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

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04/17/2014 - 11:37

JOLI roof has been delivered

A huge crane lifted the steel prefabricated roof over the house - in one piece. Check out the project page for more pictures.
04/17/2014 - 05:42

ORG in Venice

From 7th June to 23rd November 2014, the 14th International Architecture Exhibition - la Biennale di Venezia - is taking place in Venice. This edition's curator Rem Koolhaas chose 'FUNDAMENTALS' as a theme: “Fundamentals will be a Biennale about architecture, not architects." ORG organization for permanent modernity is one of the U.S. based offices that will be presented in the U.S. Pavillion at the exhibition called OfficeUS.

04/14/2014 - 10:21

JOLI roof ready for transport

The steel prefabricated roof/ceiling for JOLI is ready for transport. By the end of the week it will be in place.
04/03/2014 - 05:44

Exhibition in Chicago - Big Box Burb

The Art Institute of Chicago, Gallery 286
April 5th, 2014 – January 4th, 2015

We architects have, in our understandable focus on cultural artifacts, perhaps ignored the disruptive innovation brought forth by industrial building typologies. Sheds, big boxes, and warehouses appear as the victors of a big Darwinian struggle between architectural typologies for suburbs in the post-war period. Abstract minimalist artists were understandable transfixed by these buildings because of their capacity for total abstraction.

04/03/2014 - 05:33

Knowledge Center facility in GHANA

ORG is working with African Agribusiness Knowledge Centers (AAKC), a non-profit entity that will support and train small farmers. The Knowledge Center facility is part of a larger vision for a 10,000 hectare site on Lake Volta, Ghana imagined in collaboration with Alan Berger (PREX, MIT CAU).