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March 2020

Tourist in Your Own Town Series

Social distancing during COVID-19? Stuck inside on a rainy day? Or just don't want to fight the crowds? Take a virtual tour of New York City's major landmarks from your couch. The New York Landmark Conservancy has curated a catalog of virtual tours that let you see New York from wherever you are. The video series features sixty-three different virtual tours across all five boroughs. Tour historic homes, parks, sacred sites, museums, and skyscrapers to find famous monuments and hidden…

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10 Top Museums You Can Explore Right Here, Right Now

Google Arts and Culture has partnered with over 500 museums and cultural institutions globally to allow visitors to peruse their collections virtually. Travel from New York City to Paris to Seoul and back in just a few clicks. The top 10 museums to tour include the Guggenheim Museum, New York; the British Museum, London; Musée d'Orsay, Paris; the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul; the Pergamon Museum, Berlin; the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam; the Getty Museum, Los Angeles; the Uffizi Gallery,…

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The Met 360° Project

This award-winning series of six short videos invites viewers around the world to virtually visit The Met's art and architecture in a fresh, immersive way. Created using spherical 360° technology, it allows viewers to explore some of the Museum's iconic spaces as never before. Viewed more than 11 million times, this series affords an access and a perspective typically unavailable to the public. Viewers can experience the magic of standing in an empty gallery after-hours, witnessing a bustling space in…

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May 2020

Tomás Saraceno: Particular Matter(s)

The Shed545 W 30th St
New York,NY10001United States

May 6 – August 9, 2020 On view in The McCourt, Level 2 and Level 4 Galleries For more than a decade, artist Tomás Saraceno has been imagining a world free from borders and fossil fuels, in an unorthodox collaboration with spiders and their webs, and the cosmic web. In this age of climate emergency, his work has focused on a new era of our Earth that emphasizes the atmosphere, called the Aerocene. Saraceno draws on this practice in Particular Matter(s), the artist’s…

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July 2020

Parks and Playgrounds Camp

Chicago Architecture Center111 East Wacker Dr.
Chicago,IL60601United States
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Redesign a green space at this virtual camp July 6-10 for ages 11-14. Through guided lessons, hands-on activities and explorations of their neighborhoods, campers will learn about landscape architecture and the importance of parks and public spaces. All CAC summer camps will take place virtually over five consecutive days. Campers will meet with their camp leader and other campers daily, via Zoom, to get to know one another, share their work, and receive instruction and motivation to complete at-home projects.…

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Architecture Camp 1.0

Chicago Architecture Center111 East Wacker Dr.
Chicago,IL60601United States
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Ready to think like an architect? Join us July 6-10 for a virtual camp to learn architecture basics. Campers ages 8-10 will be introduced to sketching and model building through guided lessons, activities and virtual walking tours. All CAC summer camps will take place virtually over five consecutive days. Campers will meet with their camp leader and other campers daily, via Zoom, to get to know one another, share their work, and receive instruction and motivation to complete at-home projects.…

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Urban Planning and Architectural Design for Sustainable Development –5th Edit

Roma Tre universityRome,Italy
Rome,---00118Italy
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The 5th Conference on “Urban Planning and Architectural Design for Sustainable Development” (UPADSD), follows the success of previous versions in 2015, 2017, 2018. It is concerned with the concept of sustainable development and the different approaches that have become essential to modern development and energy efficiency. To be a sustainable city, it must be designed with consideration of the environmental impact, for example, decreasing traffic congestion and using sustainable materials in constructions. A commitment to sustainable architecture encompasses all phases of a building including the planning,…

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CAC Live: Old Buildings, New Hotels

Chicago Architecture Center111 East Wacker Dr.
Chicago,IL60601United States
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$8,

Driven by tourism, multiple historic Chicago skyscrapers have recently been reimagined as chic hotels. CAC docent Monica Rodriguez leads this online version of the CAC’s popular walking tour, Hotel Boom: Making Old New Again, which looks at the exciting new lives of a former athletic club, silver manufacturer and motor club.

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CAC Live: Women of Influence Graceland Cemetery Tour

Chicago Architecture Center111 East Wacker Dr.
Chicago,IL60601United States
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Discover women who made lasting impacts on Chicago with a visit to their final resting places. Chicago Architecture Center docent Mary Jo Hoag leads this 45-minute live, virtual tour in the beautiful Graceland Cemetery on Chicago’s North Side. Hoag’s tour highlights several women who changed the city—some even before they were allowed to vote, hold public office, work outside the home or attend college.

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CAC Live: Exploring Urban Excellence: Sustaining Vibrant Urban Places in an Era of Social Distancing

Chicago Architecture Center111 East Wacker Dr.
Chicago,IL60601United States
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Part of the CAC’s “What’s Next” series • Bringing people, ideas, goods and services together are hallmarks of urban life. So how are places designed with that in mind adapting to the challenges—both immediate and prolonged—of the current pandemic? In this panel, we’ll discuss how designers, developers, and managers of mixed-use developments in cities across the United States are responding and the long-term implications for creating and maintaining healthy, welcoming, and inclusive urban places. CAC Live: Exploring Urban Excellence: Sustaining…

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MCAD and AIA Present a Live Discussion on Urban Re-Design with Perkins and Will’s Christopher Counts

Free

Miami Center for Architecture and Design (MCAD) will hold an online conversation where experts will discuss urban re-design in parks and public spaces. Joining live as panelists include Maria I. Nardi, director of Miami Dade County’s parks, recreation and open spaces; Christopher Counts, Miami principal of Perkins and Will for landscape architecture; and Ebru Ozer, associate professor at FIU for sea level solutions. In association with APA Gold Coast Section, the virtual discussion will be moderated by AIA Miami’s executive Vice…

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