The American Institute of Architects (AIA) San Diego is dedicated to promoting the profession of architecture in San Diego. Founded in 1928, AIA San Diego remains committed to connecting architects with the community through advocacy for design, planning, sustainability, education, professional development, and civic leadership. The Regional Design Advisory Council, formed in 2021, is a broad group of interdisciplinary professionals, including but not limited to architects, planners, landscape architects, and elected officials. The Council strives to promote visionary thinking and serves as an advocacy group evaluating legislative initiatives and public and private investments that affect the design of San Diego’s built environs.
Equitable City Making by Design: A Conversation with Christopher Hawthorne
What this is
Conversations that highlight how design shapes the region, with opportunities to learn from designers firsthand.
When & Where
- Sep 22: 12-1:15pm
- Free Register
Cities around the world rely on various forms and scales of design governance to ensure design excellence in citymaking. As the 2024 World Design Capital approaches, how does San Diego want to take this opportunity to put into place design-led urban policies that address many of our most pressing issues, including housing, social justice and the environment?
Join AIA’s Regional Design Advisory Council for a discussion with Christopher Hawthorne, former architecture critic for the LA Times and current Chief Design Officer for the City of Los Angeles about what San Diego and San Diegans can do to design our future to be more inclusive, just and environmentally responsible.