With the goal to spread awareness on the talent found right here in the District, the Washington, D.C. chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA l DC) will launch Your City, Your Architects, which will feature a year-long series of lectures primarily from AIA l DC members. The program is part of an initiative, called Designed in DC. Each lecture will occur once a month with the first to occur on January 26. This lecture will be focused on the history of Modernism and how it's influenced the work of Mark McInturff of McInturff Architects.
In February, Alan Dynerman of Dynerman Architects will discuss how everyone is a client and how architecture serves everyone. Janet Bloomberg and Richard Loosle-Ortega of KUBE will focus on modern design in a traditional city in March. Each of these lectures will be held at the District Architecture Center at 421 7th Street NW. Students and AIA members will be able to attend the event at a discounted price. There haven't been any reports yet on what other future speakers the public should expect, so expect more details to come.
· All information on the first lecture on January 26 [AIA l DC]
· All AIA coverage [Curbed DC]