WantedDesign during NYCxDESIGN 2014

New York

May 16, 2014

WantedDesign is a premier creative destination for the international design community during NYCxDESIGN in May. Building on the success of WantedDesign’s groundbreaking debut in 2011, amazing programming and attendance in 2012 and 2013 (with more than 9,000 attendees last May), and various programming during the year to nurture NYC’s design dialogue, WantedDesign will continue to […]

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Niko Luoma And Time Is No Longer an Obstacle

New York

Thursday

April 24, 2014

Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery is pleased to present And Time is No Longer an Obstacle, the first solo exhibition in the United States by esteemed Helsinki School artist Niko Luoma. Niko Luoma (b. 1970) uses light as a raw material to produce images that visualize the passage of time by drawing focus to the intrinsic qualities […]

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Adhered Veneer Systems for Masonry Construction

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Thursday

April 24, 2014

This is a NEW 1.5 hour seminar for design/build professionals sponsored by the Association of Licensed Architects, Wisconsin Chapter. Pat Conway, AIA, CSI, Director Market Development & Technical Services for the International Masonry Institute will present valuable information on how to avoid moisture related failures. While adhered veneers are popular design choices in residential and […]

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“Born[e] to Build”

New York

Thursday

April 24, 2014

On April 24, 2014 Architecture for Health in Vulnerable Environments, ARCHIVE Global, hosts the “Born[e] to Build” event. at the sophisticated Hafele Showroom located in NYC’s Flatiron District. Industry Leaders will gather for a night of passed hors d’ouerves, full open bar and a special ARCHIVE presentation. Planned to coincide with World Malaria Day April […]

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Sea Change: Boston symposium

Boston

Saturday

April 26, 2014

It is projected that sea levels will rise two feet by mid-century and six feet by 2100. The new tideline will transform the coastal landscape of Greater Boston and increase the probability of a major storm devastating the metropolitan region. Sasaki’s exhibition Sea Change: Boston examines Boston’s vulnerabilities and demonstrates proactive design strategies at the […]

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Restoring the Wilshire Boulevard Temple – Site Exploration

Los Angeles

Sunday

April 27, 2014

f you’ve heard about the two-year, $47.5 million restoration of the 1929 Wilshire Boulevard Temple, here’s your chance to see it firsthand and learn from those who know it best. The Los Angeles Conservancy will host a one-day-only tour of the Temple’s Erika J. Glazer Family Campus on Sunday, April 27. This very special, in-depth […]

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AIA|LA, Gallery Show Reception: Fine Art Photographer Nancy Harasz: Los Angeles — A New Picture

Los Angeles

Sunday

April 27, 2014

Downtown Los Angeles is undergoing an historic transformation as it continues to be rediscovered and repurposed. The photographic work of Nancy Harasz emerges at a momentous time for Los Angeles, reflecting a new image of a city that is being redefined on a global scale. Her esthetically captivating perspectives invite the viewer to experience a […]

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“How do Architects Live?” Spring 2014 Tour

Los Angeles

Sunday

April 27, 2014

How do Architects live? How do architects design for themselves? By demand from our tour goers, AIA Los Angeles (AIA|LA) is kicking off a new Tour series, “How Architects Live.” Our members open up their own residences to show the public how an architect lives in their own space. “We usually feature projects designed by […]

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The Neutra Institute’s 4th Run/Walk anchors day of health, architecture and food around Silver Lake Meadow

LA, California

Sunday

April 27, 2014

Los Angeles, CA – Among the most revered of the modernist architects, Richard Neutra had a special affinity for the Silver Lake neighborhood of Los Angeles, placing his home and early design studio, now known as the Neutra VDL Research House, at 2300 Silver Lake Boulevard, across from the Silver Lake Meadow and the reservoir. […]

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Judith Dupré Book Talk SKYSCRAPERS: A HISTORY OF THE WORLD’S MOST EXTRAORDINARY BUILDINGS Fourth Edition

New York

Tuesday

April 29, 2014

Skyscrapers captivate the eye, excite the imagination, and inspire awe and reverence. Wonders of artistic creativity and engineering ingenuity, of hard work and playful dreaming, skyscrapers embody the best of our practical achievements and reflect our highest aspirations. Judith Dupré’s Skyscrapers invites you to enjoy the stunning works born of that quest, introducing readers to […]

