Landscape

Design Month Advocacy

Green Pastures event with AIA National guest Paul Mendelsohn generated some great conversations about public involvement and provides some insight into what we can bring to our next leadership retreat. We talked about bringing our Advocacy Survey respondents in for a November happy hour to listen to their ideas in person. Michael Cowan offered to help.   Stuart and Michael Hsu have been asked to meet with the City about a cost of services report that could impact the future fee structure for building permits.

Event FFT - Living Walls & Indoor Air Quality

October 12, 2011 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Living Walls and Indoor Air Quality

Culture in the Urban Plan - Creating a Sense of Place

 Regarding our transit subcommittee and the efforts for a Design Competition that partners with an educational or cultural institution:

 

Event 2010 AIA Austin Homes Tour

October 2, 2010 - 12:00pm to October 3, 2010 - 6:00pm

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AIA Austin is holding its annual Homes Tour the weekend of October 2 - 3, 2010, 12 noon - 6pm each day.  This year marks the 24th anniversary of the tour, which has earned a regional and national reputation.  The tour is a self-guided tour of 12 homes.

Visit the AIA Austin Homes Tour Website for more information.

Tickets are $30.  Tickets are good to view all 12 homes for both days.

Tickets may be purchased at the following locations:

AIA Austin 2010 Summer Conference

2010 SUMMER CONFERENCE

I'm very excited about  our education line up this year.  We're happy to bring Keynote Speakers, Kathy Zarsky, Associate AIA of HOLO who on Thursday will present Learning About Biomimicry and introduction to biomimicry as a sensible, eco-friendly approach to design; and, on Friday, Hugh Hochberg of The Coxe Group in Seattle who will present Change or Die! An exploration of the direction of practice and the factors and trends that will influence it.

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