Category: Office Design

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 »

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 »
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E Ink Launches Seven New Colors for E Ink Prism™ Dynamic Color Changing Film for Architecture

E Ink Holdings, “E Ink” (8069.TWO), the leading innovator of electronic ink technology in the world, today announced that E Ink Prism™, the groundbreaking product designed to transform the way spaces and surroundings are experienced, will be available in seven different colors: Voyage (dark blue), Daydream (cyan), Blush (red), Sprout (green), Zest (yellow), Harvest (brown)... 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 »

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 »
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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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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 »