Posts in category "Interior Design"

Experience the Transformative Power of “Generative Space”

The idea of Generative Space was developed just over a decade ago and is emerging as a best practice design approach. Possibly its greatest area of influence is in healthcare facility design. Not only are the functional requirements of a space considered, the approach elevates the experience of the people who occupy the space. For... 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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In search for the right way to save a Frank Lloyd Wright house

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The clock is ticking on the fate of the David and Gladys Wright house. This house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright for his son, was patterned after the spiral plan of the Guggenheim Museum in New York City. Its construction began in 1950 and completed in 1952. After it was publicized in 1953, both architecture... Read more »

Exhibition exploring relationship between designers and manufacturers

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(View original article from i4design Media here) SHARED-PRACTICE.COM and i4design Media IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THEIR FIRST EVER EXHIBITION EXPLORING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DESIGNERS AND MANUFACTURERS WITH THE WORKS OF 14 INTERNATIONALLY KNOWN, CHICAGO BASED DESIGN STUDIOS   Exhibition on view June 11-13, 2012 during NeoCon at the Merchandise Mart, Chicago. Booth #7-1048   Shared-Practice will... Read more »

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 »
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NeoCon 2012 is Next Week!

NeoCon, North America’s largest design exposition and conference for commercial interiors — has invited Lira Luis, AIA, RIBA, LEED AP BD+C (Principal Architect of ALLL) and Anne Scarlett, LEED AP (President of Scarlett Consulting) to be speakers at its annual conference in Chicago on June 13, 2012 at 9:30am. Lira and Anne’s session W303 entitled... Read more »

AEC and Design get social in Social Media

The event on March 22nd was attended by a variety of architects, engineers, and contractors, including manufacturers, coming from small, medium, to large firms. 
(image by CWA, BaBette Scheidt)
Event Statistics Industry: AEC, Architecture & Design Speaker: Lira Luis, AIA, RIBA, CeMA, LEED AP BD+C Main Sponsors: CWA, AIA Chicago, Porcelanosa Co-Sponsors: Allsteel, Herman Miller Target Turnout: 50 Actual Turnout: 75 (including staff) Location: Porcelanosa showroom, Merchandise Mart Takeaway: “We don’t have a choice on whether we DO social media, the question is how... Read more »

Chicago architect teams up with Cave Creek architecture-designer, to present in Orlando

(read original article here) Coverings — The Ultimate Tile + Stone Experience — has invited Michael P Johnson, Michael P Johnson Design Studio and Lira Luis, AIA, RIBA, LEED AP BD+C, ALLL to be speakers at its annual conference and exposition coming to Orlando, Florida, April 17-20, 2012. Michael and Lira’s session entitled Tile: From... Read more »
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Can Facebook, Twitter, Google+ etc. be used to find funding for a project, or project leads?

Can architects/ designers/ interior designers use Facebook, Twitter, Google+, etc. to find work or new project opportunities? What about funding for projects, or even winning an online contest? How is social technology increasingly paving the way for co-working? I’ve shared some of this information with you once during the 2011 AIA National Convention in New... Read more »
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