Upcoming IIDEXCanada 2014 adds Gehry Partners' David Mirvish + David Nam as keynotes
By Bustler Editors|
Wednesday, Nov 19, 2014
IIDEXCANADA is almost here! Canada's national architecture and design expo and conference will be celebrating its 30th anniversary at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building on December 3-4.
The two-day event is a great opportunity to network, exchange ideas, and socialize with over 20,000 of your fellow architects and designers! Over 350 exhibitors, more than 50 accredited seminars, and special feature exhibitions on multiple disciplines in the architecture and design community will be featured this year.
It's almost a lineup of Davids for the 2014 keynote speakers. Joining David Rockwell and Daniel Libeskind are David Mirvish and David Nam of Gehry Partners.
More info below.
"Attendees include professionals from the fields of interior design, architecture, construction, project management, property management, facility management, real estate, development, lighting, healthcare, hospitality, institutional, education, workplace, landscape, retail, industrial, textile and materials. It embodies all areas of design, real estate and construction. It is a place to truly be inspired, to connect in person, and to discover new products and services."
2014 Keynote Speakers:
December 3 - David Rockwell: "Rockwell is the founder and President of Rockwell Group, a multi-disciplinary architecture and design practice [that] crafts a unique narrative for an array of projects including hospitality, lighting, retail, healthcare, education, institutional, entertainment, interactive and theatre. Rockwell will talk about his lighting, hospitality and design projects at the 2014 show."
**ADDED - December 3 - David Mirvish and David Nam: "David Mirvish and David Nam of Gehry Partners, along with Globe and Mail Publisher and CEO Phillip Crawley, will discuss Mirvish's bold new development called Mirvish + Gehry Toronto. Together with architect and project partner David Nam, they will engage in an enlightening discussion with Crawley about the vision and the lengthy design process for this landmark project."
December 4 - Daniel Libeskind: "Libeskind will talk about his latest work and what inspires him as a creative professional. In Canada, he has designed the Royal Ontario Museum, the forthcoming L Tower condominium in Toronto and was recently selected to design Canada's Holocaust monument."
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