Upcoming Festival Events

Tuesdays, 12:00 - 1:00 PM
Sept. 18: 222 Second Street
Sept. 25: Transbay Transit Center

Sketchy Tuesday

Sketchy Tuesday is an urban sketching adventure. Gather with a group of architects, sketchers, designers and enthusiasts every Tuesday at noon to sketch the city and chat with a great community. Grab your own lunch, sketchbook and drawing utensil of choice and meet at an off-the-beaten-path location around San Francisco.

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Tues., Sept. 18, 3:00 - 6:00 PM

Transformation of Our Industrial Waterfront into a Mixed-Use Innovation District

The Central - Waterfront Dogpatch is the epicenter of creative industries such as design, fabrication, and specialty food production. Join this walking tour led by city planning professionals responsible for ensuring sensitive development of the area.

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Tues., Sept. 19, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Picturing Resilience: Engaging Commmunities

In the recent year-long Resilient by Design Challenge nine multi-disciplinary teams worked alongside local communities to develop plans to strengthen the Bay Area’s resilience to sea level rise, severe storms, flooding and earthquakes. Be part of the conversation as we screen short films by Resilient by Design teams followed by a panel discussion and audience Q &A.

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Tues., Sept 25, 7:00 - 9:00 PM

Urban Lighting Experiment 2050 – SF Session

This nighttime exploratory journey will examine areas within the former water line of the city, with Market Street as the central locus using portable LED lights, combined with multicolored balloons, theatrical lighting tools, and filters to create customizable objects for participants to conceptualize the streetscape of the future.

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February 18

2015 ARE Pact Registration

Registration for the 2015 ARE Pact is now open. The first meeting of the program will take place on Wednesday...

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February 18

Design Advocacy

Hosted by Autodesk Foundation in collaboration with AIASF, AIGASF and Metropolis, join us for conversation... exploring issues of design advocacy and ethics celebrating Szenasy, Design Advocate.

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February 18

2015 ARE Pact Registration

Registration for the 2015 ARE Pact is now open. The first meeting of the program will take place on Wednesday February 18, 5:30 pm at AIASF.

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February 25

Community Resilience

Join author of In Planning for Community Resilience as she describes an inclusive process for creating disaster-resilient communities.

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