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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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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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Shells have stiffness because of their shape, so they’re very efficient and can achieve very light and delicate structures.

Form Follows Function: The Beauty of Structural Shells with SOM Engineer Toby Mitchell

This article is part of our coverage of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, a curated series of design exhibits across the Windy City that make up North America’s largest architecture festival. The exhibit “SOM: engineering X [art + architecture],” presented the…
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Gensler walks us through the major redesign of the iconic Nassau Coliseum featuring custom engineered Hunter Douglas ceilings.

Inside the Redesign of Nassau Coliseum

How Gensler’s winning design created a “transformative experience” at the famed sports & music venue In recent years, Nassau Coliseum had begun showing signs of age after hosting a steady lineup of concerts and sporting events in the four decades…
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This Archtober, architects, journalists & design fans joined an AIA-sponsored tour of historic Battery Park

The Reinvention of a Carousel – and The Battery

Archtober Walking Tour Reveals Gems of Architecture and Urban Planning By Paul Hagar A recent AIA-sponsored walking tour of Battery Park highlighted a historic, picturesque link between New York Harbor and the continuing rejuvenation of Lower Manhattan. Focused on the…
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ZGF earns recognition as top firm for sustainability

ZGF Architects again earn top recognition in sustainability from “Architect Magazine”

We revisit our collaboration with ZGF designing an energy-efficient workplace for the EPA & highlight other noteworthy projects For the second year in a row, Architect Magazine named ZGF Architects the top firm in sustainability. ZGF earned a perfect score…
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1-on-1 with the entrepreneurial architect who founded Architecture & Design Film Festival

1-on-1 with the entrepreneurial architect who founded Architecture & Design Film Festival

Architecture & Design Film Festival Hits New York Nov. 1 – 5 “At the end of the day, if society has a better sense of architecture and design, then as architects and designers, we’ll make better design,” says the entrepreneurial…
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Hunter Douglas Architectural’s HeartFelt™ ceiling system took home a prestigious "Best of the Best" Red Dot Award at an annual competition held in Germany that honors innovative product design.

HeartFelt™ ceilings win international “Best of the Best” design award from Red Dot

Award-winning HeartFelt™ ceilings now on display at Red Dot Museum exhibit Click here to watch a video of architect Bjarne Hammer explaining his source of inspiration. HeartFelt™ modular felt ceilings from Hunter Douglas Architectural was honored this month with a “Best of…
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