The Organization for Permanent Modernity is an office and research group for urban design and architecture.

The Currents

06/09/2011 - 15:22

PPM leads Archiprix 2011 event at MIT

Alexander D’Hooghe leads Archiprix 2011 event at MIT. Alexander, together with Jonathan Crisman and Amrita Mahindroo of MIT’s Platform for Permanent Modernity organized and hosted the event with MIT graduate students over the course of a week. The culmination of the conference included an exhibition event of the student work at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City more

05/26/2011 - 18:43

ORG awarded 2011 NAIOP research grant

ORG awarded 2011 NAIOP research grant to study middle ring suburban development. ORG was recently awarded a research grant from the NAIOP association to commence a study that will examine issues and opportunities facing the middle ring suburb – case study area: Boston. more

05/22/2011 - 14:43

A. D'Hooghe speaks at REALTY Conference

On May 25th, Alexander d’Hooghe talks about “ Urban Density? Our cities need a vision” at the real estate conference REALTY in Brussels. more

01/15/2011 - 11:41

Homage to Habraken Installation at MIT

The installation of “Homage to Habraken” has been set up in the Art Gallery at MIT. This installation is the result of a collaborative process. The Platform for Permanent Modernity has proposed the hypothesis of an endless structure composed of ‘platonic panels’ as a future building system inspired on Habrakenian thought. Together with a group of students, a first prototype was developed and built during an MIT workshop with the students. more