LIVE WEBCAST: Join Inhabitat for the ‘Big Ideas in Small Spaces’ Webcast and Talk to Leading Architects & Automotive Designers

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Ford Motor Company and the Chicago Architecture Foundation have joined forces to bring you yet another amazing live webcast, following up on their successful  Design with a Conscience  discussion seen here just last month. We’re extending a special e-vitation to Inhabitat readers to join us for ‘ Big Ideas in Small Spaces: Proportion in Design ‘, a panel discussion where leading Chicago architects Diane Atwood of the Atwood Foundation, John Gately of Jahn , and Gensler ‘s Carlos Martinez, and legendary car designer and Ford’s group vice president of design, and chief creative officer  J Mays will be discussing how architects and automotive designers can maximize aesthetics and functionality in small spaces to create innovative designs that are comfortable, efficient, and beautiful. We’ll be live streaming this discussion on Inhabitat.com , and our esteemed panel will be discussing similarities between their creative processes that have led to some of Chicago’s most famous buildings and the design of super comfortable compact cars like the new Ford Fiesta and the elegant  Ford Fusion . Join us live on June 6th to participate in this design discussion. We also encourage you to take part in the conversation by submitting your questions for the speakers below in the comments! We’ll be sending Inhabi-Tees to selected question submitters, so join in! JOIN US THURSDAY, JUNE 6TH FROM 11:45AM—1:30PM CDT Read the rest of LIVE WEBCAST: Join Inhabitat for the ‘Big Ideas in Small Spaces’ Webcast and Talk to Leading Architects & Automotive Designers Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: architecture and automotive , architecture panels , architecture webcast , atwood foundation , automotive design , big ideas in small spaces , big ideas in small spaces: proportion in design , Car Design , carlos martinex , chicago architecture events , Chicago Architecture Foundation , design events , design panels , diane atwood , ford , ford fiesta , ford fusion , ford live , ford motor company , ford motors , ford webcast , genselr , J Mays , jahn , jonathan gately        

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Apple Unveils Plans to Produce Line of Macs in Texas

May 28, 2013 by  
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Photo Via Shutterstock Apple has just announced that, as promised, the next line of Macs will be made stateside. Announced in a Senate hearing last week, Chief Exec Tim Cook said that Apple has invested $100 million to build a new Mac factory deep in the heart of Texas. The announcement comes as a fulfillment of Apple’s promise to the US government to build at least one line of Macs on American shores by the end of this year. Read the rest of Apple Unveils Plans to Produce Line of Macs in Texas Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: apple , Apple tax fraud , eco design , foxconn , green design , Made in the USA Mac , sustainable design        

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Hobbitat Prefab Micro-Houses Are Built From Reclaimed and Recycled Materials

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