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2018 Denver Design Week

Denver Design Week is held in Denver from October 12 to 19. The week-long event celebrates Denver’s creatives from multiple industries including, interior, architecture and technology. The event was first held in 2016 after William Logan and his team saw the need to shine the light on Denver creatives and how Denver can become a hub of technology and innovative ideas. The first year started with a launch that around 600 people attended, showing the interest in Logan and his team’s mission.

Take time this year to attend one or all of the week's events. Event, Day and Week passes are available for purchse on the Denver Design Week website.

View the full calendar HERE. A few tours and events to consider are highlighted below.

Friday, October 12th @ 5:00 p.m. RiNo Station
IGNITE: An Evening of Connection + Exploration + Discover: IGNITE is a celebration of mentorship and a toast to the next generation of designers as an integral part of what Denver Design Week is all about. The evening will be centered around creating a platform of discovery + connection for students, and anyone early in their career or seeking future employment. Creatives leaders and novices alike can look forward to fireside chats, one-on-one resume/portfolio reviews, and networking opportunities.

Saturday, October 13th @ 9:00 a.m.: 28th & Blake Street
TOUR - LOT Twenty Eight
: Join us as we tour Denver Design Week attendees through LOT Twenty Eight, a redevelopment of a 45,000-square-foot former warehouse located at the intersection of 28th & Blake streets in Denver’s RiNo neighborhood. The project’s defining feature is a nearly 20,000-square-foot urban outdoor patio designed in collaboration with Wenk Associates. This hidden oasis is meant to foster community, inspire connectivity, and act as a neighborhood gathering place. Events from yoga classes to bike-in movie nights will drive the community aspect of the project, with both sensory and visual green spaces for the public and customers to enjoy.

Sunday, October 14th @ 11:00 a.m.: 2500 Lawrence
TOUR - S*Park Sustainability Park: S*Park Sustainability Park is RiNo’s newest development offering more than 90 residences, from studios to four-bedroom units to townhomes. This project is focused on redefining what an urban housing community should be, and is focused on providing a healthy and sustainable environment for its community to live and grow. Beyond a private internal park-like green space, S*Park includes solar-powered energy systems, a vertical greenhouse and an urban soil farm, as well as murals, restaurant Uchi Sushi and Lacuna Yoga studio. Tour the project and learn from the developer, architect and greenhouse manager why they included these unique elements and what they will mean for S*Park’s residents and the local community.

Monday, October 15th @ 6:30 p.m.: Junction 23
Keynote - "Ship of State" From the Crow's Nest to the Keel, Expert Navigation Through Vision, Design, and the Human Experience: This talk will discuss the challenges, opportunities, and the responsibility of creative thinkers in developing our cultural hubs. Giving each of us a compelling perspective on our role(s) as community stabilizers, but also visionaries.

Tuesday, October 16th @ 9:00 a.m.: Junction 23
The City in Nature Elevating the Urban Landscape: A discussion of the city’s evolution looking to the past, present and future of Denver’s urban green spaces. Using case studies from Tryba Architects’ projects including Denver’s Botanic Gardens and Google’s Boulder Headquarters.

Wednesday, October 17th @ 11:30 a.m.: Junction 23
Can Tiny Homes Help Solve Denver's Affordable Housing Crisis?: Interest in Tiny Homes has continued to grow and gain momentum across the country and here in Colorado. This session will explore ideas on how they could be one solution to affordable housing in our state.

and many many more!

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