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Letters to the Mayor

New York, NY, New York

Tuesday

April 29, 2014

Letters to the Mayor presents 50 letters written by a group of international architects to the political leaders of 10 cities around the world. Each letter exposes and expresses the concerns and desires of architects in relation to the contemporary city. Letters to the Mayor also presents the finalists of the Competition of Competitions, an […]

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James Sanders Book Talk, Scenes from the City: Filmmaking in New York

New York

Tuesday

April 29, 2014

Join us for an illustrated talk and book signing by film historian and documentary writer James Sanders on the new edition of Scenes from the City: Filmmaking in New York. This revised and expanded edition, first published in 2006, is a celebration of the rise of New York-shot films, covering in particular the decades since […]

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Dallas Architecture Forum Presents “Research-Based Design Practice”

Dallas, Texas

Tuesday

April 29, 2014

Dallas Architecture Forum, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing public education about architecture, design and the urban environment, is pleased to present “Research-Based Design Practice”, a Panel Discussion on April 29, moderated by Brad Bell. Panels are offered at no charge to both Forum members and to the general public as a public outreach of […]

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(P)RE: Think | Competitive Ideas 2.0

New York

Wednesday

April 30, 2014

This panel is envisioned as a public forum that will bring together architects, City officials, and critics to debate how the culture of competitive ideas can translate into more productive models for the development and dissemination of architectural ideas. In the context of the discourse and debate around the future of public space, the architectural […]

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Preview Tour of Governors Island Park Expansion

New York

Wednesday

April 30, 2014

The brand new parks on Governors Island will not be open to the public until Memorial Day, but the AIANY Architecture Tour Committee and the Trust for Governors Island invite you for a special preview walking tour on April 30th. A representative of the Trust for Governors Island will take attendees through the Island’s National […]

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Fujiko Nakaya: Veil

New Canaan, Connecticut

Thursday

May 1, 2014

The Glass House, situated on a promontory overlooking a valley, is subject to changing wind patterns, as well as variable temperature and humidity, that will continually influence the interchange between Veil and the building it shrouds. Fresh water, pumped at high pressure through 600 nozzles, will produce an immersive environment that reveals these dynamic conditions. […]

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Self-Guided Tours at the Glass House

New Canaan, Connecticut

Thursday

May 1, 2014

Self-guided tours at the Glass House will be available on select dates and offer visitors a unique opportunity to experience the Glass House campus and its pastoral landscape at their own pace. In addition to the permanent art collection and temporary exhibitions, visitors enjoy access to seven structures designed by Philip Johnson, including the Glass […]

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Fujiko Nakaya: Veil

New Canaan, Connecticut

Thursday

May 1, 2014

The Glass House, situated on a promontory overlooking a valley, is subject to changing wind patterns, as well as variable temperature and humidity, that will continually influence the interchange between Veil and the building it shrouds. Fresh water, pumped at high pressure through 600 nozzles, will produce an immersive environment that reveals these dynamic conditions. […]

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Newport 10K

Jersey City, New Jersey

May 3, 2014

Known as the fastest course in the tri-state area, the Newport 10,000 is a 10K road race along the Hudson River waterfront in Jersey City’s community of Newport. Recreational and elite runners will have the opportunity to compete at the highest level for their share of $15,000 in prize money. The USA Track & Field-certified […]

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The Skyscraper Museum – Family Program BUILDING BLOCKS

New York

May 3, 2014

Join us for hands-on exploration and learn about different materials architects use to construct buildings. Then, design your very own skyscraper inspired by the Museum’s super-tall skyscrapers! Ages 4-8.

