October is NYC’s Architecture and Design month. Throughout that month, there are activities, programs and exhibitions taking place all over the city. The purpose of this annual event is to remind everyone how important architecture and design is in everyday life. This year, Yvette attended the annual Max Bond Lecture, titled Conversations Community presented by Phil Freelon, FAIA, NOMA a progressive leader in architecture, managing director at Perkins & Will and founder of the Freelon Group. The talk focused on design for community, buildings for civic, cultural and educational clients that bring design excellence to everyday people.