2018 Design Awards + Education Event

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On Friday, 21 September 2018 at Charter Hall in Downtown Roanoke, the Design Awards + Education Event will bring together the greater AIA Blue Ridge community for a day of Continuing Education, capped off in the evening by the 2018 Design + Honor Awards ceremony recognizing design excellence from our region and beyond. The awards gala will feature guest speaker and 2018 design awards jury chair, David Jameson, FAIA.

David’s work has been recognized nationally and internationally with over 175 design awards and featured in over 200 design publications including Architectural Record, Abitare, Architecture, Architectural Digest, and Architectural Review. London based Wallpaper magazine recognized the firm in 2011 as one of four US based firms to follow in its Fabulous 40 issue and Architectural Digest named David as the youngest member of their AD100 roster, a listing of the top 100 architects and designer’s worldwide. In 2012 the Wall Street Journal included the studio in their folio of the ten best residential architects in the US.

EDUCATION EVENT // 8am – 4pm

Organized around the theme of Assembly, this year’s Education Event will feature discussions and presentations covering a wide spectrum of emergent issues in the realms of Project, Practice, and Profession. Including:

  • new models of creative practice
  • integration of BIM + virtual reality
  • trends in mass timber construction in the US and abroad
  • a primer on the upcoming 2015 code
  • panel discussion: trends in the profession
  • security and good design

During lunch (included in the ticket price) attendees will have the opportunity to engage with our Friends of the Blue Ridge vendor sponsors.

DESIGN + HONOR AWARDS GALA // 6pm – 9pm

In addition to dinner and drinks (included in the ticket price), the evening will feature a short presentation by guest speaker and 2018 awards jury chair, David Jameson, FAIA. The evening will be capped off by presentations of this year’s Design + Honor Awards winners.  More information is available on the Design + Honor Awards page.

Thanks to all who submitted work for the Design + Honor Awards – our jury is hard at work reviewing the submissions. 

TICKET PRICING //

For Professionals

All Access Day + Evening Ticket @ $75 >> A full day of continuing education including lunch and vendors PLUS entry to the Design + Honor Awards Gala in the evening including dinner and speaker.

Education Event Day Pass Only @ $30 >> A full day of continuing education including lunch and vendors.

Design + Honor Awards Gala Pass Only @ $50 >> Entry to the Design + Honor Awards Gala in the evening including dinner and speaker.

For Students

All Access Day + Evening Ticket @ $20 >> For students, a full day of continuing education including lunch and vendors PLUS entry to the Design + Honor Awards Gala in the evening including dinner and speaker.

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