Architecture and design fans, this is your week.
In partnership with Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, architects including Page Repp, AIA, Repp Design & Construction; James Richärd, AIA, Richärd + Bauer; Mark Ryan, AIA, Mark Ryan Studio and Matthew and Maria Salenger, AIA CoLAB, will present their work in "Slide Slam" style.
Each architect will have a limited amount of time and slides (think Pechakucha, Ignite, or TED) and will take questions from the audience.
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The presentations are free and open to the public, though organizers note that seating is limited. The Slide Slam kicks off at 7 p.m. in Stage 2 Theater.
Upcoming Modern Phoenix Week events include a talk on Modern Ranch Makeovers with Cavin Costello and Claire Aton of The Ranch Mine at Copenhagen Imports in Central Phoenix on April 17, a celebration of the Formica® Brand at Union Workspace in Phoenix on Thursday, April 18, and a tour of the Superlite Block Factory with Tazmine Loomans on Friday, April 19.
The Modern Phoenix Expo will take over Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts on April 20 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with goods from local artists and creatives, as well as lectures and tours. For more info, check out the Modern Phoenix Week website.