Mehrdad Yazdani Keynotes A+D Museum’s Open Building for Resilient Cities Conference


Mehrdad Yazdani delivered the keynote talk at the architecture + design (a+d) museum’s lecture on Open Building for Resilient Cities on Friday, Dec. 7 and also took part in a panel discussion. The event, hosted by a+d and Woodbury University recognized that planning for resilience and change is an urgent necessity – for the well-being of the built environment, for social institutions, and for every human being.
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Wallpaper Features CJ Blossom Park in Tour of Seoul’s Best Architecture


A new story from Wallpaper tours readers through the best architecture in and around Seoul, South Korea and features CJ Blossom Park. As Wallpaper writes, “the economy in the South Korean capital of Seoul has been booming for decades. With that, the infrastructure and architecture has blossomed too, swiftly becoming world class.”
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Four Exciting Takeaways from Innovation Accelerated By Design


Hosted at the Herman Miller Showroom, Innovation Accelerated By Design welcomed inspiring presentations, sparked interesting dialogue, and offered exciting peeks into the future of design. The event featured a series of TED-style presentations followed by a panel discussion moderated by CannonDesign’s Director of Strategy, Swapna Sathyan. Our panelist included: Jana Winograde, President of Business Operations, Showtime Network; Troy D'Ambrosio, Executive Director of the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute at University of Utah; Sunil Shah, VP of Facilities Strategy, Planning and Design for Kaiser Permanente and our own Mehrdad Yazdani, Director of Yazdani Studio of CannonDesign.
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CannonDesign Earns #4 Position in 2018 Architect 50 Rankings


We are proud to share that CannonDesign is ranked #4 overall and #12 in design as part of Architect magazine’s 2018 Architect 50 report. The premier industry ranking for US-based architecture companies, Architect 50 differentiates itself by measuring firms not by size or revenue, but on business and sustainability performance and design excellence.

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Lassonde Studios Quintuples Student-Led Startups on Campus in Two Years


Lassonde Studios has quintupled the number of student-led startups at University of Utah in just two years according to the school’s new 2018 Annual Report for its breakthrough entrepreneurial education building. Uniting four floors of residence space with a 20,000 entrepreneurial “hangar,” the innovative Lassonde Studios is where students from all disciplines come to live, learn and launch companies.

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