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August 2015

Andrew Dolkart Book Talk: Saving Place: 50 Years of New York City

August 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Skyscraper Museum,
39 Battery Pl, New York, NY United States
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From irrefutable icons to lesser-known structures throughout the city, much of what makes New York City unique owes its existence to the New York City Landmarks Law. Born out of the destruction of McKim, Mead & White’s monumental Pennsylvania Station, the Landmarks Law established the parameters for protecting the places that represent New York City’s rich cultural, social, political, and architectural history. Today there are more than 31,000 landmark properties woven into daily life, many located in 111 historic districts…

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Tour: Viavi Building

August 31 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Viavi Building,
50 Fell Street, San Francisco , United States
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Please join AIA San Francisco’s HIstoric Resource Committee for a tutor of 50 Fell Street. Also known as the Viavi Building, 50 Fell Street was designed by Willis Polk and Company and constructed in 1931 as the headquarters and factory of the Viavi Company for the Law brothers, Herbert and Hartland. An example of the mission revival style popular in the 1920s and 30s, the building has been used as federal and city offices as well as the New College of…

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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 Designer and the Chef

September 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Heath Ceramics,
2900 18th Street, San Francisco, CA United States
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What is the relationship between design, food, and dining? How does the aesthetic of a space, the layout of the furniture, and the flow of the restaurant affect the guest experience? This panel will offer unique insight into the chef/designer relationship and discuss the current trends and ‘what’s next’ in the industry. Moderated by Bryan Southwick (CCS Architecture).

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National Brownfields Conference 2015

September 2 - September 4
HIlton Chicago,
720 S. Michigan Avenue , Chicago, IL United States
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Brownfields 2015 is the premier conference and trade show focused on environmental revitalization and economic redevelopment. The upcoming event is the 16th National Brownfields Training Conference, which promises to attract thousands of stakeholders to the “windy city” for three days of training, networking and business development. Since 1995, the National Brownfields Training Conference has been the most important stop on the calendar of anyone working to create better communities through cleaning up and reusing brownfield properties.

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Design-Build and P3S: Risk Allocation and Liability Claims Experience

September 3
Boston Harbor Hotel,
70 Rowes Wharf , Boston , MA United States
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Beyond any question, design-build is on the rise as the delivery method of choice for many public owners seeking to contain cost overrun and other project risk exposures. In addition, P3, which combines design-build with private financing, is gaining interest across the United States. This session will focus on risk and claim perspectives, so as to assist design professionals by informing decision-making about participation in design-build and P3 projects. Our primary focus at the roundtable will be on design-build and…

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Newtown Creek Boat Tour

September 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
East River Ferry, Ferry Terminal,
East 35th Street, New York, NY United States
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In its heyday in the years leading up to World War II, the 3.8-mile Newtown Creek was one of the busiest commercial waterways in the United States, second only to the Mississippi River in tonnage. Today, the creek is better known as one of the most polluted waterways in the country. As the dividing line between Brooklyn and Queens, Newtown Creek is now at the center of some of the most rapidly changing neighborhoods in the city. Open House New…

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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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