Weekly Events Calendar: 03.29.06

Weekly Events Calendar: 03.29.06

Jill Slater
Mar 29, 2006

Barbieri's Site Specific: Las Vegas

Art & Design Events...

  • Olivo Barbieri: Site_Specific
    • Global photo investigation into the nature of cities from 300 to 500 feet above ground with a large-format camera and a tilt-focus lens
    • Gallery talk by Olivo Barbieri--March 31, 6:30pm
    • Exhibit through May 13th
    • Yancey Richardson Gallery, 535 West 22nd Street, NYC.
  • Physical Work: Tim McDonald, Onion Flats, Philadelphia
    • This 11-unit residential project explores modes of urban living by dealing with issues of density, intimacy, privacy, community, and sustainability.
    • April 06th, 6:15-7:30pm
    • Parsons The New School for Design, 2 East 13th Street, 2nd floor
  • The Business of Green Products
    • Learn the best strategies to design products that are profitable, innovative, sustainable and globally competitive.
    • April 8th, 9am-1pm
    • Design Business Center 45-50 30th St. Long Island City, 718.482.5960
  • Designing and Building Your Own Green/ Environmentally Healthy Home or Apartment
    • How can individual home owners, renters, and builders transform their living spaces into green homes? Each class will cover practical, technical, and theoretical information on a variety of topics ranging from energy efficiency to rooftop gardens to lighting and insulation. The course will also feature a tour of local green buildings.
    • CUNY Continuing Education, 365 Fifth Avenue (34th St,)
    • 6 Tuesdays, March 14th-April 18th 7-9pm $250. 212.817.8215, or email continuinged@gc.cuny.edu
  • Mind the Gap
    • Through sculpture, photography, video, performance, and urban-scale architectural interventions, artists amplify and animate the urban void
    • March 18th through April 30th
    • Smack Mellon Gallery, 92 Plymouth Street, Dumbo, Brooklyn (718)834-8761.
  • Reinventing New York
    • SVA Interior Design graduates explore the changing character of New York by looking at how existing spaces can become new ones.
    • March 23rd through March 30th
    • The National Arts Club, 15 Gramercy Park South
  • Floral Design by NY Botanical Garden in conjunction with Cooper Union
    • Learn how to create basic centerpieces and arrangements
    • Eight Wednesdays, starting April 19th, 6:30-8:30pm. $336
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