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  1. Karim Rashid at the MAD

    Karim Rashid at the MAD

    The designer and guest curator of Mad's current exhibition Totally Rad will speak about innovations in contemporary design, as part of a conversational exchange with MAD chief curator David McFadden.

    03.19.09

  2. Energy Alternatives: Weaning New York from Fossil Fuels

    Energy Alternatives: Weaning New York from Fossil Fuels

    Ashok Gupta, Air & Energy Program Director for the Natural Resources Defense Council, will moderate a discussion on practical near-term opportunities and barriers associated with the deployment of...

    03.20.09

  3. Pico Iyer: The Light I Found

    Iyer will speak about his encounter with the art and Bollingen Fellowship documents of Isamu Noguchi. A conversation follows with curators Sandhini Poddar (Guggenheim Museum) and Bonnie Rychlak ...

    03.24.09

  4. Bus Rapid Transit: Getting New York's Buses Moving

    New York City has the slowest bus system in the country. Getting it to move faster requires re-imagining how buses operate in the city. Explore the options being piloted in New York, as well as...

    03.31.09

  5. From Farm to Table: New York City's Local Food Movement

    Join Dan Barber, Executive Chef/Co-owner of Blue Hill at Stone Barns and Blue Hill; Michael Hurwitz, Director of Greenmarket; and Ian Marvy, Director and co-founder with Michael Hurwitz of Added...

    04.07.09

  6. Library of Dust

    Library of Dust

    The Oregon State Insane Asylum, opened in 1883 on a hill just east of Salem and renamed the Oregon State Hospital in 1913, became in part a warehouse for the state’s anonymous unwanted. When...

    04.10.09

  7. Now What Architecture

    Now What Architecture

    In his 1931 Kahn Lecture at Princeton University, Frank Lloyd Wright posed the seminal question: “Now what architecture?” Over the course of his seventy-year long career, Wright taught...

    04.24.09

  8. What Is Green Architecture? with Werner Sobek

    The Goethe-Institut New York presents What Is Green Architecture?, a series of conversations, lectures, and events exploring the cutting-edge developments in the field and their impact on...

    05.08.09

  9. Speed and Glamour: Early Automobiles and New York City

    Speed and Glamour: Early Automobiles and New York City

    New York City played an important role in making the automobile an icon of modernism. Join Phil Patton, automobile design expert and co-curator of the Museum's exhibition Cars, Culture, and the...

    04.09.10

  10. World Nomads Lebanon

    World Nomads Lebanon

    World Nomads, FIAF’s annual exploration of transculturalism in the 21st century, is intended as a forum for dialogue ...

    04.09.10

  11. What's Alt Is Neu

    What's Alt Is Neu

    Taking MoMA's exhibition The New Typography as a point of departure, curator Juliet Kinchin leads the discussion on the once and future meanings of New Typography....

    05.30.10

  12. Alberto Alessi and Bill Moggridge

    Alberto Alessi and Bill Moggridge

    
This program will focus on the history of Alessi, from 1921 through the present. Alberto Alessi, at the helm of the company since 1970, will speak about the role of objects in modern consumer...

    11.17.10

  13. Bill’s Design Talk: Michael Graves

    Bill’s Design Talk: Michael Graves

    Internationally renowned architect and designer Michael Graves will provide an intimate portrait of his celebrated career and discuss the influences that shaped his thinking and approach to design ...

    12.02.10

  14. The Radical Architecture of Little Magazines 196X- 197X

    The Radical Architecture of Little Magazines 196X- 197X

    Peter Eisenman, Anthony Vidler, Bernard Tschumi, Steven Holl, Cynthia Davidson, Alison Sky, Suzanne Stephens, William Menking, Albert Ferré, Craig Buckley, Urtzi Grau, Beatriz Colomina, and...

    12.05.10

  15. The New Ethos for Design: Sustainism

    The New Ethos for Design: Sustainism

    Design critic Alice Rawsthorn recently wrote: "Here’s the skinny. Modernism is dead, and design needs a new “ism” to define it. Whatever that “ism” turns out to...

    01.11.11

  16. Panel Discussion: Living With History: Restoring, Redesigning and Reviving NY’s Landmark Interiors

    Panel Discussion: Living With History: Restoring, Redesigning and Reviving NY’s Landmark Interiors

     In the past decade the city has been the setting for some extraordinary projects aimed at bringing historic buildings back to life. This half-day symposium will showcase some of those...

    08.24.11

  17. Panel Discussion: Modern in the Past Tense: Revisiting the “Design 1935-1965: What Modern Was” Landmark Exhibition

    Panel Discussion: Modern in the Past Tense: Revisiting the “Design 1935-1965: What Modern Was” Landmark Exhibition

    An expert panel, including David Hanks and Martin Eidelberg, curators of the original show; Newark Museum curator Ulysses Dietz; pioneering dealer Mark McDonald; and interior designer Ali Tayar...

    08.24.11

  18. Panel Discussion: Return of Modernism

    Panel Discussion: Return of Modernism

    Modernism was the go-to style of the mid-20th century, with famous designers such as Russel Wright, Eero Saarinen, and Charles and Ray Eames. By the end of the century, however, its glow had faded....

    08.24.11

  19. The Architecture of Public Housing: Preserving a Post-War Legacy

    The Architecture of Public Housing: Preserving a Post-War Legacy

    Following World War II, the United States and Europe sought to address the dire need for public and affordable housing through new construction. The post-war decades saw the development of many...

    03.05.12

  20. Apartment Therapy Design Evening: The Future of Interior Design on the Web

    Apartment Therapy Design Evening: The Future of Interior Design on the Web

    Join Apartment Therapy for their biggest panel of the year. Next Thursday, October 18 from 6:00-8:30 p.m., Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan will be hosting three 25 minute conversations on the future of...

    10.12.12

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