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Fast Forward >> Philly: Open Call for Presenters

By Tiffany Mercer-Robbins on Jun 8, 2017

Fast Forward >> Philly: Open Call for Presenters Fast Forward >> Philly , now in its sixth year, offers a lineup of rapid-fire presentations consisting of 20 slides, 20 seconds each, delivered in front of an audience of design and Philadelphia enthusiasts. This year’s event will be held on the evening of Friday, October 13, at the Center for Architecture + Design (1218 Arch St.) We invite all manner of civic visionaries to answer the open call for presenters, and submit 5 images and your take on What’s Next for Philly? In 200 words or less to fastforwardphilly@gmail.com by Friday, August 25. For more information about the event,... Read Full Story

Open Call for Furniture Designers, Artists, and Makers

By Sharon Leshner on Feb 17, 2017

BACKGROUND Bok Bar is located on the 8th floor of the historic Bok building in South Philadelphia. The vast northfacing roof terrace has unobstructed views across Philadelphia, and one of the most breathtaking sunsets in the city. The bar began life in 2015 as a temporary pop-up bar, Le Bok Fin, which marked the beginning of Bok’s new life as a center for creativity in Philadelphia. During 2016 the bar was reincarnated under it’s permanent identity as Bok Bar, supported by permanent infrastructures including a new deck, canopy, internal and external serving bars, kitchen and new lighting. The new additions... Read Full Story

Strength, Knowledge, Cooperation – AGI’s Architectural Glass Boot Camps

By Sharon Leshner on Oct 26, 2016

AGI recognizes that continuing education is a critical element of business today. As an approved education provider of the AIA Continuing Education System (AIA/CES), AGI maintains a commitment to providing the architectural community with the most relevant and cutting-edge educational programs. AGI’s Architectural Glass Boot Camp program exposes architects in greater Philadelphia to the glazing craft through interactive instruction and hands-on application. In hands-on workshops, architects work alongside glaziers to learn construction techniques and share perspective. Boot Camp reinforces the importance of collaboration and communication by providing an opportunity for emerging design professionals to interface with apprentice glaziers. The program... Read Full Story