Events


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What Makes a Design of the Year?

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Lectures London, UK July 7, 2015
What Makes a Design of the Year?

For the past eight years London’s Design Museum has selected and shared a list of projects and products that they have deemed the year’s best. Alex Bec, director of It’s…

The Edge of Water: Trends and Best Practices in Building Water Use

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Lectures New York, New York, U.S.A. July 7, 2015
The Edge of Water: Trends and Best Practices in Building Water Use

The Urban Green Council sponsors this talk at the Grohe showroom, on Fifth Avenue. Lauren Yarmuth, of sustainability consultants YR&G, will give a presentation on the current water paradigm, and discuss the…

The Community Responds: MetaModern

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Lectures Scottsdale, AZ, U.S.A. July 9, 2015
The Community Responds: MetaModern

The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art hosts a lively conversation in Gallery 1 about its MetaModern exhibition. Community members working in a variety of fields will offer feedback on the show’s Modernist…

Streets Are Places Too

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Lectures London, U.K. July 10, 2015
Streets Are Places Too

The streets of London account for over 80 per cent of the city’s public spaces, and have recently undergone some changes, following the implementation of the Roads Task Force, in 2013….

Snarkitecture

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Lectures Washington, D.C., U.S.A. July 23, 2015
Snarkitecture

Describing themselves as an “impossible voyage of an improbable crew to find an inconceivable creature,” Snarkitecture is undoubtedly one of today’s most intriguing design studios. It’s put its stamp on…

Thinking with Charles & Ray Eames

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Lectures Scottsdale, AZ, U.S.A. August 27, 2015
Thinking with Charles & Ray Eames

Architect and Arizona State University President’s Professor Max Underwood began his career in a most enviable position: as a staff member at Eames Office, where he was able to learn from…

Preservation in Global Cities: New York/ Mexico City/ Paris/ Shanghai

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Lectures New York, New York, U.S.A. September 10, 2015
Preservation in Global Cities: New York/ Mexico City/ Paris/ Shanghai

Facing exploding populations, cities around the world are struggling to preserve their unique urban architectural heritage, while continuing to progress and grow. How this preservation should be approached varies greatly between different locales…