At our Design in Action 2011 conference in Philadelphia, David Ghoogasian will speak on the “architecture of the brain” and how it matches up with traditional classroom teaching practices. Hailing from California, Ghoogasian is a formal school principal who now devotes his time to using information on brain research, teaching and learning styles, and emotional intelligence to reach a range of students.
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This month, we've gathered a list of our members' new and upcoming exhibitions and also threw in a few other architecture/design exhibitions that caught our attention.
This month, we've gathered a list of our members' new exhibitions and also threw in a few other architecture/design exhibitions that caught our attention.
The Next 50, a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Seattle World's Fair, is seeking temporary art, culture, and design projects to be on display from April 21-October 21, 2012.
The following report was submitted by Eleanor Campion from Open-City (London).
Tel Aviv conference confirms international impact of Open House
Michael Lingerfelt, President of AIA Florida and former Disney Imagineer, recently spoke to high school students about design. Below, read our Q&A with Lingerfelt about design education.
This month, we came across quite a few notable public figures speaking about the importance of architecture. Here's a sampling:
President Barack Obama, at the 2011 Pritzker Prize Ceremony
A lot of interesting exhibitions continue their run this month. Our current spotlight falls on the collaborative exhibition, GLIMPSES of New York and Amsterdam in 2040 (June 8 – September 10, 2011). The exhibition highlights work by architects in both cities and delves into the future of daily life in both these cities and related planning issues.