Category Archives: Events

Urban Inspiration from DesignDC 2015

Last week I had the opportunity to volunteer at and attend DesignDC, an annual conference co-hosted by the DC chapters of AIA, APA and other design professional groups. For me the conference was a great introduction to the DC architecture and planning

Urban Inspiration from DesignDC 2015

Last week I had the opportunity to volunteer at and attend DesignDC, an annual conference co-hosted by the DC chapters of AIA, APA and other design professional groups. For me the conference was a great introduction to the DC architecture and planning

Happy Park(ing) Day!

Today marks the 10th annual Park(ing) Day, a world-wide event where planners, artists, designers and everyday citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks. The original idea was a guerrilla installation of sorts, where people fed a parking meter all day

Happy Park(ing) Day!

Today marks the 10th annual Park(ing) Day, a world-wide event where planners, artists, designers and everyday citizens transform metered parking spots into temporary public parks. The original idea was a guerrilla installation of sorts, where people fed a parking meter all day

A Celebration of Singaporean Urban Icons for SG50

Singapore’s 50th birthday, or National Day is this weekend and my inbox, Facebook and Instagram feed have been filled with organizations and friends already celebrating. From the Urban Redevelopment Authority hosting a street art exhibition to local designers having pop-up shops, everyone

A Celebration of Singaporean Urban Icons for SG50

Singapore’s 50th birthday, or National Day is this weekend and my inbox, Facebook and Instagram feed have been filled with organizations and friends already celebrating. From the Urban Redevelopment Authority hosting a street art exhibition to local designers having pop-up shops, everyone

Urban Inspiration: Events I wish I could attend…

I have had a running list of events I find inspiring, but for one reason or another I can not attend, sitting on my desk for a while now. For the benefit of those that might be able to make it I

Urban Inspiration: Events I wish I could attend…

I have had a running list of events I find inspiring, but for one reason or another I can not attend, sitting on my desk for a while now. For the benefit of those that might be able to make it I

Urban Inspiration: Winter City Festivals

For those of us in cold climates it maybe hard to believe that we still have almost two months left of winter this year.  If you find yourself getting a little stir crazy trying to stay warm indoors, hopefully these examples of

Urban Inspiration: Winter City Festivals

For those of us in cold climates it maybe hard to believe that we still have almost two months left of winter this year.  If you find yourself getting a little stir crazy trying to stay warm indoors, hopefully these examples of

Basically Sessions: Hosting Singapore’s Arts Community

In my last two years in Singapore I have found myself exploring, researching and even becoming involved in hosting community arts events.  A few weeks ago my friends and I organized our sixth Basically Session in collaboration with our friends

Basically Sessions: Hosting Singapore’s Arts Community

In my last two years in Singapore I have found myself exploring, researching and even becoming involved in hosting community arts events.  A few weeks ago my friends and I organized our sixth Basically Session in collaboration with our friends

Exhibit Review: Design with the Other 90% CITIES

While I was in New York City last week I was lucky enough to catch the exhibit – Design with the Other 90%: Cities before it closed. The exhibit, by the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum and hosted by the UN Visitors

Exhibit Review: Design with the Other 90% CITIES

While I was in New York City last week I was lucky enough to catch the exhibit – Design with the Other 90%: Cities before it closed. The exhibit, by the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum and hosted by the UN Visitors