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  • Keeping History Above Water – Registration Open

    Keeping History Above Water: Annapolis is an international gathering hosted by the City of Annapolis with support from the Newport Restoration Foundation. Conference discussions will examine the increasing and varied risks posed by sea level rise to historic coastal communities, their built environments and traditional ways of life.

    Given the city’s leadership on sea level rise planning with its Weather It Together: Protecting Our Historic Seaport Initiative, Annapolis will take this opportunity to share the city’s planning priorities for sea level rise adaptation with residents, cultural resource professionals, government leaders and other community resiliency practitioners. Leaders in the fields of historic preservation, business, culture, tourism, economics, urban planning, environment, sustainability, design, engineering and public policy will participate in lectures, workshops, roundtables and tours that focus on practical solutions and community engagement.

    Oct 29 – Nov 1, 2017. Sessions are coming together and AIA LUs will be offered for many sessions.

    Registration is NOW OPEN and VERY affordable at $225; $275 after July 15th.

  • Blueprint for Better – I Look Up Film Challenge

    This year’s I Look Up Film Challenge theme is “blueprint for better.” We are calling for short films that highlight projects and architects that are helping to change communities for the better. Click here for more info.

  • AIA National Women’s Leadership Summit 2017: Creating Tailwinds

    Registration opening May 22nd for the fifth biennial Women’s Leadership Summit!  This AIA National Summit will be held September 14-16, 2017 in the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Washington, DC​ with the theme “Creating Tailwinds.”

    Tickets to this event will sell out quickly.  For more information, visit: www.aiawls.org


  • 2017 Design Awards Program Opens

    The 2017 design awards programs opened this week. See the links below for details and submission information:

    Excellence in Design Awards 2017

    Student Design Awards 2017