NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Construction's Architectural Record (http://www.ArchitecturalRecord.com) will highlight the profession's top innovators, most influential new projects and groundbreaking achievements in super-tall, super-efficient and super-smart buildings during their 10th annual Innovation Conference, to be held October 4, 2012. The event, themed "Design Leaders Envision the Next Decade", will be held at The McGraw-Hill Companies Corporate Headquarters, 1221 Avenue of the Americas in Manhattan.
The full-day event will bring together 200+ leaders in the architecture, design and engineering fields to discuss innovations in design and technology over the past decade. The event will also explore the industry's future in a session featuring architects discovered by Architectural Record in its annual Design Vanguard issue, including representatives from Johnsen Schmaling Architects, LTL Architects, Luce et Studio, and nARCHITECTS.
The event features keynote addresses by Jeanne Gang, Principal & Founder, Studio Gang Architects; Francis Kere, Founder, Francis Kere Architecture; and David Adjaye, Founder & Principal Architect, Adjaye Associates. Additional scheduled speakers include representatives from Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, Foster + Partners, Gehry Technologies, Kennedy & Violich Architecture, Ltd., KieranTimberlake, Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, MechoSystems, MIT Media Lab, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP, and The Skyscraper Museum.
For more information or to register, visit www.RecordInnovation.com, call 1-800-371-3238, or search Twitter for #ARinnov. Attendees are eligible to earn 5.25 AIA HSW Continuing Education Hours. Discounts are available before September 14 and to members of AIA, AIANY, Architectural League NY, CTBUH, SMPS, and The Skyscraper Museum as well as to media representatives and groups of four or more.
The Architectural Record Innovation Conference is produced by McGraw-Hill Construction. Sponsors of the event include MechoSystems and reThink Wood as Key Corporate Sponsors, and AISC, Dorma, Dyson, Florida Tile, Guardian, Graphisoft, Sloan and Turner as Product Gallery Sponsors. Supporting sponsors include AIA, AIA NY, the Council on Tall Buildings & Urban Habitat, The Skyscraper Museum, and the Society for Marketing Professional Services.
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