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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.

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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.

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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

 

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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

 

 

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Office Space for Lease in the Chapter House

Are you looking for office space in downtown Annapolis? We have second floor space with 3 offices, a conference room, an open work space, kitchenette and bathroom available for lease. Contact Sandi Worthman @ 410-263-0916 or info@aiamd.org.

 

 

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Call for Presenters – Keeping History Above Water: Annapolis

Keeping History Above Water: Annapolis is an international gathering on adapting historic coastal communities to sea level rise hosted by the City of Annapolis with support from the Newport Restoration Foundation.

Originally convened by the Newport Restoration Foundation in April 2016, Keeping History Above Water was one of the first national conversations to focus on the increasing and varied risks posed by rising waters on historic coastal communities and their built environments. Keeping History Above Water engages specialists from across the United States and the world to share experiences, examine risks, and discuss solutions with an emphasis on case studies and real world applications. Keeping History Above Water approaches the issue of rising waters – inclusive of sea level rise, tidal flooding, extreme precipitation, and subsidence – from a multi-disciplinary perspective in order to develop practical approaches to mitigation, protective adaptation, and resilience.

Deadline for submitting proposals for Case Study Presentations: March 30, 2017.
Deadline for submitting Workshop or Seminar Sessions: March 30, 2017.
Deadline for submitting Student Papers / Designs: April 30, 2017.
Deadline for submitting Poster Sessions/ Presentations: April 30, 2017.

Read the complete call for presenters/entries can be found here.

 

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