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THIS FALL’S GREENBUILD Expo in Chicago, with expected atten-
UPCOMING DESIGN EVENTS CALENDAR .
UPCOMING EXPO HAS SOMETHING GREEN FOR EVERYONE/
dance of more than 40,000, will have more opportunities than ever for interior designers who are interested in expanding their sustainable design knowledge base. Following up on Greenbuild 2009’s theme of “Main Street Green” featuring keynote speaker Al Gore, this year’s program will focus on “Generation Green: Redeﬁning Our Future,” welcoming all the committed individuals and organizations who are seeking solutions every day to combat environmental and economic challenges. Among this year’s education highlights are a Residential Summit with sessions on Building Affordable Green Homes, Marketing Green in the Real World and Cutting Edge Green Home Design, among others; and Residential Workshops including a REGREEN workshop. Other education sessions are oriented around a variety of market sectors such as commercial interiors, retail, hospitality and education. Additionally, sessions such as Social Media and Tech Tools for Public Involvement and Charrettes, Connecting to the Community: Project-Based Learning, and Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters have been developed for students and emerging professionals.
For more information on design opportunites at GreenBuild, visit www.asid.org/icon.
IIDEX / NeoCon Canada Sept. 22 – 25 Direct Energy Centre, Toronto www.iidexneocon.com CEDIA Expo Sept. 22 – 26 Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta www.cedia.net/expo Applied Brilliance Oct. 12 – 15 Ojai Valley Inn & Spa, Ojai, CA www.appliedbrillliance.com High Point Fall Furniture Market Oct. 16 – 21 High Point, NC www.highpointmarket.org IFMA World Workplace Oct. 27 – 29 Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta www.worldworkplace.org NeoCon East Oct 28 – 29 Baltimore Convention Center www.neoconeast.com Healthcare Design Nov. 13 – 16 MGM Grand, Las Vegas www.hcd09.com GreenBuild Expo Nov. 17 – 19 McCormick Place, Chicago www.greenbuildexpo.org
For more information, visit the Events section of www.asid.org.
THREE GREAT BOOKS TO ADD TO YOUR REFERENCE LIBRARY/
To order these books, visit the ASID Book Center at www.asid.org/bookcenter.
Visual Culture in the Built Environment: A Global Perspective Susan Winchip Fairchild Books, $98.00 _ Winner of the 2010 ASID Foundation Polsky Prize, this book surveys global interior environments and architecture, exploring signiﬁcant design styles and movements from the mid-19th century to today. In addition to deﬁning the signiﬁcant characteristics and designers of a particular style or movement, the book analyzes how and why interior environments and architecture develop, including the impact of cultural and political events on the spaces we inhabit.
Interior Detailing: Concept to Construction David Kent Ballast, AIA Wiley, $85 _ Interior Detailing provides interior designers with a unique collection of interior details and material information, connecting the various realms of design technical detailing that are typically treated separately. The book, which includes 150 easy-to-understand details, shows how to logically think through the design and development of an assembly so it conforms to the designer’s intent and meets practical requirements of good construction.
Sustainable Building Systems & Construction for Designers Lisa M. Tucker, ASID Fairchild Books, $91.00 _ This new book views building construction and its systems through the lens of sustainability, providing an integrated approach to sustainable buildings. A practicing interior designer, the author covers all building systems, including interior, allowing team members to communicate more effectively while collaborating on projects and leading to more accurate solutions for a broad range of other building considerations with an impact on interior design.
NCIDQ EXAM DATES & APPLICATION DEADLINES
For more information, visit www.ncidq.org.
October 1 – 2 Fall 2010 NCIDQ Examination December 1 Application Deadline for the Spring 2011 Examination (for ﬁrst-time applicants only) April 1 – 2 Spring 2011 NCIDQ Examination *All supporting documents must be received by this date.
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Making Their Mark
A Year of Ups and Downs
Design For Life
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