NOLA Design Competition
Living locally is a trend that has captured not only foodies but designers, too. This past weekend, I headed down to the Big Easy as a guest judge for the Billes Architecture Home Design Competition, which challenged architecture students to create home designs specific to post-Katrina New Orleans.
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As part of The Architectural League's 2012-2013 Current Work program, a presentation of the work of significant international figures who influence contemporary architectural practice, Sarah Wigglesworth will be featured on Thursday, February 28 at 7:00 p.m. Wigglesworth, currently teaching at Sheffield University, was awarded the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in 2004 and her award-winning projects include the Sandal Magna Community Primary School and the Siobhan Davies Dance Studios, among others. The lecture is co-sponsored with The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union as well as The Cooper Union Institute for Sustainable Design. Tickets for this event are free for League members and $15 for non-members. Members may reserve a ticket by e-mailing: email@example.com.
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