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Design + Practice Exchange: WIA NO + NY

September 27 @ 8:00 am - September 28 @ 12:00 pm

Free – $1500
Centering Women – Open to All 

 

To foster a stimulating design and professional practice exchange, AIA New Orleans will host a full-day symposium of design presentations and discussions of professional practice strategies, centering the voices of women in architecture from New York and New Orleans as a means to develop and promote women leaders of all racial, ethnic and economic backgrounds in architecture and the allied design and building industries, with goals and initiatives to the advancement of women in the architecture profession.

Architects from each city will showcase projects in the context of the communities they serve, followed by a lively and engaging series of discussions focused on Design Leadership, Workplace Culture, Professional Practice & Development, and Advocacy & Activism.

This event is open to people of all gender identities, including men, trans, queer, and nonbinary people.

AIA Members who attend the Design + Practice Exchange will have the opportunity to receive up to 10 continuing education units.  

 


The Design + Practice Exchange consists of four parts:

 

  • Design Presentations
    Friday, September 27 from 8 AM – 12 PM
  • Roundtable Discussions
    Friday, September 27 from 1 – 5 PM
  • Evening Reception
    Friday, September 27 from 6 – 8 PM
  • Women Built Central City Tour
    Saturday, September 28 from 9 – 11 PM

 


Costs of this event (Availability is limited, see ticketing below):
  • Presentations Only (Free, RSVP Required)
  • Presentations, Roundtables, and Reception 
    • Student or AIA Member: $50
    • Non-Member: $75
  • Reception Only 
    • Student or AIA Member: $25
    • Non-Member: $50
  • Walking Tour (Free, RSVP Required)

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SCHEDULE

9.27.19 – MORNING

Ashe Cultural Arts Center, 1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd

Breakfast

 

8:00 AM

Opening Remarks

 

9:00 AM

 

PRESENTATIONS: CENTERING COMMUNITIES BY DESIGN

Urban Design

Fallon Samuels Aidoo

Department of Planning and Urban Studies, University of New Orleans

Assistant Professor

Vivian Lee, AIA

Richard Meier Partners, New York

Principal

Environment and Education

Emilie Taylor Welty, AIA

Colectivo, New Orleans

Partner

Sara Lopergolo, AIA

Selldorf Architects, New York

Partner

Community and Housing

Tracie Ashe, AIA

studioWTA, New Orleans 

Partner

Wells Megalli, Assoc. AIA

Deborah Berke Partners, New York

Designer

Lunch

12:05 – 1:00 PM

AFTERNOON

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSIONS: EQUITY IN PRACTICE

Design and Leadership

JENNIE CANNON WEST, AIA

STUDIO WEST, NEW ORLEANS

Founder

CAMERON RINGNESS, AIA

FXCOLLABORATIVE, NEW YORK

Architect

Workplace Culture

Angela O’Byrne, FAIA

Perez, New Orleans

President

Rosalind Tsang, AIA

RAMSA, New York 

Senior Associate 

Professional Practice & Development

Paula Peer, AIA

Trapolin Peer Architects, New Orleans

Partner

Alexandra Cuber

Fogarty Finger Architecture, New York

Director

Advocacy & Activism

Sue Mobley

Colloqate, New Orleans 

Director of Advocacy

Arielle Lapp

Urbhan, New York

Architectural Designer

EVENING

Center for Architecture and Design, 1000 St. Charles Ave, New Orleans

Networking Reception

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

 

9.28.19 – MORNING

Meet at 1626 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. Please contact Aran at (504) 446-1579 with any questions.

 

WOMEN BUILT CENTRAL CITY

Walking Tour

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Ann Yoachim

Small Center for Collaborative Design

Rashidah Williams

Small Center for Collaborative Design

Melissa Lee

Concordia Architecture | Planning | Community Engagement

 

Beth Jacob

MacRostie Historic Advisors

Kathy Laborde

Gulf Coast Housing Partners

Hermione Malone

Good Work Network


Thank you to our program organizers:

Hosted By

 


To become a sponsor, view our sponsorship packet here!

Generously Supported By:

 

 

 

Breakfast Sponsored by

Break Sponsors
Perez, APC
studioWTA

With thanks to
Colectivo
Melancon Ortega Design
RAMSA
Talentstar, Inc.
Patcraft

 


 

Details

Start:
September 27 @ 8:00 am
End:
September 28 @ 12:00 pm
Cost:
Free – $1500
Event Categories:
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Venue

Ashe Cultural Arts Center
LA United States + Google Map

Organizers

Joel Pominville
Aran Donovan
Private: Chris Daemmrich

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