Posts in category "film"

Chicago, site of new TV sitcom to watch in 2017

“Chop Chop TV Show” is a hysterical, completely “American” themed sitcom, uniquely casted, and representing the perfection of millennial life – inclusive of race, culture and gender identities. The show launched through Chicago cable networks Comcast, XFinity, WOW, and RCN at Channel CBL25 on December 22, 2016 and can be viewed subsequently every Thursday evenings at... Read more »

CHICAGO ARCHITECTURE BIENNIAL ANNOUNCES: The Appointment of Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee of the Architecture Firm Johnston Marklee as Artistic Directors of the 2017 Edition; the Appointment of Todd Palmer as Executive Director; Leadership Gifts From SC Johnson and BP 2017 Biennial; Dates and Alignment With Expo Chicago

CHICAGO (September 21, 2016) — The Chicago Architecture Biennial (CAB) and Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced today new leadership, funding, and dates for the second edition of the Biennial, to take place September 16—December 31, 2017. Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee of the Los Angeles—based firm Johnston Marklee, which participated in the inaugural Biennial, have been... Read more »

Rachel Armstrong, PhD is Headline Speaker for RIBA-USA's Program at Chicago Architecture Biennial

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) USA will bring attendees of the Chicago Architecture Biennial to unusual experiences via a public lecture about “the idea that modern architecture designs for equilibrium – while Nature itself produces structures that are at far from equilibrium” in Chicago’s Fair Lady yacht. Rachel Armstrong, PhD, a Professor of... Read more »
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THE BRITISH ARE COMING! RIBA-USA CELEBRATES THE CHICAGO ARCHITECTURAL BIENNIAL IN STYLE!

Contact: James Karl Fischer PhD RIBA President, RIBA-USA tel: 01.973.979.1984 fischer@riba-usa.org Chicago, IL — Just announced! The RIBA-USA, the American Region of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), presents programs as part of the inaugural Chicago Architecture Biennial! In the spirit of international cooperation and architectural fellowship, the RIBA-USA hopes to enhance international architectural education... Read more »

No matter who you are, what you look like, where you're from, or who you love, you were the 'IN' crowd

The first-ever Global Inclusion Reception (EV321) of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) was held during its national convention in Chicago on June 27, 2014 at the Hafele Chicago Showroom. Here are my three takeaways from the event: It is possible for a diverse group of creative organizations to come together in fellowship. Humanitarian issues,... Read more »

Architecture Showcase: Diversity in Design

Join Chicago and international architects and designers that include Bohdan Gernaga, Ashley Mistry, Juan Moreno, Monte Chapin, Lira Luis, James Karl Fischer, Melissa Sterry, Jimenez Lai, and Sara Frisk as they showcase architecture in all its varied forms as we celebrate design diversity at one of the icons of design, Apple. If you go: Where: Apple... Read more »
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NeoCon Party List

NeoCon, North America’s largest design exposition and conference for commercial interiors is happening on June 11 – 13th in Chicago. There are numerous parties surrounding this “BIG” show and we’ve compiled those parties’ info for you. We will be updating this in real time so make sure to check from this site regularly: View original... Read more »

Chicago Artists Month show architects doing other things

Chicago Artists Month show architects doing other things
Chicago architect Frank Lloyd Wright once said, “The mother art is architecture.” Out of this art are several offsprings of artistic expression that richly contribute to the vibrancy of communities. Architecture, along with its allied arts, feed off of each other’s creativity. The Chicago Women In Architecture (CWA) will showcase this multi-faceted artistry of its... Read more »

Archiflix

Archiflix
Film and architecture has an affinity that architects in history have time and time again attempted to project on screen. Architect Charles and Ray Eames used film as a likely vessel for their ideas. In Powers of Ten, it “takes us on an adventure in magnitudes.” They chose a fitting starting point at a lakeside... Read more »
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