October @ the AIA

A Month-long Celebration of Design!

By Posted on October 1, 2015

Each year, the month of October features AIA Pittsburgh’s celebration of architecture and design and those who create it. It is once again time for Design Pittsburgh, our annual design competition, exhibit, gala, and awards ceremony. We are also exhibiting your photographs in Places That Inspire, a photographic exhibition in conjunction with this year’s Young Architects Studio Competition. Looking for a way to reconnect with the architecture community? This is a great time to experience over 90 projects, meet up with other architects, and get inspired!

Design Pittsburgh People’s Choice Award – Brought to you by Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc., the online exhibit of Design Pittsburgh submissions is available for viewing and we need your votes! Go look through the projects and vote for your favorite for this year’s People’s Choice Award, to be announced at the Design Pittsburgh Awards Ceremony! Take note of the new categories this year – Engineering + Science and Excellence in Sustainable Design.

Did you participate in Design Pittsburgh this year? Sponsors, members, and participants: maximize your support of and participation in Design Pittsburgh by visiting the Promo & Media ToolKit. This kit contains written and creative materials, including press releases, media advisories, email blast templates, social media information, Design Pittsburgh 2015 graphic artwork, and a Communications Resource Guide.

PechaKucha Night Pittsburgh Vol. 22 – Join the conversation! Come watch unique presentations in the 20 x 20 format (20 slides x 20 seconds each). Also take the time to view the Design Pittsburgh exhibit and vote for your favorite for the People’s Choice Award.

October 12 – ARE Review Series: Construction Documents & Services Are you thinking about beginning the testing process? Check out the many resources available…

October 15 – YAF Steering Committee Meeting Join the Young Architects Forum for their monthly meeting and consider volunteering for a position on the advisory committee!

October 15 – Last Day to Register for the Award Ceremony & Gala!

October 22 – Design Awards Ceremony & Gala: Celebrate architecture and design at the Design Pittsburgh Awards Ceremony and Gala! The Awards Ceremony will be held at the African American Cultural Center, followed by the Gala at the Cultural Trust Education Center. Enjoy an evening full of good food, cocktails, friends, and best of all – good design!

October 27 – Penn Mathilda Apartments Tour: Join YAF for this building tour on Penn Avenue in Bloomfield, featuring a $12 million project consisting of commercial space and rental units (half of which will have a preference for veterans).

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