Many thanks to everyone who joined us at the 2023 Design Matters Conference, to the numerous New York organizations that hosted us, and to the speakers, event sponsors, and program committee members who generously supported and shaped our annual meeting.

The Love of Olmsted (photo mash-up by Charles Birnbaum).

If you missed the recent AAO Partner Program, The Olmsted in All of Us, the full lecture has now been posted to AAO's YouTube channel. Many thanks to the Chicago Architecture Center and The Cultural Landscape Foundation for their collaboration on this May program.

Inflatable object, part of an ephemeral architecture workshop

Be sure to take in this inspiring presentation on learning from living spaces featuring the work of the the education team from arc en rêve centre d’architecture in Bordeaux. Archive video is available on AAO's YouTube channel. Many thanks to Fabrizio Gallanti and Sara Munier at arc en rêve!

Organizations across the AAO Network are quickly devising new content as well as reimagining traditional in-person programs to fit virtual platforms. Visit our Member Highlights page to explore clever ideas that can be easily replicated or help spark your own creativity.

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