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2013 Design Awards Party, Get your Tickets!

The 2013 AIA|LA Design Awards location and date has been set for this year. We are excited to return to the Broad Stage at the Santa Monica Performing Arts Center on Monday, October 28, 2013. Read More 

Last Days to Purchase Tickets:
Design Meets Los Angeles (DMLA) 2013

September 26, 2013, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM 

Join the AIA|LA Interiors Committee for their annual Design Meets Los Angeles (DMLA) on Thursday, September 26, 2013 at the glamorous Beso Restaurant.
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Small Firms Workshop #3: Writing Contractual Agreements for Small Projects

October 11, 2013, 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Protect yourself, your firm, and the work you do by learning best practices when entering into contracts. Read More 

AIA|LA Walking Tour:
3 Centuries of Downtown Architecture -
Late 19th, 20th and early 21st Century

October 13, 2013, 10:30 AM

Partnering with Ward Thompson, AIA, RIBA of Entasis Architectural Tours, let us take you through the history of 19th century, 20th Century into 21st Century Downtown Los Angeles. This will be a grand tour that will give any Los Angeles architecture aficionado a look at real Los Angeles history. Don't miss out! Read More 

AIA|LA Presents the Cal Coast Home Tour

October 20, 2013, 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM 

This fall, AIA|LA has brought together three beautiful homes that not only define coastal living, but also define the needs of their home owners. Read More 

AIA|LA Launches Virtual Design Awards Exhibit

AIA|LA Design Awards Exhibit 

As the official kick off of the Design Award's season, AIA|LA is proud to announce the new virtual exhibit of all the AIA|LA 2013 Design Award entries that will live on the AIA|LA Pinterest site. Read More 


AIA|LA Gallery  

Joyce Lieberman's recent collection "Zeitgeist" of dappled light abstract canvases will be on view at the AIA for the month of September. Read More 

AIA|LA Associate Members Feature Page

AIA|LA Member Opportunity 

AIA Los Angeles is looking to highlight the unique skills and talents of our Associate Members on the website's new AIA|LA Associate Members Feature Page. If you have worked on a project and have images that you believe our community would find inspiring and interesting, please submit those to us. Read More 

AIA|LA Committee on Architecture in Healthcare:
A Day in the Life - Healthcare 2020

September 25th 2013, 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

This month's presentation of the AIA|LA Committee on Architecture in Healthcare will take a look at facility change from a technology perspective: A Day in the Life - Healthcare 2020. Read More 

AIA|LA Historic Resources Committee Lecture: "Making the Point: unlocking the secrets of mortars and masonry pointing"

September 25, 2013, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 

John Fidler RIBA, Int. Assoc. AIA, will present the latest information and understanding on historic mortar constituents, properties and behavior and guide the audience through the wide range of binders, aggregates, tools and techniques available to today's designers, specifiers and contractors involved in building rehabilitation and restoration, advising on best practice from his 35 years specialist experience.
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Sponge City: Understanding Stormwater and its Urban Design Implications

October 9, 2013, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM  

The goal of the seminar is to introduce architecture and urban design professionals to the most advanced research on LA's stormwater resources and how it can be used to inform planning, policy, and design choices. Read More 

re:code LA Seeks Applications for Zoning Advisory Committee

Community News 

The City of Los Angeles is embarking on re:code LA, the first comprehensive revision of its Zoning Code in 67 years. Modernizing and streamlining the antiquated Code is a key component of the City's Development Reform Strategic Plan and is one of the Department of City Planning's (DCP) priority projects. Read More 

Monterey Design Conference 2013

September 27, 2013 to September 29, 2013, All day

The conference offers participants three days of talks by-and relaxed conversations with- internationally and nationally significant architects. MDC's location-a beach in California-generates a stunning environment and a rare opportunity to initiate relaxed conversations with such names all in one setting. Read More 

LABC's Annual Mayoral Housing, Transportation and Jobs Summit

October 18, 2013, 7:30 AM to 2:00 PM

The Summit, now in its 12th year, is a gathering of top business leaders and government decision-makers at the UCLA Anderson School of Business. Read More