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Collaborative Models for Achieving Resilient and Thriving Communities


The Collaborative Achievement Award recognizes and encourages collaboration among design professionals, clients, organizations, knowledge communities and others that have had a beneficial influence on or advanced the architectural profession. This year’s presenters will increase your understanding of the role of architecture in society, promoting what constitutes urban and community design excellence. Each attendee will gain inspirational insights to assist them in the evolution of their own practice. Hosted by Committee on Design (COD) an AIA Knowledge Community.

Learning objectives

  • Learn how interdisciplinary teams create public works projects combining landscape, urban, and architectural design to addresses new challenges in affordable housing, sprawl, environmental planning, disaster mitigation, and management of regional growth or decline. 
  • Translate challenges brought on by climate change into project principles and create designs that are a vehicle for positive change.
  • Explain how to structure the design process as a form of policy development to produce projects that address inequality.
  • Explore the ways in which architecture can improve health and well-being and provide critical infrastructure for both rural and urban communities.

Recorded live on April 21, 2022.

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Average: 4 (25 votes)
 $45  non-member
 $30  member
1.25 LUs
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  • Illya  Azaroff, AIA

    Illya Azaroff


    Founding principal | +Lab architect

    Illya Azaroff, FAIA is the founding principal of +LAB architect whose mission is to build resilient...
  • Craig Brandt


    Principal  |  Craig Brandt Architecture

    Craig Brandt is an architect and educator based in Chicago and Chair of Programs for the AIA...
  • Pic - Marlene Kay Davis, FAIA

    Marleen Kay Davis


    Distinguished Professor

    Marlene is an ACSA Distinguished Professor at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville College of...
  • Pic - Stephen Luoni AIA

    Stephen Luoni


    Director, University of Arkansas Community Design Center (UACDC)

    Stephen Luoni, AIA is Director of the University of Arkansas Community Design Center (UACDC), an...
  • Pic - Joseph Riley Jr., Hon. AIA

    Joseph P. Riley Jr.

    Hon. FAIA
    Joe Riley is widely considered one of the most visionary and highly effective governmental leaders...