RICSSummit of the Americas Toronto 2014
May 4-6, 2014
RICS Summit of the Americas 2014 is for any real estate professional looking to draw from timely, in-depth market knowledge that will be shared by local and international experts in the land, property and construction sectors. The summit will provide an excellent opportunity to connect with top professionals from around the world and engage in educational seminars and premier discussion forums. 

Sonoma Living: Home Tours
May 10, 2014
AIA San Francisco and AIA Redwood Empire are excited to announce Sonoma Living: Home Tours, a new home tours program for 2014. Sonoma Living will showcase a wide variety of architectural styles, neighborhoods, and residences—all from the architect's point of view. The program provides design enthusiasts and the general public with an inside look into the world of distinctive residences in Sonoma county. Tour participants have the opportunity to see some of the area's latest residential projects from the inside out, meet design teams, explore housing trends, and discover design solutions that inspire unique Sonoma living.

Design for Social Impact
May 25–August 3, 2014
Based on the idea that design is a way of looking at the world with an eye for changing it, the Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) presents Design for Social Impact, an original exhibition offering a look at how designers, engineers, students, professors, architects and social entrepreneurs use design to solve the problems of the 21st century. 



Deadline: April 25
Call for Entries (Student Awards) 

Deadline: June 1 
AIA|LA 2014 Design Awards Program Registration 

Deadline: December 31
Kitchen Design Contest
Wolf and Sub-Zero 

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Showroom: Global Inspiration for Yabu Pushelberg

Yabu Pushelberg's new collection for Avenue Road, including the Rua Ipanema chair, is marked by an easy grace. Image courtesy Avenue Road.Classic yet fresh. Contemporary yet warm. For some 30 years, the design firm of Yabu Pushelberg has been creating outstanding interiors for everything from hotels to retail spaces and beyond. Furnishings, too, have their role in the Yabu Pushelberg portfolio—capturing the same effortless feel that their interiors do. Most recently, George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg teamed again with the Toronto-based Avenue Road to introduce seven new designs, inspired by locations around the world. 

The new introductions are all of a piece with the Yabu Pushelberg’s previous collaborations with the firm. Yabu points out “As with our previous collections for Avenue Road, the pieces are designed with a heightened level of sophistication. In the case of the Rua Ipanema or Berkeley Square, the pieces were filtered through a slightly more inviting and relaxed lens.”

For the Rua Ipanema chair, the dynamic spirit of Brazil is translated into a sensuous piece of seating furniture reminiscent of the work of some of the great midcentury Brazilian designers. Standing on a swiveling walnut base, the curvy chair envelops the sitter in a chic cocoon.

On the other hand, Berkeley Square sports a more tailored profile, although subtle tweaks keep lend it an of-the-moment presence. The base, in particular, with its flat strips of metal, lightens the profile and plays with ideas of tradition.

Besides seating pieces, a collection of mirrors is also included in the new range. These aren’t just any mirrors, though. Dubbed the 25th, 26th, 27th & 28th Street, the pieces feature shapes that evoke pure, simple, organic forms. Stunning separately, they can be massed together to create a compelling installation. 

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