The 2015 AIA|LA Design Awards Ceremony and Reception
Thursday, October 29th, 2015, 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Aratani Theatre in the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center and the A+D Museum
2015 AIA|LA Design Awards Ceremony + Party

When: Thursday, October 29, 2015. 6:00PM-10:00PM
Where: Aratani Theatre in the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center and the A+D Museum


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Los Angeles Architects’ Night Out

In celebration of the city’s 2015 AIA|LA Design Award recipients and Presidential Honorees, the AIA|LA invites you to join the Los Angeles architectural community at an awards ceremony and après-event party. 

The evening gathers cultural figures from throughout the city to honor design excellence in the built environment. Previous hosts include J. Paul Getty Trust President and CEO James Cuno, Hammer Museum Director Ann Philbin, and musician Moby.

As is tradition, the festivities begin with a reception that rejoins old friends and serves as an icebreaker -- introducing new ones.  A ceremony to announce the 2015 AIA|LA Design Award recipients (for built projects) and recipients of Next LA award (work not yet built) follows. Presidential Honorees, as awarded by AIA|LA President of the Board of Directors, Ted Hyman, FAIA, and the AIA|LA Board of Directors, are celebrated. Après-ceremony, the festivities continue with a dinner + a party + assorted revelry. Expect an open bar and divine edibles. Reception begins at 6PM, Ceremony at 7PM, Party, to follow.

The evening is set amidst downtown cornerstones Little Tokyo and the Los Angeles Art District. The reception/awards ceremony takes place at the Aratani Theatre in the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center. Hosting the post-awards-ceremony party is the A+D Museum, a recent migrant to the Arts District.

The theme for this year’s party and Presidential Honoree awards is “Retro/Future”: Architects, built environment leaders, and cultural figures who remake the city’s possibilities by reconsidering existing landscape and ideas.

Recognizing excellence in design, the AIA|LA Design Awards and Next LA Awards are prestigious honors for Los Angeles-based architects and practices that qualify for AIA|LA membership. The organization is one of the  top 3 largest American Institute of Architects chapter in the United States. Submissions are reviewed by a select group of architects, fellows, critics, professors and theorists, who form a jury that represents the best in the design field. 

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