Dwell on Design 2017: The West Coast’s largest design event is coming to Los Angeles!

May 24, 2017 by  
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Dwell on Design , the West Coast’s largest design event, is back and better than ever for 2017. The highly-anticipated three-day design event to be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center June 23 – 25 will feature 300 exhibitors, continuing education opportunities and onstage programming from design’s foremost leaders. Visitors will be able to tour homes curated by the talented editors at Dwell and attend conversations hosted by notable architect Sir David Adjaye , designer-to-the-stars Martyn Lawrence Bullard and founder of DwellStudio, Christiane Lemieux. If you don’t want to miss this treasure trove of design-goodness, register here to reserve your spot and you can use the code INHABITAT to get a $5 discount. For it’s 12th year, Dwell on Design will welcome 300 new and returning exhibitors in 100,000 square feet of space. In order to foster a shared experience, all sessions and featured panels will be hosted on the main stage, with more intimate fire-side chats and panels taking place throughout the fair. These conversations will focus on five themes: Technology/Smart Home, Health & Wellness/Aging, Urban Space/Densification, Resiliency, and Business of Design. Every year, the home tours are a real highlight of the show. This year, attendees will be treated to yet another inspiring series of Dwell-worthy home designs, including the minimalist Drexel home, cleverly remodeled Kuehl House and the mnmMOD-constructed Sherbourne Residence. Returning pavilions will include the ever-popular prefabricated Cocoon9 and Method Homes . Other exhibitors will include Benjamin Moore, Ergotron, Build.com, Hansgrohe, Humboldt Redwoods, Koble & Koble, Marvin Windows, Smith & Fong, and Stokke. The fair will also feature the AIA LA Photography awards, book signings by Sir David Adjaye, Martyn Lawrence Bullard, and more, Meet the Architects Night, and a silent auction. Architect Sir David Adjaye of Adjaye Associates will be the keynote speaker on Friday, June 23. He’s known for his ground-breaking use of materials and has created such noteworthy designs as the Nobel Peace Centre in Oslo, the Moscow School of Management, and the stunning, recently-opened Smithsonian Institute National Museum of African American History and Culture . Then there’s Martyn Lawrence Bullard, star of Million Dollar Decorators and designer to Hollywood’s A-list, who has received international acclaim for his impressive mastery of style, and Christiane Lemieux, an acclaimed designer who founded DwellStudio  and Cloth & Company, as well as acting as creative director of Wayfair. Ongoing education partners include such respected names as the American Society of Interior Designers , U.S. Green Building Council , Sustainable Furnishings Council , and the National Kitchen and Bath Association . Attendees will be able to expand their knowledge on emergent topics, including the latest color trends, NetZero building practices, Passive Design principles, psychological effects of color use, sustainable landscapes, modern prefabricated design, living in small spaces, and sustainable housing. Year after year, Dwell on Design showcases groundbreaking and life-changing designs that end up transforming the industry. We can’t wait to see what is turning heads this year, but until then, you can check out all of the best Dwell on Design coverage from past years here . And don’t forget to nab your tickets for this year’s fair before they’re all gone,

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Modern open-plan home in Jackson Hole reduces construction waste with six prefab units

July 7, 2015 by  
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Method launches impressive new line of affordable prefab homes

June 19, 2015 by  
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Swine flu vaccine makes a girl fall asleep 40 times a day

June 19, 2015 by  
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When 13-year-old Lucy Tonge started drifting off in front of the television , her mother chalked it up to being a teen. And when she slumped over when laughing, her mother thought she was just being silly. But when Lucy started to just pass out without warning, her family started to realize that something was really wrong. Lucy has narcolepsy, a chronic condition where the brain cannot properly control sleep and awake cycles. It turns out that a swine flu vaccine Tonge received in 2009 causes the narcolepsy. She received the vaccine a few months before the first symptoms appeared. Read the rest of Swine flu vaccine makes a girl fall asleep 40 times a day Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: british dpw , british government department of work and pensions , glaxosmithkline , lucy tonge , narcolepsy , swine flu , swine flu disease , swine flu vaccine , vaccinations

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Burj Khalifa architects selected to design Burj 2020, the world’s tallest commercial tower

June 19, 2015 by  
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Adrian Smith and Gordon Gill Architecture (AS+GG) have been named by the Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) as the firm that will design the Burj 2020. The new tower is set to surpass New York’s One World Trade Center as the world’s tallest commercial building. The Burj 2020 will be a “world-class destination” that “will set new levels of efficiency and urban sustainability,” according to a statement by the DMCC. Read the rest of Burj Khalifa architects selected to design Burj 2020, the world’s tallest commercial tower Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “Adrian Smith” , “AS+GG” , “Gordon Gill” , adrian smith and gordon gill architecture , burj 2020 , burj khalifa , Dubai Architecture , dubai expo 2020 , worlds tallest commercial building

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Element 1 is a modern prefab island retreat that frames views of Puget Sound

April 15, 2015 by  
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Modern Prefab-uluos Cloverdale Home in Sonoma Valley Built in Just 4 Months

October 7, 2014 by  
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Method Homes Unveils Net-Zero Prefab Paradigm Series at Greenbuild in San Francisco

November 16, 2012 by  
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Snøhetta Wins Busan Opera House Competition With Theater that Joins Sea and Sky in South Korea

November 16, 2012 by  
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Method Homes Drops a New Prefab House in Glacier, Washington

November 19, 2010 by  
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