National Design Week
Launched in 2006, National Design Week is an education initiative offering free admission for all museum visitors and hosting a series of public programs surrounding the National Design Awards.
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The Society of American Registered Architects (SARA) is hosting its 54th annual conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 7-10, 2010. Seminars will be held on a variety of topics such as the ADA Update on State and Federal Requirements from United Spinal Association, Green Building Law, Sustainable Design, and Legal Issues. Other conference events include tours of Philadelphia's most significant architectural projects and an awards dinner honoring the work of Denise Scott-Brown, Robert Venturi, and Louis Kahn.
The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Department of Architecture, Interior Architecture and Designed Objects, is proud to host "reForm()" -- A conference that explores how architects, engineers, artists and designers are using new HARDWARE, SOFTWARE and MIDDLEWARE technologies to transform the ways in which buildings and spaces perform, act and operate.
Each year in October Dutch Design Week is organized by Design Platform Eindhoven (DPE). DPE is a professional organization that, supported by the Eindhoven Design community, seeks to develop a stimulating and dynamic design climate in all cultural, social and economic domains in the region of Eindhoven. To that end, DPE organizes events, conferences, lectures and workshops based on three major dimensions: cultural stimulation, social cohesion and economic enhancement.
The Frontier Project is hosting its second annual Green Tie Gala. Learn how to incorporate sustainable design into your home or business, hear about the latest innovations and strategies used internationally, and discover emerging technologies. Additionally, area residents and business people will be selected as recipients of the distinguished “Frontier Project Environmental Steward” award.
The Frontier Project is a one-acre site that includes a 14,000 square foot sustainable resource center. The LEED Platinum-certified facility, demonstration gardens, and an onsite water retention system encourages interaction and educates visitors about sustainable building and living practices.
Tickets are on sale now for the October 16th gala, which will be held in Rancho Cucamonga, CA.