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Phoenix Contemporary Design Fair is a unique three day event showcasing live displays from renowned design companies and independent design professionals around Phoenix and from across the nation.
An evening of great food, great company and great design as Austin welcomes Aldo Cibic and Memphis Milano to benefit the Alley Flat Initiative.
We've had an invitation to tour a great contemporary modern house in the Fishtown neighborhood of Philadelphia.
The Chicago Architecture Foundation leads a tour of Prairie Crossing, a green community that has set the standard for sustainable, single-unit homes.
On September 25-27, 2008 at the San Jose Convention Center located in the heart of Silicon Valley, West Coast Green will open it's doors! Al Gore is a keynote speaker.
Peruse over 40 truckloads of steeply discounted DWR furniture at Fort Mason Center in San Francisco, August 7 through August 10. Delivery services will be available on site for a fee.
This hands-on, skill-building workshop will help you reintegrate model-making into your design process. A professional team of model makers will familiarize participants with various model types, materials, tools, as well as construction and rendering methods. Special emphasis will be placed on presenting techniques that are particularly effective for an in-house, office environment.
Join Dwell Editor-In-Chief Sam Grawe as he leads an exciting conversation with three noteworthy design innovators, each with a very different experience of the global marketplace, to learn what works—–and what doesn’t—–in the modern business of home design.
AIA San Francisco and the Center for Architecture + Design are pleased to announce the fifth annual Architecture and the City festival, the nation’s largest architectural festival showcasing tours, films, exhibitions, lectures and more. Whether you are looking to become involved with the local architecture and design community or simply want to learn more about the city in which you live, Architecture and the City offers an unparalleled opportunity to experience San Francisco.
Lecture about architects acting as developers- taking creative and constructive control and being more (much more) profitable than architecture as service.
This year’s first annual classic modern home tour will feature very unique homes in Montgomery County from Glenside to Abington.
Come and borrow innovative and beautiful design ideas for your own dream home—or buy this one (it's for sale!).
Building a modernist & eco-friendly prefab home in the San Francisco Bay Area. Keynote speaker from Michelle Kaufmann Designs. Hosted by Marin Modern Real Estate / San Francisco Modern Real Estate.
Nine local dwellings—ranging from one on a street noted as “the most beautiful street in Texas” to another organically tucked alongside White Rock Trail - open their doors to visitors Nov. 8 and 9 for the Dallas chapter of the American Institute of Architects’ second annual Tour of Homes. Each designed by a Texas architect, the homes range from elegant to smartly compact. Tickets may be purchased in advance at $25 per person at the AIA Dallas Tour of Homes web site, www.hometourdallas.com, or by calling the AIA Dallas office at 214.742.3242.
Opportunity Green is a convergence of the prime movers & shakers and up & coming innovators driving today's new green economy. We inspire a collaborative culture of new thinking and unconventional ideas that pushes change in unexpected ways. Join the best and brightest entrepreneurial business leaders for an exciting 2 day forum, focused on effectively integrating sustainability into your organization.
DawnTown 2008: Waterworks, an international architecture competition for a new waterworks building in Downtown Miami.
During the weekend of February 19-20, 2009, members of the equestrian community and South Florida social scene will gather at the 111-acre Jim Brandon Equestrian Center in Wellington, Florida, for the second annual Lusitano Collection Auction.
Old Spanish Village is hosting an exclusive holiday celebration with the Miami Master Brokers Forum. Guests will include the Mayor of Coral Gables, Don Slesnick.
Come to sunny Arizona for the 5th Annual Modern Phoenix Home Tour and Expo featuring architecture by our city's Founding Fathers of design. See homes designed by Ralph Haver, Al Beadle, Calvin Straub, Ned Sawyer, Harold Ekman, Don Woldridge and more -- and meet the movers and shakers in the midcentury modern preservation movement that is Modern Phoenix. Think you can't afford a midcentury modern home? Check out our tour and think again!
We have a wonderful new venue this year in a beautiful mid-century modern building—the former Robinsons flagship Department Store—in Beverly Hills, CA. Now with our 6th Los Angeles show, the CA Boom Design Show continues to be the west's leading design trade event.
The Promenade at Coconut Creek will host the City of Coconut Creek’s Home Grown Concert Series for the month of March and welcomes The Nucklebusters Blues Band
The White Rock Home Tour presented by Advocate Magazines features mid-century modern homes near White Rock Lake, in Dallas TX. Held on Earth Day weekend, the event also features a "green" home. 2009 marks the event's fourth year.
Author and project designer Pierluigi Serraino will share the latest finding on his ongoing research on Mid-Century Modern in California. The emphasis will be on the Bay Area architecture in relation to the themes discussed in his book NorCalMod: Icons of Northern California Modernism (Chronicle Books, 2006). Pierluigi is the other of several books, among others Modernism Rediscovered (Taschen, 2000), which has reached its second reprint. The lecture will be followed with a wine and cheese reception and book signing.
Tour the finest and architecturally most significant homes on market currently in downtown Dallas and surrounding areas neighborhood. Sponsored by BoConcepts Furniture and David Griffin & Co.
For 2009, we showcase modern properties featuring exceptional design and beautiful spaces created by Tampa’s leading contemporary studios with names like Jaju’ Design and Development, Marmarellis Fager Studio, Tagliarini Architectural Group, and Richard Zingale (Urban Studio architects), to name a few. This self-guided tour is fashioned to invite visitors to a close insider’s view of Ballast Point, and the homes that epitomize the joy of the community. Ballast Point is especially well-known for its abundance of modern architecture in this eclectic neighborhood; Where Style meets the Bay.
Following our very successful forum on sheds, the third event in this series turns it's attention to the caravan and the canal boat. These mobile structures offer a very peculiar environment for exploring artistic and architectural experience. Much more than simply "wandering sheds", they combine the longing for new horizons with a cosy, nostalgic domesticity. We hope to explore such contrary desires.
Danielle Chavanon and Live Modern In Marin present Anne Fougeron— An Architect’s Approach to Remodeling a Landmark Residence. Anne Fougeron, principal of Fougeron Architecture, is dedicated to finding the perfect alignment between architectural idea and built form. It’s a modernist vision she and her firm have expressed in award-winning public and private commissions throughout the Bay Area. Yet some projects—particularly those with landmark status—can challenge a modernist vocabulary more than others. Next Tuesday in Sausalito, Anne discusses the advantages and aggravations of working with and around landmark designations. Call to reserve your place today. RSVP: 415.706.5804 Event location given upon RSVP.
Come learn all about Blu and mkDesigns, meet the designers of the new Glidehouse, and get a preview of the new Breezehouse.
Is prefab a greener way to build? Join the debate between prefab pioneer Michelle Kaufmann and Chad Ludeman, developer, builder and prefab critic. Brought to you by Lloyd Alter at TreeHugger. All times Eastern.