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September 2015

Architecture in the Rio de la Plata Basin: Between Tradition and Cosmopolitanism (SAH Field Seminar)

September 1 - September 12

This SAH Field Seminar takes you to two South American nations united by the river between them, Uruguay and Argentina. Explore the architecture of the Rio de la Plata Basin with SAH 2nd Vice President Sandy Isenstadt and architect Natalia Muñoa. This seminar features an itinerary customized for SAH members and includes visits to sites not open to the general public, supplemental lectures, and a significant educational component designed to enhance your experience of the architecture, landscapes, and culture of…

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$420

Architecture in the Rio de la Plata Basin: Between Tradition and Cosmopolitanism (SAH Field Seminar)

September 1 @ 11:00 am - September 12 @ 5:00 pm
Holiday Inn,
Chicago Mart Plaza River North, 350 West Mart Center Drive , Chicago , IL 60654 United States
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This SAH Field Seminar takes you to two South American nations united by the river between them, Uruguay and Argentina. Explore the architecture of the Rio de la Plata Basin with SAH 2nd Vice President Sandy Isenstadt and architect Natalia Muñoa. This seminar features an itinerary customized for SAH members and includes visits to sites not open to the general public, supplemental lectures, and a significant educational component designed to enhance your experience of the architecture, landscapes, and culture of…

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The City to Sea Project/Coney Island Project

September 5 - September 7
Unnamed Venue,
Coney Island , NY United States
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A three-day intensive urban photography workshop led by City to Sea, with mentoring from 6 leading photography professionals from the USA, Canada, Russia, Spain, and United Kingdom. Participants learn photographic storytelling techniques and develop editorial documentary photographic assignments / projects (beginners welcome). The program includes DSLR instruction, professional practice presentations, photography walks, and portfolio reviews, with tutors affiliated with Goldsmiths, University of London, Urban Photo Fest and the Association of Urban Photographers (analogue and digital photographers welcome). An exhibition Opportunity: Work made…

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$5 - $35

Green Building Products and Technology Seminar

September 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Grand Historic Venue – 4th Floor – Doric Room,
225 N. Charles St , Baltimore , MD 21201 United States
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America Training Solutions cordially invites you to attend a Continuing Education (CE) Seminar. The seminars will focus on products that can be used in Green, Sustainable and LEED certified building projects for commercial and residential purposes. Attend this complete seminar and earn 7 AIA/HSW + 7 GBCI Learning Units (LU) credits. You will also have the opportunity to network with contacts in the industry and learn about high quality and green products.

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Market Street Prototyping Festival – Changing the Dialogue of Urban Design

September 9 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
YBCA,
701 Mission Street, San Fransisco , CA 94103 United States
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For over 150 years, Market Street has been the internationally-renowned main artery of San Francisco. Can we, as a community known for creativity and innovation, bring our own voice to urban design and redefine how we engage and connect with each other over this miles-long stretch of iconic public space? We can. Join Neil Hrushowy, manager of the San Francisco Planning Department’s City Design Group, and Deborah Cullinan, Executive Director for the Yerba Buena Center of the Arts, for a…

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Nina Rappaport – Vertical Urban Factory

September 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, Arnhold Hall,
55 West 13th Street Room I202, New York City , NY 10011 United States
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The School of Consturcted Environments at Parsons presents Nina Rappaport, author and curator of Vertical Urban Factory; Rama Chorpash, Director of MFA Industrial Design at Parsons, whose creative-practice focuses on Making in Place; Victoria Hattam, Professor of Politics, The New School; and Sonam Velani, Policy Advisor to the Deputy Mayor of NYC will engage in a discussion about renewal of industry in the city. They will address the topic from the spatial, economic, and design-to-production perspectives both on the local and global scale in the new economy. Today,…

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Facades+ Miami

September 10 - September 11
Hyatt Regency Miami,
400 SE 2nd Ave, Miami , FL 33131 United States
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Facades+ is the leading conference on high performance and high design building skins. Join the robust dialogue that covers all aspects of building envelopes and is the key to building systems integration, resilient buildings and a sustainable built environment. Who should come? Architects, fabricators, developers, consultants and other design professionals. On Day 1, a series of stimulating, Miami-focused presentations and discussion-based panels will examine the increasingly fast-paced evolution of façade technology, address new perspectives on building skins, and explore innovative, sustainable…

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Preservation in Global Cities

September 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Museum of the City of New York,
1220 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY United States
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Every global city today faces the challenge of protecting their unique urban architectural heritage (often a core component of their tourist brand) while encouraging continuing economic development and growth. But the theory and practice of preservation can differ greatly on different continents and according to different cultures. While in older world cities like Paris and New York preservation laws have tended to guard historic districts for decades, Asian and Latin American global cities of more recent vintage face a different…

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Preservation in Global Cities

September 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Museum of the City of New York,
1220 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY United States
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Every global city today faces the challenge of protecting their unique urban architectural heritage  (often a core component of their tourist brand) while encouraging continuing economic development and growth.  But the theory and practice of preservation can differ greatly on different continents and according to different cultures.  While in older world cities like Paris and New York preservation laws have tended to guard historic districts for decades, Asian and Latin American global cities of more recent vintage face a different…

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$10

Hypercollaboration: A Play on Problem Solving

September 12 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
McCall Design,
550 Kearny Street, San Francisco , CA 94108 United States
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This interactive workshop will evaluate and explore precedents for creative problem solving. Using constructs from other industries – from tech to theater – participants will apply creative thinking strategies and problem solving techniques to a series of quick fire design exercises. Groups will work to evaluate the relationship between ‘process’ and the resolution of simple design issues.

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Understanding Architecture: Structure and Symbols

September 12 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
S. Dillon Ripley Center,
1100 Jefferson Dr SW, Washington , DC United States
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At the most practical level, the physical structure of any work of architecture has a single mission: to keep it standing. Over the millennia, though, some of the most basic of those elements of construction have acquired a symbolic status. For example, how a building makes use of light or materials can tell us not only about the purposes for which it was designed, but also about the society for which it was built. Lisa Passaglia Bauman, assistant professor of…

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Designer as Developer: Building Your Vision, Building New Business

September 16 @ 6:05 pm - 8:00 pm
USAI Lighting,
13 Crosby Street , New York City, NY United States
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Should architects and designers take control of the development, financing and investment process to both achieve breakthrough designs and to take control of their futures? This panel of distinguished experts says yes, and they discuss the steps required to develop properties and interiors with their own designs. The main benefits of this challenging dual approach is that the designer is able to “invest” in better designed results. Program includes case studies on new building projects. Featuring architects and designers who…

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