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Highlights from the Expo at A’18

Intriguing combinations of materials, colors and textures By Paul Hagar and Katherine Mills We walked every aisle of the Architecture Expo held in New York City during A’18, the AIA Conference on Architecture to find some of the most engaging...
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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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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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The Biennial's opening week party

Historic Chicago Cultural Center anchors Chicago Architecture Biennial

1-on-1 with Jamey Lundblad, CMO of Chicago’s Dept. of Cultural Affairs & Special Events During the four-month run of the Chicago Architecture Biennial, the Chicago Cultural Center has housed the main exhibition, with architectural models, sketches, and historic photographs. Beneath the Center’s…
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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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WIELD marked a day fully dedicated to inspiring both women and men to push for change in the workplace.

Women Inspiring Emerging Leaders in Design: Key Lessons from the Conference

Female leaders “wielded” stories of empowerment, encouraging young architects to strive for equity & pay it forward Live reporting by Stephen Parker, a D.C.-based architect with Smith Group JJR, and the AIA’s Young Architects Forum Advocacy Director. “We stand on the shoulders of…
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The Architecture & Design Film Festival engages architects & design aficionados from Seoul to NYC.

From Seoul to NYC, Architecture & Design Film Fest seeks to inspire design-conscious crowds

“Good architecture opens up possibilities, makes life richer and deeper” – “Coast Modern” film The Architecture & Design Film Festival kicked off in New York this month, celebrating a curated selection of themed movies, events and discussions. It’s been nearly…
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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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Architectural League's Beaux Arts Ball

Sweet Treat: Chocolate Warehouse Hosts “Alchemy” themed Beaux Arts Ball

Architectural League of NY’s Ball Transforms Cocoa Facility at Brooklyn Navy Yard What happens when you host an architecture and design party at a cocoa factory in Brooklyn? The Architectural League of New York decided to test-drive the idea, locating…
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White but not vanilla – design goes dimensional on ceilings, walls, shades, façades & museum exhibits

Architects & designers are texturing, sculpting, polishing, dusting & glazing white surfaces for a fresh approach While the cooling properties and classic versatility of white still beckon, architects and designers are rethinking how they treat white surfaces: texturing and sculpting them…
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