Rockwell Group


Click for more images | TED Theater | photo by Paul Warchol

First Friday
Rockwell Group

Join Rockwell Group at its office for drinks, informal conversation, and a behind the scenes look at recent and upcoming projects. This program is part of First Friday, a monthly opportunity for League members to visit the offices of leading design practices to see work on the boards and learn more about the offices’ organization and design processes. These informal social gatherings feature happy hour drinks arranged by the host office.

Rockwell Group was established in 1984 by architect and designer David Rockwell. Based in downtown New York with satellite offices in Madrid and Shanghai, the firm’s body of work includes hospitality, cultural, healthcare, educational, product, theater, and film design. Projects often combine high-end video technology, handmade objects, special effects, and custom fixtures and furniture.

Notable projects include the TED Theater in Vancouver completed in 2014; W Hotels in New York, Paris, Singapore, and Vieques, Puerto Rico; Nobu restaurants in New York, Hong Kong, Las Vegas, Doha, Melbourne, and Dubai; the Elinor Bunin-Munroe Film Center at Lincoln Center, New York; the Imagination Playground initiative Burling Slip playground, New York; set design for the 2009 and 2010 Academy Awards; projects for Google worldwide; and set design for Lucky Guy, 2013. Current projects include NeueHouse, a co-shared creative workspace in Los Angeles and London; Battersea Power Station in London; Imagination Playground in Brownsville, Brooklyn; and Culture Shed in Hudson Yards, which is in collaboration with Diller Scofidio + Renfro.

Time & Place
Friday, February 6th, 2015
6:30 p.m.
Office of Rockwell Group
5 Union Square West, #8
New York
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