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Omar Gandhi Presents Defining a Process | Virtual Housing Design Week

Adhering to the original theme imbued with new meaning, AIA Seattle presents Finding Balance Across the Spectrum of Residential Design: Virtual Housing Design Week. Join us online June 8-12 for a full week of continuing education webinars, discussions, film screenings, art, and engagement focused on small scale residential design inspiration and practice issues. Design Week kicks off with keynote Omar Gandhi’s presentation Defining a Process.

If you would like to purchase a design week pass for all-inclusive discounted access to the full week’s continuing education programs, events, and opportunities (includes 7.5 AIA LU HSW, pending approval), CLICK HERE. Single session registration is available for both keynote presentations (June 8 and 12) and for all free, low-cost, or sliding scale offerings throughout the week (not for AIA CEU), including film screenings co-presented with Northwest Film Forum.


MONDAY JUNE 8 | OMAR GANDHI – OPENING KEYNOTE

DEFINING A PROCESS

9:00 – 10:30 AM PT | Webinar, featuring:

Omar Gandhi is the principal of Omar Gandhi Architect, an architectural practice founded in 2010 with small teams in both Halifax and Toronto. The work of its two studios – OG halifax and OGTO – has garnered much National and International attention in the young practice’s short history. In its early years, the studio was awarded the Canada Council for the Arts Professional Prix de Rome, was included in Wallpaper* Magazine’s Architects Directory, and Omar himself was named as one of the Monocle Magazine’s ‘Most influential Canadians’. Omar was chosen as one of the Architectural League of New York’s ‘Emerging Voices’ of 2016 and was appointed as the Louis I. Kahn visiting Assistant Professor in Architectural Design at the Yale School of Architecture for the 2018-19 academic year. Most recently, Omar Gandhi Architect was the recipient of a 2018 Governor General’s Medal in Architecture for its work on Rabbit Snare Gorge, and honored as the only Canadian practice in Architectural Record Magazine’s 2018 Design Vanguard.


COST

Registration includes 1.5 AIA LU. All sessions and speakers subject to change. 

$15 AIA Member
$10 Associate Member
$20 Non-Member
$5 Student

Registration deadline: 12:00PM Friday, June 5

Reduced rate options are available (priority given to AIA members). Please submit the Continuing Education Scholarship / Reduced Rate Request form via email by Monday, June 1.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Analyze approaches to design education and architectural internships.
  • Describe the business fundamentals of owning and operating a small design firm.
  • Evaluate context as an integral part of defining a firm’s design process.
  • Explore how to scale a business, using the example of rural, single-family residential practice to urban, large-scale practice.

SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR HOUSING DESIGN WEEK SPONSORSHousing Design Week sponsor graphic


SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR PLANNING TASK FORCE

Garrett Reynolds (Chair) | Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
Karen DeLucas | Karen DeLucas Architecture
Julie Campbell | CTA Design Builders
Susan Ingham | KASA Architecture
Tom Lawrence | Tom Lawrence Architecture
Colbi Cannon  | Gray Cedar


Registration or Credit Questions?
Contact Zoe Guckenheimer, Program & Event Coordinator at AIA Seattle

Program Questions?
Contact Cassie Blair, Associate Director of Programs & Impact at AIA Seattle

Sponsorship Questions?
Contact Kristen Lound, Associate Director of Growth & Operations at AIA Seattle

Details

Date
June 8
Time
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Event Price
$0-$20

Venue

Online
98101

Organizer

AIA Seattle
Phone
(206) 448-4938
Website
www.aiaseattle.org