Tuesday.am.edition with AIALA 09.15.20

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The Los Angeles Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
tuesday.am edition | September 15, 2020
Creativity Conference – Blurring Boundaries
Presented by the Interior Architecture Committee
Tuesday, September 29 & Wednesday, September 30, 2020 | 4:00P – 7:00P | 3 LUs per day |
6 LUs total (applied for)
Be with us for a conference that explores how boundaries around disciplines that are diffusing away into each other. Take a journey into creativity, story-telling, and stimulation from invite pioneers in the fields of art, music, movie, and fabric.
Support Your Chapter
The Design Awards is Our Fundraiser
Thursday, October 29, 2020 | 5:30P – 8:00P | Tickets Prices Go up Next Week
This year your Chapter responded to the pressure on firms and individuals from COVID19, and a renewed call to address racial inequity in the profession. You responded by attending and participating in packed virtual town halls, conferences, and learning series such as Designing for the Future. Then, by acting on what you learned.
Make these types of highly popular AIALA events possible next year. Support the AIALA. Purchase tickets for this year’s Design Awards.

Powerful 7 Update
Breakout Session Leaders Announced
Friday, October 9 + 16, 2020 | 9:30A – 12:00P | Zoom
Different venue, same superlative breakout conversations. Powerful breakout sessions are back in 2020. Each is taught by a leader in the field and offers specifics to support you in your individual career path.
Presenting Sponsors: KFA Architecture |
Design for Dignity Roundtable:
Addification – Adding Homes Without Displacing People
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | 12:00P – 1:00P
“What tools do development/design teams have to encourage and increase affordable housing in prime real state adjacent to light rail such as the Expo Line” is just one of the topics that will be discussed at this event.

Image: A Home for “At-Promise” Youth, Lehrer Architects
Case Study: Transit Renaissance in LA
The LAX/Metro Transit Center

Thursday, September 24, 2020 | 4:00P – 5:00P |
1 LU | Sliding Scale Tickets
The LAX/Metro Transit Center is a flagship multi-modal transit station by Metro that will create inclusive access and interchange between the new Crenshaw/LAX LRT Line, the Green Line, and the LAX Automated People Mover (APM)—an active 15-bay bus terminal, a substantial bike hub facility, and significant improvements to the surrounding public realm. Learn about the big picture and the details from Prime Consultant, Executive Architect, Landscape Architect and Planner Gruen Associates; and Designer Grimshaw.
AIA|LA Design For Dignity Roundtable:
Wellness Design
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 | 4:00P – 5:30P
Wellness Design describes a range of strategies to fight the causes and effects of systemic injustice and trauma in the built environment. Let’s identify and develop shareable guidelines to promote intentional implementation of trauma-informed design practices.
Climate Change
aecKnowledge offers 2 Degrees on Tape
4.75 HSW/LUs
Never has the AIALA COTE’s 2 Degrees C Conference been more pertinent. See it on tape, as recorded by aecKnowledge. Earn units and learn new strategies for addressing climate change.

Urban Design Committee
Christopher Hawthorne on Residential Development in Los Angeles
Thursday, September 24, 2020 | 6:00P – 7:30P
Christopher Hawthorne, Chief Design Officer for the city of Los Angeles, will discuss the future of low-rise, infill residential architecture in the city and a related competition the Mayor’s Office will launch this fall. Discover timely information, attend this talk.
News + More Upcoming Events
In Briefs

Eric Owen Moss Architects wins AIA National’s 2020 Twenty-Five Year Award
Request for Proposals for AIA’s Next to Lead
Upcoming Community Events
09.15.20 Net Zero 2020
Fostering disease prevention and wellness through the built environment.
09.11.20 – 09.30.20
taught by
Gabrielle Bullock, FAIA, and Karen Compton explore difficult questions/answers on JEDI Culture in this video series.
The Los Angeles Chapter of the American Institute of Architects