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AIA Seattle provides the architecture community with resources and relationships to make a difference through design. We are a local chapter of the American Institute of Architects. In 2011, AIA Seattle founded Design in Public to celebrate all the ways that design makes life better for Seattle.




April 25, 5:00PM - 6:30PM
Independent Schools are a unique piece of our educational community and the built environment they occupy has the opportunity to foster and enhance their educational mission. The panelists will explore the intersection between campus environments, educational mission, and le Read More
April 26, 5:30PM - 7:00PM
A discussion with film critic Robert Horton about Seattle’s portrayal on film in the past, the city’s current cinematic image and what the future could bring. How does the city’s urban form relate to it’s cinematic ethos? Read More
Cascadia Green Building Council’s Seattle Collaborative and the AIA’s Committee on the Environment invite you to learn the ins and outs of the newly enacted Living Building Pilot Program. Read More
In 2007, Brussels set out to build “Exemplary Buildings” that were very low-energy, economical, and beautiful. Eight years later, the market was transformed as a result of the growing number of Exemplary Buildings. The Passive House standard went from being a novelty to a building code mandate in 2015. Essential to this revolution were the efforts of architect Sebastian Moreno-Vacca and his firm A2M. His projects have proven that Passive House can be b Read More
May 17, 7:30AM - 9AM
Join the Diversity Roundtable and Women in Design for a breakfast event with Zena Howard! She will be discussing her career and role as Senior Project Manager of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington DC. Read More
Future-Ready Building will explore some of the most exciting and challenging trends impacting modern buildings: disruptive technologies and data-driven design. Read More