Monadnock: Job Floris
(Graham Foundation, March 30)
Dutch architect Job Floris, of firm Monadnock, comes to Chicago to discuss his firm’s participation in the Graham exhibition, “Spaces without drama or surface is an illusion, but so is depth,”
Tod Williams and Billie Tsien Lecture
(IIT College of Architecture, Crown Hall, March 29)
Will the NY-based architecture powerhouse drop hints of their plans for the Obama Presidential Library at this IIT Dean’s Lecture?
(Garfield Park Conservatory, March 17)
The annual Chicago Flower Show will kick off with a flower-themed fashion fundraiser.
International Home and Housewares Show
(McCormick Center, March 18-21)
More than 2,100 exhibitors display their wares over four days at McCormick Center.
Next Generation of Environmental Professionals Present Trivia Night 2.0
(Coalition: Energy, March 9)
A smorgasbord of leading energy-resilience agencies (Delta Institute, Rebuilding Exchange, etc.) team up for an evening of beer, trivia and exchange of sustainable trends.
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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