University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
School of Architecture College of Design

small architecture, BIG LANDSCAPES

January 24 - March 6, 2011

One billion leftover people—typically called squatters or self-builders or homeless (it’s a big category)--claim leftover spaces in cities and live in unauthorized dwellings made of scavenged, leftover materials. Each of the works in this show is a beginning point for rethinking our attitudes about who and what we typically see as having no value while suggesting that our leftover human beings, building materials, and spaces can be seen--must be seen--as someone or something with potential.

Curated by Wes Janz, Professor of Architecture at Ball State University and founder of

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