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A Preview Of This Year's DAAP Fashion Show At UC

Apr 20, 2018

34 senior designers, 40 models, and a 92-foot runway – all critical components to this year's UC DAAP Fashion Show, happening April 27.   Laurie Wilson from DAAP explains how the show came to be and how the designers earn the right to participate during this conversation with Anne Arenstein.  There are currently 48 senior designers in the DAAP program,  34 of whom will show on the runway, and the others are product strategy seniors whose projects will be documented on video in the show. 

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During the last decade, cities across the country have gained a better understanding of the value their urban areas could offer and have implemented revitalization programs to create streetscapes, increase walkability and add greenspace.

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Those attending this year's DesignBuildCincy will be able to see award-winning work from students at the University of Cincinnati's School of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP).

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Founded in 2007, the Live Well Collaborative is an academic-industry innovation center that focuses on products, services and system solutions for living well across a lifespan, especially for those who are age 50 and up.

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Last fall the City of Newport began a project to become the first "Smart City" in the Midwest, utilizing digital, communications and design technologies. 

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Art Academy of Cincinnati and University of Cincinnati DAAP alumnus Mitchell Sipus works with governments and large corporations to create positive outcomes in the world's most challenged environments.

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Right now car companies are focused on  making sure self-driving vehicles can safely navigate the road. But when all the kinks get worked out they'll turn their attention to the car's interior to best suit drivers who don't have to drive.

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The Cincinnati Auto Expo is the region’s largest auto show, featuring over 400 vehicles. 

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Renewable energy is becoming more popular and is making its way to the food world with solar cooking, which uses the sun’s energy to prepare food. It’'s not only convenient for, say, campers, but could provide a means to clean cooking solutions in developing countries. Cincinnati-based GoSun Stove is on the fuel-free frontline with a solar cooker that works day and night.

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  Long established in Europe, green, or living, roofs are becoming increasingly popular here in the United states, as more people  recognize their value in conserving energy, improving air quality, and managing storm water runoff, along with their aesthetic qualities.

Lee Hay is joined by Laurie Wilson from UC’s College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning to talk about the upcoming 64th DAAP Fashion Show and DAAPworks' Exhibit.

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The arts collaborative Pop-Up Cincy has its latest show Thursday night on Short Vine in Clifton.  The Pop-Up Photo Shop features works from UC DAAP students.  But, organizer Catherine Richards says the event is about more than just showing art.  She says Pop-Up Cincy wants to transform communities.

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Anne Arenstein welcomes in two guests to discuss a fascinating new exhibit at UC’s Phillip M. Meyers, Jr. Memorial Gallery inside the Steger Student Life Center. Jennifer Latessa and Dr. David Edelman from DAAP talk about In the Public Interest: The Life and Work of Regional Planning Pioneer Ladislas Segoe, on display through March 31.

  While all eyes in the fashion industry were recently focused on New York, London and Milan as each city held its Fashion Week, you don’'t have to look farther than Greater Cincinnati to see a vibrant and growing fashion industry. Over the last decade, local designers and clothing stylists have been finding success selling their lines both here and nationally.

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Ishinomaki residents are still suffering

For the last two years children in Ishinomaki, Japan have had few places to play. When the tsunami hit in March 2011 waves reached 33 ft. high, killing 3,000 people, destroying 20,000 homes and forcing many of the city's residents to live in shelters, even today, as reported here in The Daily Beast.

The Rookwood Pottery Co. will be part of the Contemporary Arts Center’s “The Living Room” exhibit when they provide an intricately designed fireplace using Rookwood tiles, going on display Saturday, May 18. Two of the ceramic artists behind this installation, both professors at UC’s DAAP, are Katie Parker and Guy Michael Davis, and they are with Jane Durrell to discuss this unique display.

DAAPworks Fashion Show

Apr 19, 2013

Friday, April 26 is the date for the 62nd Annual DAAPworks 2013 Fashion Show, showcasing the design work by some of the University of Cincinnati’s DAAP outstanding students. Show Director Laurie Wilson is in the studio with Robyn Carey-Allgeyer to discuss this year’s show and the 32 seniors whose works will be showcased.