Two Sides of the Border – Exhibition

What if we stopped dividing the United States and Mexico into two separate nations, and instead studied their shared histories, cultures, and economies and acknowledged them as pieces of a single region? During the spring 2018 semester, Tatiana Bilbao organized an academic initiative called Two Sides of the Border: Redefining the Region. The Yale School […]

An architectural pilgrimage: “Landscape of Faith”

Book-review: Tatiana Bilbao is the author of Landscape of Faith: Interventions Along the Mexican Pilgrimage Route (Lars Müller Publishers). The book features more than 200 photographs by Iwan Baan, showing the structures along the road and the pilgrims who use them. The pilgrimage pathway from Ameca to Talpa de Allende, which is renowned for a […]

Two Sides of the Border to tackle the shared architecture of the U.S. and Mexico

During the spring of 2018, 13 architecture studios in Mexico and the U.S. undertook an ambitious shared project to examine Mexican-American topics in architecture. The studios investigated the many ways that the two countries perform as a region with shared economies, infrastructures, languages, and histories. A new exhibition at the Yale School of Architecture Gallery presents […]

Image Building: How Photography Transforms Architecture

July 20–October 28, 2018 Now at the First Art Museum: Image Building: How Photography Transforms Architecture explores the changing relationship between viewer, photographer, and architect, from the 1930s to the present. Demonstrating how photographers connect a building’s identity with the people who reside in, work in, visit, or simply look at it, the exhibition also […]