We are celebrating Rhode Island's first annual DesignWeek. There are events every day this week that showcase the many talented designers throughout our state.
We are going to cancel September's meeting to encourage everyone to attend the DesignWeek festivities. You can sign up for the events (both free and ticketed) here:
Our next regularly scheduled meeting will be held on the fourth Tuesday of October, 10/28 at the AIAri Windows space at 158 Washington Street in Providence.
Hope to see everyone at DesignWeekRI!
We are in need of volunteers to set up the PARK(ing) Day stand this Friday (19th of September).
Could you spend an hour or so at the stand with us? Let us know writing to email@example.com or text to 0499 092 410.
THANKSSSS a lot
Hi all! You may have noticed that our site has been frozen for a bit. Have no fear-- we're still going strong, and the site is back up and running. We will continue to try and keep our homepage as current as possible, but be sure to check out our Facebook page for all of the latest up-to-date info. Cheers!
Hey Design Advocates:
Your assistance is needed THIS WEEKEND to help with construction work on a prototype for the Librii project. Librii is a groundbreaking initiative that combines cutting-edge digital content delivery with the community-based services and benefits of a neighborhood library. But that doesn't really capture it; check out the website to get a better idea of what's going on:
Thanks for attending our chapter monthly meeting yesterday (10/09/2014) and congratulations to our new department heads !!!.
We shall be expected to follow up on our respective tasks and report back on the ‘whatsApp chapter forum’
Our next chapter meeting is scheduled for 3pm Friday, October 10th at 'the cofee shop' gwarimpa. We shall be looking forward to sharing updates on partnership arrangements with development partners and the proposed 'chapter soft projects'. Looking forward to another exciting meeting.
Hey Design Advocates!
Come join us for an evening with Journeyman International, an exciting group with an innovative model of public interest design they'd like to share. Sponsored by PUBLIC Journal and WJE Associates, the event will introduce the work JI is doing with architecture students in developing countries. There will be food, drinks and plenty of conversation on how students, professors and professionals in the area can get involved.
Check out their website for more info:
The Bermondsey Project, a collaboration between Crisis Skylight, Bow Arts, London Sculpture Workshop and London Community Furniture, is closing due to redevelopment of the site. It's been a dynamic hub and catalyst in revitalising the cultural life of the local community. In September 2014 Crisis Skylight Bermondsey and the gallery will be closing and in March 2015 the remaining building users and partners, Bow Arts, Crisis warehouse, London Sculpture Workshop and London Community Furniture will also be moving on.
We have information on an amazing new competition that has just begun! LifeCorps Food Share Hub needs you! More so, they need your ideas. They are expanding and thus need ideas for a "stand alone" building that will house LifeCorps programs, farmers' markets, classrooms, rooftop community gardens and/or greenhouses, a community food bank, and employment training space.
Not only is this a great competition, but there are cash prizes as well:
AfH Baltimore is proud to co-sponsor an event with the AIA Baltimore Resiliency Committee! See details below:
The city of Baltimore will be hosting a SAP "Train-the-Trainer" course, presented my Michael Lingerfelt, FAIA on Saturday, October 25, 2014. We are looking for a leaders from the Mid-Atlantic region to join us in Baltimore for this event where we can train local professionals to give Safety Assessment trainings in the future.