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November 12, 2014

The AIA Bookstore’s Holiday Pop-Up Returns For The Holiday Season With Architectural Ornaments, Christmas Cards, Holiday Calendars And More

Christmas gift list at the ready? The Center for Architecture’s AIA Bookstore and Design Center’s annual holiday pop-up shop is open for the season. Throughout the year, the curated bookstore stocks a variety of Philadelphia-centric items, as well as notebooks, books, iPhone cases, lighting, toys for children, shopping totes and more. For the special holiday […]

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October 17, 2014

Reminder: DesignPhiladelphia Wraps Its 10th Anniversary Festival Today With A Closing Celebration At Crane Arts And More, Friday, October 17

Few events celebrate this city’s creative culture like the annual DesignPhiladelphia festival, which celebrated its 10th anniversary year this month. Today, Friday, October 17, marks the final day of the events, but it’s not too late to get in on the celebration of our city’s creative culture. There are still more than 20 exhibitions and […]

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October 7, 2014

The DesignPhiladelphia Festival Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary With More Than 100 Events At Dozens Of Venues Throughout The City Showcasing Hundreds Of Artists And Designers, October 9-17

Few events celebrate this city’s creative culture like the annual DesignPhiladelphia, returning for its 10th anniversary year this week, October 9-17, to celebrate the historic role of design in the Philadelphia region while showcasing up-and-coming creatives and innovation. Now one of the largest design festivals in the entire country, the festival serves as the signature […]

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September 18, 2014

Save The Date: The DesignPhiladelphia Festival Returns For Its 10th Year October 9-17 With More Than 120 Events Showcasing Hundreds Of Artists And Designers

Philadelphia is home to an incredibly vibrant and ever-growing creative culture, and few events celebrate its resonance like DesignPhiladelphia, the annual city-wide festival, which is set to return for its 10th anniversary year October 9-17. Now one of the largest design festivals in the entire country, DesignPhiladelphia was founded in 2004 as a vehicle to […]

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December 26, 2012

The Philadelphia Center For Architecture Offers “Emergence Of A Modern Metropolis” Walking Tours Of Philadelphia, Saturdays Through March

Celebrate the architectural and urban design accomplishments of Philadelphia with the Philadelphia Center for Architecture’s latest cool walking tour, Emergence of a Modern Metropolis. Each Saturday through March 2013, this two-hour city circuit explores elements of Philadelphia’s structural evolution from its historical beginnings to its contemporary additions. Focal points include the Victorian interior of the […]

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September 26, 2012

The Philadelphia Center For Architecture Continues Its “Architecture In Film” Series With A Futurism Theme, Kicking Off With 2001: A Space Odyssey, Monday, October 1

The Philadelphia Center for Architecture’s third season of great films about (and related to) architecture kicks off on Monday, October 1. The 2012/13 season’s series is themed The Future & Futurism. First up is Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, this Monday, 6:30-8:30 p.m., followed by Great Expectations: A Journey Through The History Of Visionary […]

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December 2, 2011

The Philadelphia Center For Architecture Continues The 2011/2012 Season Of Its “Architecture In Film” Series With King Kong, December 5

The Philadelphia Center for Architecture continues the 2011/2012 season of its “Architecture in Film” series on Monday, December 5 with the classic King Kong. As the movie tells it, a film crew heads to a tropical island for an exotic location shoot only to discover a colossal gorilla who takes a shine to their female […]

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January 19, 2010

Architecture in Film: The Center for Architecture Screens the Saboteur

This Thursday, Philadelphia’s Center for Architecture is presenting an evening of classic film and… well, architecture. John DeFazio, a professional architect and associate professor at Drexel University is hosting the event, engaging guests in discussion about films that explore ideas and themes on architecture. This month’s film of choice? Alfred Hitchcock’s Saboteur. For more info […]

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