City of Ideas: Architects’ Voices and Visions
(Chicago Design Museum)
CDM’s latest exhibit gives voice to international and local architects in conversation with each other and their ideas.
(Graham Foundation, November 17)
As part of the Graham’s continuing, “Every Building in Baghdad,” exhibit, Columbia University’s Nora Akawi comes to discuss “the role of the archive in the formation of alternative political and spatial imaginaries.”
Miss Green Planet Chicago Social Evening
(180 West Washington, November 19)
Ecofashion needs an ecofashion show. Here it is.
Culture as Client: Architecture’s Alternatives
(Neiman Center, November 3)
Ann Lui, founding partner of local architecture firm, Future Firm, interviews Shumi Bose, curatorial collaborator with Sir David Chipperfield for Common Ground, at the thirteenth Venice Biennale of Architecture, and senior lecturer at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design.
Paula Scher: STA Honorary Member
(Morningstar, November 10)
The Society of Typographic Arts awards Paula Scher, a partner with Pentagram, with the equivalent of a Lifetime Achievement Award.
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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