An Afternoon with Leo Marmol, FAIA, on Modern Restoration
December 5, 2013
Despite increased recognition of Modern architecture's cultural significance, Modern buildings face threats that range from material and functional obsolescence to demolition. Leo Marmol, FAIA, Managing Principal of the acclaimed Los Angeles architecture and construction firm Marmol Radziner, will present a lecture on the topic of Modern restoration, illustrated with examples of his firm's award-winning restoration projects, including residential homes designed originally by Richard Neutra, Cliff May, R.M. Schindler, and John Lautner, to name a few.
Kohler and PIRCH Host Holiday “Girls’ Night Out” Spa Event
December 6, 2013
As a much-needed respite from the holiday craze, kitchen and bath industry leader Kohler has partnered with Pirch, a premium home and lifestyle products showroom, to host a Girls' Night Out spa event that's free and open to the public where shoppers can spoil not only themselves, but someone special on their shopping list.
AIAS Forum 2012
December 29, 2013
The annual meeting of the American Institute of Architecture Students and the global gathering of the architecture and design students.
Design Icons Amsterdam
February 8–9, 2014
Head to Holland for the country's only vintage design event and one of the biggest in Europe. Sixty international dealers will gather, offering their vintage design pieces from the 1930s–1980s.
Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale
February 14–17, 2014
The show will return as a highlight event of Palm Springs' 11-day Modernism Week—an annual celebration of mid-century design, architecture, art, and culture. We wanted to make sure you had all the details leading up to the event and would like to discuss opportunities for coverage for the four-day premiere design showcase featuring more than 80 national and international exhibitors presenting a unique collection of furnishings, decorative objects, and fine arts from all design movements of the 20th Century.
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.
Deadline: February 10
Louisville Children's Museum Competition
Construction Specifications Institute and the American Institute of Architects
Deadline: March 24, 2014
The competition seeks leading projects from industry professionals and bold ideas from the “Next Generation” that contribute to sustainability within architecture, building, civil engineering, landscape and urban design, as well as construction materials and technologies.
The A+D Museum will host a fundraiser on December 1 at the Sobieski House in South Pasadena in support of the museum's upcoming Never Built: Los Angeles exhibit. The fundraiser provides a great chance to spend the twilight hours on the grounds of the Sobieski House, designed by 2012 AIA|LA Gold medal winner Koning Eizenberg Architects. According to the A+D Museum website, the Never Built: Los Ageles exhibit “showcases visionary unbuilt work that challenges our City to think bigger.” The fundraiser will feature a visual presentation of Never Built, a silent auction for original prints, sweets from Little Flower Candy Café, and the aforementioned twilight architecture experience. Tickets cost $50 in advance and $60 at the door. Visit the A+D Museum for more information.