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.
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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.
Congratulations to Next.cc Eco Web!
The growing Open House initiative receives a spotlight from The Wall Street Journal. Several AAO Members mentioned. "Read More" for the full article.
Due to its popularity, we've compiled another monthly listing of architecture and design exhibitions that have recently opened. See how your peers approached specific topics, gather inspiration for your next exhibition, and find opportunities to connect about shared programming. We've also included select press responses to the exhibitions, so you can see how architecture is being talked about across the country and around the world.
Archeworks now accepting applications for 2011-12 program, starting early September. Seeking emerging and mid-career urban planners, architects, landscape designers, and other inspired professionals to address greatest urban challenges in today's cities. Applications due May 31.
Over the last month, we've seen a number of exciting architecture and design exhibitions open. Here's a sampling.