Mas Context Presents Bilboa Issue Launch
MAS Context will fete its new issue dedicated to the city of Bilboa at the Cervantes Institute, with a panel featuring editor in chief Iker Gil, Metropolitan Planning Council president MarySue Barrett and SOM’s Philip Enquist.
August Fiedler and The Stately Interiors of the 1870s and 1880s
(Glessner House, April 13)
The art historian Rolf Achilles will deliver a lecture on the interior design styles and trends of several of Chicago’s Gilded Age mansions.
Dan Friedman: Radical Modernist
(Chicago Design Museum)
The Chicago Design Museum’s latest exhibit, showcasing the work of multifaceted modernist Dan Friedman, opens April 28.
Urban Think & Drink: Force of Nature
(Metropolitan Planning Council, April 20)
Celebrate Earth Day getting to know the story behind The Nature Conservancy and its founder, George Fell, a Richard Nickel of environmentalism.
Chicago Art and Design Show
(Navy Pier, April 8-9)
A new art and design show displaying varied wares ranging from furniture, glass, jewelry and sculpture takes over Navy Pier.
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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