Category Archives: Charities & Fundraising Events

OFA fundraiser 360 Challenge

In less than a year the American Institiute of Architects National Convention is coming to Orlando! In order to showcase our impressive local architecture and city, and to garner individual support of educational tours, programs, and activities by AIA Orlando’s … Continue reading

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Diversity Architecture Student Scholarships

The Architects Foundation’s Diversity Scholarships promote equity within the field of architecture, offering mentors, professional training and monetary awards. Student recipients receive $4,000 per year with more than 2,000 recipients since the program’s launch. To be eligible, applicants must be … Continue reading

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Green Parking Lot Coming to the Capen House

Improving rain water absorption on property reduces saturation in our storm water containment and mitigation systems, so there is less chance of flooding after heavy rains. The Capen House recently moved to the grounds of the Polasek Museum and Sculpture … Continue reading

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City Approves Lone Sailor Memorial at Blue Jacket Park

A proposed memorial, developed by the Navy League, passed the Orlando City Planning Board review last week. It is meant to inspire today’s youth and honor sea service men and women and their families: past, present and future. The memorial will … Continue reading

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Contemporary Look for Nemours Ronald McDonald House

Since the Nemours Hospital in Lake Nona is more like a giant colorful child’s play toy than a hospital, it seems only fitting that the new Ronald McDonald house depart from the large Victorian farmhouse look as well. Currently under construction in … Continue reading

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Solar Energy Loan Fund Helps Homeowners

There is a new source for Solar Energy Loans in the Orlando area.  It’s SELF: Solar and Energy Loan Fund, who expanded its operations into the Orlando Metro Region last December. Besides loans for solar energy installations, of water heaters, PV … Continue reading

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Become a Member of the Orlando Architecture Foundation

 The OFA has been founded to enrich your life and the lives of others.  OFA members support the Foundation’s educational programs, events and tours that engage and inspire the public to discover Why Design Matters.  Help us bring innovative programs to … Continue reading

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Attend the Book Signing: College Park History

The recently released tome by Arcadia Publishing will be available to purchase at 3 upcoming events. The first offering last Monday has already passed. The book has been prepared in collaboration with the College Park Neighborhood Association. The book is dedicated to … Continue reading

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Orlando Philharmonic Renovates Their New Home

The Orlando Philharmonic purchased the Plaza Live Theater and have begun additions and renovations to accommodate their needs in their new home. In this first stage, they are renovating the smaller hall into an acoustically sound rehearsal hall and multi-use … Continue reading

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Audubon Park Retro Modern House Tour 2/21

Audubon Park Garden District is holding their 2015 house tour on Saturday February 21st, from Noon till 7 PM. The tour check in will be in front of Redlight Redlight, at 2810 Corrine Drive, Orlando, Florida 32803. Explore seven beautiful homes … Continue reading

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