Design Talks

Design Talks

Design Talks comprises five luncheons each year. Originally planned at Austin Central Library, these events will now be taking place virtually via Zoom webinar from 12:00-1:00pm.
Design Talks offer 1 LU of continuing education credit for registered attendees.

Programming includes AIA Austin business items, as well as speakers of interest to members and guests. Past speakers and topics have been: Evan Smith of the Texas Tribune; Ryan Robinson, City Demographer; UT School of Medicine; Imagine Austin Plan; Waller Creek Design Competition; Lucia Athens, Chief Sustainabililty Officer at the City of Austin; Capital Studios; Alan Graham with Mobile Loaves & Fishes Community First! Village; Blanton Museum Director Simone Wicha; Interim Dean of the UT School of Architecture Elizabeth Danze, FAIA; architect Rand Elliott, FAIA, and more!

2020 Design Talks (click name to register)
February 13—Sara Zewde
April—Panel Discussion
June 9—Lance Hosey, FAIA
November 10—Lynn Osmond
December 15—Daniel Woodroffe

Tickets have been discounted for the online events:

$30 $10 for Architect and Allied Members
$15 $10 for Associate Members and students
$40  $20 for non-members

All sales are final, and registration is transferrable. Please see our cancellation policy.


Thank you to our 2020 Design Talks Sponsors!


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