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The Kaunas M.K. Čiurlionis Concert Centre International Design Contest

19:30 - 23 June, 2017
The Kaunas M.K. Čiurlionis Concert Centre International Design Contest, View from the competition site towards Kaunas' Old Town
View from the competition site towards Kaunas' Old Town

This one-stage anonymous design contest seeks concept designs for the new €30m Mikalojus Konstantinas Čiurlionis Concert Centre in Kaunas, Lithuania.

The Concert Centre will comprise a 1,500-seat Concert Hall of exceptional acoustic quality; a smaller, secondary hall; conferencing facilities; a restaurant, café, and bar; back-of-house and office spaces; and underground parking. The new building will sit within a public park and act as a catalyst for the regeneration of a central area, close to Kaunas’ historic Old Town.

SHOWING - Alternative Designs for Museums

19:30 - 22 June, 2017
SHOWING - Alternative Designs for Museums

The aim of the “Showing” competition is to develop a design proposal for the museum typology, intended as a place of display for objects and/or concepts of interest. It is asked to the participants to create innovative and unconventional projects on this theme, questioning the very basis of the notion of museums.

ARCHIDEX

12:35 - 22 June, 2017
ARCHIDEX , ARCHIDEX 17: BE PART OF SOMETHING BIG!
ARCHIDEX 17: BE PART OF SOMETHING BIG!

South East Asia’s most successful annual industry trade event for the architecture, interior design and building fraternity – ARCHIDEX (International Architecture, Interior Design, and Building Exhibition) has continually been reaping phenomenal success and garnering steady growth through strategic planning and partnerships since its introduction in 2000.

Riverside Urban Hackathon 2017

19:30 - 21 June, 2017
Riverside Urban Hackathon 2017

Influence the future of Riverside, CA by merging design & tech to positively impact tourism in the city.
#RUH17

Call for Entries: rise in the City

19:30 - 20 June, 2017
Call for Entries: rise in the City, An Art Event like no other
An Art Event like no other

rise International together with BOND Events, announce the launch of rise in the city; a unique art competition and auction raising money for local entrepreneurs in Lesotho, Africa, who are trying to solve their poverty problems for themselves.

Manhattan has been split into 100 virtual blocks. The competition invites artists, designers and architecture firms to create a piece of art representing a block of the city, and infuse it with elements of Lesotho culture.

New Orleans Tour: A Unique Architectural and Cultural Journey to the Crescent City

16:42 - 20 June, 2017
New Orleans Tour: A Unique Architectural and Cultural Journey to the Crescent City, Crescent Park and Skyline, New Orleans
Crescent Park and Skyline, New Orleans

Discover the magnificent architecture and rich cultural heritage of New Orleans on an exclusive, five day tour with Architectural Adventures. From the famous Creole Townhouses and Cottages in the French Quarter and the spectacular homes in the Garden District to post-Katrina sustainable neighborhoods and some of the most important contemporary structures in the city, experience the myriad of architectural gems of the Crescent City. Join our Architectural Adventures expert on this exclusive exploration of the past, present, and future of New Orleans.

Laka Competition 2017: Architecture that Reacts

19:30 - 19 June, 2017
Laka Competition 2017: Architecture that Reacts , Laka Competition 2017: Architecture that Reacts
Laka Competition 2017: Architecture that Reacts

Laka Competition 2017 “Architecture that Reacts”
We invite designers from around the world to submit their ideas of architecture that reacts. That means architecture which is able to respond and adjust dynamically to the current needs and circumstances. These circumstances are often unpredictable, but their consequences can be crucial. The architecture that reacts is the architecture that lives as a living organism since it responds to the external stimuli and develops because of it.

Architecture Now - Superblock Piraeus

16:40 - 19 June, 2017
Architecture Now - Superblock Piraeus , The ten authors of 'After Piraeus'
The ten authors of 'After Piraeus'

On 5 July the book ‘After Piraeus’ will be launched at a festive gathering in Pakhuis De Zwijger, Amsterdam.

In 1994, the housing block Piraeus was completed to the design of Hans Kollhoff. It was a blow. German architects were needed to demonstrate that a design did not need to be at odds with the Dutch construction culture. Piraeus must be taken as a pivotal point in modern history, after which the thinking on the production of buildings and city were newly charged.

