Category: Hospitality

Registration Now Open for NeoCon, June 10-12

Registration Now Open for NeoCon, June 10-12
(Chicago, IL – January 16, 2019) Registration is now open for NeoCon, the world’s leading platform and most important event of the year for the commercial design industry. Held from June 10-12 at The Mart in Chicago, the 51st edition will unveil the latest products from leading and emerging companies, as well as explore a... Read more »

Evolving Roles of Architects In Society

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With the tools, technology, and apps (e.g Room Planner, Homestyler Interior Design) available at everyone’s disposal, it seems like everyone can be a designer, or sometimes those without training in architecture & design want to be the designer — even your clients. Architects with training, view such, as frivolous and cause frustrations on what it... Read more »

NeoCon: Celebrating 50 years of Tomorrow’s Design

NeoCon: Celebrating 50 years of Tomorrow’s Design
What does the office of the future look like? An insider look at the future can be found at NeoCon, June 11–13, the world’s largest and most important event for the commercial interiors industry. For half a century, the annual event, held at The Mart in Chicago, has served as a launchpad for innovations that... Read more »
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Building Bridges on Memorial Day

State Street Bridge over the Chicago River in Chicago, Illinois. (by Chris Light)
Communities in cities around the USA marched this weekend in memory of those who died while serving in our country’s armed forces. For others it is a time to relax, perhaps head to the beach, or barbecue on your backyard. Chicago honors all men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our... Read more »

Explore Virtual Practices to Make New History during the Chicago Architecture Biennial

An after-work session sponsored by the AIA Trust and the American Institute of Architects Practice Management Knowledge Community (AIA PMKC) will be held on November 9th at the 2017 Chicago Architecture Biennial, focusing how technology is impacting architectural practice—with an emphasis on how “virtual practice” is gaining popularity among various types of practitioners. The session... 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 »
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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 »

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 »

Energized Design Professionals Make NEOCON® 2015 Edition An Unforgettable Success

The 47th edition of NeoCon, June 15-17, was one for the record books with high numbers of engaged professionals flocking to the Merchandise Mart for a jam-packed, three-day show. Drawing more than 50,000 influential attendees from across the country and globe, the floors were bustling and vibrant until the show close on Wednesday. They all... Read more »
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The Hershey Company Unwrapped Consumer-Centric Innovations at NCA Sweets & Snacks Expo

The Hershey Company Unwrapped Consumer-Centric Innovations at NCA Sweets & Snacks Expo
“We are excited to share our latest innovations ranging from cutting-edge technology to an expanded portfolio that includes new snacking products at the Sweets & Snacks Expo.” Capability to customize and print 3-D chocolate Commitment to simple and familiar ingredients Expansion of snacking and confection portfolio As consumers’ relationships with food evolve, The Hershey Company... Read more »