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September 2018
September 22 @ 8:00 am - November 4 @ 5:00 pm

4th Istanbul Design Biennial

A School of Schools is a multi-platform biennale that will use, test, and revise a variety of educational strategies to reflect on the role of design, knowledge, and global connectedness in contemporary Istanbul and beyond. Titled A School of Schools, the 4th Istanbul Design Biennial will stretch both the space and time of the traditional design event, manifesting as a flexible year-long programme within which to respond to global acceleration, generating alternative methodologies, outputs, and forms of design and education.…

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September 24 - September 27

CitiesAlive 2018

New York Marriott by the Brooklyn Bridge, 333 Adams Street Brooklyn, New York 11201 USA
New York, NY 11201 United States

What is the future of our city regions? Will they be unbearably hot and regularly flooded by intense rains and high tides?  Will they be increasingly unhealthy and more divided between 'us and them'? Will there be a lack of green space and job opportunities? CitiesAlive provides green infrastructure solutions to urban challenges by bringing together designers, researchers, contractors, manufacturers, and policymakers. Discover how to shape a healthier, more resilient future in NYC this September. CitiesAlive 2018  will explore topics…

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September 26 - September 29

Exhibit Columbus: Design, Community, and Progressive Preservation

The 2018 National Symposium, Design, Community, and Progressive Preservation, will take place September 26–29 and features four days of engaging programming, exclusive tours, morning and evening conversations with visionary leaders, and the American Institute of Architects’ Trade Show showcasing an array of new and innovative building products and services.  

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September 27 @ 12:00 pm - December 15 @ 6:00 pm

Model Projections

Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery, 1172 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10027 United States

Model Projections investigates the complex pathways between architecture and its representations through an examination of the practice of model making. While models have long occupied a central role in the design and building processes, during the postwar period the production and function of models expanded as architecture firms increasingly commissioned elaborate three-dimensional representations that were extraordinarily precise in detail—from simulated materials to landscaping, from designer furniture to electrification. Precursors to today’s hyperrealist renderings and virtual environments, scale models helped architects advance…

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September 27 @ 4:00 pm - September 29 @ 4:00 pm

Shifting the Landscape: Black Architects and Planners, 1968 to Now

National Museum of African American History and Culture, 1400 Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC, Maryland 20560 United States

The symposium will bring together architects, planners, and scholars of the built environment. Participants reflect on key events in the late 1960s that shaped architecture and planning in the decades that followed. The symposium will also bring greater visibility to black architects of today, and highlight projects of architects and planners currently working to create more equitable spaces, all while connecting architecture professionals with scholars to make career opportunities more attractive for future practitioners.

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September 30

Living Places – Simon Architecture Prize 2018

SIMON presents the second edition of “Living Places - Simon Architecture Prize 2018” Entries will be accepted until September 30th on the competition’s website The "Living places" awards is an initiative created by Simon on its 100th anniversary, and is endorsed and advised by the Mies van der Rohe Foundation. The contest is open to all works completed and put into use between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2017 and built on European and Mexican territories. Who may submit works? The architects, urban planners and/or…

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September 30

West of Modernism: California Graphic Design, 1975–1995

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), 5905 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States

The late 20th century was a transformational period for graphic design. Questioning the increasingly rigid rules of modernism, designers pressed for greater autonomy in their work. At the same time, dizzying advances in technology upended existing design and production processes. Far from the established New York design world, California became a haven for avant-garde designers, a hub of innovation in both discourse and practice. This exhibition is part of LACMA’s Graphic Design Initiative, an interdepartmental project spearheaded by the Decorative…

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September 30

Call For Ideas : Aqua 2018 Architecture Competition

Water – an element in nature that life is constantly surrounded by; an element that has given birth to life on Earth and continues to support it. Although we made our shift to land, our bond with water still remains significant as ever; it is an element that is a basic necessity for our survival. The life on Earth is today plagued by adverse climate changes, global warming, the increasing toxic emissions, rising population, and scarce land resources. With various…

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October 2018
October 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

20th Annual Landscape Design Portfolio Lecture Series: Charles Birnbaum

Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue
New York, NY United States

As urban growth continues at a relentless pace, Charles A. Birnbaum, FASLA, FAAR, believes it is crucial for landscape architects to weave a site’s history into new designs, but not in ways that are nostalgic or staid. He points to Philadelphia’s Society Hill and the Russell Page Garden at The Frick Collection as early inspirations for managing change with continuity. More recent projects such as Lincoln Road (Miami) and Spain’s Madrid RIO further demonstrate how historic preservation can blend with modern design to showcase a city’s unique cultural…

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October 2 @ 7:00 am - October 4 @ 6:00 pm

The Atlantic Festival

Sidney Harman Hall, 610 F St. NW
Washington, DC, DC 20004 United States

In its tenth year, Washington Ideas becomes The Atlantic Festival. Our new name pays homage to 161 years of award-winning journalism, analysis and storytelling, and captures the expansive nature of the event. Through in-depth interviews with some of today’s biggest thinkers and leaders in technology, politics, business and the arts, we will illuminate new ideas, and grapple with the most consequential issues of our time. From October 2 to 4, 2018, The Atlantic Festival will take over multiple blocks of Washington,…

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$1799.0 – $2198.0
October 2 @ 8:00 am - October 4 @ 5:00 pm

Advancing Construction Quality 2018

Radisson Hotel Baltimore Downtown-Inner Harbor, 101 West Fayette Street
Baltimore, MD 21201 United States

Advancing Construction Quality 2018 is the latest addition to the portfolio of construction events run annually by Hanson Wade, dedicated to drawing together industry leaders to have an open and honest discussion that will advance Quality Excellence on all projects. Here, you will discuss with thought-leaders from owners, architects, contractors, and trades on how to position quality as the main driver for your company and project teams, as well as how to establish a pro-active quality management program, and how…

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October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

California Captured: Mid-Century Modern Architecture

University Center, 63 Fifth Ave
New York, New York 10003 United States

Join us to celebrate the release of Urban Studies faculty Emily Bills' new book, co-authored with Sam Lubell and Pierluigi Serraino, "California Captured: Mid-Century Modern Architecture by Marvin Rand". We'll hear from Bills and Lubell in their presentation on the book's role in architecture with time for Q & A. Reception to follow. California Captured is written by Emily Bills, Sam Lubell, and Pierluigi Serraino. Their essays share Rand’s personal and professional history and help to cement Rand’s legacy in…

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