Category Archives: Events, Seminars & Tours

Healthcare: Lean Principles in Design & Construction 1/27

The AIA and the SMPS are doing a Healthcare Panel discussion on Lean Design & Construction at the Citrus Club Downtown.  The panel has some seasoned professionals in healthcare, and should prove to be an informative discussion. This is the … Continue reading

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Citrus Bowl Tour and AIA Membership Meeting 1/28

Take an architectural tour of the $207M Citrus Bowl renovation project led by HNTB’s Design Architect, Fernando Vazquez, RA.  The Citrus Bowl Tour will be preceded by the AIA Orlando 2015 Board of Directors induction & member vote of proposed … Continue reading

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Amway Center Tour 1/28

The Florida Foundation for Architecture held their second Peoples Choice contest last year on their website. As a People’s Choice Finalist, the Amway Center is truly a work of great design in Orlando. The Florida Foundation for Architecture & the … Continue reading

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Ronchamp Modeled At This Year’s BIM BAM BOOM

AIA Orlando’s 2nd year for BIM BAM BOOM proposed quite a challenge for the software teams. Each team was tasked with creating a 3D model file in 3 hours, showcasing their software capabilities, based on the historic Ronchamp, France church … Continue reading

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IAAPA Brass Ring Awards for 2 Local Parks

Legoland Florida and Busch Gardens theme parks have won 2014 Brass Rings Awards, presented during the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) gathering at the Orange County Convention Center. We want to extend our congratulations to them both. … Continue reading

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Buildings that Heal Seminar 10/29

Stop by Workscapes Showroom this month to hear Keynote Speaker Sierra Bainbridge, Senior Director, MASS Design Group, as she discusses her firm’s important efforts to improve healthcare. MASS Design group is a nonprofit design firm based in Boston, MA and Kigali, … Continue reading

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Orlando Foundation for Architecture Update

In early 2014 the AIA Orlando Chapter founded the Orlando Foundation for Architecture (OFA) as a separate nonprofit entity with IRS 501(c)(3) status in order to advance charitable initiatives on behalf of the architectural profession throughout Central Florida.  The vision … Continue reading

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YAF PechaKucha -20 Slides 10 Minutes

Witness this exhilarating performance of creativity.  You’ll watch as young designers present their work in an exciting, fast-paced presentation style in which 20 slides are shown in just 30 seconds per slide (that’s only 10 minutes per presentation!)  YAF Next … Continue reading

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The Planning and Permit Process Presentation

There has to be a trick to getting your new building or renovation reviewed and permitted, wouldn’t you think? Please join WIA-O for a presentation on “How to get your project approved by the City.”  You’ll hear from Holly Stenger, … Continue reading

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AIA Orlando 2014 Design Award Symposium

      Gain an intimate understanding of the projects that won top awards at the 2014 Gala for Design Awards Excellence in this dynamic and interactive presentation and discussion.  Attracting owners, designers, project managers, and students, the Symposium is … Continue reading

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