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March 2019

March 9 @ 10:00 am - May 12 @ 9:00 pm

MEXTRÓPOLI 2019./ Where the city ends

Teatro Metropolitan, Av Independencia 90, Colonia Centro, Centro, 06050
Mexico City, 0650 Mexico

From 9 to 12 March, MEXTRÓPOLI Festival of Architecture and City celebrates its sixth edition. MEXTRÓPOLI is a ludic and reflective event that puts the voices of architects, town planners and authorities at the public's reach to generate knowledge about the city we inhabit. The occupation of public space with pavilions, the dialogue tables that involve the most prominent actors in issues such as urbanism and public policy, as well as a strong selection of speakers draw up a program…

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May 2019

May 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Toshiko Mori: Transforming Communities through Architecture

Japan Society, 333 E 47th Street
New York City, NY 10017 United States

Talk Wednesday, May 1, 6:30 PM Good design can have a profound impact on local art and communities, as exemplified by the Setouchi region of Japan. In the post-World War II period, there was significant patronage of modern art and architecture in this region. In 1958, Kenzo Tange, whose work combines modern architecture with traditional Japanese techniques and symbolism, designed Kagawa Prefecture's governmental office building. This sparked an artistic renaissance, and the area has become an internationally acclaimed creative hub…

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$35 – $45
May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Soane Foundation and The Olana Partnership present The Global Grand Tour

Explorers Club, 46 E. 70th Street
New York, NY 10021 United States

This lecture examines the Grand Tour as a site of origin for the Picturesque, the aesthetic category that would come to dominate landscape representation in Britain by about 1800. It offers a link between the European grand tour and that made by Joseph Banks and James Cook – a world tour. It also highlights Frederic Church as both an artist and world traveler. The lecture moves on to make the unusual claim that we can trace a range of similarities…

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May 8 - May 11

California Preservation Conference

Hilton Palm Springs, 400 East Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

The California Preservation Conference brings more than 600 participants from across the state to learn, network, and share successes. The conference includes over 40 sessions, special events, networking activities, and site tours in and around Palm Springs. From its stunning architecture to its breathtaking landscapes, Palm Springs retains much of its character because of the dedicated work of preservationists who have fought to create and maintain this iconic desert oasis. The 2019 California Preservation Conference will explore the innovative methods…

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May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Alexander Garvin Book Talk

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

Downtowns are more than economic engines: they are repositories of knowledge and culture and generators of new ideas, technology, and ventures. If we are to have healthy downtowns, noted urban planner Alexander Garvin argues, we need to understand how and why some American downtowns never stopped thriving, some are in decline, while still others, including Lower Manhattan, are resurging. In The Heart of the City, Garvin proffers how to plan for a mix of housing, businesses, and attractions; improve mobility; manage services; and…

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July 2019

$1 – $3000
July 8 - August 2

AURA Summer Academy 2019 / Istanbul: Past, Present, Future

AURA-İstanbul, Hasfırın Cad. Sinanpaşa İş Merkezi Kat 4 Daire 3, Beşiktaş/İstanbul
İstanbul, Beşiktaş 34022 Turkey

The Architecture and Urbanism Research Academy (AURA) Istanbul invites you to its inspiring summer program, “Istanbul: Past, Present and Future” The melting pot of the East and the West, the great city of Istanbul, now a city of more than 15 million people, has been the capital of two glorious empires, the Byzantine and the Ottoman. With its eight thousand years of human history, it presents researchers a vast amount of architectural legacy to discover and analyze. Join us in…

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September 2019

September 11 @ 8:00 am - September 13 @ 4:00 pm

Cities’ Identity Through Architecture and Arts – 3rd Edition

Pisa,Italy, Pisa
Italy, South Carolina 56121 Italy

IEREK Organizes the 3rd international conference on ''Cities Identity Through Architecture and Arts”. The conference will be held on the 11th -13th of September,2019- Pisa, Italy to be hosted in one of the most spiritual cities. They identify the part of a history that defines our past, shapes who we are today and who we are likely to become. Once we ignore the meaning of our traditions, we're in danger of damaging the underpinning of our identity. The identity of…

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