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Great Lakes Renaissance–Symposium on High Performing Building Enclosures – Cleveland Ohio www.bec-cleveland.org

Cleveland, Ohio

May 8, 2014

Building Enclosure Symposium and Annual Meetings Bring National Leaders to Cleveland Cleveland, Ohio, will host annual meetings of the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS), Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council (BETEC) and Building Enclosure Council (BEC) national chapters in conjunction with a full-day Symposium on High Performing Building Enclosures in May 2014. AIA CEU/HSW […]

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AIA Chicago Presents Fourth Annual Small Projects Awards

Chicago

May 9, 2014

The AIA Chicago Small Practitioners Group presents the fourth annual Small Firm/Small Project Award program to recognize the high quality of work produced by small architecture firms as well as exceptional small projects. The goal of this award program is to raise public awareness of the value that architects bring to small projects and to […]

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BKLYN DESIGNS

Brooklyn, New York

May 9, 2014

BKLYN DESIGNS is back and taking over DUMBO THIS MAY! Join us for New York’s annual exhibition of Brooklyn based designers, presented by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, May 9-11, at St. Ann’s Warehouse. Explore a multitude of cutting-edge innovations in furnishings, lighting and home accessories hand-crafted by Brooklyn-based designers. Leading industry experts from New […]

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The Imprint of the City, Van Alen Institute Spring 2014 Events Launch

Brooklyn, New York

May 9, 2014

How does the physical and sensory richness of the city shape who we are—for worse or for better? To launch Van Alen Institute’s Spring 2014 Events, the Institute and ISSUE Project Room present a fast-paced medley of music, poetry, personal reflections, conversations, and performances by designers, artists, musicians, writers, social scientists, and others exploring the […]

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Emerging Public Spaces Construction Workshop and Conversation, presented by Van Alen Institute

Brooklyn, New York

May 10, 2014

As neglected, underutilized urban sites are reactivated as spaces for public use, how can we retain the playful, experimental, unscripted, and the open-ended? Workshop 2:00 – 5:00 p.m., Conversation 5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Van Alen and Public Workshop, an organization that creates engaging opportunities for youth and their communities to shape the design of their […]

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de LaB Presents an Eastside Home Tour: Architects at Home

Los Angeles

May 10, 2014

MEDIA CONTACTS Erin Cullerton erin@designagencyco.com 323.522.6391 Ann Chou ann@designagencyco.com 213.935.8328 de LaB Presents an Eastside Home Tour: Architects at Home May 10, 2014, 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Tickets before April 21st are $35; tickets after April 21st are $45 www.designeastoflabrea.org/event/de-lab-home-tour-architects-at-home Come see four incredible homes designed by architects for their families on the Eastside […]

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The Five Thousand Pound Life: The Energy Issue

New York

May 10, 2014

A symposium on energy and architecture organized by The Architectural League of New York and the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP) The Five Thousand Pound Life: The Energy Issue is an afternoon symposium in which architects will lead discussions on the energy issue with the investors, entrepreneurs, scientists, policy experts, […]

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How Does the Brain Respond to the City? Tech Demo and Conversation presented by Van Alen Institute and Columbia University GSAPP Cloud Lab

Brooklyn, New York

May 13, 2014

What grabs our attention in the congested city? The latest research in neuroscience is revealing fascinating things about human perception and the relationship between what we see and what we experience. And with inexpensive but high-powered tools such as electroencephalography-based (EEG) brain-computer interfaces (BCI) now increasingly accessible, it’s getting easier to tap into the signals […]

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What Is Well-Being, Really? presented by Van Alen Institute

Brooklyn, New York

May 14, 2014

The discussion of well-being is growing stronger across fields such as design, policy, business, and the sciences, but are we all talking about the same thing? With competing definitions, rubrics, and objective and subjective markers to measure well-being, how can we build a shared conversation about what it means to enhance the quality of urban […]

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IIDA NY Residential Forum: Understanding the Place of Art in Interior Design

New York

May 14, 2014

International Interior Design Association’s New York Chapter (IIDA NY) is holding a panel discussion on how to best integrate art into designs, whether working with an existing art collection or sourcing new acquisitions. Art advisor and moderator Elizabeth Sadoff will ask designers to discuss challenges in engaging clients in aesthetic solutions—beyond considering furniture, lighting, or […]

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Urban Mindfulness Walking Tour, presented by Van Alen Institute

New York

May 17, 2014

Tours at 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. and 2:30 – 3:30 p.m. The technique of “mindfulness” is on the rise via an industry self-help manuals, mobile apps, and private classes—but is it substance or fluff? Originally rooted in eastern religion, mindfulness has been popularized as a remedy for everything from anxiety and stress to overstimulation and […]

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Breakfast with the Architect: 7000 Macapa Drive

