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Announcing the Keynote Speakers for the 2023 Symposium by the AIA Regional and Urban Design Knowledge Community (RUDC). This year, we delve into the theme, "Cities in Transition: Designing for a World in Flux"-examining the volatile changes affecting urban environments today. Join us on October 19-20 in Washington, DC for a dynamic two-day event featuring presentations, panel discussions, and on-site project tours.
Visit About | RUDC Symposium 2023 to register and for more details.
Meet Our Esteemed Keynote Speakers:
This event is in partnership with APA Design and Preservation Division, AIA UD|DC, ASLA Potomac, and the Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center (WAAC) at Virginia Tech. Special thanks to our sponsors: #Gensler, #HKS, #Land_Collective, and #Gehl.
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