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Architecture Week and Family Architecture Day with AIA

April 20 - April 28

Every April, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) celebrates Architecture Week across the country. Join us as we collaborate with AIA Northern Virginia for an exhibition and family activities as part of Architecture Week’s festivities.

On View:

Architecture at its Best: An Exhibit of Projects by Local Architects
In the Grand Hall Saturday, April 20 – Sunday, April 28

Northern Virginia chapter of AIA (American Institute of Architects) showcases winning projects from their annual Design Awards Program

Featuring projects designed by the following architecture firms:

AECOM
Architecture, Incorporated
Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS
Bowie Gridley Architects
FORMA Design Inc.
GBR Architects
Gensler
Grimm + Parker Architects
Robert M. Gurney, FAIA, Architect
IA Interior Architects
INTEC Group, Inc.
David Jameson Architect
KGD Architecture
KUBE Architecture
Perkins Eastman
Perkins+Will
SmithGroup

Family Architecture Day AIA

Saturday, April 27
12 – 4 pm

AIA Northern Virginia

Architects from AIA Northern Virginia will be on hand at the Art Center to help participants design and build a ‘Scrap City’ along with other hands-on activities for families. Learn about the importance of architecture while meeting creatives of all kinds across three floors of studios and galleries. All the hands-on activities will be kid-friendly and happening the entire afternoon.

Free and open to the public. Reservations are not required.

The exhibition and the event is co-hosted by AIA Northern Virginia’s Schools Connections Committee and offered in celebration of Architecture Week. For information on all the Architecture Week activities, click here.

Details

Start:
April 20
End:
April 28
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Website:
https://aianova.org/architectureweek.php

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Torpedo Factory Art Center
Phone:
703-746-4570
Email:
torpedofactory@alexandriava.gov

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Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St.
Alexandria, VA 22314
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Daily10 am - 6 pm*
Thursdays10 am - 9 pm
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