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November 2019

November 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Building Intervening Connecting: Recent work of Gong Dong

The School of Architecture, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and Alphawood Foundation Chicago present "Building Intervening Connecting: Recent work of Gong Dong,” a rare public presentation by award-winning architect and Plym Distinguished Professor Gong Dong at the Seventeenth Church of Christ Scientist, 55 E. Wacker Drive, on Monday, November 18th. The multimedia program will examine current projects by Vector Architects, the Beijing-based architecture practice founded by Gong in 2008 and will include video clips emphasizing the craft of the construction process.…

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$200
November 19 @ 9:00 am - November 20 @ 5:00 pm

Urban Planning & Architectural Design for Sustainable Development – 4th Edition

Continuing the success of the previous meetings in 2015, 2017, and 2018, the 4th edition of the conference on "Urban Planning and Architectural Design for  Sustainable Development"(UPADSD) will be organized by IEREK in 2019 using the video conference techniques in order to optimize the benefits to the authors by improving communication which will lead to more productivity. Besides, it will decrease the expenses and save the time wasted on travel for those who aren't capable of travelling or don't have enough time. for more info: http://bit.ly/upadsd2019

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Free
November 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Henk Ovink: Climate Action by Design

Syracuse University Fisher Center, 19 East 31st Street
New York, NY 10016 United States

“We have no time to waste. Every indecisive day means more despair, more disasters and less time to mitigate and adapt. The situation is worsening fast and improving it is becoming more costly by the day. Our knowledge and understanding of that future and our capacity to intervene and act have never been this great. We know just about everything that can go wrong and possess all the resources and skills to do something about it. So the biggest disgrace…

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Free
November 21

Alexandra Champalimund :: 2019 Lawrence Israel Prize

Fashion Institute of Technology 27th Street @ 7th Avenue, 27th Street @ 7th Avenue
New York, 10001 United States

It’s my pleasure to announce FIT's 2019 Lawrence Israel honoree, Alexandra Champalimund. Please join us and share this on your calendar, it is bound to be a memorable event. We look forward to Thursday, November 21st. All are invited to FIT’s Katie Murphy Amphitheater for her talk starting at 6:00. The event is free and open to the public, though seating is limited. Please find our notice attached.

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Free
November 22 - November 24
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One event on December 13, 2019 at 12:00 am

The 2019 Ghana Architecture and Design Festival

The Octagon, Accra Central
Accra, Accra 00233 Ghana

The festival has been established to capture the synergies, innovations, and progress being made in the building arts and design industry in Ghana. The nation-wide series of events will feature exhibitions, installations, panel discussions and workshops, open houses, and rooftop tours over one month. This year’s theme is ‘Living Spaces’, a showcase of local talent, concepts, ideas and models on affordable housing in a bid to interject bold strategies to reduce the housing deficit in Ghana. The festival will bring…

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$5
November 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am

Crafting Skyscraper Hand Turkeys Family Program

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

Thankful for skyscrapers? This week, we’re putting an architectural twist on the classic hand turkey, replacing feathers with skyscrapers. Kids can either draw inspiration from our Supertall Wall or design skyscrapers of their own to pick and display their top five from around the world. RSVP NOW.

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December 2019

$2249.0
December 2 @ 10:00 am - December 4 @ 5:00 pm

Advancing Enterprise Risk Management summit

InterContinental Miami, 100 Chopin Plaza
Miami, FL 33131 United States

The Advancing Construction Enterprise Risk Management Summit is where finance, risk, and insurance professionals will share best practices in mitigating significant macro-level risks to the firm. From economic trends and managing subcontractors to standardizing safety processes and purchasing suitable insurance, you'll ensure your firm is protected for whatever lies ahead. This meeting is the latest addition to the highly acclaimed Advancing Construction series and is your opportunity to benchmark best practices with industry leaders. Highlights for the 2019 event include:…

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$125
December 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Facades+ Seattle

Motif Seattle, 1415 Fifth Avenue
Seattle, WA , WA 98101 United States

On December 6, The Architect’s Newspaper is returning to Seattle for the third year in a row in a dialogue of the architectural trends, technologies, and materials reshaping the Seattle metropolitan area. Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, a national firm with a significant presence in Seattle, is co-chairing the conference. Panels for the morning symposium will discuss the complex geometries of the Temple of Light, the GNW Pavillion, and The Mark; the longstanding collaboration between Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, Su Development, and Morrison Hershfield in the design and construction…

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$5
December 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:45 am

Rosie Revere, Engineer family program

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

Young learners will be inspired by a reading of Andrea Beaty’s illustrated book, Rosie Revere, Engineer. After the story, the young engineers will use different materials to design and construct their very own innovative skyscraper. Ages 2-5. RSVP NOW.

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Free
December 9 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Auditorium Theatre’s 130th Birthday Celebration Open House

Auditorium Theatre, 50 E. Ida B. Wells Drive
Chicago, IL 60605 United States

The National Historic Landmark Auditorium Theatre, which officially opened on December 9, 1889, has been a Chicago institution for 130 years. Celebrate this milestone anniversary, and explore Louis Sullivan and Dankmar Adler's masterpiece, at a FREE Open House! Take a historic theatre tour, pose for a picture at a photo booth with an Auditorium Theatre-themed backdrop; sketch and take photos of the theatre; bring the kids for free popcorn and coloring; grab a drink at the bar; and enter a…

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Free
December 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Designing a Planet- for better or worse? with Richard Weller

Athenaeum of Philadelphia, 219 South 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA United States

This lecture will explore ways in which planners, designers and conservationists are now trying to reconcile urban growth and environmental values on a planetary scale. Richard Weller is the Meyerson Chair of Urbanism and Professor and Chair of Landscape Architecture and co-executive director of the McHarg Center at The University of Pennsylvania. In over 30 years of practice he has worked simultaneously as an academic and a consultant specializing in the formative stages of design and planning projects ranging across…

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Free
December 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Charles Duff book talk: North Atlantic Cities

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

For 150 years the word "downtown" meant a central district where people worked and didn’t live. A product of the first half of the 19th century, especially in the cities of the US and the UK, downtowns responded to the unprecedented volume of trade in the Industrial Revolution and depended on a series of innovations in architecture, construction, and municipal transport. In his new book, The North Atlantic Cities, developer and historian Charles Duff, highlights vibrant centers such as the…

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