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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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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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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)
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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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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)
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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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Panel Discussion | China's High-rise Transformation
Jul
31
6:30 PM18:30

Panel Discussion | China's High-rise Transformation

Between 2011 and 2013, China used more cement than 20th century America. Today, the nation is home to 60 high-rise towers taller than 300 meters, a feat no other nation can affirm.

This claim to fame, however, is not without its critics. Today, the government seeks a new definition of progress that moves beyond mere vanity projects. Today, sustainable environments that meet the needs of all people are at the forefront of city planning.

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A’18 AIA National Conference
Jun
21
to Jun 23

A’18 AIA National Conference

Get ready for three immersive days of what’s new and now in architecture and design, hosted in one of the most iconic cities in the world. At A’18, some of the most creative architects, designers, and firms will share how they’re creating their own blueprint and making a difference in cities of every size all over the world.

Featured Speakers: Sir David Adjaye, Sheela Søgaard

 

 

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AIA Shanghai Lecture | Liu Yuyang presents 'Of Land and People:  A Decade in China'
May
8
6:30 PM18:30

AIA Shanghai Lecture | Liu Yuyang presents 'Of Land and People: A Decade in China'

  • Haworth Showroom, Jing An Kerry Center (map)
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Through observation, research, and design projects by Liu Yuyang, a Shanghai-based architect and co—author with Rem Koolhaas of the Great Leap Forward—the first research on contemporary Chinese urbanism in Pearl River Delta, the lecture will be a personal account of how Chinese urbanism and architecture have evolved in the last decade as three distinct and sometime concurrent thematic phases: new town development, urban regeneration and countryside construction.

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