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Events for August 12, 2020

AIA presents: Architecture in Turbulent Times: Equity, Environment, Health, & Economy

Wednesday August 12, 2020

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM

AIA’s most important event of 2020
The simultaneous crises of climate change, COVID-19, a looming economic depression, and systemic racial injustice have exposed structural failings that architecture, and society, must address. It’s a perfect storm that has created an unprecedented call for change. Where do we go from here?

Architecture in Turbulent Times: Equity, Environment, Health, & Economy is a virtual learning event centered around change. Join us August 12 for 20 powerful sessions across four tracks featuring the latest thinking by leading architects, climate champions, civic leaders, academics, and new voices. You’ll hear the brave ideas and honest dialogue that architecture needs now, and leave with the knowledge you need to be part of the solution. 

Limited seats are available, $49 ticket includes all day-of live programming, access to on-demand sessions for 60 days, and access to recordings of the live sessions for 60 days  REGISTER  Up to 6.25 HSW & 14.5 LUs /RIBA.

Webinar: Skyfold presents, Mastering Architectural Acoustics in Flexible Spaces

Wednesday August 12, 2020

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM


Zoom Registration required

Course Description:  In this seminar, design professionals, general contractors, owners or facility managers will gain a thorough understanding of architectural acoustics, sometimes called “invisible architecture”.

Learning Objectives:

  • To learn about acoustics in the built environment (invisible architecture) and the effects on well-being, health, and safety including an overview on the Well Building Institute’s acoustical comfort recommendations.
  • To understand what sound is, how it behaves in an interior environment and how building materials are classified for their sound control capabilities.
  • To explore acoustical challenges in flexible space and learn how best to control sound including those acoustical challenges with operable partitions.
  • To find solutions through automation and intelligent acoustical design to achieve healthier, more comfortable and productive interior flexible spaces.

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