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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

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.

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.

Emerging Voices 2009


Friday, September 25, 2009
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

The Museum of Design Atlanta
285 Peachtree Center Avenue, Marquis II Tower
Atlanta, Georgia 30303-1229
Phone: 404-979-6455

How Much:
$10.00 donation AIA members and non-members
$0.00 donation Recently unemployed
Early registration ends September 18th: (Includes YAF t-shirt)


Simply click on the link above that says “RSVP Here” and then enter your information. Feel free to submit your donation with your RSVP if you wish.

“Emerging Voices” is a program developed in 2001 by YAF Atlanta. This program provides a forum to highlight architectural practices in the Metro Atlanta area that might not otherwise be presented to the public and architectural community. Following the AIA definition of a ‘Young Architect’, the competition is open to architects who have been registered for 10 years or less, intern architects, and firms whose principal owners meet the above criteria.

A special thanks goes out to the Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA) who will showcase the Emerging Voices 2009. The opening show will be September 25th at 7pm. On display will be the masterful design work from the winning entries of bldgs, Rutledge Alcock Architects and Nodus.

Emerging Voices has established a record of accomplishment among architects in Atlanta as the singular, local competition that identifies a bright new spot on the metropolitan design scene. We hope you’ll join us for this year’s event at MODA! See more info on our website.

RSVP here: http://aiaatlanta.org/cde.cfm?event=273448

YAF says thank you to their sponsors with the addition of Gallet Associates, 3Forum, Siematic, SCIC and Rutledge Alcock.


YAF 48HRS Competition 2009 – Register by 5PM


Project Purpose:
This is the 2nd Annual 48hr Design Competition. The purpose of this competition is to provide a venue for designers and architects to showcase their ability by responding in a brief time period to pertinent and pressing design issues facing our city, and to illustrate the value of good design to the Greater Public. All participants’ entries will be displayed for public viewing in a separate gallery space at Museum of Design Atlanta. MODA, a Smithsonian Institution affiliate, is the only museum in the southeast solely devoted to design.

This years 48 Hour Design Competition hopes to continue giving many young designers their first experience in designing for a greater audience. These exhibitions promise to attract a wide audience of especially architects, urban planners, developers, and interior designers.

Process of Selection:
The Review and Selection process will be in one phase. The judges will select one entry to designate as the competition winner. Judges may select other entries for special recognition if they feel it is appropriate. The Judges for the 48hr design Competition are T.B.D.

Registration Deadline:
September 11th, 2009, 5:00pm
Entry fee: $35

Register here.
The program will be announced September 10th, 2009 at 5:00pm. All entries should be one 24×36 (@300dpi) digital presentation in Adobe PDF format.

All entries should be submitted no later than 11:59pm September 13.

Winners & Prizes:
An official announcement will be made on September 25th at the EV09 / 48HR Exhibition. First prize will receive an Eames Rocker.