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Past Exhibitions

Jun
2
2013
Jun
20
2013
San Francisco

Architecture and Water

2013 Master of Architecture Thesis Exhibition
In the SPUR Urban Center back gallery: How do architecture and water interact with each other? SPUR presents selected 2013 Master of Architecture thesis work by students in the College of Environmental Design at University of California at Berkeley. Developed in studios on Architecture and Water directed by Professors Marc...
Mar
13
2013
Jun
20
2013
San Francisco

Future-Proof Water

Quenching our thirst in the 21st century
More than two-thirds of the Bay Area’s water is imported from outside the region — supplies that are threatened by a multitude of hurdles, from climate change to new regulations. With the Bay Area set to add another 2 million people by 2040, a safe and reliable source of water...
Nov
6
2012
Feb
27
2013
San Francisco

Grand Reductions

10 diagrams that changed city planning
Many of the ideas that most influenced the design of cities were first expressed through diagrams. These simple visual statements have become iconic distillations of values, policy agendas and ideologies — touchstones in the visual lexicon of urban planning and design. Grand Reductions investigates the visual culture and iconography of...
Oct
22
2012
Oct
30
2012
San Francisco

PUBLIC Works

The design, quality and use of our public spaces may be the best measure of the success of our democracy, since it is in these spaces that most of us interact. SPUR and PUBLIC Bikes present an exhibition that examines the meaning and value of public spaces within our cities...
Sep
18
2012
Oct
18
2012
San Francisco

A Peek Behind Silicon Valley's Digital Veil

Seeking Silicon Valley
The name “Silicon Valley” usually evokes tech booms and electronic empires. But, Silicon Valley offers a depth beyond this that is frequently unseen. In partnership with ZERO1, SPUR and Hipstamatic invite you to go behind the digital veil with some of the Bay Area’s top photographers. Their interpretation of the...

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