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“Freespace” Venice Architecture Biennale Opens

"An occasion to celebrate the best of creative practice" –Yesomi Umolu Architects, designers and industry journalists from around the world convened in Venice for the press preview opening of the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale during the last week of May....
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10 Cool Things to Experience at NYCxDesign’s Design Pavilion

From free design talks to installations, here's a roundup of the best of the Design Pavilion   Author: Jake Frisbee Come check out 2018 Design Week in the heart of Times Square, anchored by architecture and design activity in the...
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Pratt students disrupt take-out food container design at NYCxDESIGN in exhibit on sustainability

Students propose improvements to materials + forms of single-use packaging for delivery food     For New York’s public design event, NYCxDESIGN, Pratt Institute students created the “Future of Take- Out,” an exhibit on waste reduction that envisions innovative re-thinks…
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Albion Library Wins Top Ten COTE Award Celebrating Best in ‘Great Design + Great Performance’

The Library as a Walled Garden: How the COTE-award-winning Albion Library is helping its neighbors   Public libraries like Toronto’s award-winning Albion District Library are built to serve the communities that surround them, and in this case, a rainbow terracotta…
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Design Pavilion’s hub of design conversations + installations takes over Times Square

  NYCxDesign Week’s free architecture events + installations expected to draw 3M visitors In mid-May, NYCxDESIGN, the annual public design event, is taking over Times Square with a Design Pavilion offering free programming that’s bringing design to the public eye….
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Bryony Roberts Studio | Primo Piano, The American Academy, Rome. Credit: Bryony Roberts

2018 Architectural League Prize Winners Address ‘Objectivity’ in Prestigious Design Competition

Exhibit of winning designs by young architects + designers on view in NYC during AIA For thirty-seven years, The Architectural League of New York has prompted young architects and designers to reflect on an annual theme and submit architectural portfolios…
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Evelyn Lee at Grassroots '18, photo by Lora Teagarden.

2018 AIA Grassroots: Insights on Influence

The architect’s influence, civic engagement & other key impressions from the AIA Grassroots conference Editor’s Note: Architect and planner Stephen Parker, based out of SmithGroupJJR’s D.C. offices, is a community designer and advocate who writes about community-driven issues and equity….
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Key takeaways from the Architectural Digest Design Show

Takeaways from the Architectural Digest Design Show: Wood, Light + Objects

Inspired designs that caught our eyes at the AD Design Show Spring rings in a steady season of design and architecture tradeshows and events including the ICFF, BKLYN Designs and WantedDesign shows in New York, the Dwell on Design fair…
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Hunter Douglas Architectural ceilings were featured in three projects honored by CISCA.

Ron Rice honored with CISCA’s President’s Award; Hunter Douglas Architectural Ceilings featured in 3 winning projects

Hunter Douglas Architectural ceilings featured in 3 winning civic project designs The Ceilings & Interior Systems Construction Association celebrated the industry with its Excellence awards this week in Orlando, Florida. The annual event recognizes noteworthy projects and players, and this…
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For the concourse, Hunter Douglas custom engineered a metal ceiling panel system.

Call It a Comeback: Inside Downtown Detroit’s New Little Caesars Arena

HOK designs new game-day experience with fan amenities, custom elements & “the Via” The grand opening of Little Caesars Arena, a sophisticated $863 million sports facility designed by HOK, continues to signal an era of economic growth and an energetic…
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