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Architecture Events in July 2017
ALUK Events, London, England, UK
AluK Design Studio holds a full range of events, from CPDs and panel debates to exhibitions, product launches and educational events
25 Jul – Aluminium Curtain Wall CPD: Design, Performance and Standards
7 Sep – AluK and RIBAJ Cities Series: Commercial
26 Sep – BIM CPD: Aluminium Façade Systems – Modelling, Design, Construction, Standards and Collaboration
AluK Design Studio, 5-11 Worship Street, London, EC2A 2BH
DesignMorphine is a creative hub for design trough workshops, lectures, projects and explorations in the field of architecture, design and arts. Their goal is to provide the essential elements of trending design practices in a condensed way. Their team is comprised of talented designers which give us an multidisciplinary approach to design and its education.
The firm have conducted over 30 workshops and courses in Europe, the Middle East and USA. Among them are successful collaborations with Harvard and MIT. They have planned workshops for Europe, Asia and USA.
Generative Morphologies V4.0, India
Generative Morphologies V4.0 Workshop
23rd – 30th July 2017, Chennai, India
Architecture Events in Sepember 2017
The Chicago Architecture Biennial, Chicago, Illinois, USA
September 16, 2017–January 7, 2018
“The Biennial’s dual mission is to focus international attention on Chicago as a center of architectural innovation and dialogue, and to provide a wide range of programs for Chicagoans and visitors to the city,” adds Jack Guthman, Chairman of the Chicago Architecture Biennial. “These joint ventures, and others which recognize the quality and diversity of the cultural institutions in the city and its environs, enhance both of the exposition’s goals.”
BIM Conference 2017, UK
Bookings are now being taken to attend the BIM Conference 2017 being held at Coombe Abbey on Thursday 21 September 2017.
The Programme Committee have assembled knowledgeable speakers in their field with the main Conference emphasis focusing on the practical support available, enabling businesses across the Construction Industry to move from theory to reality.
Whatever your level of BIM experience you will not only be exposed to knowledgeable speakers but also attend a selection of very informative workshops in the afternoon.
You have the choice of a full delegate package with or without accommodation, and a reduced rate is currently available. Due to the overwhelming response to our previous Conferences we recommend booking early.
• Informative speakers and workshops
• Opportunities to network
• Unique and stunning venue
• Free parking
• Lunch and refreshments
• Optional accommodation
• OpenBIM for clients
• Big data
• Level of definition & objects
• Managing Information/checking
• The federated model workflow
• Mobile communication & virtual reality
For full agenda, speaker profiles, delegate options and registration please visit:
Architecture Events in December 2017
JAPAN BUILD 2017, Japan
2nd Int’l Building & Urban Development Expo
Dates: Dec. 13 (Wed) – 15 (Fri), 2017
Venue: Tokyo Big Sight, Japan
Organised by: Reed Exhibitions Japan Ltd.
Consists of shows below:
2nd [High-efficiency] Building Material Expo
2nd [High-efficiency] Housing Equipment Expo
2nd Smart Building Expo
2nd [Next-generation] Urban Development Expo
2nd Japan Lighting Expo
Architecture Events in 2018
CALL FOR PAPERS – Deadline October 31, 2017 55th International Making Cities Livable Conference on Healthy, 10-Minute Neighborhoods
May 14-18, 2018, The Shaw Center, Ottawa, Canada
Join us in Ottawa to share your achievements and learn from others how we can best promote healthy, sustainable, equitable 10-minute neighborhoods. We shall discuss the best neighborhood models for encouraging walking, biking and public transit, high-density human scale mixed use, places to foster daily social life and community, opportunities for daily contact with nature, and equitable neighborhood planning.
