Tuesday.am.edition with AIALA 08.11.20

The Los Angeles Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
tuesday.am edition | August 11, 2020
Urban Design Committee: Thom Mayne, FAIA, on Urban Projects
Thursday, August 27, 2020 | 6:00P – 7:30P
Pritzker Prize recipient Thom Mayne, FAIA, speaks live via ZOOM about Morphosis’ dynamic urban design projects. This is a unique opportunity to learn from a big thinker conversant in how cities across the globe approach urban design.
photo: Emerson College Los Angeles designed by Morphosis.
Last Call
Learn from a Herzog & de Meuron Alumni
Wednesday, August 12, 2020 | 4:00P – 5:00P
Born in Switzerland, Monika Haefelfinger worked for Herzog & de Meuron prior to launching XTEN Architecture. Learn from her and XTEN Principal Scott Utterstrom, AIA, on this virtual tour
sponsored: Snyder Diamond | Gaggenau
photo: Steve King
JEDI Committee
New Initiative, New Committee
Voter Registration Dates Vary
The new AIALA and So CAL NOMA JEDI Committee begins as the programmers of this year’s Encompass and with a Get Out the Vote initiative which identifies 6 groups to connect with.

Changes to Healthcare Facilities
Next Week: Purposeful
Wednesday, August 19, 2020 | 7:30A – 10:30A | 3HSW LUs
We’re a week away from this Architecture in Healthcare workshop. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from influential clients and experts how the retail model is affecting design.
Presenting Sponsor: ConAm Building Co.
JEDI Committee
Wed Sept 2 + Thurs Sept 3, 2020 | 7:30A – 10:30A
LUs (applied for)
Collaborate with colleagues tackling issues of diversity and inclusion in the profession and addressing the role of architecture in increasing urban equity and resilience. Be with us at Encompass.
Presenting Sponsor: Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield
This Wednesday
WiA: Powerful 7 Organizing Meeting
Wednesday August 12, 2020 | 5:00P – 6:30P
The Women in Architecture Committee’s annual Powerful conference (now entering its 7th iteration) has grown into an international caliber event. Work with the WiA as they shape Powerful for 2020!.
photo: Assoc. Nico Marques

Last Call
Designing the Future: Multi-Family Housing
Thursday, August 13, 2020 | 8:00A – 9:30A
The leaders of San Francisco firms (Yakuh Askew, AIA, NOMA of YA Studio and David Baker, FAIA of David Baker Architects) join Los Angeles-based innovators for a session on designing with COVID-19 considerations in multi-family housing.
supporting sponsor: Chu + Gooding Architects
image: Ashland Apartments. Koning Eisenberg. photo: Eric Staudenmeir
Interior Architecture Committee:
Storytelling in Design: Disney Imagineering’s Creative Process
Tuesday, August 25, 2020 | 5:00P – 6:30
Receive a rare inside look at Disney Imagineering’s creative process in this discussion with Brent Strong, Executive Creative Director of the iconic global name.
Sliding Scale Registration
Emerging Firm Inverse Project
on Inverse Tower
Friday, September 9, 2020 | 4:00P – 5:00P
Inverse Project’s use of exterior ramps for Inverse Tower takes New York’s High Line to the next step. Just as fascinating is the story of this emerging firm itself. Discover both through this Case Study.
photo: Nico Marques, Assoc. AIA
Represent Your Chapter
AIA 2020 Business Meeting
Call for Delegates
Sign-up Thursday, August 13, 2020
Architect and Associate Members: Represent AIALA by voting as a Delegate at the AIA National Business Meeting–virtually, this year. Find out more, and here candidate speeches for National office:
Help Students Achieve Their Goals
Desk Loan Program for Students

AIALA Board of Directors Initiative
As students study virtually, during COVID 19, one challenge is: the need for a quiet place to work. Does your office have an extra desk & internet bandwidth that could be utilized by a student? Lend them space.
Connect | Support | Inspire
2×8, Virtual Exhibit for Next Gen Designers
Connect with Top Students
Be seen in 2×8’s immersive platform showcasing work by top students from across California. Sponsor 2×8 scholarships at a time students are most needing support, and take advantage of 501c3 contribution benefits. Engage with last year’s work on 2×8’s lush Instagram feed.
Community Content
The 2021 Forge Prize is Now Open
Phase 1 Deadline November 1, 2020
Organized by the AISC, the competition invites emerging architects currently pursuing licensure, or licensed less than 10 years, to submit visionary conceptual designs that pay homage to steel. Finalists present at a live industry event.
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