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    April 10, 2017

    KC Design Week: Designers Who Lunch: The Globalization of Design

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    In a world that seems to be shrinking by the minute, what are the real issues that confront designers today?  Explore cross-cultural, political, and resource boundaries with KC Design Week as we dive into the idiosyncrasies of a global economy and its impact on how designers do design. Komatsu Ramen will be hosting this Designers Who Lunch and Peter Sloan, AIA, RCID of HOK Kansas City will be providing the thought provocation!

     

    Ticket Details
    $20 in advance | $25 at door
    Lunch included in ticket price. KCDW will be in touch with participants to coordinate menu selections prior to the event date.

     

    Event Schedule
    11:30 AM – 01:00 PM: Lunch + Conversation

     

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    KC Design Week is presented by the Center for Architecture & Design. Center for Architecture & Design is a PLACE, a COLLECTIVE, and a RESOURCE for our community to benefit from the creativity and ingenuity of design professionals.

    Start: April 10, 2017 11:30 am
    End: April 10, 2017 1:00 pm
    Venue: Komatsu Ramen
    Address:
    3951 Broadway, Kansas City, MO, 64111, United States

    April 9, 2017

    KC Design Week: Design of the Cocktail

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    Special thanks to J. Rieger Co. and 4-Hands Brewing for their kind donations.

     

    You might design buildings, campaigns, or websites based on a creative brief, but what about a cocktail? Well, we’ve challenged three local bartenders to create a KCDW inspired cocktail and YOU get to be the judge! Join us this evening to taste these libations and learn about the creative process mixologists go through to design a new cocktail.

     

    Featuring Sarah Hogan from Ça Va, Darrel Loo from Julep, and Kelsey Shelton from Tom’s Town

     

    Ticket Details
    $20 in advance | $25 at door
    Heavy apps and two drink tickets included in price. Cash bar available.

     

    Event Schedule
    06:00 PM – 07:00 PM: Mingling + Tasting Cocktails
    07:00 PM – 08:00 PM: Bartenders Present Cocktails
    08:00 PM – 09:00 PM: Winners Announced + Mingling

     

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    KC Design Week is presented by the Center for Architecture & Design. Center for Architecture & Design is a PLACE, a COLLECTIVE, and a RESOURCE for our community to benefit from the creativity and ingenuity of design professionals.

    Start: April 9, 2017 6:00 pm
    End: April 9, 2017 9:00 pm
    Venue: Ollie's Local
    Address:
    3044 Gillham Rd, Kansas City, MO, 64108, United States

    KC Design Week: Homes by Architects

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    Weatherby Lake. Westside. Sunset Hill. Leawood. Explore Kansas City like never before during KC Design Week’s Homes by Architects Tour.

     

    See four homes built or renovated within the past 10 years and learn about their unique details from the firms that designed them: KEM Studio, DRAW Architecture + Urban Design, Generator Studio, and Wendlandt & Stallbaumer Architecture.

     

    All homes on the tour were designed by AIA Kansas City Member Firms and selected by special committee. KCDW will provide addresses of the homes to ticket holders prior to the event.

     

    Ticket Details
    $30 in advance only
    Tour restricted to ages 12 and up

     

    Event Schedule
    01:00 PM – 04:00 PM: Self-Guided Tours

     

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    KC Design Week is presented by the Center for Architecture & Design. Center for Architecture & Design is a PLACE, a COLLECTIVE, and a RESOURCE for our community to benefit from the creativity and ingenuity of design professionals.

    Start: April 9, 2017 1:00 pm
    End: April 9, 2017 4:00 pm
    Venue: Multiple Locations
    Address:
    Multiple Loations, Kansas city, MO, 64108, United States

    April 8, 2017

    KC Design Week Sketch the City: SOLD OUT

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    Develop your sketching skills and see the city with fresh eyes on an exploration through the Crossroads and downtown Kansas City. Led by Daniel Green, an Urban Sketchers workshop leader, you will gain insights and tips to capture the qualities of a place from fire hydrants to skyscrapers. Broken down into three segments, the workshop will focus on speed vs. precision, reducing complexity, and capturing light. This intimate on-site workshop will offer peer review and discussion as you document urban elements and understand relationships between the built and natural environment.

     

    2 workshops with a capacity of 20 people each

     

    Sketching utensils and materials will be provided and are yours to take home after the event. Special thanks to Kansas City Art Institute for providing sketchbooks for these workshops.

     

    Event Schedule
    08:45 AM – 09:00 AM: Registration
    09:00 AM – 12:00 PM: 1st workshop

    01:15 PM – 01:30 PM: Registration
    01:30 PM – 04:30 PM: 2nd workshop

     

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    KC Design Week is presented by the Center for Architecture & Design. Center for Architecture & Design is a PLACE, a COLLECTIVE, and a RESOURCE for our community to benefit from the creativity and ingenuity of design professionals.

