Talking Multicultural Modernism with Ehrlich Architects on Archinect Sessions Episode #12
In celebration of Ehrlich Architects winning the 2015 AIA Architecture Firm Award, we had Steven Ehrlich and Takashi Yanai in-studio to reflect back on the firm's history and their work with "multicultural modernism". We also discuss the feelings around Boston's US Olympic bid nomination, and... View full entry
Clinton's keynote, Boston's Olympics, and California's bullet train groundbreaking: Weekly News Round-Up for January 5, 2015
Friday, January 9:Boston wins U.S. Olympic Committee's bid for 2024 Games: Beating out Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, DC, Boston's Olympic campaign estimates it can finance the Games with $4.5B in private funds and $5B or so in publicly-funded infrastructural projects.Thursday, January... View full entry
President Bill Clinton to deliver keynote address at 2015 AIA National Convention
President Bill Clinton will deliver the keynote address during the 2015 AIA National Convention and Design Exposition in Atlanta on May 14th.
The theme of this year’s AIA Convention is Impact, focusing on how architects impact their communities both locally and globally. Through learning the essential skills to become successful entrepreneurs, the AIA Convention will provide attendees the skills to grow, sell and promote their firm’s business.
Last year, it was Pharrell Williams, artist and urban planner Theaster Gates, and Jeanne Gang. 2013's keynotes were a professionally diverse set, including former Secretary of State Colin Powell, Architecture for Humanity co-founder Cameron Sinclair, and Blake Myoskie, founder of TOMS shoes... View full entry
Public Interest Design 100 honors people for their commitment to dignifying design for all
There is a growing movement afoot in design. It has assumed many names over the years, all of which emphasize the public good and the engagement of too-often marginalized voices. Of late, we've seen life-saving products, more dignifying environments, and more efficient systems, all designed for the betterment of all.
The University of Minnesota College of Design, Tandus Flooring, and PublicInterestDesign.org introduced Public Interest Design 100. The list is, a comprehensive look at 100 individuals and teams working at the intersection of design and service. While there are many designers... View full entry