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Emilio Ambasz’s foundation donates $10m to MoMA to create a green architecture institute

Nancy Kenney   /  Source:  The Art Newspaper
20/11/2020


The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) announced a $10m gift from a foundation led by the green architect and industrial designer Emilio Ambasz that will establish an institute exploring the relationship between architecture and ecology.

The Argentinian-born Ambasz, who served as the curator of design in MoMA’s department of architecture and design from 1969 to 1976 and as a trustee of MoMA PS1 from 2002 to 2006, is known for probing the relationship between what is man-made and what is natural. He has been a member of the museum’s International Council since 1978...[+]


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