RUDC Symposium: Virtual Migrations (2 LU)

When:  Dec 1, 2021 from 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM (ET)

RUDC Symposium: Virtual Migrations (2 LU)
Day 2

Migrations is the fourth AIA RUDC Symposium on the Future of Urban Design Education and Practice. This series addresses critical challenges facing the profession of architecture and brings together practitioners, educators, and theorists to assert innovative solutions to address them. Previous sessions probed strategies to address the impacts of the pandemic and public health, the climate, and mechanisms to bridge teaching and practice. The fall 2021 symposium is divided into two sessions that highlight disruptive migration patterns at a variety of scales and their impacts on contemporary notions of urbanism.

Session description

The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted migration patterns in fundamental ways, as remote work has altered how and where people conduct business. Virtual Migrations, the second in the two-part series, underscores the dynamics at work as technological advances and pervasive high-speed internet are enabling greater efficiencies. 

Learning Objectives

  1. Understand how flexible work environments are fundamentally altering traditional commuting patterns across the US
  2. Demonstrate locational advantages of smaller communities and the amenities they provide as alternatives to urban centers
  3. Highlight transformations in workplace environments that are making long-distance telecommuting an economically viable alternative to the traditional office
  4. Reveal complexities associated with locational decisions for affordable housing because of economic pressures.
Nathan Ogle, AIA, 12CHC Consulting, RUDC Committee Member

  1. Douglas Teiger, FAIA, Founder at Teiger Consulting
  2. Evelyn Lee, FAIA, Senior Experience Designer, Slack; Founder of the Practice of Architecture
  3. Sarah Karlinsky, Senior Advisor, SPUR
  • Per course: $25/$40 per course
  • Students (AIAS) free