On your marks! Top 5 things not to miss at IIDEXCanada Dec. 3-4
With IIDEXCanada finally with us, here are five not-to-miss events to check out over the course of the show.
DAVID ROCKWELL Wed., Dec. 3, 4–5 p.m.
New York designer David Rockwell sits down with enRoute Magazine editor-in-chief Ilana Weitzman to talk about his body of work, including some of his most recent design projects, and the inspiration behind his new book What If…?: The Architecture and Design of David Rockwell. He will be signing copies following his talk.
STARTUPSPACE + OPENNG RECEPTION Wed., Dec. 3 + Thurs., Dec. 4, 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Make sure to stop by booth 1339 to check out StartupSpace, workplace concept spaces for the startup tech culture. As this growing digital economy sector shows no signs of slowing down, designers and architects are now adapting their practices to meet the needs of this continually evolving corporate culture. Participating studios include Quadrangle Architects with Herman Miller; Denegri Bessai Studio with Nienkämper; and Bartlett & Associates with Henderson Group and Davis. Stick around from 5–6 p.m. to celebrate the launch of this feature.
ARCHDAILY + IIDEXCANADA VIRTUAL SPACES DESIGN COMPETITION Wed., Dec. 3 + Thurs., Dec. 4, 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Together with ArchDaily and Invent Dev, IIDEXCanada brings you a competition that invites architects, designers and other professionals to submit 3-D renderings or fly-through video of unbuilt immersive and fantastical projects that push boundaries into the virtual.
INTERIOR DESIGN ROUNDTABLE: OUR DIGITAL FUTURE Thurs., Dec. 4, 8–10 a.m.
This roundtable discusses in-depth the role technology plays in reshaping the way we live, work and design. It will feature the Globe and Mail‘s Alex Bozikovic in conversation with three of the top international minds in design, technology and workplace culture: Denise Cherry, Setsu Ito and John Snavley.
STATE OF THE INDUSTRY Thurs., Dec. 4, 12–1 p.m.
What does 2015 and beyond look like for the real estate, architecture and design communities in Canada? Where will business see growth? What opportunities and challenges lie ahead? The presidents from RAIC/Architecture Canada, BOMA Canada, CoreNet and Interior Designers of Canada will share their insights to help business create the roadmap for future business strategy planning.
Click here to learn about these events and more at IIDEXCanada.
IIDEXCanada runs Dec. 3–4 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.