The impermanent collection is the A+D’s translation of a museum shop. It was conceived of as a means of creating a space where the lines between art and commodity can be blurred and dabbled with. The space is curated with objects by a series of rotating artists, designers, and architects. The objects are neither singular nor mass-produced, making architecture and design accessible to the public through the act of collection. The choices made in the impermanent collection are ones that speak to the visitors’ recognition of the importance of acknowledging architecture and design in everyday life.
The collection will feature the work of the following as its inaugural group: