VENUE SPUR Urban Center Gallery 654 Mission Street San Francisco Through October 21 The product of an enviable 16-month-long road trip across the United States, VENUE is the documentation of a series of sites from around the country that are not always considered when surveying architecture and design. The successful bloggers Geoff Manaugh (BLDGBLOG) and Nicola Twilley (Edible Geography) tackle “often overlooked yet fascinating sites through the eyes of the innovators, trendsetters, entrepreneurs, and designers at the forefront of ideas today,” giving a more honest assessment of the American landscape then is represented in traditional urban-centric design media. The exhibition and installation includes books, photographs, maps, ephemera, and more. The tour was thoroughly 21st-century, however it was inspired by the great expeditions of the 19th century.
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Studio X, the downtown outpost of Columbia's GSAAP program, named Geoff Manaugh (BLDGBLOG) and Nicola Twilley (GOOD/Edible Geography) as co-directors. The fall season of programming under Manaugh and Twilley kicked off September 1. Deborah Marton, who announced her resignation as Executive Director of the Design Trust for Public Space in March, assumed her new role as Senior Vice President of Programs at the New York Restoration Project. David Glover of Arup Associates has left the firm to become deputy chief executive of AECOM’s building engineering business. Dagmar Richter, former teaching professor and chair of the Department of Architecture at Cornell University's College of Architecture, Art, and Planning, has been named chair of Pratt Institute's Undergraduate Architecture Department. Perkins+Will Seattle acquired Hinthorne Mott Architects to boost their Pacific Northwest presence. Will Alsop left RMJM to start a new practice with fellow RMJM principal Scott Lawrie in London. The new firm is called ALL Design. Have news on career moves in the architecture & design universe for SHFT+ALT+DEL? Send your tips to firstname.lastname@example.org!