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2010 48 Hours Exhibit Opening Tonight

Date: Tonight – Monday, February 22nd, 2010
Time: 6:30pm
Location: Main lobby level of Central Public Library
What: Exhibition showcasing the YAF 2009 48-Hour competition entries with a special presentation by competition winner Tim Frank.

The exhibition will be up until March 15th and we invite you to join us tonight to show your support for the Central Public Library.  This event will be a wonderful collaboration and great opportunity to get architecture and the work of young architects out to the public. The library and exhibition are of course open and free to all.

We talked about the 48 Hour competion before in this post http://refugeedesigner.com/orthogonal/2009/09/yaf-48hrs-competition-2009-register-by-5pm/ Now the winner are being announced. So be sure to come out and see the new and awesome work.

YAF Site- http://aiaatlanta.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=9

Lets us know what you think about the 48 Hour competition exhibit

Emerging Voices 2010 – Call for Entries

It is that time of year again. YAF is calling out to all you architects and designer here in Atlanta to submit your portfolios.  So dust off those books and buy some stamps and send your stuff in today. Good Luck!

Emerging Voices is a program developed in 2001 by YAF Atlanta. This program has a mission to recognize works of high quality at the early states of one’s career and provide a public forum for its exhibition. The competition rewards emerging professionals who are striving to practice their craft w hile considering the peculiarities of a specific geographic environment: Atlanta.

Submissions will be evaluated based on the following: a body of built work, theoretical investigations, independent research, and contributions to the profession.

Architects or intern architects working in greater atlanta are encouraged to apply. Licensed architects up to 10 years max of licensure are eligible. Firms are eligible if the principals meet this criteria. Individuals submitting firm work must submit a letter of attribution from the firm stating that the candidate was the lead designer.

Submission Info
+ anonymous digital portfolio
+ adobe PDF format
+ 15 pages max [11x17 @ 300dpi, saved on a cd]
+ identity should only be included in a separate PDF file named ‘contact information’ on the cd and within the letter of attribution if applicable.

Entry fee + Deadline
YAFrecognizes the hard work and effort put into each portfolio submission, therefore EV10 will not require any additional entry fees. Deadline is March 1st, 2010.

If couriered or hand-delivered:
Entries must be received by the AIA Atlanta office by 5pm on March 1st, 2010.

If mailing, entry must be sent to:
Emerging Voices Competition
c/o AIA Atlanta
113 Peachtree Street, Suite 100
Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 404.222.0099

More info about competition: http://aiaatlanta.org/displaycommon.cfm?an=1&subarticlenbr=18

Atlanta Build, Remodel and Landscape Expo

Atlanta Exposition Center
North Building
3650 Jonesboro Road SE, Atlanta, GA 30354

January 29-31, 2010
Friday 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

How Much:
Adults $5.00
Children Under 18 FREE

More Info:
The Build, Remodel and Landscape Expo is held at the Atlanta Exposition Center, just off HWY 285, making it easily accessible to the Atlanta metro area. Hosted the past 11 years at the Atlanta Exposition Center, the show has built a reputation as the place for Atlanta and surrounding community homeowners to meet expert remodelers face to face all under one roof.

At the show, you will be introduced to the latest innovations and offerings in the home building and remodeling industry. The show features top quality displays and knowledgeable experts offering everything for the home. It will be your time to ask questions and get expert advice. Exhibits include, but are not limited to the specializations of home building, kitchen and bath remodeling, basements, sunrooms, additions, windows, siding roofing as well as landscape installations.

The Build, Remodel and Landscape Expo is your opportunity to get the valuable information needed to execute your design and remodel projects. You will be able to learn from experienced professionals and find the latest product information. Whether your interests concern heating and air conditioning systems, decking, water treatment systems, interior decorating, home security systems or just the best way to install a towel bar, you will find the advice and products you need. We look forward to seeing you this January at the Atlanta Exposition Center, the place to be for all your home building and remodeling needs.

