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10 T R O P I C M A G A Z I N E 10 T R O P I C M A G A Z I N E tropic panorama 29th Annual Festival of the Trees The perennial pine gets an imaginative update this month during the 29th annual Festival of the Trees, presented by Florida International University's College of Architecture+ The Arts (CARTA). The festive exhibit calls on top local, national and international designers to create holiday trees from every imaginable material, and their designs will be on display at the Moore Building in the Design District starting November 19. This year's theme? Design DNA: Differentiators, Nuances and Attributes. "This is one of the most anticipated and celebrated holiday traditions in Miami's design and cultural community," says CARTA Dean Brian Schriner. The trees will be up for auction at the show's opening reception, with proceeds bene tting FIU's Interior Architecture Department. November 19, 2015 Moore Building 191 NE 40th Street, Miami festivalofthetrees.net DIALOGUE IN DETAILS Rarely do you fi nd the works of architectural masters Frank Lloyd Wright, Paul Rudolph, Marcel Breuer, Mies van der Rohe and Philip Johnson alongside one another in the same exhibit, yet architect Toshiko Mori represents them beauti- fully in her latest show "Dialogue in Details." Here, the internationally acclaimed architect isolates details — wall sections — from each architect's work and presents them at half scale, showing a parallel dialogue between each piece. Mori's exhibit was fi rst presented at the Biennale di Venezia in Venice, Italy, and is now showing at the Center for Archi- tecture in Sarasota through December 15. Center for Architecture Sarasota 265 S Orange Ave, Sarasota cfasrq.org Margin of Error A remarkably rich new exhibition at the Wolfsonian-Florida International University pulls back the curtain on Industrial Revolution-era and turn-of- the-20th-century calamities, including the sinking of the Titanic, the Hinden- burg explosion and other oil spills, workplace injuries, airbag recalls and more. "Margin of Error" includes more than 200 examples of graphics, propaganda and decorative art by major artists such as Man Ray, Lewis Hine, Margaret Bourke-White and Herbert Bayer. By exploring the social responses to these modern-age catastrophes, the show reveals a greater cultural embrace of modern engineering during this time period. "The exhibition is a reminder of how every step forward bring us that much closer to the edge of some cliff," says curator Matthew Abess. "… How we are in equal measures masters of the universe, and masters of its unmaking." Postcard, Se vai con un lucignolo vicino agli in am- mabili, è certo che tu provochi malanni inenarrabili [If You Hold a Wick Near Flammable Material, it is Certain That You Will Provoke Unspeakable Misfortunes], 1938 Ente Nazionale di Propaganda per la Prevenzione degli Infortuni, publisher Alterocca, Terni, Italy, printer The Wolfsonian–FIU, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection, 86.19.800.1 Opens November 13 Wolfsonian-Florida International University 1001 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach wolfsonian.org Photo: Ryan Gamma

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