Events

Effective Sales Planning for Doer-Sellers
December 17, 2019
Pacific Tower
Free

Effective Sales Planning for Doer-Sellers

Pacific Tower

In professional services firms, skilled practitioners like architects, engineers, and other consultants are often responsible for finding and winning new work. These busy Doer-Sellers must balance doing the work and winning the work as they deliver on their current contractual commitments and build long-term client relationships. How can Doer-Sellers prepare for important, high-stakes conversations and […]

AIA Seattle City Leaders Breakfast
December 17, 2019
AIA Seattle
Free

AIA Seattle City Leaders Breakfast

AIA Seattle

AIA Seattle City Leaders Breakfast The AIA Seattle City Leaders Breakfast Series connects AIA Seattle members to elected officials, policymakers and thinkers who are transforming Seattle and the Puget Sound region in critical areas ranging from housing and homelessness to city design, sustainability, transportation and more. The series provides opportunities to learn about key issues […]

Greatest Hits Tour: Chart Toppers and Heart-Stoppers
December 28, 2019
Fairmont Olympic Hotel
Free

Greatest Hits Tour: Chart Toppers and Heart-Stoppers

Fairmont Olympic Hotel

This tour is a new riff on the city as we focus on the construction, context, and culture which shaped our skyline, from golden oldies like Kirtland Cutter’s Rainier Club to popular favorites like the Rem Koolhaas’ asymmetric, cantilevered Central Library. You’ll develop an appreciation for the social forces which shaped Seattle and our built […]

Shifting Your Perspective: Human-centered Design
January 18, 2020
MG2
Free

Shifting Your Perspective: Human-centered Design

MG2

It’s easy to get caught up designing beautiful things and forget who we’re designing for: humans. Learn how to solve everyday design problems for everyday people – with all the opportunities and challenges that come with them. Students will utilize human-centered design principles to research, ideate and prototype design solutions using real data from real […]

CFAD Playlab
January 18, 2020
Center for Architecture & Design
Free

CFAD Playlab

Center for Architecture & Design

CFAD Playlab is a free drop-in Saturday program for youth and families at the Center for Architecture and Design from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Held the last two Saturdays of the month, children and their chaperones are invited to explore different architecture and design focused activities and test their skills thinking critically about the […]

Diamonds and Gold Tour: The Art Deco Skyscraper Northwest Style
January 25, 2020
Fairmont Olympic Hotel
Free

Diamonds and Gold Tour: The Art Deco Skyscraper Northwest Style

Fairmont Olympic Hotel

On the Diamonds and Gold Tour, take a trip back in time to the Roaring 20s. Following the horrors of World War I, architects began fusing modern structural advances with beautiful, lively, organic designs to create the style known as Art Deco. On this Deco tour, we’ll go back in time to visit lush lobbies […]

CFAD Playlab
January 25, 2020
Center for Architecture & Design
Free

CFAD Playlab

Center for Architecture & Design

CFAD Playlab is a free drop-in Saturday program for youth and families at the Center for Architecture and Design from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Held the last two Saturdays of the month, children and their chaperones are invited to explore different architecture and design focused activities and test their skills thinking critically about the […]

Skyscrapers: Go Big or Go Home
February 1, 2020
SRG Partnership
Free

Skyscrapers: Go Big or Go Home

SRG Partnership

Skyscrapers are the crown for any city. From Smith Tower to Columbia Tower, Seattle has its own collection of skyscrapers that give it a distinct skyline. What does it take to build tall? The sky is the limit when you are part of a great team! Building big takes big ideas, and you’ll work with […]

Balancing Act: Data, Technology, and the Re-imagined City
February 18, 2020
Center for Architecture & Design
Free

Balancing Act: Data, Technology, and the Re-imagined City

Center for Architecture & Design

Balancing Act: Data, Technology, and the Re-imagined City Reception from 5:00-5:30 PM Program from 5:30-7:00 PM How do we focus emerging technologies to create livable, equitable and sustainable cities? How are designers, technologists, and urban planners re-imagining cities of the future to be more personalized, automated and data-driven? Come join the Seattle Architecture Foundation for […]