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Big Box Reuse: The Phenomenon

13 Nov

We posted earlier in the week about Julia Christensen’s new book Big Box Reuse. Here is an update on press, lectures and signings, and where you can buy the book.

Big Box Reuse Website

To Purchase:
On Amazon
At MIT Press

Lectures/book signings:
November 13: Pittsburgh, PA; Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon, 4:30 PM
November 19: Akron, OH; University of Akron, 6PM
November 20: Oberlin, OH: Mudd Library, Oberlin College 5PM
December 4: Louisville, KY: The Sustainable Cities Series, @ Glassworks, 6PM
December 5: Louisville, KY: The Gallery at the Green Building, 7PM
December 6: Bardstown, KY: Bardstown Booksellers, 1:30PM
December 15: New York, NY: Melville House Books, DUMBO, 7PM
January 25**: Montreal, QB: Canadian Center for Architecture, 2PM
January**: Troy, NY, details TBA
March 23: San Francisco, CA: San Francisco Art Institute
(** = this date could change—check website for confirmation)

Shows:
Miller Gallery @ Carnegie Mellon University, Your Town Inc: Big Box
Reuse with Julia Christensen (through November 23), Pittsburgh, PA
Carnegie Museum of Art, Worlds Away: New Suburban Landscapes, (through
January 18,2009), Pittsburgh, PA
Gallery at the Green Building, Julia Christensen: Big Box Reuse
(December 5-January 30), Louisville, KY
Yale School of Architecture, Worlds Away: New Suburban Landscapes
(February 16-May 8, 2009), New Haven, CT

Recent Press:
NPR, All Things Considered, “Once A Wal-Mart: The New Lives of Big Boxes,” reported by Elizabeth Blair, 10/20/08
MIT Press Podcast, Episode 15, November, 2008
NPR: On Point with Tom Ashbrook, “Retail in the Coming Storm,” 10/23/08
Readymade Magazine: Review, Big Box Reuse, October 2008
Architect Magazine, “Excerpt: Big Box Reuse,” by Julia Christensen, October 2008
Chronicle of Higher Education, “Superstore Spaces,” by Kacie Glenn 10/24/08

 
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