Casa Castiglioni – Reception & Lecture at CoorItalia

Reception & Lecture/performance by Giovanna and Carlo Castiglioni By Invitation only. To request an invite please contact Serena at serena@cooritalia.com Conceived by the Castiglioni Foundation for the Abitami exhibition in Milan in 2011, and subsequently restaged in Rome, Mantova and Palermo, the show travels for the first time to the US with the aim of

Technology and the design dialog

Great design for residential and commercial spaces requires a thoughtful collaboration between client and designer. As clients become more tech savvy, technologies are emerging affecting the design dialog. This session will be an engaging workshop to discuss how these technologies can most effectively be integrated into firm best practices. The primary purpose of the session

The Mid-Century City: Modernism on Cathedral Hill

The Western Addition and Cathedral Hill first opened to development in the 1870s and 80s, quickly filling with the urban middle-class housing of the era. Once a center of Asian-American culture, after the events of World War II, the neighborhood became an African-American enclave. By the 1950s the same housing had been deemed substandard, making

Panel discussion with the Curator and Artists of “Architectural Pavilions: Experiments and Artifacts”

“Architectural Pavilions: Experiments and Artifacts” presents digital and handmade architectural pavilions by Bay Area and International architects. The work included in the exhibition transforms the Museum of Craft and Design into an immersive architectural environment, demonstrating a range of projects from small-scale models to full-scale installations. Join us for a panel discussion with curator Mariah

Humane Modernism – Inspired by Circumstance

Bohlin Cywinski Jackson invites you to their San Francisco studio to hear how the firm’s design process is shaped by each project’s unique circumstances. Learn how physical, social, and environmental factors become celebrated points of inspiration in the firm’s diverse portfolio of projects. Afterwards, enjoy drinks and conversation with fellow architects and designers while touring

Behind DPR SF: Designing for Culture

Join FORGE, DPR Construction, and stok for an igniting discussion on our ability as designers to create high performance spaces that not only meet occupants’ functionality needs, but also embody their culture. Under the roof of DPR’s LEED v4 Platinum — and San Francisco’s first Net Zero Energy – office, our interactive and demonstrative panel

Inside the Studio: Snøhetta

Snøhetta welcomes San Francisco Design Week to our office to enjoy some light refreshments and small bites. We’ll talk about a few projects that we’re currently working on in the studio and give a short presentation on the history and background of the firm. We’ll describe our process and the roles of project team members