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designTHUNK - Progressive AE

Event Date: 
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Event Type: 
designThunk
Event Location: 
Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University, Woodbridge N. Ferris Building, Room 217, 17 Pearl Street, NW, Grand Rapids

Critical discourse on design.

designTHUNK provides a venue for critical discourse on design and the design process. The presentations are intentionally split into two components, finished work and works in progress.  The former gives the presenter the opportunity to show off a recently completed project while the latter offers the opportunity to discuss a project not yet realized. This split allows for discourse and critique on the successfulness of finished work as well as the opportunity to shape future work.

designTHUNK is casual

designTHUNK is open to all

designTHUNK is about connecting the design community

Details                                                                                                                                                                                 
Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University
Woodbridge N. Ferris Building, Room 217
17 Pearl Street NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (lunch provided)

Free CEU credits (pending) for AIA members/$15 for non-member credit.

Dates                                                                                             
Tuesday October 21st              Tuesday November 18th
progressive|ae                            visbeen architects

Tuesday December 16th           Thursday January 22nd
integrated architecture              lott3metz

Tuesday February 17th             Thursday March 19th
lucid architecture                        towerpinkster

Format                                                                                           
15 min.            Finished work
15 min.            On the boards
15 min.            Discussion/Q&A

Upcoming Presentation                                                             

Tuesday October 21st
Nathan Meade

progressive | ae
designBENCH

Nate's passion for the creative process and drive for continuous learning has been the motivation behind both his professional and educational pursuits.  With experience in commercial and residential design, he has been exposed to a wide range of project involvement.

Nate's well-rounded professional experience, in concert with his artistry and collaborative nature, influence both his designs and work ethic.  Nate received a Bachelor of Science from Lawrence Technological University and a Master of Architecture from The University of Texas at Austin.  Nate worked for small residential firms during his college studies and has worked as an architectural designer at Progressive AE since 2007.  In addition to the designBENCH, notable project involvement includes the Art Van Sports Complex Championship Field, Advance Publications media hubs, Mirador Family Wealth Services, Lake Michigan College Hawk's Nest, St. Robert of Newminster Parish Life Center, and multiple Art Prize installations and design competitions.

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