The Organization for Permanent Modernity is an office and research group for urban design and architecture.

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03/23/2015 - 09:20

DEBATING THE URBAN Bezalel Academy Jerusalem - lecture and debates

At the occasion of the Opening of The URBURB - Patterns of Contemporary Living at ARTPORT Tel Aviv, the Graduate Program in Urban Design at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design Jerusalem organized two debates on Challenging Public Space in the Contemporary Israeli City. Alexander D'Hooghe gave a guest lecture and took part in the debates "On Liberalism, Monumentality and Public Space in the Contemporary City" and "Street Cred in the Israeli URBURB?"
03/09/2015 - 06:04

Chicagoisms Exhibit was a success

The “Chicagoisms” exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago closed on January 4th after a record number of visitors viewed the show over the duration of eight months. The exhibit consisted of models and short manifestos made and written by 9 contemporary architectural offices — Bureau Spectacular, DOGMA, MVDRV, Organization for Permanent Modernity, PORT, Sam Jacob, UrbanLab, Weathers, and WW — that were presented with historical black-and-white photographs that are emblematic of "the five Chicagoisms".