    Start: April 8, 2017 9:00 am
    End: April 8, 2017 4:30 pm
    Venue: Center for Architecture & Design
    Address:
    1801 McGee, Suite 100, Kansas City, MO, 64108, United States

    April 7, 2017

    KC Design Week: Opening Party

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    After the scavenger hunt, keep your evening going and join us at the The Guild for a night of amusements to kick off KCDW’s eighth year! Grab some delicious eats, tasty libations, shaved ice, and kick back in a lounge by Knoll. Step into VML’s virtual reality zone, capture the night’s festivities in the gif photo booth, and then bust a move on the dance floor. Let’s have some fun and get the party started!

     

    Ticket Details
    $15 in advance | $20 at door
    Food and drinks included.

     

    Event Schedule
    08:00 PM – 11:00 PM: Opening Night Party

     

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    KC Design Week is presented by the Center for Architecture & Design. Center for Architecture & Design is a PLACE, a COLLECTIVE, and a RESOURCE for our community to benefit from the creativity and ingenuity of design professionals.

    Start: April 7, 2017 8:00 pm
    End: April 7, 2017 11:00 pm
    Venue: The Guild
    Address:
    1621 Locust Street, Kansas City, MO, 64108, United States

    KC Design Week: KCDW Scavenger Hunt

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    Take your First Friday to the next level! We’ve partnered with Breakout KC to put together a KCDW Scavenger Hunt that allows you to test your knowledge about design in Kansas City. You might learn something new! Bonus: Collect pieces at each stop to create a badass KCDW surprise!

    Ticket Price: FREE
    Event Schedule
    06:00 PM – 08:00 PM: Scavenger Hunt
    Must check-in by 07:30 PM

     

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    KC Design Week is presented by the Center for Architecture & Design. Center for Architecture & Design is a PLACE, a COLLECTIVE, and a RESOURCE for our community to benefit from the creativity and ingenuity of design professionals.

     

    Start: April 7, 2017 6:00 pm
    End: April 7, 2017 8:00 pm
    Venue: Center for Architecture & Design
    Address:
    1801 McGee, Suite 100, Kansas City, MO, 64108, United States

    April 6, 2017

    KC Design Week: Building a Better Block with Jason Roberts

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    Jason Roberts, founder of The Better Block, will inspire us to rethink how we view blighted areas. Jason will walk through his experiences creating The Better Block and share the unorthodox methods he’s used to engage communities. This is a great way to kick off a week of thinking about design’s impact in Kansas City.

    Ticket Details
    $15 in advance | $20 at door
    Light snacks and beverages included in ticket price.

    Event Schedule
    05:30 PM: Registration
    06:00 PM – 07:30 PM: Presentation

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    KC Design Week is presented by the Center for Architecture & Design. Center for Architecture & Design is a PLACE, a COLLECTIVE, and a RESOURCE for our community to benefit from the creativity and ingenuity of design professionals.

    Start: April 6, 2017 5:30 pm
    End: April 6, 2017 7:00 pm
    Venue: KC Public Library Plaza Branch
    Address:
    4801 Main Street, Kansas City, MO, 64112, United States

    March 30, 2017

    IIDA Kansas City | Professional Head Shots

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    Are you ready for your close up? Join us for Head Shots Happy Hour! Drinks, snacks, and a photographer on hand to capture your new professional head shot. Your Linkedin Profile will thank you! Free to members, sponsored by Bentley Mills. Cheese!

    Sponsored by Bentley

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    More details and Register HERE

    Start: March 30, 2017 5:00 pm
    End: March 30, 2017 7:00 pm
    Venue: The Creamery (4th Floor)
    Address:
    2100 Central St, Kansas City, MO, 64108, United States

    March 16, 2017

    Monthly Member Coffee Date

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    Mark your calendar for the 3rd Thursday of the month… It’s an IIDA Coffee Date!!

     

    IIDA Mid America would like to invite you to join us every month for a bit of coffee and IIDA camaraderie!

    Pick the brains of your IIDA board members… find out how to get more involved in all things IIDA throughout the year… chat about the latest and greatest cat meme… whatever’s on your mind, we want to hear it!

     

    Date:   Thursday, March 16

    Time:  8 am – 9am

    Location:  Upstairs at Thou Mayest Coffee Roasters (419 East 18th Street, Kansas City, MO 64108)

    No registration required, admission is the cost of coffee.  (New IIDA Members:  Coffee is on IIDA!)

     

    Questions?? Please contact Amy Wright (membership@iidamidamerica.org).

    Start: March 16, 2017 8:00 am
    End: March 16, 2017 9:00 am
    Venue: Thou Mayest Coffee Roasters
    Address:
    419 E 18th Street , Kansas City, MO, 64108, United States

    March 9, 2017

    IIDA Wichita | Building Tour | The Douglas Apartments

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    IIDA Mid America will be touring The Douglas Apartments on March 9th!  The tour will be guided by Brad Teeter, project manager at SPT Architecture. Lunch will be provided starting at 11:30am, followed by the tour from 12:00pm-1:00pm. We hope you can join us!

    Start: March 9, 2017 11:30 am
    End: March 9, 2017 1:00 pm
    Venue: The Douglas Apartments
    Address:
    200 E Douglas Ave, Wichita, Kansas, 67202, Select a Country: