Speculative City: A Live Recording of Newcity’s “A Lot You Got to Holler”
(Chicago Architecture Foundation, October 25)
Newcity’s “A Lot You Got to Holler” podcast goes live, with co-hosts Ben Schulman (Design Editor, Newcity) and Zach Mortice sitting down with contributors to CAF’s recent “50 Designers, 50 Ideas, 50 Wards” exhibit.
Maholy, Mies and the Function of Cities
(Cliff Dwellers, October 19)
On the occasion of the Art Institute’s Maholy-Nagy exhibit, author Thomas Dyja leads an investigation into the work of Maholy, Mies and their influence on Chicago and beyond.
Style BIAS: Street Style
(Sklyline Loft, October 20)
Kenneth Cole sponsors the third annual Style Bias event intended to showcase Chicago’s next generation of designers.
Paul Antonio Calligraphy Workshops
(University Center, October 22-23)
AIGA Chicago presents a two-day workshop on getting to know letterforms to help inform graphic design practice.
Jackie Koo at UIC
(UIC College of Architecture, October 17)
The architect behind The Wit. Live at UIC.
Ben Schulman is the editor of the design section of Newcity and co-host of “A Lot You Got to Holler,” the Newcity podcast on design, architecture and urbanism. His work with Newcity is one of many ventures he engages in to communicate the value of design and cities. Ben serves as the communications director for Small Change, a real estate crowdfunding platform that works to catalyze the development of transformative real estate projects. Previously, he was the communications director for the Chicago chapter of The American Institute of Architects, editor of Chicago Architect magazine and communications director for the urban think-tank, the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU). His writing has appeared and been noted in outlets such as ARCHITECT Magazine, Belt Magazine, ICON, New Geography, Streetsblog, The National Review, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pop City Media and as a contributor to The Urbanophile, among others. When not writing about cities, Ben serves as an editorial assistant for the journal New Media + Society, and helps head the Contraphonic Sound Series, an attempt to document cities through sound.
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