How can architects and mayors work together to plan for stronger communities? View these short clips below to hear from some of the participants at Civic I/O, a meeting of mayors at SXSW that invited architects to join their conversations.
Stephen Luoni, Assoc. AIA
Stephen Luoni, Assoc. AIA, explains the role that design-thinking plays in creating the built environment of the future.
Julie Snow, FAIA
Julie Snow, FAIA, explains the importance of becoming civically engaged.
Mayor Nan Whaley
Mayor Nan Whaley explains how architects are helping her look to the future.
José Alvarez, AIA
José Alvarez, AIA, explains the importance of a collaboration between architects and mayors.
Stuart Coppedge, FAIA
Stuart Coppedge, FAIA, explains how architects can help mayors think broadly about the design of their cities.
Architects and mayors work together at SXSW
AIA’s 2018 public awareness campaign is focusing on civic engagement, particularly showcasing how architects work with civic leaders. The AIA provided a group of architects with the opportunity to share their design-thinking abilities, knowledge, and professional background with mayors attending Civic I/O, the mayor’s summit at SXSW in Austin.
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