Apply to join the Denver Downtown Design Advisory Board
The Downtown Design Advisory Board is a nine-member board with review oversight of proposed projects. The board meets at 10:30 am the second and fourth Tuesday of every month, as needed. Board members should have knowledge of fundamental urban design principles and be able to apply them to conceptual situations. Members should be comfortable reviewing projects from different design and community perspectives that relate to the downtown context and address the functionality and vibrancy required for a successful urban environment. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on April 15. Apply here.
Architecture Lecture: Spirit of Place with Chad Oppenheim
Join architect Chad Oppenheim at Aspen Art Museum’s Rooftop Café, Friday April 7th at 5 pm, as he takes guests on an immersive journey through his firm’s work and philosophy that aims to realign and reconnect us to the world around us. His award-winning firm, Oppenheim Architecture, is known for architecture that celebrates the natural world and the inherent power of each site. RSVP here.
Attend a live taping of the Architect-ing podcast
Join Architect-ing on Wednesday April 12th at 7pm for a live podcast interview with Alan Golin Glass, FAIA, at Kephart (2555 Walnut Street, Denver). Free for members and non-members.
Colorado State University’s Architectural Virtual Library
Colorado State University’s Architectural Virtual Library will be presented from 6pm – 7:30 pm Thursday, April 13. Maria Delgado, Assistant Professor in CSU’s Department of Design and Merchandising, will highlight the online library featuring architectural historic buildings. The CSU-AVL depicts 36 scanned buildings across the state, and a customized legend guides viewers through a virtual tour. RSVP to attend.
Marshall Fire Rebuild Expo
A Marshall Fire Rebuild Expo will be held April 15 from 10 am – 3 pm at Ascent Community Church in Louisville (550 McCaslin Boulevard). The exhibition is hosted by the Home Builders Association of Metro Denver and the volunteer Marshall Fire Task Force. The exhibition at the church, is free and open to the public. More than 40 exhibitions on builders, contractors, financial institutions, lumber and materials vendors, and other businesses dedicated to the rebuilding effort will be at the event.
Register or learn more here.
2023 Landscape Architecture 8×8
The College of Architecture and Planning at CU Denver is excited to host the second annual Landscape Architecture 8×8 on April 17 at 6pm at the Lawrence Street Center. This year’s event features presentations by 8 inspiring mid-level architects. This signature Landscape Architecture Department event provides up-and-coming landscape architects a platform to discuss their work, their ambitions, and even the challenges they’ve faced in their careers. More info here.
NEXUS National Mentorship Program Applications Open for the Month of April
NEXUS’s goal is to support equity and access to architecture as a profession. If you are new to the field, have plateaued in your growth/development, or are an associated professional who has always wanted to be an architect, this program provides a wealth of resources to help navigate your career. Young professionals are connected with highly esteemed AIA Fellows who have practiced, researched, authored, and experienced the gamut of the field of architecture. More info and to Apply here.