Architecture WeekArchitecture Week is held every April as part of a nationwide celebration. Lectures, tours and activites geared towards professionals and the public alike are concentrated during the month of April. The Chapter is pleased to offer the following activities as part of Architecture Week 2013 (click on an event name for more details):
- April 8-12 - "Dress for Success" Clothing Drive
Our Women in Architecture Committee is holding a clothing drive to collect professional attire to donate to Dress for Success, a non-profit organization that helps disadvantaged women. All week at various drop-off locations.
- April 9 - Pecha Kucha Night
Enjoy food and drink and discover a fun way to share ideas and experiences with only 20 images, shown for 20 seconds each. The evening will feature a variety of creative presenters and interesting topics. The event is free, although attendees will be purchasing their own refreshments. Reservations are not required. At the Light Horse Restaurant & Bar, 715 King Street, Alexandria.
- April 11 - Award Winning Projects: An Exhibit and Lecture
Organized by the Schools Connections Committee, the exhibit highlights award-winning projects by local architects and features a presentation by Christopher L. Gordon, AIA and his team at KGD Architecture on their winning office renovation project for the Teknion Showroom. Continuing education credits are offered. The event is free and registration is not necessary. At Virginia Tech – Washington Alexandria Architecture Center, 1001 Prince Street, Alexandria.
- April 14 - Walking Tour of Historic Old Town Alexandria
The tour covers the history of Alexandria as reflected through its architecture and urban design, highlighting examples from Georgian to Art Deco. The tour will be led by members of our Historic Resources Committee. 2 AIA HSW CEHs. The tour is free, but requires pre-registration by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.