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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

FitCityPHL 2: The Backstory

By Sharon Leshner on Oct 7, 2016

FitCityPHL 2 Thursday, October 13th | 8:30AM - 4:00PM Center for Architecture & Design | 1218 Arch St. Philadelphia, PA 19106 Register Now FitCityPHL 2 will be a full-day symposium which invites attendees to explore design strategies in our workplaces, neighborhoods, and cities that improve health by promoting physical activity and healthy eating. The concept for the FitCity conference was developed in New York City 11 years ago and made its way to Philadelphia last year for the first time. We spoke with Keith Davis, AICP, LEED GA, a City Planner III at City Planning Commission (and one of the... Read Full Story

Team Approaches to Home Design

By Sharon Leshner on Oct 5, 2016

Intercurrences: Intervening Design Strategies Thursday October 6th - October 10th: 10:00AM - 6:00PM Thursday October 13th - October 16th: 10:00PM - 6:00PM Read more… Head to the Center for Architecture and Design to gain perspective on urban architecture and design of the “home” at the new Intercurrences exhibit, designed by Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University, DesignPhiladelphia 2016 co-sponsors. Intercurrences , a collection of projects prepared by Philadelphia University student teams and outside collaborators, depicts aspects of urban “home” or dwelling, or urban architecture and design. These projects challenge all assumed and conventional limitations of design by using intervening design... Read Full Story