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Architecture and the City Festival Returns to San Francisco

12 August, 2014

-By Cody Calamaio



The 11th annual Architecture and the City festival is returning to San Francisco this September. With the theme "Home: My San Francisco" the month-long celebration will feature 40 tours, lectures, films, exhibitions, and workshops. The festival aims to examine the shifting nature of home, the different elements that contribute to its definition, and its relation to the urban fabric.

Presented by AIA San Francisco and the Center for Architecture + Design, the festival is the largest of its kind in the nation.

Programming includes:

Opening Night Party
August 29, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Blu Dot, 560 Valencia Street, San Francisco
A benefit for the Center for Architecture + Design

Behind the Scenes Tours
Sept. 3       Historic Schroeders
Sept. 5       Oliver Ranch
Sept. 7       Sightglass Tour + Tasting
Sept. 10     140 New Montgomery+Trou Normand
Sept. 17     8 Octavia
Sept. 24     Food + Design in Polk Gulch

Walking Tours
Sept. 9       North Beach with Anne Fougeron and Mark English
Sept. 16     Dogpatch with E.B. Min
Sept. 23     Local Mission: Eatery, Corner + Market
Sept. 25     Imagining + Reimagining Market Street
Sept. 30     Nolli Plan SF Walking Tour: Exploring the Semi-Public Realm

Films
Sept. 3      Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948)
Sept. 10    Oyler House (2012)
Sept. 17    Detropia (2012)
Sept. 24    The Queen of Versailles (2012)

Lectures
Sept. 3       Building a New Neighborhood: The Market-Octavia Area Plan
Sept. 11     Modernism and the Bay Area
Sept. 11     Dreaming Domesticity through Julius Shulman
Sept. 23     The Designer and the Chef 2.0
Sept. 25     Historic Sprawl: A History of California Suburbia

Special Events
Sept. 9       Who Designed That? 2.0
Sept. 16     GOOD Design SF
Sept. 19     Park(ing) Day
Sept. 23     PechaKucha: 7x7 in 20x20
Sept. 27     Open Design San Francisco

Exhibitions
6/7 - 9/18       The Valley / El Valle: Photo-Essays from California's Heartland
9/1 - 9/22       1:1 Piero Lissoni
4/24 - 10/6     Designing Home: Jews and Midcentury Modern
8/22 - 10/31   Home: My San Francisco

For more information and a full list of programs, visit archandcity.org.




Architecture and the City Festival Returns to San Francisco

12 August, 2014


The 11th annual Architecture and the City festival is returning to San Francisco this September. With the theme "Home: My San Francisco" the month-long celebration will feature 40 tours, lectures, films, exhibitions, and workshops. The festival aims to examine the shifting nature of home, the different elements that contribute to its definition, and its relation to the urban fabric.

Presented by AIA San Francisco and the Center for Architecture + Design, the festival is the largest of its kind in the nation.

Programming includes:

Opening Night Party
August 29, 6:00 – 9:00 pm
Blu Dot, 560 Valencia Street, San Francisco
A benefit for the Center for Architecture + Design

Behind the Scenes Tours
Sept. 3       Historic Schroeders
Sept. 5       Oliver Ranch
Sept. 7       Sightglass Tour + Tasting
Sept. 10     140 New Montgomery+Trou Normand
Sept. 17     8 Octavia
Sept. 24     Food + Design in Polk Gulch

Walking Tours
Sept. 9       North Beach with Anne Fougeron and Mark English
Sept. 16     Dogpatch with E.B. Min
Sept. 23     Local Mission: Eatery, Corner + Market
Sept. 25     Imagining + Reimagining Market Street
Sept. 30     Nolli Plan SF Walking Tour: Exploring the Semi-Public Realm

Films
Sept. 3      Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948)
Sept. 10    Oyler House (2012)
Sept. 17    Detropia (2012)
Sept. 24    The Queen of Versailles (2012)

Lectures
Sept. 3       Building a New Neighborhood: The Market-Octavia Area Plan
Sept. 11     Modernism and the Bay Area
Sept. 11     Dreaming Domesticity through Julius Shulman
Sept. 23     The Designer and the Chef 2.0
Sept. 25     Historic Sprawl: A History of California Suburbia

Special Events
Sept. 9       Who Designed That? 2.0
Sept. 16     GOOD Design SF
Sept. 19     Park(ing) Day
Sept. 23     PechaKucha: 7x7 in 20x20
Sept. 27     Open Design San Francisco

Exhibitions
6/7 - 9/18       The Valley / El Valle: Photo-Essays from California's Heartland
9/1 - 9/22       1:1 Piero Lissoni
4/24 - 10/6     Designing Home: Jews and Midcentury Modern
8/22 - 10/31   Home: My San Francisco

For more information and a full list of programs, visit archandcity.org.

 


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