Jumpstart your week with our insider's guide to events in the design world. From must-see exhibitions to insightful lectures and the competitions you need to know about—here's the best of what's going on, right now.
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Don't miss Creation from Catastrophe, a thoughtful exhibition that closes later in the week. It explores how architecture and urbanism are often radically rethought in the aftermath of disasters and questions the relationship between man, nature and architecture in the 21st century. As Japanese architect Toyo Ito has remarked, "a disaster zone where everything is lost offers the perfect opportunity for us to take a fresh look, from the ground up, at what architecture really is."
Coworking space The Grind will host a sketching bootcamp this week. The day-long workshop will focus on learning to use visuals to communicate ideas. Whether you attend or not, you can also brush up on some basics with our Sketchnotes 101.
New York, NY. April 20, 2016.
Each year, IIT Institute of Design students host a pecha-kucha style round of quickfire presentations, sharing their ideas, obsessions and observations of design in our world. Check out the video above for a sense of what NOWhaus 2016 will be like.
Before moving on to a new location in November of this year, the Design Museum London will showcase their last exhibition in their current space, Cycle Revolution. The exhibit explores the current explosion of interest in bicycles and cycling culture, looking at the where innovations and cutting-edge designs may take riders of the future and even change the ways in which we use our towns and cities.
London, UK. On view through June 30, 2016.
Check out the Core77 Calendar for more design world events, competitions and exhibitions, or submit your own to be considered for our next Week in Design.