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AIA Philadelphia

Founded in 1869, AIA Philadelphia is among the oldest and most distinguished of AIA Chapters, with a long history of service to members and the public. AIA Philadelphia organizes architects in the region for the purpose of advancing their influence in shaping the built environment, and their…

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Events

Living Building Challenge "Place Petal" Event

Living Building Challenge "Place Petal" Event CES LUs N/A Date 3/3/2015 Time 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm  Location Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA Organization Re:Vision Architecture Cost Free Registration Registration required. http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=vjjlyfdab&oeidk=a07ealrv221...  "The Place Petal focuses on re-establishing balance between nature and the human constructed environment. It promotes land use and building forms that create human rather than mechanical habitat, favoring human-powered transportation and protection of wild areas." -International Living Future Institute In March we'll dig into the Place Petal. We'll start off by reviewing the intent and documentation requirements for each of the 4 "Imperatives" while…

Stories from an Architect - Dominique M. Hawkins, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

Stories from an Architect - Dominique M. Hawkins, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP Date 3/9/2015 Time 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm  Location Center for Architecture, 1218 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA Organization Associate Committee Cost Free Registration Registration is not required The AIA Philadelphia Associate Committee welcomes Dominique M. Hawkins, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Partner and Managing Principal with Preservation Design Partnership to share her story about her career, work, and advice for emerging professionals. In 1995, Dominique established Preservation Design Partnership as a planning and design practice focusing exclusively on offering high-quality professional services for nationally significant historic resources. Her projects include:…

From Colonial Capitol to the Athens of America: Georgian, Federal, Greek Revival

AIA Philadelphia: Building Philadelphia Lecture Series March 17, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm   From Colonial Capitol to the Athens of America: Georgian, Federal, Greek Revival Philadelphia Center of Architecture 1218 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 $20 General Public $15 AIA Members $10 Students w/ valid ID Richard Webster, PhD, and Professor Emeritus at West Chester University presents a survey of the classic architectural styles of early Philadelphia, including Georgian, Federal, and Greek Revival. Explore how these styles, typically all called “Colonial” by the layperson, differ from each other and how their influence can be found in classical Greece…

Romantic Philadelphia: Eclecticism of Style

AIA Philadelphia: Building Philadelphia Lecture Series March 24, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Romantic Philadelphia: Eclecticism of Style Philadelphia Center of Architecture 1218 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 $20 General Public $15 AIA Members $10 Students w/ valid ID Richard Webster, PhD, and Professor Emeritus at West Chester University explores the architectural styles of Philadelphia that were popular after the “colonial” era, but before the Victorian era. In this talk Webster presents the eclectic mix of styles, often intermixed in one building, that make up this fascinating period of Philadelphia’s architectural history. A must-see lecture for those interested in…

The Hidden City: Archaeology of Philadelphia

AIA Philadelphia: Building Philadelphia Lecture Series March 31, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm  The Hidden City: Archaeology of Philadelphia Philadelphia Center of Architecture 1218 Arch Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 $20 General Public $15 AIA Members $10 Students w/ valid ID Rebecca Yamin, PhD, takes us on a trip down Alice’s rabbit hole – digging underneath parking lots, National Park sites, and demolished buildings, she uncovers Philadelphia hidden past through fragments and trash left by our predecessors. Recent sites covered during her talk include the President’s house in Independence Mall, Revolutionary camp sites in Valley Forge, and workers’ houses where…
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