"Form Heft Material", Sir David Adjaye's Retrospective Exhibition

16:34 - 19 June, 2017
"Form Heft Material", Sir David Adjaye's Retrospective Exhibition, "Form Heft Material", Sir David Adjaye's Retrospective Exhibition
"Form Heft Material", Sir David Adjaye's Retrospective Exhibition

David Adjaye: Form, Heft, Material, a review of world-renowned architect Sir David Adjaye’s work to date, is travelling to the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow. The exhibition, which debuted at the Haus der Kunst in Munich in 2015 before travelling to the Art Institute of Chicago, offers insight into the global architect’s unique approach, highlighting the ways he weaves local geographies and cultural legacies into his celebrated designs.

Test Unit 2017 Symsposium

16:32 - 19 June, 2017
Test Unit 2017 Symsposium

A two-day public program of talks, debates, workshops and discussions following the week-long design and build summer school.

Common Boston 2017

16:25 - 19 June, 2017
Common Boston 2017

On June 3–4, the BSA Foundation presents the 2017 Common Boston Festival of architecture and design (#CB17) .This open-house architecture festival will unlock the doors to dozens of Boston’s architecturally, culturally, and historically significant sites, encouraging residents and tourists to consider why design matters, while tapping into unique stories that illuminate our vibrant communities. From historic sites to office towers to community gardens, participants will get unparalleled access to more than 50 unique sites that contribute to making greater Boston such an exceptional place to live, work, and play.

VAA / Summer School

16:19 - 19 June, 2017
VAA / Summer School, VAA / Palazzo Contrari Boncompagni
VAA / Palazzo Contrari Boncompagni

From 15th to 23rd July 2017, a ten-day interfaculty summer school will take place in Vignola (province of Modena) Italy, in a Renaissance palace by Giacomo Barozzi. The workshop aims to connect architectural heritage with 21st-century manufacturing processes through experimental practices and invites international students of architecture, design, and engineering to take part.

Architectural Innovation|Inverted Urbanism

16:15 - 19 June, 2017
Architectural Innovation|Inverted Urbanism

Learn to collaborate on large scale planning with supporting disciplines to develop critical thinking and innovative approaches to future growth of cities and develop prototypes for the future economies of the cities with a global perspective and approach. Learn to rethink the future functions of conventional and traditional programs of the city and the most innovative technologies supporting balance, self - sufficiency and continual growth.

Classic Lighting and Eco-Friendly Technology From Cocoweb

03:00 - 15 June, 2017
Classic Lighting and Eco-Friendly Technology From Cocoweb, Outdoor Wall Lantern
Outdoor Wall Lantern

Cocoweb - a lighting source that combines classic design with modern, energy-efficient technology.

As environmentally-conscious design becomes more and more sought after in the fields of architecture and interior design, the use of LED lights becomes an essential part of an eco-friendly building’s creation. Southern California-based lighting company Cocoweb, inspired by this notion, offers all their products integrated with LED technology. The classic light fixtures that the company started with are all customizable, so the colors of the shades, bases, and arms, as well as the arm and shade styles, are interchangeable.

Facades+AM Austin Conference

19:14 - 14 June, 2017
Facades+AM Austin Conference

Facades+AM Austin includes three sessions covering issues unique to the region, including innovative collaborations between architects and engineers, high performance envelopes, and the changing face of Austin's skyline. These well-rounded, expert dialogues will inform and inspire.

The Facades+ conference series sponsored by The Architect's Newspaper is a robust dialogue encompassing all things building skin—bridging the profession, industry, academia, operations, and ownership. We’ve distilled the best of the Facades+ 2-day event into a quick-take morning forum with a strong local flair. Facades+AM is coming to Austin for the first time this July.

Panel Discussion: Future Urbanisms, Genetic Cities

19:08 - 14 June, 2017
Panel Discussion: Future Urbanisms, Genetic Cities

With Thom Mayne and Wolf D. Prix, on the occasion of the exhibition Houston: Genetic City. Envisioning a Future Post-Industry, Post-Oil, Post-Sprawl at Aedes Architecture Forum.

Art as Labour : Build & Design Summer School in Nikola-Lenivets

19:00 - 14 June, 2017
Art as Labour : Build & Design Summer School in Nikola-Lenivets

We invite young architects, artists and students to take part in a Global Practice Unit international summer school, organized this summer at Nikola-Lenivets Art Park in Russia.

IAAC Barcelona Summer Workshops

18:53 - 14 June, 2017
IAAC Barcelona Summer Workshops

The BCN Summer Workshops is a revolutionary program by IAAC, designed to connect some of the most pioneering minds of Barcelona with like-minded creatives from all around the world. Our 4-day workshops will take place in the Valldaura Estate, located inside the Collserola Natural Park, 30 minutes away from Barcelona. The program will start on July 24th with an inaugural speech from the world-acclaimed chef, Ferran Adriá (date TBC).