Cardboard Chair Competition

Submissions due: Monday, February 15th, 2010
Exhibition starts: Wednesday, February 17th 6:00pm


Designs must comfortably seat an adult. Designs shall use corrugated cardboard only (recycling is encouraged). Design submissions deadline is on Feb 15th, 2010. Entries shall compete in one of three levels – high school, college, or professional. Participants may join as individuals, or as groups (maximum of 4 per group).

Entry Fee:
Each design shall have an entry fee of $10.

Exhibition will start 6:00pm February 17th

See Flyer – Below



• Can I use glue to bound the cardboard?
o Yes, Use of adhesives is allowed.

• Can I use materials other than cardboard?
o No, Material is limited to cardboard

• Can we work in groups?
o Yes, You may work in groups(Max 4 individuals per group)

• When is the submission deadline?
o Designs must be submitted by February 15th

• Where do I submit my design?
o Designs must be submitted to Southern Polytechnic University, Architecture Building Front office.

• How do I sign up/ pay my fee for the cardboard Seat competition?
o You may signup simply by emailing cardboardseat@gmail.com and providing us with your name and group information.
o There is an online PayPal account setup for Fee payments: link to PayPal account

• Are there any size restrictions?
o The design must fit an average adult.

• Do I have to build the design full scale or is it just model?
o The designs must be built in full scale.
o Designs will be open for visitors to try and test

• How many chairs can be entered per team?
o One

FABLAB has a laser cutter and wants to open its doors for the purpose of this competition to participants who want to add precision to their work. We are architects and designers running a multidisciplinary fabrication laboratory located here in Atlanta specializing in physical models for architecture, prototyping, product design, sculpture and art. All designs and work discussed is confidential and property of the designer, we’re just here to give a clean edge to your design.

For those not familiar with the Laser Cutter, please check out our website for demo and sample of work. Discounts up to half our usual rate are available for competition participants! Please feel free to contact us at Fablab@branchoff.net – Subject: CDC.

Facebook Event Page –  Here
YAF/AIA Competition Page – Here

Barry Bergdoll Lecture


Wed, January 13, 7pm – 8pm
Auditorium in the Central Branch Public Library
How Much
A lecture to kick off the year of 2010 with Barry Bergdoll and to say goodbye to the Marcel Breuer show. Barry Bergdoll is a Professor of architectural history in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University and the Phillip Johnston Chief Curator of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City. The lecture is entitled Marcel Breuer and the Invention of Heavy Lightness from the Bauhaus to Atlanta. This is a truly unique opportunity as Mr. Bergdoll has recently assembled a Bauhaus exhibition currently on display at MOMA which is getting much acclaim from the architecture and design community and critics. This lecture is open to the public so please make sure to come early to reserve your seat-first come first serve.

AIA Tour – Atlanta Marriott Marquis

marriott marquis

ATLANTA - On Saturday, December 12, 2009, the AIA Atlanta Tours committee offers a
lecture and guided tour of the Atlanta Marriott Marquis.  Reserve your place by clicking onAIAatlantaTours@gmail.com or through the AIA Atlanta calendar section of the AIA Atlanta website.  The lecture starts at 2 p.m., and tours run continuously from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Lecture and tour are free and open to the public.

Designed by John Portman and Associates in 1985, the Atlanta Marriott Marquis is one of the most recognized buildings in the city.  The building’s iconic feature is its spectacular atrium, which curves gracefully and subtly changes shape as it rises 50 stories above.  In the early 2000′s, tvsdesign (formerly Thompson, Ventulett, Stainback & Associates) was tasked with re-inventing the hotel’s public space layout and design.  Here TVS Design’s concept celebrates the atrium by locating a new glass-walled 25,000 S.F. Ballroom on its northern side, and two new restaurants on its southern side.  The project’s signature move, the Pulse Lobby Bar, is located directly in the Atrium Space.  Its sculptural form, derived from the building’s graceful arcs, creates a vibrant atmosphere.  Its central location beckons patrons to enjoy the remarkable atrium space.

About TVS Design
The philosophy at TVS Design is fundamentally rooted in the belief of design, which defines their purpose, their process, and their passion. Within this context, tvsdesign is also highly committed to collaboration, sharing a core belief that multiple insights through careful listening and genuine openness always lead to better outcomes.

