Fall Festival Round-up

Check out these events hosted by our members this fall.  Kick off the season by visiting an architecture festival in a city near you!

Architecture and the City Festival “Unbuilt San Francisco"

 Presented by AIA San Francisco and Center for Architecture + Design

September 1 – 30

Don’t Miss: Exhibition: Unbuilt San Francisco – Grand Visions                                               

View a collection of photographs, drawings, renderings and models of outlandish and unbuilt San Francisco city plans presented alongside approved plans with proposed impactful effects.  August 15 – October 5, 2013/AIA SF and CforA+D.  For a look at this festival's ten year history with AIA SF's executive director Margie O'Driscoll, read our Member Spotlight.


Presented by AIA New York

October 1 – 31

Don’t Miss: Architecture and Design Film Festival

Select from more than 30 films showing at the festival, including the US premiere of “Sagrada – The Mystery Of Creation,” a new Swiss documentary about Antoni Gaudi's Sagrada Familia. October 16 – 20/Tribeca Cinemas. 

Columbus Design Week(s)

Center for Architecture and Design, Columbus, OH

September 27 – November 2

Don’t Miss: cbus:FOTO (Friends of the Overlooked)

To be displayed in a pop-up gallery at one of the featured locations during Design Week(s), cbus:FOTO is an Instagram-based project that participants to explore Columbus’ “overlooked” spaces.  Exact details TBD. 

Open House Chicago

Presented by the Chicago Architecture Foundation

October 19 – 20

Don’t Miss: Free Family Program: Big Ideas for Tiny Cities

Fun for the whole family building miniature dream cities inspired by famous city planner Daniel Burnham’s quote “make no small plans.” October 19 and 20/10 AM – 2 PM/The ArcelorMittal Design Studio @ CAF.

Open House London 2013

Presented by Open City

September 21 – 22

Don’t Miss: Future Landscape Vision & Next Generation Walks with New London Landscape award entrants

Retrace the historic into the city’s markets with “Rediscovering London’s Drover Road,” or hear about the plan to plant fruit trees at bus stops throughout the city while on a tour through Shoreditch with “Street Orchard.”  Details available with a guidebook.

Seattle Design Festival  “Design in Health”

Presented by AIA Seattle

September 13 – 22

Don’t Miss: Designing Integrated Patient Experiences – A Hands-On Workshop

Join the team from Seattle design firm Factor to “to work rapidly through design challenges involving a mobile application, provider facilities and staff, kiosks, scheduling, insurance and billing.” September 14/1 PM/Cornish College for the Arts.

Posted by aao on September 3, 2013 - 2:16pm