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Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery
"Located in downtown Montréal on the campus of Concordia University, one of Québec’s most culturally diverse universities, the Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery focuses on the presentation and critical investigation of Canadian and international art with an emphasis placed on contemporary art. The Gallery has a permanent collection of over 1700 works of Québécois and Canadian art.

Founded in 1966, the Sir George Williams Art Galleries was renamed Concordia Art Gallery in 1984. In 1992, the Gallery was relocated in the newly constructed library complex and inaugurated as the Leonard and Bina Ellen Art Gallery in honour of important benefactors to the University.

The Gallery is part of the Office of the Vice-President, Research and Graduate Studies of Concordia University. It is supported by Advisory Council composed of members of the external community and of the university and by expert advisors in programming. Its operating budget is provided by the University but its programming…"
concordia  Quebec  galleries  art  canada  montreal 
october 2012 by robertogreco
Make It Right Gets Made - Dwell Blog - dwell.com
"The feel-good story: The first six houses funded by Brad Pitt's Make It Right Foundation have been completed in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans. They include homes designed by New Orleans architectural firms Billes Architecture and Concordia; plus KieranTimberlake of Philadelphia, and a couple of prefabs by Los Angeles-based Graft. Soon to come are the balance of Pitt's all-star lineup, including Adjaye Associates, Morphosis, MVRDV, Pugh + Scarpa, and Shigeru Ban."

[See also: http://archrecord.construction.com/news/daily/archives/071210Pitt.asp AND http://archrecord.construction.com/news/daily/archives/081211PittHouses.asp ]
homes  housing  neworleans  affordability  morphosis  davidadjaye  shigeruban  mvrdv  pugh+scarpa  eskewdumexripple  trahanarchitects  bnim  constructs  graft  kierantimberlake  concordia  billesarchitects  architecture  design  braddpitt  philanthropy  katrina  makeitright  nola 
january 2009 by robertogreco

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