#IIDEX17–Assemble Comes to IIDEX, Education, Tours and More

Assemble’s James Binning and Maria Lisogorskaya: Keynote Speakers at IIDEXCanada

James Binning and Maria Lisogorskaya, members of the award-winning London-based design collective Assemble, will present an exciting keynote presentation at IIDEXCanada @ The Buildings Show. Pulling together, art, architecture, materiality and urbanism, this dynamic collaborative is altering the conceptualization of design. Assemble is drawing worldwide attention for their design methodology and how it affects the spaces in which we live!

Meet James and Maria at the KAÄJENGA Keynote Theatre on Thursday, November 30 from 4-5 PM as they discuss past projects, the philosophy behind their design process and what inspires their creative spirit.

Register today and add this fascinating talk to your conference schedule.

Designing the Experience Driven Life

Date: Thurs, Nov 30, 2017 Time: 1:30-2:30 PM

Based on Gensler’s 2017 Design Forecast, join Gensler’s Annie Bergeron and Kevin Katigbak to find out how to uncover the universal drivers of great experiences. Learn about innovative design solutions and strategies that will drive emotional connections achieved through successful design strategies.

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Take a Tour with IIDEXCanada

Take a tour of some of the new and notable projects you will learn about by enrolling in IIDEXCanada programs! Explore Deloitte, the workplace of the 21st century; McCann, a world-renowned ad agency; Cisco at RBC Waterpark Place; the Scotiabank Digital Factory; a light night walking tour; a tour of Teknion’s WELL-certified Collaboration HUB, and the MTCC’s newly renovated South Building. Or, come for a cocktailat the end of the day.

For these and more, click here to view IIDEXCanada 2017 tours.

Passive House Pavilion

Passive House Canada is the national non-profit professional association advocating for the Passive House (Passivhaus) high-performance building standard. Meet with the association and participating pavilion exhibitors including: 475 High Performance Building Supply, Airstop (Isocell), Elastochem Specialty Chemicals, Legalett, Pinwheel Structures, Quantum Passivhaus and Vetta Building Technologies. Register for our Passive House Summit to learn about the affordability and energy efficiency of residential, institutional and commercial buildings using these emerging technologies. There is so much to discover on the IIDEXCanada show floor.

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Company: Tiltco Product: A82 Aluminum Window & Door

2017 IDC Innovation Awards

Organized by IDC and IIDEXCanada and established in 1984, the Innovation Awards celebrate the most innovative product and booth designs at IIDEXCanada @ The Buildings Show. The Awards, exclusive to IIDEXCanada exhibitors, are judged by representatives from the design, media, and business communities. Look for the winners throughout the show as well as web and post-show media coverage. For more information, contact bkrsiakova@idcanada.org.

If you would like to be a judge for the awards, please contact Liza Wallman, lwallman@iidexcanada.com.

View the 2016 Innovation Award Product and Booth winners here.

OCADU’s CanHack150 Hackathon Results

CanHack150 is a hackathon that poses the question: how can we rethink and remake famous Canadian inventions to make them more inclusive for all? The results of this design challenge, taking place this weekend, will be on display at IIDEXCanada for all to see and experience. Learn about the path these participants took to make design more accessible for all. Want to participate but can’t make it to the hackacthon on November 4th? Submit your inclusive hack here by November 15th. Your work could be displayed on the CanHack150 website and at IIDEXCanada 2017.

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International Architectural Roundtable–Cities and Densification: Weaving Our New Urban Fabric 

The world’s population is becoming increasingly urban with more than half of the global population living in cities. How are architects rising to the challenge of creating spaces that integrate the existing landscape, while creating solid foundations for city growth and revitalization? This year’s roundtable brings together architects addressing the issues associated with the most rapidly growing urban environments.

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