Young Architects Inaugural Event: Designing a Blueprint for Success 
Apr
25
7:00 PM19:00

Young Architects Inaugural Event: Designing a Blueprint for Success 

Young Architects is a new platform for emerging talent to learn about and discuss evolving trends and challenges in China.  There will also be opportunities to learn about the ARE (Architecture Registration Exam) and pathways to success as well as upcoming events for the 2019 year. For the opening event, AIA Shanghai invites four talented professionals to speak about their respective journeys in the architecture profession, challenges and achievements along the way.  

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Panel Discussion: Unforeseen: Design for Today Into the Future
Apr
20
2:00 PM14:00

Panel Discussion: Unforeseen: Design for Today Into the Future

China is undergoing rapid technological changes affecting every aspect of life and work.  Consumers, for example, are moving away from brick and mortar shops and visiting online retail instead.  This is just one example of how consumption patterns and lifestyle choices are disrupting the real estate sector and will continue to do so.

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AIA SH & BJ | Happy Hour + Tour | Stone Archive
Apr
13
4:00 PM16:00

AIA SH & BJ | Happy Hour + Tour | Stone Archive

  • Beiyuan North Qu International Winery (map)
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Join us for an exciting Happy Hour + Tour of the Stone Archive, an AIA Shanghai Award Winner Project. 

The architect, Atelier Alter’s founders will introduce the design and guide the tour of this building. It is an architectural rehabilitation project which transformed a nondescript warehouse into a stone archive whose design excellence was recognized by AIA in 2018. This new building showcases the diversities of stone craft and aims to inspire architects in designing with stone. 

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Designing For Performance: The Architecture of Acoustics | Monthly Networking
Apr
11
7:00 PM19:00

Designing For Performance: The Architecture of Acoustics | Monthly Networking

Don't miss our popular monthly networking event. This month the American Institute of Architects invites speakers from JCK Acoustics and Delhom Acoustique to discuss the importance of acoustic science in the design process. Our experts will go over the science and calculation methods for analyzing designs, providing solutions to potential acoustic problems, and how properly designed acoustics provide safely to the public. Please join us.

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BILT Digital Day Shanghai
Apr
2
8:00 AM08:00

BILT Digital Day Shanghai

BILT: Digital Day, Shanghai will showcase the best practices implemented by both International and China-wide companies. This event is part of a global series of events that highlights the best BIM Implementation solutions and processes, including forward looking technology and demonstrated world-class case studies of completed projects.

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WinDoor Expo Guangzhou: Convened by AIA International Region
Mar
4
to Mar 6

WinDoor Expo Guangzhou: Convened by AIA International Region

  • Nanfeng International Expo Center 3F (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The WinDoor Expo in Guangzhou on March 4-6, 2019 is one of the largest trade shows in China's Bay Area. The theme for the conference is ‘Facade Design and the Impact of Technology’. Convened by AIA International Region and our sponsor Informa, the two day program features expert speakers from the cross-disciplinary background of architecture, engineering, and specialist construction:

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Beijing February Happy Hour + Networking | The Workplace of Tomorrow (Photos Now Available)
Feb
28
7:30 PM19:30

Beijing February Happy Hour + Networking | The Workplace of Tomorrow (Photos Now Available)

Join the American Institute of Architects at the charming Bulgari Hotel for our monthly networking event. Our prestigious guest speakers Emma Chang, principal and design director of Gensler together with Andreas Thomczyk, managing partner of anySCALE will share their experience and knowledge on the workplace of tomorrow and how their practice has adapted to the the new reality. 

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AIA Shanghai Monthly Networking + Raffle | January 2019
Jan
24
7:00 PM19:00

AIA Shanghai Monthly Networking + Raffle | January 2019

  • Sui Tang Shang @ The Middle House Shanghai (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Don't miss our first networking + happy hour of 2019, this time at the Middle House, the latest in the House Collective. The hotel, which opened in April 2018, had its facade and interior designed by italian architect Piero Lissoni. Speakers will be featuring two 2018 AIA Shanghai awards winners who will talk about winning projects. We will also be raffling off a one night stay at The Middle House plus breakfast.

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AIA Tours | Leeza Soho Tower designed by Zaha Hadid
Jan
19
9:00 AM09:00

AIA Tours | Leeza Soho Tower designed by Zaha Hadid

Join us for the exciting AIA - Architecture Tour of the Leeza Soho Tower designed by Zaha Hadid Architects. Within the Lize Financial Business District, the 172.000+ sqm Leeze Soho design has evolved from its specific site conditions. Straddling the new subway tunnel that diagonally divided the site, the tower rises as a single volume divided into two halves on either side of the tunnel. A central atrium - the WORLD'D TALLEST - extends 190m through full height of  the building connecting the two halves together. 

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A Special Community Event: Towards a Sustainable Design Future
Dec
10
6:00 PM18:00

A Special Community Event: Towards a Sustainable Design Future

The American Hardwood Export Council and the American Institute of Architects Shanghai Chapter will jointly host a seminar for architects, interior designers, and timber traders of American Hardwoods.  The seminar will help attendees better understand the physical properties, grades, and potential applications offered by different species of American Hardwoods.

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2018 ULI China Mainland Winter Meeting: “New and Future Trends in Real Estate”
Dec
6
9:30 AM09:30

2018 ULI China Mainland Winter Meeting: “New and Future Trends in Real Estate”

  • Mega Room, 3F, W Shanghai - The Bund (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Our partners at ULI will be hosting their annual meeting on December 6th, 2018. This year, they will welcome speakers Albert Chan, Professor Shiling Zheng, and more, to discuss the future of real estate in China. We look forward to seeing you there!

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AIA Members Only Event | viewing of 'The Competition'
Oct
21
3:00 PM15:00

AIA Members Only Event | viewing of 'The Competition'

  • Shanghai Study Center, The University of Hong Kong (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join AIA Shanghai and Hong Kong University Shanghai Study Center for a viewing and discussion of The Competition with director Angel Borrego Cubero. This documentary is a dramatic look at the work of internationally-famous architects competing on the design for a national museum in Europe.

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AIA SHANGHAI | MONTHLY HAPPY HOUR + INTRO TO USGBC IN CHINA
Sep
20
7:00 PM19:00

AIA SHANGHAI | MONTHLY HAPPY HOUR + INTRO TO USGBC IN CHINA

Andy To, Managing Director of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) for North Asia will introduce how USGBC supports architects during the design and construction Green Buildings in China. USGBC runs the LEED system of building ratings and professional certifications, one of the most popular international standards for Green Building.

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