Tuesday, September 28 2021
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Each year, the AIA|DC Emerging Architects Committee presents its annual Thesis Showcase for emerging professionals to present their architectural thesis to practitioners from around the DC area.
This program aims to bridge the gap between recent graduates and practicing architects by providing an opportunity for practitioners to view a sample of work emerging from architecture schools. Winners will showcase their projects in a virtual exhibition on September 28, 2021.
- Explore potential impacts of the built environment on human health, safety, and welfare at multiple scales, from buildings to cities. (NAAB SC.1 Health, Safety, and Welfare in the Built Environment)
- Describe established and emerging systems, technologies, and assemblies of building construction, and the methods and criteria architects use to assess those technologies. (NAAB SC.4 Technical Knowledge)
- Compare how to to make design decisions within architectural projects while demonstrating synthesis of user requirements, regulatory requirements, site conditions, and accessible design etc. (NAAB SC.5 Design Synthesis)
- Explore how to make design decisions within architectural projects while demonstrating integration of building envelope systems and assemblies, structural systems, environmental control systems, life safety systems etc. (NAAB SC.6 Building Integration)