TVS Design
2700 Promenade Two
1230 Peachtree Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
PH: 404.888.6600

Image Source: Atlanta Marriott Marquis

AIA Tour – Howard School

howardschoolATLANTA - On Saturday, November 14, 2009, the AIA Atlanta Tours committee offers a lecture and guided tour of the Howard School.  Reserve your place by clicking onAIAatlantaTours@gmail.com or through the AIA Atlanta calendar section of the AIA Atlanta website.  The lecture starts at 2 p.m., and tours run continuously from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Lecture and tour are free and open to the public.

The new campus for the Howard School is located on a 13+ acre parcel adjacent to a former Mill building along a busy rail spur. It is a significant piece of the burgeoning urban redevelopment on the Westside of the city of Atlanta. In relocating its campus, from two historic houses in the established neighborhood of Druid Hills to a transitional Industrial neighborhood, the school took a leap of faith and in turn became pioneers for urban development.

The Howard School is a private K-12 school, which caters to students with auditory, learning and concentration issues. The design for the school’s new campus needed to be reflective of both the neighborhood aesthetic and the school’s unique teaching style. The design focused on five main points of emphasis to enhance learning: Flexibility, Comfort, Contextual, Sustainable and Community.

AIA Tour – Cannon Chapel

chapelATLANTA - On Saturday, November 7, 2009, the AIA Atlanta Tours committee offers bonus lecture and guided tour of the Cannon Chapel at Emory University by Kemp Mooney, AIA.   Reserve your place by clicking onAIAatlantaTours@gmail.com or through the AIA Atlantacalendar section of the AIA Atlanta website.  The lecture starts at 2 p.m., and tours run continuously from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Lecture and tour are free and open to the public.

Cannon Chapel, named for William R. Cannon, who was dean of Candler School of Theology and later a bishop of the United Methodist Church, was designed by internationally acclaimed architect Paul Rudolph, son of one of Candler School of Theology’s first graduates. Ground was broken for the chapel on August 30, 1979, by President Jimmy Carter. The building was consecrated on September 30, 1981.

Robert Gatje Speaks About Marcel Breuer

Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Reception starts at 6 PM
Lecture starts at 7 PM

Central Branch Public Library
1 Margaret Mitchell Square NW
Atlanta, GA 30303-1022
Phone (404) 730-1700

How Much:

Mr. Gatje was a partner in the architecture firm of Marcel Breuer and worked along side Marcel Breuer for 23 years, in three new York offices and established the Paris office in 1964. Mr. Gatje’s lecture is in conjunction with the opening of the Marcel Breuer Exhibition also located at the Central Branch Public Library.

AIA Atlanta Tours Visits 1010 Midtown

ATLANTA - On Saturday, October 17, 2009, the AIA Atlanta Tours committee continues the 2009 tour season with a dramatic tour of a high-rise structure on the Peachtree corridor.  Reserve your place by clicking onAIAatlantaTours@gmail.com or through the AIA Atlanta calendar section of the AIA Atlanta website.  The lecture starts at 2 p.m., and tours run continuously from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Lecture and tour are free and open to the public.

1010 Midtown1010 Midtown is a 35-story, 639,000 square foot mixed use development featuring 443 high-rise condominiums and 38,000 square feet of retail and dining space. Here, form follows context, specifically, the prominent curve along this segment of Peachtree between 11th & 12th Streets. The mass of 1010 Midtown gracefully evolves out of, and reflects this bustling vehicular and pedestrian artery from the base of the building to its apex. The building creates a uniquely organic but formal gesture when viewed from the exterior, and a panoramic living environment when viewed from the interior. Moving away from doggedly rectilinear floor plates are an interesting approach resulting in more naturally set forms as opposed to less considerate footprints within the urban landscape. Come see how these formal strategies are reflected upon the design process, execution, and aesthetics.

About Rule Joy Trammell + Rubio:
The mission of RJT+R is to create and nurture a work environment and culture that consistently exceeds the need, and expectations of their clients, associates, and principals.
Rule Joy Trammell + Rubio
300 Galleria Parkway, Suite 740
Atlanta, GA 30339
Phone: 770.661.1492