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Archinect's Virtual Event Guide provides a curated list of the top online events to keep the architecture and design community sharp, inspired and connected.

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The Architectural League President's Medal Celebration of Andrew Freear

Monday, June 1, 2020 | 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

The League will host a virtual presentation to honor Andrew Freear, 2020 President’s Medal laureate. The presentation will include remarks by Marlon Blackwell, Rosalie Genevro, Paul Lewis, and Billie Tsien on Rural Studio’s work, tributes by many friends of Rural Studio from around the country, and Andrew in conversation with Billie and Marlon.

CAC Live: Virtual Workshop on Returning to the Office

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CST

What simple, design-minded adaptations make for a healthier office? This workshop lays out clear-cut steps for preparing your office for a returning workforce under social distancing guidelines. The program is geared to employers, building managers and others charged with reopening an office space. 

A Primer in Effective Community Engagement and Design

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 | 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM EDT

This panel discussion, moderated by Bryony Roberts, brings together four different perspectives to delve into what successful community engagement processes can look like and how to make them a part of standard practice.

SCI-Arc's Making + Meaning Live Info Session

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 3:00 PM PDT

Join a LIVE information session on June 3, 2020 at 3:00 pm PST with Making + Meaning program coordinator, Alexis Rochas. Making+Meaning is a four-week career exploration and portfolio building summer studio program that introduces students to architectural experimentation and transformative design techniques in a unique and lively studio setting.

Livestream: Winner! AIA Twenty-five Year Award 2020

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 | 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT

Watch the live stream Wednesday, June 3, at 4pm ET to find out who won one of architecture’s most coveted awards, the AIA Twenty-Five Year Award 2020. After the announcement, design critic Ned Cramer will interview the winning architect and one of the project owners.

RAIC 2020 Virtual Conference on Architecture

Thursday, June 4, 2020 | 11:00 AM – 8:00 PM EDT

The RAIC Virtual Conference on Architecture brings together professionals at every stage in their career to learn, explore, and discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the practice.?The virtual program offers eighteen hours of structured learning in a flexible format.

TALK: Adaptive Cities in a Post-Covid Era: The Mobility Sector

Thursday, June 4, 2020 | 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM EDT

This virtual forum will explore the specific ways in which cities and societies have been affected, and how public and private sector actors are working to support a near and long-term revolution to create more equitable, sustainable, healthy, and beautiful cities.

Touch-Me-Not Workspaces – A New Normal?

Thursday, June 4, 2020 | 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM BST

WOD (Women in Office Design) presents a dialogue between global designers, facilities heads & real estate service providers about post-pandemic workspaces.

Expanding Modes of Practice: Interboro

Friday, June 5, 2020 | 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM EDT

Moderated by Bryony Roberts, guest editor of Log 48: Expanding Modes of Practice, this online discussion brings together architects and designers whose work harnesses multiple modes of practice, exemplifying a “slipperiness” between fields.

Cocktails & Conversation: KieranTimberlake and Sarah Williams Goldhagen

Friday, June 5, 2020 | 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM EDT

For this program of Cocktails & Conversation, James Timberlake and Stephen Kieran of KieranTimberlake will sit down with author and architecture critic Sarah Williams Goldhagen over a custom-crafted cocktail as they discuss their firm and work.

RUMBLE 2020

Monday, June 8, 2020 2:30 PM – Tuesday, June 9, 2020 2:30 PM PDT

Join UCLA Architecture and Urban Design for RUMBLE 2020, our end-of-year student exhibition, on June 8-9, 2020. This year’s virtual event will highlight the architectural and urban ideas that motivate us as a community and showcase how they have matured and developed under the direction of our talented students and the collective stewardship of faculty. 

Will Technology Save Us?! Smart Solutions & Future of Workplace

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 10:00 AM CST

Join CTBUH for a virtual discussion among top experts sharing their perspective on the smart solutions they see consistently generating value and how they will help bring the workforce back to a safe and productive environment.

ACSA108 Virtual Conference

Monday, June 15, 2020 11:00 AM – Friday, June 19, 2020 6:30 PM EDT

The ACSA108 Virtual Conference will bring together architecture and design educators and students to discuss and explore a broad range of scholarly and creative activities. During these five days, registrants can obtain Continuing Education Credits, including Health, Safety, and Welfare credits.

Guess-A-Sketch 2020

Thursday, June 18, 2020 | 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM EDT

Guess-A-Sketch is a lively evening where architects, architecture enthusiasts, and young professionals gather for an architecture-themed, Pictionary-style tournament. Honoree sketchers draw iconic buildings as competing teams guess to win the Guess-A-Sketch trophy.

The Future City: Urban Resilience and the Power of Data

Monday, June 22, 2020 7:30 PM BST

Our societies are surrounded by an abundance of data in both the online and physical world. Has data the power to help us understand better our communities and complex reality? Can data help us create new tools to manage urban risk and design resilient cities?