Paper proposals are invited from elected officials, scholars and practitioners concerned with issues such as the following:
Planning 10-Minute neighborhoods
Land-use planning for new neighborhoods
Re-shaping suburbia into healthy 10-minute neighborhoods Essential elements of 10-minute neighborhoods
Generating Community in 10-Minute Neighborhoods Neighborhood plazas, sociable squares Reclaiming streets for people
Child- and elder-friendly lifetime community Form based coding to generate “Eyes on the Street” Combatting loneliness, depression, strengthening the “Social immune system”
Social networks in vertical and horizontal sprawl v. human scale density
The Healthy 10-Minute Neighborhood
Active mobility, walkable, bikable streets, complete streets, etc How the built and natural environment affects health Integrating public health and planning Health impact assessment Health effects of nature – parks, gardens, rivers, incidental green Health impact of air pollution, urban noise, light pollution; and mitigation strategies Fighting crime and anti-social behavior through urban design
The Ecologically Sustainable 10-Minute Neighborhood Fighting climate change by healthy urban design Transit-oriented, mixed-use development Restructuring suburbs: malls, multi-functional schools, mixed-use infill Sustainability of high-rise and sprawl v. human scale density Green architecture, green urban design Combatting food deserts, urban agriculture Healthy green and blue urban ecosystems
The Equitable 10-Minute Neighborhood
Health equity planning
Inclusive and equitable communities, healing social segregation Mixed-income/affordable family housing Stabilizing low-income home ownership, Shared equity housing, etc Community participation/ Children and youth involvement Prioritizing improvements in poor neighborhoods, barrios and favelas Housing the homeless/preventing homelessness Integrating immigrants and asylum seekers.
For more details and to submit a proposal, please see: www.livablecities.org/call-papers
Architecture Events are added on the site daily over a 16 hour period. We cover architectural exhibitions, building talks, debates, conferences, book launches and competitions across the globe. Architecture Events welcome – please provide as a minimum one image and dates.
Specifi Architecture Events, UK, from 20 Sep to 24 Nov
Specifi London – 24 Nov at The Crypt on the Green
Guest speaker – Michael Pawlyn
2016 Neutra Award – Carme Pinós, California, USA
Monday November 14, 2016, 6:30 pm
Cal Poly Pomona University Theater (bldg 25), CA 91768, USA
An event to present the 2016 Neutra Award for Professional Excellence to Spanish architect Carme Pinós.
Phone: +1 909-869-3800
International Conference on Competitions, Leeds, UK
27 – 29 Oct
The sixth International Conference on Competitions (ICC), examining experimentation within architecture competitions, is set to take place at Leeds Beckett University in October.
Frankfurt Dialogues, Rottterdam, Netherlands
27 Oct 2016
Datum: 27.10.2016, 20:00
Locatie: Het Nieuwe Instituut
Custom Made Architecture from Flanders and the Netherlands in Frankfurt, the Flanders Architecture Institute, Het Nieuwe Instituut and the Deutsches Architekturmuseum present the Frankfurt Dialogues debate series.
Dutch and Flemish architects will discuss their shared convictions about craftsmanship, customisation and spatial quality, despite their divergent cultural and historical conditions.
Prestigious Aga Khan Lecture: Dallas Architecture Forum, Dallas, Texas, USA
Oct 24, 2016
Horchow Auditorium, Dallas Museum of Art, TX
Presented in Partnership with The Aga Khan Council for the Central United States
AGA KHAN AWARD FOR ARCHITECTURE
PRESENTATION BY SHIRAZ ALLIBHAI
DEPUTY DIRECTOR, AGA KHAN TRUST FOR CULTURE
The Aga Khan Award for Architecture is unique among architecture prizes: it selects projects – from slum upgrading to high rise “green” buildings – that not only exhibit architectural excellence but also improve the overall quality of life.
Nordic Approaches to Creating Livable and Sustainable Urban Environments, NYC, USA
Oct 19, 2016
Archtober Goes Nordic – Kjellander Sjöberg lectures at Archtober in NYC
Kjellander Sjöberg will present their winning proposal of the design innovation competition Nordic Built Cities Challenge at the Nordic Approaches to Creating Livable & Sustainable Urban Environments event at the Van Alen Institute in New York.
Join us for an afternoon of fruitful discussions and talks on how Nordic architecture and design approaches are setting new standards for creating livable and sustainable built environments.
MoA Academy | Business Development for Architects with Briony Lumb, London, UK
15 + 22 Sep 2016
Business Development for Architects, a two-session workshop in the MoA Academy series, will look at how you can differentiate your practice to create better business opportunities.
ESSEX Architecture Weekend, Essex, South East England, UK
10 – 11 Sep 2016
Radical Essex present a programme of events to celebrate the county’s pioneering role in twentieth century architecture.
