordenson Associates, LEVENBETTS, LTL Architects, Peterson Rich Office, Rice+Lipka, Snøhetta, SO-IL, studioSUMO, Xavier Vendrell and Mary English, Ultramoderne, Young Projects.

Its contents have been published in the book Fairy Tale Architecture, by ORO Editions, 2020.


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