What do outer space capsules, submarines, and office buildings have in common? Each was conceived as a closed system: partial reconstructions of the world in time and in space. Featuring an archive of 41 historical living prototypes from 1927 to the present – an unexplored genealogy of closed resource regeneration systems – Closed Worlds documents a disciplinary transformation and the rise of a new environmental consensus.
Curated by Lydia Kallipoliti
Graphic and Exhibition Design by Pentagram / Natasha Jen
Virtual Reality Experience by Amber Bartosh
Catalogue Essay by Francesca Hughes
Originally commissioned by the Storefront for Art and Architecture
Supported by the UTS School of Architecture