Dwell on Design: Building Community in the Modern World
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Sep 14, 2007 01:00 AM
Sep 16, 2007 01:00 AM
|Where||San Francisco, CA|
|Contact Name||Alexis Mansinne, Marketing Coordinator|
|Contact Phone||(415) 373-5121|
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UPDATE: EcoSteel Building Systems will be a major exhibitor at Dwell on Design, featuring their cost-effective and energy-efficient building process for modern and green multi-family and mixed use projects. To facilitate their expansion into this modern market segment, EcoSteel has retained LiveModern, Inc. to represent their products and process.
This year’s Dwell on Design Conference will highlight the ingenuity and commitment of people who are building community on a number of fronts, each with an emphasis on modern design, sustainability and smart growth. Speakers and panelists will offer their stories and in-depth knowledge of projects that range from single-family dwellings to multi-family, multi-generational housing to large-scale initiatives in urban planning and community development.
Dwell is pleased to announce that John Hockenberry will headline our Dwell on Design San Francisco 2007 Conference. John Hockenberry is a highly acclaimed American journalist who has won four Emmy awards, three Peabody awards, and is a Distinguished Fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab. His father was an industrial designer at IBM, and then turned Steelcase into the company we know today. Mr. Hockenberry is a contributing editor for Wired and Metropolis magazines, and was recently names a contributor Conde Nast's Portfolio. Ne has written for The New York Times, The New Yorker, I.D., Wired, The Columbia Journalism Review, Details, and The Washington Post. His books include A River Out of Eden, Moving Violations: War Zones, Wheelchairs and Declarations of Independence, and has written about "The Blogs of War" in Wired Magazine.
Dwell on Design will feature presentations and conversations with influential product designers, architects, landscape designers, critics, innovators in green building practices and other industry leaders.
We will also focus on expanding networks that make it possible to share information and expertise across the increasingly interdependent arenas of science, technology, and design.
The conference attracts active and influential design community members. This group includes design seekers, well-educated consumers who are passionate about great design as well as design innovators and design influencers such as architects, interior designers, visual designers, landscape architects, and builders.