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Seattle Design Festival 2022
Wednesday, May 25, 2022 in AIA Seattle, Exhibits & Programs, Home Feed, Seattle Design Festival Comments Off on Seattle Design Festival 2022

The 2022 Seattle Design Festival will be all about CONNECTION. When thinking about design, there is something very tangible and physical in how things ‘connect’ – but there is also something very emotional that ‘CONNECTION’ taps into as well. CONNECTION is a core human need. Our brains are wired to connect. We look and long […]

Solstice Celebration: Creative Convergence Wednesday, May 25, 2022 in General Comments Off on Solstice Celebration: Creative Convergence

Come celebrate the Diversity by Design exhibit at the Center for Architecture and Design highlighting the works of BIPOC designers, designers of all genders, LGBTQI + designer, designers with disabilities, immigrant designers and more. Connect with our local community and professional allies for an in-person discussion on how we can encourage current and future generations to explore […]

Ignite! An SDF Fundraiser Friday, April 1, 2022 in General Comments Off on Ignite! An SDF Fundraiser

Now in its sixth year, the annual Seattle Design Festival (SDF) fundraiser brings together and acknowledges the community of designers, makers, activists, and enthusiasts who support SDF’s ongoing work to highlight all the ways that design has a powerful impact in our lives. We have important work to do, building vibrant connections between designers and […]

Seattle Design Festival – Call for Proposals Friday, April 1, 2022 in General Comments Off on Seattle Design Festival – Call for Proposals

In a world that is increasingly experiencing disconnection, how can design affirm and strengthen critical connections within our community? This year’s Seattle Design Festival, August 20-26, will kick off with the SDF Block Party at Lake Union Park and feature in-person and virtual experiences throughout the week. Our Call for Proposals has officially launched – due May […]

Diversity by Design Friday, January 7, 2022 in General Comments Off on Diversity by Design

Diversity by Design: Equity in Architecture showcases seven Northwest Regional projects submitted to Diversity Roundtable’s open call to celebrate the work of underrepresented designers. Despite people of color making up a majority of early career unlicensed designers, only a small percentage of licensed architects are people of color. Additionally, people of color are consistently unrepresented […]

AIA Seattle Wednesday, December 8, 2021 in General Comments Off on AIA Seattle

There currently aren’t any AIA Seattle events being held at the Center. In the meantime, find our most current committee and program events listing on our AIA Seattle calendar.

Honor Awards for Washington Architecture Wednesday, August 25, 2021 in General Comments Off on Honor Awards for Washington Architecture

Submissions are open! 2021 AIA Seattle Honor Awards for Washington Architecture Reconnect and broaden conversations about resilience in design. On behalf of the Honor Awards Committee, we look forward to celebrating you in person with a renewed sense of urgency to undertake the grand social, environmental, and economic challenges we are facing. While this has been […]

Seattle Design Festival Call For Proposal Due Thursday, March 25, 2021 in General Comments Off on Seattle Design Festival Call For Proposal Due

This year’s festival theme, EMERGE, seeks to inspire action, addressing the consequences of the pandemic to nurture new possibilities. Emerging is a process of adaptation, of transforming the way we interact, collaborate, and create. How can community-driven design strategies carry us forward? How will we emerge better? This year’s festival will happen exclusively outside through our […]

Seattle Design Festival 2021 Wednesday, February 3, 2021 in General Comments Off on Seattle Design Festival 2021

Every year, the Seattle Design Festival brings together designers, community members, experts, city officials, and business leaders to celebrate and explore how design improves the quality of our lives and our community. 2021 was the year of EMERGE. Our community gathered at Lake Union Party on August 21 &22 for a two-day Block Party to […]

About Time Wednesday, December 23, 2020 in Theme Archive Comments Off on About Time

2020 marked a turning point that we had not imagined. As the Seattle Design Festival prepared for its tenth year, the landscape had changed. SDF2020’s theme, About Time, sought to ponder past, present, and future at a unique moment of transition for the city, the region and the world. Instead, it confronted the reality of a […]