Meetings, conferences, and other upcoming architecture events in the state.
AIA Austin brings prominent design professionals together to participate in our Design Awards. These amazing people reveal their design philosophies and their work with the public at this event! Moderated by Dean of the University of Texas School of Architecture at Austin Michelle Addington, this hour allows the public to interact and ask questions of some of the countries most intriguing design minds. Panelists are: Jonathan Moody, AIA; Lance Hosey, FAIA; Ashley Schafer, and Philip Ryan, AIA.More Information
Join three of the most distinguished architects and thinkers in the profession today for a conversation on the role of inspiration, craft, and beauty in the practice of architecture. Moderated by Lawrence Speck, Ted Flato and Juan Miró will discuss their new books, Lake|Flato: Nature, Place, Craft & Restraint and Miró Rivera Architects: Building a New Arcadia, which present the philosophical underpinnings of both firms through some of their most striking public and private creations.More Information
1 LU/HSW: Composite decking materials have become a viable and affordable choice in commercial and residential applications, resilient to the elements and sustainable over time. In this course we will introduce traditional and alternative desk surface materials and explore exterior deck design and construction strategies to ensure maximum lifespan, contributing to sustainable design efforts. Join experts from Oldcastle APG as they summarize green building benefits of composite decking and creating safe and heatlhy outdoor spaces per today's code standards, as…More Information
1 LU/HSW: Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavers (PICP) are a cost-effective stormwater control measure that can beautify your property while enhancing sustainability, managing water runoff and decreasing your environmental footprint. Join experts from Oldcastle APG as they provide an introduction to PICP systems, plus an overview of the challenges of impervious surfaces in achieving the goals of Low Impact Development, specifically stormwater infiltration practices through pavement surfaces. This course addresses designing for hydrological and structural requirements, and reviews required details, and…More Information
1 LU/HSW: Designing to LEED v4.1 will enable architects to provide healthier, more sustainable spaces for occupants and will benefit the overall environment. Join sustainability expert Christine A. Subasic, PE as she discusses the changes from the LEED 2009 standard to the latest LEED v4.1 standard, with a specific focus on masonry. This course will discuss how LEED fosters sustainable building, and the principal areas in which LEED v4.1 differs from previous versions of LEED in improving the level of…More Information
1 LU/HSW: Stormwater management techniques seek to reduce runoff of rainwater or melted snow into streets, lawns and other sites in order to protect water quality). This course will focus on understanding the evolution of stormwater management strategies, comparing surface based BMPs to manufactured treatment system options, and highlighting Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement (PICP) systems as a viable solution to address conveyance and water quantity/quality objectives. In this session, experts from Oldcastle APG will provide a summary of the academic…More Information