Los Angeles

May 18, 2014

AIA|LA is proud to announce our brand new, Breakfast with the Architect, which will allow tour goers to spend a Sunday morning with the architect that designed the home. The first project on this exclusive series is the 7000 Macapa Drive (formerly Mike Hynes House), originally designed in 1974 by famed architect Harry Gesner whose […]

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Embodied Architecture Yoga Session, presented by Van Alen Institute

Brooklyn, New York

May 18, 2014

You may be familiar with practices such as yoga and meditation, but have you thought about their potential to expand our thinking about how we design and inhabit space? This guided session led by Richard Allon, yoga and meditation instructor and principal of Richard Allon Architect & Associates, will work with the body, mind, breath, […]

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Celebrate Active Design: The Center for Active Design Excellence Awards Cocktail

New York

May 19, 2014

Join the Center for Active Design at its first annual awards cocktail on May 19th to recognize innovative design that promotes health! “Celebrate Active Design” unites designers and developers, city agencies, policy makers, community groups, and health professionals with a shared vision of re-designing our built environment to reverse the alarming rates of chronic disease. […]

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Outside In Film Screening and Discussion, presented by Van Alen Institute and Times Square Arts

New York

May 19, 2014

What qualities of a place shape us, consciously and unconsciously? This film screening, presented with Times Square Arts, draws on a range of cinematic approaches to examine the links between environment, sensory experience, and well-being. The selected films take us on a journey through varied urban landscapes—from the density of Times Square to the sublime […]

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Van Alen Institute Spring Party

New York

May 21, 2014

A Concert, Party, and Auction of Design Experiences to Benefit Van Alen Institute Celebrating the next 120 years of innovative architecture and design 8:00pm – 9:00pm: Concert by Australian-born and NYC-based artist White Prism “Dreamy, breathy vocals layered over uptempo beats and synthesized instrumentation that nimbly maneuvers between a sense of 21st-century melancholy and jubilation.” […]

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SGH New York One-Day Seminar “INVESTING IN YOUR CAMPUS: Challenges of Planning & Expansion”

New York

May 22, 2014

Join SGH New York at Cooper Union for a 1-day seminar with panel discussion, titled INVESTING IN YOUR CAMPUS: Challenges of Planning & Expansion on Thursday, 05.22.2014 from 8:00AM to 5:00PM followed by a cocktail reception. REGISTER NOW! WHO SHOULD ATTEND? • Architects • Developers • Owners’ Representatives • Capital Planners in: o Higher Education […]

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Postcard Identity | Esoteric Landmarks

New York

June 2, 2014

A moderated panel discussion with architects, artists, urban planners, bloggers and journalists around the following questions: What is the modern travel journal in the age of social media? (facebook, instagram, tumblr, twitter, flikr,.) How has the civic identity of a city, it’s planning and urban design evolved through the changing lens? Can the collective consciousness […]

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AIA|LA Spring 2014 How Do Architects Live Tour: The Phineas Kappe House

SHerman Oaks, California

June 8, 2014

AIA|LA is proud to our second How Do Architects Live Tour featuring a 1956 home designed by living architect legend, Ray Kapee, FAIA, a pioneer in southern California architecture and one of the founders of the Souther California Institute of Architecture (SCIArc). Originally designed for his parents in 1956, Ray Kappe and his wife Shelly […]

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CAMPAIGNING ARCHITECTURE (AA/UIC GLOBAL WORKSHOP 2014)

Chicago

June 16, 2014

Campaigning Architecture is an international design workshop that campaigns for architecture intelligence that shapes and communicates the ideas that govern the spaces we inhabit. PROGRAM: As cities become more experimental than the institutions that attempt to design and govern them, the value that architects bring to the table lays not so much in the design […]

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2014 NY Passive House Conference

New York

June 17, 2014

No longer the exclusive bastion of single home “first adopter” pioneers, Passive House is now focusing on our apartment buildings, our schools, shops and office buildings. NY14 Passive House Conference & Expo is an exploration of these bigger, universal building types, with presentations showcasing concrete examples by leading practitioners from around the world. It is […]

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New Cities Summit

Dallas, Texas

June 17, 2014

New Cities Summit 2014 | Re-imagining Cities: Transforming the 21st Century Metropolis A leading global platform for innovation and high-level discussion on the future of cities, the New Cities Summit brings together 800 of the world’s most forward-thinking urban leaders, mayors, CEOs, architects, entrepreneurs, academics and urban planners. What to expect: · Dynamic keynotes, panel […]

