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  1. The Founders of Ecoshack and Materials & Applications

    Stop by for an informal talk between Stephanie Smith of Ecoshack and Jenna Didier and Oliver Hess of Materials & Applications.

    03.01.09

  2. The Voyage of the Beagle

    The Voyage of the Beagle

    In celebration of Charles Darwin's 200th birthday, the Academy's adult book group will meet to discuss the naturalist's 1839 work, which he wrote during the course of his five-year worldwide...

    03.01.09

  3. Stephanie Odegard: Business, Artisanal Design and Social Responsibility

    Stephanie Odegard: Business, Artisanal Design and Social Responsibility

    Stephanie Odegard, founder of Odegard rug company, will share her thoughts on her involvement in assisting developing countries through business, the promotion and preservation of traditional...

    03.01.09

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Immersive and Virtual Architecture at the Edge of Physicality

    In this discussion, SCI-Arc hosts seven distinguished architects and theorists that work at the intersection of physical and virtual worlds. These professionals will present their work and ideas...

    03.24.09

  7. Water Knows No Boundaries

    Will Baker, president, Chesapeake Bay Foundation; Iris Miller, ASLA, The Catholic University of America; and Tommy Wells, Washington, D.C. Councilmember, discuss practical solutions for cleaning up...

    03.24.09

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Post-Fuller Effect with Architects Inigo Manglano-Ovalle and Doug Garofalo

    In this series, artists, filmmakers, designers, architects, ecologists, anthropologists, and educators consider Buckminster Fuller's work and influence.

    04.01.09

  11. MyhistoricLA—Preserving Los Angeles

    Stop by the historic Los Angeles Central Library for a special citywide kickoff celebration of SurveyLA, Los Angeles’ first-ever comprehensive survey of its historic resources.  Amateur...

    04.03.09

  12. Q&A with Sebastian Wrong
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    Q&A with Sebastian Wrong

    Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Sebastian Wrong, Design Development Director for the UK-based Established & Sons. He was in San Francisco to introduce his work at DZINE, a...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    04.06.09

  13. 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

  14. Artist-in-residence Zhang Peili

    Video artist Zhang Peili will discuss the history and future of video in China and will preview examples of his recent work. This panel discussion with feature Peili and Jane Farver, Director, MIT...

    04.09.09

  15. Design Meets Disability

    If eyeglasses have been transformed from medical necessity to fashion accessory, why shouldn't design sensibilities be applied equally to hearing aids, prosthetic limbs, braille signs and...

    04.10.09

  16. 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

  17. Los Angeles vs. Las Vegas: Which is the Most Unreal City in America?

    Reality has hit both cities: water grows scarce, space is tighter, cars clog roads and pollute the air, and money is disappearing. Zócalo hosts a panel of experts—including architect...

    04.13.09

  18. Objectified in America Discussion
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    Objectified in America Discussion

    I'm quite excited to post about the latest in a stalwart line of Dwell Conversations. I'll be moderating the panel Objectified in America: Design, Consumerism and Sustainability in Our Changing...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.13.09

  19. SLO Symposium 2009

    SLO Symposium 2009

    This event is an opportunity to discuss all things related to landscape architecture, and is scheduled around the 5th-year design presentations at Cal Poly and Cal Poly LADAC's regularly scheduled...

    04.17.09

  20. 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

  21. Beverly Semmes and Glenn Adamson

    Beverly Semmes and Glenn Adamson

    Listen to a conversation between Glenn Adamson, consulting curator to Dirt on Delight, and exhibition artist Beverly Semmes. Adamson’s book Thinking Through Craft (Berg Publishers, 2007)...

    04.29.09

  22. Garden Talk: Urban Agriculture

    Whether it’s a backyard vegetable patch or a farming co-op in the city, more and more people are embracing the idea of locally grown food and sustainable gardening. Learn more in this talk by...

    05.04.09

  23. 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

  24. Vertical Los Angeles

    Vertical Los Angeles

    Join Dwell, designers, architects, and developers at the W Hollywood Residences for a discussion of the transformative effects of large-scale mixed use projects in urban Los Angeles. We will...

    05.18.09

  25. Modern Kitchens and Baths with Marmol Radziner

    We are pleased to welcome architect Leo Marmol, FAIA, Principal of Los Angeles-based Marmol Radziner + Associates, best known for its meticulous restoration of mid-century modern homes, including...

    09.01.09

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