APRIL 29th,2018 | 11:00 am to 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm
CEL@Kranzberg Art Foundation ‘Zack’
3224 Locust St., St. Louis Mo. 63103

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PRESENTATION: A Conversation About Historic Adaptive Re-Use EXAMPLE: Metropolitan Artist Lofts A conversation about historic adaptive re-use, focusing on the renovation of the 1908 Metropolitan Building from vacant office building to Metropolitan Artist Lofts in Grand Center Paul Hohmann is a St. Louis architect who specializes in historic adaptive re-use. Projects Paul has completed include […]

Conversation with Kimberly McKinney

CEO, Habitat for Humanity St. Louis

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 | 6:00-8:00 PM
Creative Exchange Lab
@Kranzberg Gallery
located in the Big Brothers Big Sisters building
501 N Grand Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63103

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Mid-Century Urban Renewal in St. Louis: Mayor Tucker’s Use of Urban Renewal

Join us for the Reception and talk by Dr Andrew Theising

When: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 Reception 4:30 pm Talk at 5:00 pm
Where: 3307 Washington Ave., St. Louis 63103

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Disruptive Continuity – Solutions in(Form)ed via Iterative Digital Process

Talk and Exhibitition by:
International Design Awards winner Martin Summers
Architect and founder of PLUS-SUM

Reception : Monday February 27, 2017 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Address: CEL Center for Architecture + Design Stl.
3307 Washington Avenue, St. Louis Mo. 63104

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SELF-SIMILARITY; In the spirit of Buckminster Fuller

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 – 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

CEL Center for Architecture + Design Stl.
3307 Washington Avenue, St. Louis Mo. 63104

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House of Miles- Miles Davis Memorial Project

Join us for a talk about Miles Davis Memorial Project.
Lauren A. Parks, President
Jas Gary Pearson, Director of Programing
Eugene Redmond, Poet Laureate of East St. Louis and Emeritus Professor of English

When: Thursday, August 11th, 2016, at 5:30 PM
Where: 3307 Washington Blvd., St. Louis 63103

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Lesson from Enemy

A Decade of Cuban-American Design

Join us for a talk by renown graphic designer and illustrator Carlos Zamora, who will speak about his life growing up in Havana during the Cold War, and how his experiences have shaped his graphic design career.

When: Thursday, August 5th, 2016, at 5:00 PM
Where: 3307 Washington Ave, St. Louis 63103

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Kathrine Dunham Museum

– An East St, Louis treasure and landmark

Join us with the discussions on the legacy of the renowned dancer Katherine Dunham followed by short dance vignettes by Katherine Dunham youth dance company

When : 22nd .Jun 2016 | Time: 5:30
Where: 3307 Washington Blvd | St. Louis, MO 63130

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Role[of]Models in Art, Architecture and Design

Please join us for a conversation and reflections on the role ‘Models’ and ‘Representations’ play in exploring architectural and design ideas with Washington University Professor Buzz Spector and Los Angeles Architect Chandler Ahrens’s who is currently a faculty at Washingtn university’s Samfox School of Design;

When: April 8th. 2015 When: 6:00 pm Where: April 8th. 2015
3307 Washington Avenue
St. Louis Mo. 63103

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Join CEL this evening, Thursday, September 25
as we celebrate DESIGN WEEK 2014 -STL with Heather Woofter and Sung Ho Kim of Axi:Ome llc in a conversation about The Grand Center Artwalk Project
from 6-8 PM CEL – The Center for Architecture + Design STL
3307 Washington Ave

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Context/Contrast Part 2: Forum Studio

Lecture: Amos Harris, Developer;?

Bob Neely, AIA LEED AP BD+C and

Chris Cedergreen, President / Senior Principal

Exhibition and Lecture by Forum Studio Rejuvenating the urban fabric – Designing 600 Washington and the Mercantile Exchange

Opening reception: Friday, March 28 6:00pm to 8:30pm Exhibition runs from March 28 to June 7

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Context/Contrast Part 2: Old North Revitalization

Presenrtation: Sephen Acree, President – Rise; Sean Thomas, Executive Director – Old North St. Louis Restoration Group; and Jarrett Cooper, AIA Vice President – Rosemann & Associates, P.C.

Exhibition and Presentation by Rosemann & Associates Old North Sanit Louis Neighborhood Revitalization: A Vision Realized.

Opening reception:
Thursday. April 3
6:00 to 8:30pm
Exhibition runs from April 3 to June 7

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Empowerment by Design November 26th

St. Louis, MO November 26, 2013 To design is to solve problems, and it is by nature multi-disciplinary. By definition design is an activity of ideation, creativity, planning, and production that shapes the quality of our living environment, and in so doing promoting economic development. “Empowerment by Design” is a CELab initiative that was started in 2008 […]

Lecture Series: Emily Andrews & Katy Mike

635 Locust St. August 8, 7 pm “Indicators of Building Green Success in the St. Louis Region” – Emily Andrews As executive director of the USGBC-STL, Emily Andrews has emerged as a leading advocate for cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings in St. Louis. Her primary responsibilities with USGBC-STL include providing outreach, education and advocacy for […]