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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.

Japanese Design Today 100
June 27–July 19, 2014
The Japan Foundation presents the World premiere of the exhibition Japanese Design Today 100, which opens at UCLA’s Department of Architecture & Urban Design at Perloff Hall. This exhibition showcases the Designscape of contemporary Japan through 100 objects of Japanese design: 89 objects created since 2010 that are well known in Japan, as well as 11 objects that represent the origin of Japanese post-war modern product design. These 100 product designs are displayed in 10 categories: Classic Japanese Design, Furniture & Housewares, Tableware & Cookware, Apparel & Accessories, Children, Stationery, Hobbies, Healthcare, Disaster Relief, and Transportation.

BAM/PFA New Building Topping Out Celebration
July 17, 2014
Construction is nearing midpoint at the downtown Berkeley site of the future home of the University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA). Workers will soon be erecting the last of the steel beams that form the frame of this dynamic building. To celebrate this important milestone, BAM/PFA invites its Bay Area friends and neighbors to a “topping out” ceremony on Addison Street, between Shattuck Avenue and Oxford Street.

39th Annual American Craft Council San Francisco Show
August 8–10, 2014

The American Craft Council returns to San Francisco for its 39th Annual American Craft Council San Francisco Show this August 8-10, 2014 at Fort Mason Center. As the largest juried fine craft show on the West Coast, the 2014 San Francisco Show is expected to draw more than 12,000 fine craft collectors and design enthusiasts.

Conversations in Place 2014
August 10, 2014
ow in its third year, Conversations in Place 2014 begins another series of illuminating explorations of “Southern California – Yesterday and Tomorrow” at the historic Rancho Los Alamitos. The 4-part series begins Sunday, August 10 and continues through Sunday, November 2. The series begins with W. Richard West, Jr, President and CEO of The Autry National Center of the American West, Milford Wayne Donaldson, FAIA, chairman of the United States Advisory Council on Historic Preservation, and Pamela Seager, Executive Director of Rancho Los Alamitos, and Architect Stephen Farneth, FAIA, founding partner of the award-winning historic preservation firm Architectural Resources Group, in conversation about the place of museums and historic sites in shaping the story of Southern California. Can these institutions escape the straightjacket of the time to better interpret history to the 21st century?

NOW AND NEXT 2014 Symposium on Technology for Design and Construction
August 13–15, 2014
Meet thought leaders and colleagues interested in architecture, engineering, construction, open BIM Exchange, software trends and more. Learn about the innovations that are moving companies and people forward
including: where and how design and delivery is shifting; which software applications are transformative; best practices for collaborative project delivery; how to engage with the global BIM community. Connect with and hear from the best and the brightest such as Jordan Brandt, AutoDesk; Deke Smith, buildingSMART alliance; Ray Topping, Fiatech; Bill East, Prairie  Sky Consulting (formerly of the US Army Corps of Engineers).

Archtoberfest San Diego 2014
October 1–30, 2014
Archtoberfest San Diego 2014 is a collaboratively-operated initiative aimed at establishing an annual, month-long program of public events and activities pertaining to architecture, design, planning and sustainability.

New Urbanism Film Festival
November 2014
The primary goal of the New Urbanism Film Festival is to renew the dialogue about urban planning with a broader audience. The Festival brings in movies, short films, speakers, on the topics of architecture, public health, bicycle advocacy, urban design, public transit, inner-city gardens, to name a few. 

 

Competitions

Deadline: August 18
Fabric
Formabilio


Deadline: September 2
Hansgrohe+Axor Das Design Competition
Hansgrohe+Axor


Deadline: September 5

2014 Designer Dream Bath Competition
Duravit

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

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Wednesday
Oct132010

October 7 FORM Event at A + D Museum - Images - Thanks!

Images: Luke Gibson, Click image to see moreThanks to all who came and to all that made it a great event - A + D Museum, PAMA Liqueur, IZZE drinks, Aquaovo OVOPUR, Bang & Olufsen Pasadena, and our wonderful panel participants: Jack Skelley, Paolucci Communication Arts, Carl Muhlstein, Cushman & Wakefield of California, Andy Cohen, Gensler Tom Hinerfeld, Hinerfeld Ward Construction, and Ann Gray, Balcony Media.

Like us on our new Facebook fan page and check out the event pics:

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Photographers: Carolina Farias and Luke Gibson

Click here to fill out the RSVP form for our next event Nov. 18th!

Wednesday
Oct132010

Be Sure to Register For FutureBuildLA Green Conference and Expo, October 19th! 

FutureBuildLA 2010 is ULI Los Angeles's annual green conference and exposition bringing together developers, financiers, builders, law professionals, policy makers, planners, politicians, product innovators, building owners and operators, utilities, and other land use and real estate professionals, to explore sustainability from concept to execution. Through a series of panel discussions, workshops, case studies, seminars and roundtables, FutureBuildLA promises to create a dynamic forum and foster dialogue allowing participants to explore pertinent issues in green development.

To register for the Tuesday October 19th event (Complimentary for all attendees!), click here.

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Wednesday
Oct132010

CicLAvia Clears the Streets for a Car-Free Party

On 10/10/10, Los Angeles played host to the first annual CicLAvia, where traffic was shut down along a 7 mile stretch to allow for walking, biking, skating and general enjoyment of LA's dominant feature: its streets. The event drew more than 100,000 participants. 

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Tuesday
Oct122010

"Like Us" at our New Facebook Fan Page - Pretty Please.

We've moved on Facebook. Please "like us"(sounds desperate, doesn't it?) and continue to get the most up to date info. Thanks!

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Monday
Oct112010

FORM Issue Event: November 18 at Seven Grand with George Kelly/Kelly Architects

Join FORM for some pre-holiday cheer as we celebrate the Nov/Dec issue Designing for the Senses at Seven Grand with George Kelly of Kelly Architects. Seven Grand will have drink specials for this special occasion. More info as we get closer to the date.  But for now, please RSVP at this link.  And pass this invite along to colleagues!