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Dwell on Design 2014

Los Angeles

June 20, 2014

Dwell on Design is America’s largest design event. Curated by the editors of Dwell Magazine, the three-day celebration brings together the best and brightest products, services and thought leaders in modern design for a series of dynamic exhibitions, conversations, education and more. Be sure not to miss this inspirational event. 2014 Dwell on Design – […]

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Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926–1938

Chicago

June 22, 2014

Featuring over 80 paintings, collages, drawings, and objects, along with a selection of photographs, periodicals, and early commercial work, this is the first major museum exhibition to focus exclusively on the breakthrough years of René Magritte, creator of some of the 20th century’s most extraordinary images. Beginning in 1926 and ending in 1938, the exhibition […]

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Grey to Green: A Conference on the Economics of Green Infrastructure in 2013

Toronto, Ontario, M5G1Z4, Canada, Tennessee

August 25, 2014

Building on the success of Grey to Green: A Conference on the Economics of Green Infrastructure in 2013, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities is now planning Grey to Green for 2014. This two-day conference focuses on the health benefits of green infrastructure – for our economy, our ecosystem and our community.

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CTBUH 2014 International Conference

Shanghai

September 16, 2014

Future Cities: Towards Sustainable Vertical Urbanism The survival of humanity on this planet relies on a radical repositioning of our cities. In the face of unprecedented global population growth, urbanization, pollution increase and climate change, it is no longer enough to simply create buildings that minimize their environmental footprint. The reduction of operating and embodied […]

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LightShow Southwest

Dallas, Texas

September 24, 2014

This new event is the only trade show and conference specifically created for Southwest and Central U.S. specifiers of commercial, architectural and decorative lighting products. The event features complimentary access to 100+ leading manufacturers, 30 FREE seminars with CEUs, and multiple networking events. LightShow Southwest is a registered AIA, USGBC and IDCEC education provider. For […]

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Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo

Chicago

September 30, 2014

The Healthcare Facilities Symposium & Expo is where industry leaders, from design firms to healthcare owners, come together for 3 days to share best practices, explore new concepts and discover products and solutions. The mission of the Symposium is to create a multi-disciplinary environment that inspires you to evoke change and the advancement of a […]

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New York Build Expo

New York

October 1, 2014

The sole purpose of the events are to connect buyers, suppliers, manufacturers, and service providers in a face-to-face environment creating new connections. With over 100 exhibitors and hundreds of attendees, Build Expo is the #1 regional event for the New York/New Jersey Building & Construction Industry. Build Expo is the ONLY industry event with free […]

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METALCON International 2014

Denver, Colorado

October 1, 2014

Since the first METALCON International was held in 1991 in Washington DC, it has remained the only annual trade show and conference focused on the application of metal in industrial, institutional, light commercial and residential projects. Each year it brings together architects, engineers, builders, designers, specifiers, developers, building owners, and government officials from more than 52 countries. It is […]

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PLANET’s Green Industry Conference (GIC)

Louisville, Kentucky

October 22, 2014

For the last 25 years, attendees of the Green Industry Conference (GIC) have been inspired, learned about industry trends, formulated strategies, and built new relationships. Come and celebrate our silver anniversary with highly relevant educational sessions, plenty of networking opportunities, a trade show hosting over 750 exhibitors, and a few special celebratory events. This is […]

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CitiesAlive: 12th Annual Green Roof & Wall Conference

Nashville, Tennessee

November 12, 2014

Water is fundamental to life and to green infrastructure. At the 12th CitiesAlive® Green Roof and Wall Conference in Nashville, delegates will explore the many ways in which green roofs and walls can help manage our water resources more wisely. Participants will dig into the science of performance, explore the many interrelationships between energy and […]

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Uneven Growth: Tactical Urbanisms for Expanding Megacities

New York

November 22, 2014

In 2030, the world’s population will be a staggering eight billion people. Of these, two-thirds will live in cities. Most will be poor. With limited resources, this uneven growth will be one of the greatest challenges faced by societies across the globe. Over the next years, city authorities, urban planners and designers, economists, and many […]

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