Archinect - News 2014-09-02T20:51:10-04:00 http://archinect.com/news/article/106964423/zaha-hadid-joins-keynote-speaker-lineup-at-acadia-2014-design-agency-registration-now-open Zaha Hadid joins keynote speaker lineup at ACADIA 2014: DESIGN AGENCY – Registration now open Archinect 2014-08-19T20:54:00-04:00 >2014-08-20T17:28:53-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/g7/g7whi0gvap6pznz0.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p>If you're in the Los Angeles area this fall, make sure not to miss this top notch event: the <a href="http://2014.acadia.org/" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">ACADIA 2014 Design Agency Conference</a>, to be held at the <a href="http://archinect.com/uscarchitecture" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">USC School of Architecture</a> October 23-25, just confirmed that Pritzker Prize winner <a href="http://archinect.com/zaha-hadid" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Zaha Hadid</a> will join the roster of high profile keynote speakers, including game designer Will Wright (creator of SimCity), programmer Casey Reas (creator of Processing), computational architect Marc Fornes (Principal of TheVeryMany) and structural engineer Greg Otto (Principal of Walter P. Moore).</p><p>Archinect and our sister site <a href="http://www.bustler.net" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a> are proud to be media partners of ACADIA 2014, so be sure to learn more right here.</p><p>Read on for more details from the organizers.</p><p>"Co-chaired by Dr. David Jason Gerber (USC School of Architecture), Alvin Huang, AIA (Synthesis Design + Architecture/USC School of Architecture) and Jose Sanchez (Plethora Project/USC School of Architecture), this highly anticipated event will bring an international audience of innovative design e...</p> http://archinect.com/news/article/96407905/pharrell-williams-will-give-the-aia-2014-national-convention-keynote-address Pharrell Williams Will Give the AIA 2014 National Convention Keynote Address Archinect 2014-03-24T13:39:00-04:00 >2014-03-27T18:57:10-04:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/e9/e9a1bed55141ba974b4baf489702f27b.jpg" width="514" height="343" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>Williams joins artist and urban planner Theaster Gates and MacArthur Genius and architect Jeanne Gang, FAIA, as speakers who will deliver keynote addresses. ARCHITECT Live host Stephen Chung, AIA, and 2014 AIA President Helene Combs Dreiling, FAIA, will also give talks. And Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel may put in an appearance as well, but who ever knows with that guy.</p></em><br /><br /><!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/loose.dtd"> <html><head><meta></head></html> http://archinect.com/news/article/62729343/colin-l-powell-blake-mycoskie-and-cameron-sinclair-to-speak-at-2013-aia-national-convention Colin L. Powell, Blake Mycoskie, and Cameron Sinclair to speak at 2013 AIA National Convention Archinect 2012-12-04T12:41:00-05:00 >2012-12-10T18:52:28-05:00 <img src="http://cdn.archinect.net/images/514x/v3/v3e2kj76xj0614ew.jpg" width="514" height="233" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.), former Secretary of State (2001 &ndash; 2005), joins Cameron Sinclair, co-founder and chief eternal optimist of Architects For Humanity, and Blake Mycoskie, founder and chief shoe giver of TOMS, as keynote speakers for the 2013 AIA National Convention. The nation&rsquo;s architects and design industry meet June 20-22, 2013 in Denver.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The AIA Convention is architecture&rsquo;s largest annual gathering to keep current with innovative design solutions and the latest products and services that architects specify for the clients and communities they serve. The 2013 &ldquo;Building Leaders&rdquo; theme will give architects and design professionals opportunities to learn, share, and demonstrate the essential qualities that define leadership today.&nbsp; Learn more at the AIA Convention site.</p> <p> &ldquo;Architects are more likely leading teams of talented professionals than working in the isolated, stereotypical way we see them in popular culture,&rdquo; said AIA President-elect, Mickey Jacob, FAIA. &ldquo;The &lsquo;Building Leaders&rsquo; convention theme is focused on better preparing architects to contribute creative solutions with lasting positive impact on the health and well being of society.&nbsp; General Powell, Blake Mycoskie, and Cameron Sinclair will inspire us through their insights and experiences to bring more to our roles in business, architecture, and civic li...</p>