American Institute of Architects to hold Climate Adaptive Design symposium Nov. 7-8

Press release from the American Institute of Architects Asheville Section:

The American Institute of Architects Asheville Section continues its series Climate Adaptive Design: Where Building Science Meets Climate Science, “one of the most important symposia in the country about where climate and architectural design interface.” AIA ups the ante promoting sustainable design while aiming towards the AIA challenge for 2030.

Meet the Experts and Earn CE Hours

Join us for the Public Lecture on Thursday night, and stay for Friday’s full day of lectures, talks and panel discussions.

Continuing Education Credit Hours are offered, one hour for the Thursday evening session, six hours for the Friday session.

Thursday, Nov. 7
Public Lecture

Join us Thursday evening at 5 p.m. for 50 Years of Climate and Architecture a public lecture by the internationally renowned architect, researcher, author and educator the honorable Vivian Loftness. FAIA, LEED AP, CPHC. Thursday evening’s public lecture is free, (donations accepted), and all community members are invited to attend. Vivian shares her decades of focus on environmental design and sustainability, and climate and regionalism in architecture. Vivian presents an equally interesting yet more technical topic on the Friday’s session as well.

Friday, November 8
Full Day Conference

The Friday conference continues at The Collider with registration from 8:15 -8:45 a.m. Aimed at the professional architect, designer, planner and construction expert, the conference offers six continuing education credits.  A catered lunch is included in the registration fee. The conference concludes at 5 p.m. Speakers include:
Timothy W. Owen
Dr. Drury B. Crawley, Ph.D., AIA
David Hill, FAIA
Anica Landreneau
… and more!

The Collider
1 Haywood Street, Asheville

AIA/GBA-Member Early Bird – $175.00
Government Rate – $175.00
General Admission Early Bird – $205.00

HURRY! Early Pricing ENDS OCT. 10!

More information at


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