Ancient Age: An Endless Journey In Place
(Comfort Station, through February 19)
Ice Age dioramas take over the Comfort Station from the design and architectural duo John Clark and Taylor Holloway. (Note: Holloway is a sometime contributor to Newcity.)
L’Affichomania: The Passion for French Posters
The poster of the Belle Époque era, foreshadowing much of modern advertising design to come, is showcased in this new exhibit from the Driehaus.
ArcLight Cinemas and CAF present “Stranger than Fiction”
(ArcLight Chicago, February 19)
The Chicago Architecture Foundation and ArcLight Cinemas have teamed up to curate a series of film showings that highlight how architecture is used as a narrative element, this time revealed through 2006’s “Stranger than Fiction.”
Edgar Miller, The Architect
(AIA Chicago, February 9)
The second lecture in a five-part season-long program focused on Chicago’s elusive renaissance man of the arts, architecture and design.
Junya Ishigami Lecture
(IIT College of Architecture, February 21)
Japanese architect Junya Ishigami of Tokyo-based Junya Ishigami + Associates visits IIT as part of the Spring 2017 Dean’s Lecture Series.
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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