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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.

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exhibit:

Image: Smarter Than Car
Futurama Redux – Urban Mobility After Cars And Oil considers how a transition to postcarbon urban mobility might foster sustainability, resilience, and security while improving quality of life. Developed by future urban mobility think tank Smarter Than Car, the exhibit is simultaneously inspired by and a critique of the original Futurama exhibit from the 1939 World’s Fair in New York. It broadly follows a best-case thought experiment that moves the Read More
talk:
Dreaming about a home design project and not sure where to start? Wondering how to make the most of your budget? Curious about green design or how to plan for your family’s changing needs? Whether your project is a small remodel or new construction — or if you are just curious about the design process — AIA architects can help. Join us for an information-packed overview of the design and construction process including budget and schedule, tips for h Read More
event:
As a closing activity to the exhibit Futurama Redux: Urban Mobility After Cars And Oil exhibition, AIA Seattle will host a second public symposium, Imagineering a Postcarbon Seattle - Part 2, to explore the challenges and opportunities that decision makers, creatives, and civil society face when taking on the responsibility to phase out fossil fuels. Local experts will explore urban strategies for context-sensitive postcarbon transition and invite you t Read More
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Public interest design is re-positioning the architectural profession to address the social, political, and environmental issues of the 21st century through community-engaged design. This shift in practice advances the notion that architecture is not only a built product... Read More