The two-day festival will pivot around three key sites – the Bata Estate in East Tilbury, founded in 1932 by the Czech visionary Thomas J. Bata, Silver End, a model village conceived in 1926 by the industrialist Francis Henry Crittall and Frinton-On-Sea – and in doing so will show how the region was at the forefront of Modernist architecture and experimental community models.
People and Place Event, RIBA, 66 Portland Place, London, UK
The Magnetic North and RIBA present People and Place – an evening of live music, film, literature and architecture
BUILD 2016, London, UK
Matt + Fiona and The National Trust would like to invite you to the opening of BUILD 2016 – an innovative week long live build project to enable 7-14 year olds to design and build a new summer performance space in front of Sutton house, Hackney’s oldest home, inspired by the story of The Borrowers. Please come visit at any point during the week.
North England Build Expo, UK
April 27 + 28 2016, Manchester Central, Manchester
Architecture Event in Manchester
How to Photograph Your Own Buildings with Simon Kennedy, RIBA HQ, 66 Portland Place, London, UK
CPD on 23 Feb
Simon Kennedy, prolific architectural photographer and tutor at the Bartlett, will discuss how to promote your work and practice through your own quality photographs. Simon will explore the importance of the image, composition and viewpoints, online presence and the possibilities your camera equipment offers.
Featuring a filmed introduction from Mayor of Bristol, George Ferguson
Lecture by the architect, lecturer and theorist Luis Martínez Santa-María, School of Architecture de UIC Barcelona
Date: Monday, 15 February 2016
Lecture: “Peso y Materia”. Weight and Matter
Place: School of Architecture de UIC Barcelona
Aula Magna (Main Hall) – C/ Immaculada, 22, Barcelona
The School of Architecture at UIC Barcelona hosts the second lecture of Foros 2016, “Origin”. The lecture, which is open to the public and will take place at 19:00 in the Main Hall of the UIC Barcelona Campus, is given by Luis Martínez Santa-María, Doctor of Architecture from the Madrid School of Architecture (ETSAM). Martínez Santa-María is renowned both for his design work, and as a teacher and the author of various publications reflecting on architecture.
Drawing on the Motive Force of Architecture, RIBA HQ, 66 Portland Place, London, UK
9 Feb 2016
Image by Peter Cook, ‘Veg House, Stage 4’:
‘Drawing on the Motive Force of Architecture: Professor Sir Peter Cook in Conversation with Professor Marcos Cruz’
For architects, drawing is a thinking process. Sketching by hand onto paper without having any predetermined built form in mind is often the springboard for new hypotheses. With the rise of digital representation in architecture, has the computer superseded the hand in the exploration of ideas?
Challenging the City Scale 2014-2018, London, England, UK
London 21-23 Sep 2015
image from Human Cities
The Recode the City festival takes the Human Cities programme to London. Organised by Clear Village in collaboration with the Machines Room and Lime Wharf, and curated by Thomas Ermacora, founder/ creative & strategic director of Lime Wharf, Machines Room and Clear Village. Recode the City will bring together representatives from the Human Cities partner network for an action-packed programme of events during the London Design Festival.
image from Human Cities
San Francisco Architecture Events, California, USA
Sonoma Living: Home Tours Headquarters
San Francisco Architecture Events
Rice Design Alliance Events, Texas, USA
Architectural Association Architecture Events, England, UK
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AA School Architecture Events
ArchiLab Architecture Symposiums, Orléans, France – two events
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The Turbulences FRAC Centre Event
Architecture Whispers Event, Paris, France
photo : Quentin Dubret
Architecture Centre Bristol Events, England
photo © Jonathan Leijonhufvud
Faculty of Architecture University Hong Kong Events, China
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Bartlett School of Architecture Event, London, England
Bartlett School of Architecture Alumni Social
Wates House, 22 Gordon St, London
Join fellow alumni for an informal social event to celebrate the New Year. 2014 is an exciting year for The Bartlett as the long-awaited refurbishment of Wates House begins. Get an update on the Wates House project from Professor Alan Penn, Dean of the Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment, and hear about our new plans for future alumni activities.
V&A Architecture Events, London, UK
University of Melbourne School of Design Architecture Event, Melbourne, Australia
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University of Westminster Events, London, UK : Building Lectures
Deutsches Architektur Museum – Building Exhibitions, Germany
Columbia University Architecture Event – GSAPP : NYC, USA
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