Updates from the Austin Foundation for Architecture
Your occasional digest of design-minded exhibitions, tours, and happenings across Austin.
Announcing Architalks at Articulture!
Popular lecture series joins Austin Foundation for Architecture offerings
Architalks at Articulture showcases Austin’s community of architects and designers. Each installment focuses on an individual or collective and their unique process. This series is presented by the Austin Foundation for Architecture in collaboration with venue sponsor Articulture Designs, event sponsor Builders FirstSource, and series founder/organizer Scott Harvey.

September 8: Camille Jobe and Ada Corral, Jobe Corral Architects
October 7: Scott Ginder and Rommel Sulit, Forge Craft Architecture + Design
November 10: Al York, FAIA, of McKinney York Architects

Register for the September 8 Architalks at Articulture and learn more here.
Image: Tobin Davies Photography
AIA Austin Homes Tour 2021
October 15-18
This year, the Tour will be presented as a hybrid event with both virtual and in-person touring! For this 35th year, there will be an incredible online experience for all nine homes as well as the opportunity to tour three houses in person. The VIP experience includes a private party at a house with a breathtaking view of downtown Austin.

Get Early Bird pricing here!

Learn more about the AIA Austin Homes Tour here.
AIA Austin is the Foundation's partner organization.
Save The Date! Form:Function is November 18
Event recognizes 2021 AIA Austin Honor Award Recipients
A key component of the Foundation’s mission is to promote leadership in the field of architecture.

To this end, we join our partner organization, AIA Austin, to celebrate recipients of the prestigious AIA Austin Honor Awards and honorary membership during our annual Form:Function event.

By introducing a thoughtful design, policy, or idea for Austin’s built or natural environment, our honorees help make our city special.
The 2021 AIA Austin Honor Award recipients are:
Bill Mullane, AIA
Alan Yamato Taniguchi, FAIA, Award for Public Architecture
Underwritten by Bartlett Cocke
Jointly presented with the Austin Foundation for Architecture

Kendall Claus, Assoc. AIA
Associate Member of the Year Award
Underwritten by Rogers-O’Brien Construction

Chestnut Neighborhood Revitalization Corporation
Community Vision Award
Underwritten by Encotech Engineering Consultants
Sophia Razzaque, AIA
Emerging Professional Achievement Award
Underwritten by Carter Design Associates

Firm Achievement Award
Underwritten by Austin Concrete Development

AIA Austin Women in Architecture Committee
John V. Nyfeler, FAIA, Community Service Award
Underwritten by Michael+Wes & Co.
Follow our Instagram account for honoree profiles leading up to the event.

The 2021 Form:Function event will be held on November 18. Additional details to follow. Learn more here.
Take Our City Model Survey!
The Austin Foundation for Architecture and AIA Austin's Exhibition + Experiences Committee is creating a model of the city's places and spaces for all Austinites to enjoy.

You can help us develop this exhibit by letting us know what sites are important to you, and what you would like to see represented, in a city model!

Take the survey here.
AIA Austin's Design Talks Returns September 14!
Welcome to America: GSA's Design Excellence Program at the Border will be held online
Join principals from Snow Kreilich Architects, Jones Studio, and Robert Siegel Architects as they discuss designing Ports of Entry with the GSA's Design Excellence Program.

This event is free and open to the public, or offers continuing education credit with a paid ticket.

Learn more and register here.

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