The AIA Housing and Community Development Knowledge Community (HCD) is a network of architects and allied stakeholders that promotes equity in housing, excellence in residential design, and sustainable, vibrant communities for all, through education, research, awards, and advocacy.
Start earning AIA learning units and HSW by attending a Housing and Community Development webinar. Visit the HCD webinar calendar to see the 2021 offerings.
When: Feb 1, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (ET)
Saving Superman is an endeavor to preserve the Industrial Trust Building, known in Providence as the Superman Building. Placed on the National Trust’s list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places in 2019, RISD’s Department of Interior Architecture joined forces with Providence Preservation Society to explore the reuse of the Superman Building in the final semester of the MA in Adaptive Reuse Program.Learn more and register >
When: Feb 26, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (ET)
AIA Housing Awards and AIA/HUD Secretary’s Awards recognize exceptional design in various types of housing. The winners’ designs represent the best practices in the field that reflect a commitment to sustainability, inclusivity, and accessibility to foster healthy neighborhoods and communities.
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When: Mar 1, 2021 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (ET)
A broad coalition of community members elected officials, professional organizations, community leaders, lawyers, urban planners, and architects are working together on statewide reform of zoning and planning policy laws in Connecticut. Learn how this coalition is organizing to create a more equal, integrated society, foster inclusive growth, and protect the environment.
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------------------------------Susan ParrishDirector, Knowledge CommunitiesThe American Institute of ArchitectsWashington DC------------------------------