Weekly Events Calendar: 10.25.06

Weekly Events Calendar: 10.25.06

Jill Slater
Oct 25, 2006

Work from the Progressive Architecture Network

Art & Design Events...

  • Anatomy of a Brownstone III: Inside and Outside
    • Explore the process of renovating and restoring a brownstone--working with an architect, obtaining Landmarks Permits, locating furnishings that blend old and new, and undoing a previous owner’s mistakes.
    • October 28th, 1-5pm at the Atrium Amphitheater, 300 Jay Street (at Tillary) ($35), 718.552.1173 or BSmith@CityTech.cuny.edu.
  • Speed of Light: The Museum of Arts & Design’s New Technologies and Materials Conference
    • Innovators in physics, lighting design, fiber optics, architecture and interior design, and art discuss how their work with light is changing the world
    • October 28th, 9:30am-6pm
    • Parsons The New School, 66 W. 12th St. Tishman Auditorium,
  • Freecycle NYC Autumn Clutter Harvest Freemeet!
    • Bring your unwanted, reusable, portable goods to the FreeMeet. You don't need to bring anything to take anything. Music by WNYU and other live acts while you swap.
    • November 4th
    • NYU Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, Rm. 802
  • Greening Your Office
    • Eco-friendly strategies for the workplace. A tour of Cook & Fox architects will be followed by an open discussion on how to lead the effort in your own office. Refreshments will be offered.
    • November 7th, 6-8pm
    • Cook+Fox Architects, 641 6th Avenue, 8th Fl., ahartley@cookplusfox.com
  • “False Flat: Why Dutch Design is so Good Today”
    • Aaron Betsky, Director, Netherlands Architecture Institute, discusses how the current strength of contemporary Dutch design comes out of the particularities and traditions of Dutch culture, history, and geography.
    • November 2nd, 6-7:30pm
    • Museum of Arts & Design, 40 West 53rd St
  • Decoration--Urban Center Books Discussion
    • Panel discusses decoration in design, planning, landscape and education. Decoration is the first book-format issue of the architectural journal 306090.
    • November 3rd, 6:30-8pm
    • Municipal Arts Society, 457 Madison Ave., rsvp@mas.org or 212.935.2075
  • Alternative Landscape Components: A New Land Art
    • A radical new direction in Dennis Oppenheim's work, involving highly artificial, manmade landscapes of trees, hedges and flowers that clash with and comment on the natural landscape.
    • September 14th through November 8th
    • The Arsenal, 5th Ave. and 64th St., AND large scale outdoor installations at Thomas Paine Park/Foley Square, 212.360.8163
  • Translations in Tupperware
    • Contest finalists' pieces on display
    • October 26th through October 28th
    • Time Warner Center, 10 Columbus Circle
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