Collected publications

A place to read our scholarly publications on everyday place, image, and creative collaborative pedagogy.

Collected publications

Buscada on CNN!

Watch this short video by CNN on Buscada’s Visual Urbanist practice and Layered SPURA project.

Buscada on CNN

Working with People

This project and online resource fosters challenging collisions between different understandings of crucial keywords for “civic engagement” to build frameworks for a more nuanced way of working with people.

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The America Project

As part of the project to carry on Sekou Sundiata’s The America Project, Buscada collaborated on the development of a teaching method which builds on Sundiata’s work, and designed and edited the project’s book + DVD set.

The America Project

Layered SPURA / City Studio

Our long-term project addressing the Lower East Side’s contested Seward Park Urban Renewal Area, through our City Studio class at the New School, annual exhibitions, and ongoing research. At the Aronson Gallery, The New School NYC, Winter 2012.

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Triangle Fire Open Museum

The Triangle Fire Open Museum shows real and replica objects from the Triangle Fire Open Archive in locations across the city that critically connect to issues of immigrant, women’s and labor rights.

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The Triangle Fire Open Archive

Our exciting new project, the Triangle Fire Open Archive, is a curated online archive of community-created objects, developed in collaboration with the Remember the Triangle Fire Coalition & Ruth Sergel.

Triangle Fire Open Archive

Hybrid Ways of Doing

The new article, “Hybrid Ways of Doing: a Model for Teaching Public Space” by Gabrielle Bendiner-Viani and Elliott Maltby, in the International Journal of Architectural Research, explores transdisciplinary co-teaching to hybridize theory, research and practice for critical design education.

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Urban Encounters Conference

An annual conference on visual urbanism curated by Gabrielle Bendiner-Viani and Paul Halliday. Hosted for the past 3 years by Goldsmiths and the Tate Britain, the conference supports an interdisciplinary conversation between urban theorists and urban image-makers of all kinds.

Urban Encounters Conference

Making Housing Home

Using our “guided tour” method, this visual urbanist project by Buscada explores how residents build their sense of home within 3 unusual and thoughtfully-architected affordable housing developments in New York.

Making Housing Home

Changing Cities Exhibition

A catalogue and exhibition (Wolk Gallery, MIT) designed by Buscada and curated in collaboration with Lawrence Vale and Gary Van Zante, using multiple media and archives to explore the arc of planning at MIT in a global context.

Changing Cities Exhibition

Guided Tour

The full development of our “guided tour” methodology, this project in Brooklyn, NY and Oakland, CA used photography and guided walks to explore the how individuals come to know the everyday. The basis for Gabrielle’s dissertation, the project is in development as a book, interactive experience, and exhibition.

Guided Tour

MIT : Wolk Gallery

Having developed a graphic identity for the Wolk Gallery at MIT, Buscada designs print materials for their range of architecture and planning-related exhibitions.

MIT : Wolk Gallery

Policy & Design for Housing

A major exhibition and website designed & curated by Buscada, which considered affordable housing built in the 1970s by the Urban Development Corporation and its implications for housing policy today. Exhibited at the Center for Architecture New York, the MIT Wolk Gallery & Roger Williams University.

Policy & Design for Housing

By Way of Broadway

An exhibition of architectural photography Cervin Robinson’s work, designed by Buscada and curated by Gary Van Zante. Exhibited at the MIT Wolk Gallery and the Municipal Art Society, NY.

By Way of Broadway

Playground

A public art project of imagined guided tours, in which visitors evocatively described an important personal place to which they’d take us if they could.

Playground

About Buscada

Place & Dialogue
Buscada creates projects that engender dialogue between communities, individuals and disciplines to explore critical questions of place and visual urbanism.

Our creative practice incorporates curation, design, research and photography to create surprising, multifaceted projects that often bridge the online and the physical world, as well as the expressive and the practical.

Our projects range from commissioned works to collaborations and independent pieces.
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