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May 2017
May 25 - August 3

RADICAL BODIES: ANNA HALPRIN, SIMONE FORTI, YVONNE RAINER IN CALIFORNIA AND NEW YORK, 1955–1972

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in Lincoln Center, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza
NYC, NY United States

This new exhibition explores how choreographer Anna Halprin (who many will be familiar with as landscape architect Lawrence Halprin's wife and collaborator) and subsequently, Simone Forti and Yvonne Rainer opened the way to a radicalized vision for the body in dance and the visual arts that continues to influence choreographers and visual artists globally. The exhibition (originating at UC Santa Barbara Art, Design & Architecture Museum) consists of more than 150 photographs, videos and original scores and drawings by Halprin, Forti and Rainer. Co-curators Ninotchka…

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June 2017
June 23 @ 10:30 am - June 25 @ 5:00 pm

Dwell on Design

Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90015 United States

Dwell on Design brings together the brightest people, latest products, and curated content in modern design under one roof. Held each year at the Los Angeles Convention Center, the exhibition and conference showcases the best in modern design materials, furniture and accessories, home technology, garden and outdoor materials, kitchen & bath, and international design. Dwell on Design features world-class speakers, continuing education classes for interior design professionals, and talks for design-seeking consumers on Saturday and Sunday.

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Free
June 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Sarah Williams Goldhagen Book Talk: Welcome to Your World: How the Built Environment Shapes Our Lives

The Skyscraper Museum, 39 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280 United States

Drawing on new discoveries in cognitive psychology and neuroscience, in her new book Welcome to Your World, architecture critic and historian Sarah Williams Goldhagen probes how environments profoundly shape our feelings, memories, and well-being. In this Skyscraper Seminar, conceived as a conversation with design professionals, Goldhagen will focus on issues of high-rise living and urban density. Drawing on the examples from her book, she'll suggest how to bring new research and insights to construct a world better suited to human…

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June 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Urban Design Forum Spring 2017 Series: Past, Present, Future

We have an increasing cultural obsession with what the future holds. From environmental movements focused on mitigating climate change, to the lust for the next digital gadget that will revolutionize our everyday world, to the prevalence of dystopian themes in the entertainment industry. In an increasingly urbanized world, we now live closer together than ever, yet over the past 75 years we have created urban infrastructure centered around the automobile that often disregards the societal boon of social connection. Digital…

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June 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Exhibition Opening: 2017 Professional Awards of the Potomac Chapter, ASLA

This exhibition highlights 15 award-winning works of landscape architecture from the 2017 Professional Awards of the Potomac Chapter, ASLA. The range of projects encompasses residential, private and public practice, and a variety of project types that includes parks, courtyards, plazas, historic landscapes, and public realm guidelines.  Two awards were given in a new category this year: Social Impact. The exhibition illustrates the range in scale and scope of the landscape architecture profession and highlights the high quality of work being produced in the Washington, DC…

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Free
June 30 @ 8:00 am - 11:55 pm

CTBUH 2017 Student Research Competition

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) is pleased to announce the “Call for Proposals” for its CTBUH 2017 Student Research Competition – culminating with an award of $20,000 to be recognized at the CTBUH 2017 Conference to be held in Sydney, Australia, from October 30 to November 3, 2017. The funding for this competition has been made possible with the kind support of Underwriters Laboratories. The goal of the 2017 Student Research Competition is to assist talented…

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July 2017
$18
July 1 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Old Pasadena Historic District Walking Tour

Old Pasadena has gone from drab and dingy to a shopping and dining destination. Without Pasadena Heritage, this National Register Historic District would have been destroyed! Now it is one of the finest examples of downtown revitalizations in the country. Let one of our trained docents lead you through the historic neighborhood and reveal its many hidden and unusual architectural details, old alleyways, and historic signs.

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$5
July 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am

Family Program: DOWNTOWN SCAVENGER HUNT

The Skyscraper Museum, 39 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280 United States

After a tour of our new exhibition, Lower Manhattan in the 1990s, families will go on a skyscraper scavenger hunt in the gallery, examining photographs, videos, and text for clues. Kids will then create illustrations of their favorite discoveries. All Ages. RSVP required. 5 dollars per child. Members free.

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July 3

Coca-Cola Bottle Design Award

New product design contest on Desall.com: Elite invites you to design the new metal Coca-Cola bottle, creating a handy product, suitable for indoor and outdoor use, with an easy to drink system. For more info: http://bit.ly/CocaColaDesignAward Timeline Upload phase: 14th April - 3rd July 2017 (1.59 PM UTC) Client Vote: from 3rd July 2017 Winner announcement: approximately by the end of October 2017 Total awards €3000 Participation is free of charge and open to all creative people (at least 18…

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$125
July 6

AN Best of Products Awards 2017

The Architect’s Newspaper speaks directly to leaders in architecture and design with news, products, developments, trends, and updates. We’ve just launched our 3rd Annual Best of Product Awards. The Best of Product Awards is an opportunity for designers and manufacturers to reach our audience—an eclectic mix of top-tier architects, designers, and taste-makers. Designers and manufacturers are invited to submit new products for review by a jury comprised of design professionals and A|N editors. Entries will be evaluated for innovation, aesthetics,…

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July 7

Resilient by Design | Bay Area Challenge

Resilient by Design | Bay Area Challenge is an exciting new research and design initiative calling on architects, engineers, designers, and affiliated experts to submit Design Briefs and commit to a yearlong investigative challenge. Learning from community members and issue area experts, Design Teams will be tasked with identifying critical areas vulnerable to sea level rise and other climate challenges along the bayfront and proposing exciting, design-driven solutions to strengthen our region’s resilience. At the end of the Bay Area…

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July 8 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Opening: “Drawing Codes: Experimental Protocols of Architectural Representation”

WUHO Gallery, 6518 Hollywood Road
Los Angeles, CA 90028 United States

DRAWING CODES Experimental Protocols of Architectural Representation July 8 - August 20, 2017 Opening Reception July 8, 2017 5:00-8:00pm WUHO Gallery 6518 Hollywood Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90028 Emerging technologies of design and production have opened up new ways to engage with traditional practices of architectural drawing. This exhibition, organized by the CCA Digital Craft Lab, features experimental drawings by architects who explore the impact of new technologies on the relationship between code and drawing: how rules and constraints inform…

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