Attending A'18?

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The Party! Featuring DJ Questlove

An American music legend is headlining A’18’s biggest party, hosted this year at Hammerstein Ballroom.

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The Party! Featuring DJ Questlove

An American music legend is headlining A’18’s biggest party, hosted this year at Hammerstein Ballroom.

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Workshop Wednesday

Kick off your conference experience a day early with a half- or full-day workshop. Choose from 20+ options.

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Architecture tours at A’18

Nearly 100 tours prove that good design makes cities better. Limited tickets available!

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Architecture tours at A’18

Nearly 100 tours prove that good design makes cities better. Limited tickets available!

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Architecture tours at A’18

200+ tours prove that good design makes cities better. Limited tickets available!

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Join AIA & register for free

A'18 is the architecture and design event of the year! Join AIA, and your registration is free.

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Connect with the industry A’18!

With 23,000+ attendees and 350+ sessions, the networking possibilities are endless.

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Architecture tours at A’18

200+ tours prove that good design makes cities better. Limited tickets available!

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Connect with the industry A’18!

With 23,000+ attendees and 350+ sessions, the networking possibilities are endless.

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Connect with the industry A’18!

With 23,000+ attendees and 350+ sessions, the networking possibilities are endless.

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Top 6 reasons to attend

There's only one architecture and design event of the year—all that's missing is you!

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Join AIA & register for free

Put your member benefits to work for you with free registration to A'18, the architecture and design event of the year!

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Join AIA & register for free

Put your member benefits to work for you with free registration to A'18, the architecture and design event of the year!

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Top 6 reasons to attend

There's only one architecture and design event of the year—all that's missing is you!

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Top 6 reasons to attend

There's only one architecture and design event of the year—all that's missing is you!

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It's only free once!

Put your member benefits to work for you with free registration to A'18, the architecture and design event of the year!

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3 immersive days & 650+ sessions

Take advantage of early bird rates for Associate members and young professionals, through April 25.

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Top 6 reasons to attend

There's only one architecture and design event of the year—all that's missing is you!

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It's only free once!

Put your member benefits to work for you with free registration to A'18, the architecture and design event of the year!

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Join AIA & register for free

Put your member benefits to work for you with free registration to A'18, the architecture and design event of the year!

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Take a master class at A’18!

20+ half- and full-day workshops by leading architects, brands, and firms.

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Top 6 reasons to attend

There's only one architecture and design event of the year—all that's missing is you!

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Sir David Adjaye

David Adjaye's work represents opportunities of agency, transformation, and empowerment. Hear how he's creating a Blueprint for Better during our Day 1 keynote.

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Sir David Adjaye

David Adjaye's work represents opportunities of agency, transformation, and empowerment. Hear how he's creating a Blueprint for Better during our Day 1 keynote.

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Sir David Adjaye

David Adjaye's work represents opportunities of agency, transformation, and empowerment. Hear how he's creating a Blueprint for Better during our Day 1 keynote.

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Sir David Adjaye

David Adjaye's work represents opportunities of agency, transformation, and empowerment. Hear how he's creating a Blueprint for Better during our Day 1 keynote.

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Sir David Adjaye

David Adjaye's work represents opportunities of agency, transformation, and empowerment. Hear how he's creating a Blueprint for Better during our Day 1 keynote.

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Sir David Adjaye

David Adjaye's work represents opportunities of agency, transformation, and empowerment. Hear how he's creating a Blueprint for Better during our Day 1 keynote.

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Sheela Søgaard

Sheela Søgaard is one of the most successful business minds in architecture. On Day 2, she’ll share how you can create a high-performing workplace culture.

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Sheela Søgaard

Sheela Søgaard is one of the most successful business minds in architecture. On Day 2, she’ll share how you can create a high-performing workplace culture.

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Sheela Søgaard

Sheela Søgaard is one of the most successful business minds in architecture. On Day 2, she’ll share how you can create a high-performing workplace culture.

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Sheela Søgaard

Sheela Søgaard is one of the most successful business minds in architecture. On Day 2, she’ll share how you can create a high-performing workplace culture.

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Sheela Søgaard

Sheela Søgaard is one of the most successful business minds in architecture. On Day 2, she’ll share how you can create a high-performing workplace culture.

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Sheela Søgaard

Sheela Søgaard is one of the most successful business minds in architecture. On Day 2, she’ll share how you can create a high-performing workplace culture.

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The Pro Series

These powerhouse sessions are your exclusive opportunity to hear directly from keynoters, award winners, firm principals, and leaders!

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The Pro Series

These powerhouse sessions are your exclusive opportunity to hear directly from keynoters, award winners, firm principals, and leaders!

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The Pro Series

These powerhouse sessions are your exclusive opportunity to hear directly from keynoters, award winners, firm principals, and leaders!

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Join AIA & register for free

Put your member benefits to work for you with free registration to A'18, the architecture and design event of the year!

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Top 6 reasons to attend

There's only one architecture and design event of the year—all that's missing is you!

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It's only free once!

Put your member benefits to work for you with free registration to A’18, the architecture and design event of the year!

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A’18 is three immersive days of what’s new and now in architecture and design, hosted in one of the most iconic cities in the world.

Don’t miss A’18

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.

Keynote events

Don’t miss Sir David Adjaye, Sheela Søgaard, and a speaker lineup you won’t find anywhere else. It’s all happening June 21 and June 22!

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Education

Earn your HSW, ADA, GBCI, RIBA, and AIA LU credits for the year through 500+ sessions by top speakers that will leave you with key insights, takeaways, and new ways of working.

 

Networking happens everywhere

Every year, attendees rank networking and connecting with former colleagues or classmates among the top five reasons they attend. A’18 is your opportunity to connect with the industry and 23,000+ attendees.

Events & parties

With 70 events over three days, you’ll have no problem making plans for every night. We’ve highlighted a few events below; check the schedule for the complete list of parties, receptions, and celebrations.
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Architecture Expo

Find solutions for your projects at the Architecture Expo, a 200,000 sq. ft. materials playground packed with the newest products and trusted brands, hosted at the Javits Center.

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Conference updates

Attending A’18?

Here’s everything you need to know about attending A’18, all in one place! Read & save this post for info about venues, keynotes, shuttles, the app, and more. 

Navigating NYC during A’18

Here’s a quick guide to getting around NYC during A’18. Read on for conference locations, navigating the subway, nearest bikeshares, airport info, and more!

Q&A with Sheela Søgaard

Sheela Søgaard, A’18 keynoter and CEO and partner at the Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG), discusses a range of topics and shares a first look at her A’18 keynote.

Keynote simulcasts at the Javits Center

We’re offering a live simulcast option at the Javits Center for both keynote events. Find all the details, including registration information, here.
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ArchiTalks

These 10 sessions take a critical look at some of the most important topics in architecture and explore unconventional solutions. Limited seats available!

20+ Reasons to arrive a day early

Don’t miss your opportunity to take a master class at A’18! This year’s program includes 20+ half- and full-day workshops on a variety of topics, and they’re led by leading brands and firms. Hurry, workshops are starting to sell out!
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The Pro Series Lineup

These powerhouse sessions are your exclusive opportunity to hear directly from keynoters, award winners, firm principals, and leaders—in a small group setting.
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Q&A with Sir David Adjaye

Sir David Adjaye discusses a range of topics and shares a first look at his Day 1 keynote on Thursday, June 21.
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Your don’t-miss list for the Architecture Expo!

Find solutions for your projects at the Architecture Expo, 200,000 sq. ft. of the newest products and materials! Watch the video for a first look at what to expect.
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Top 6 reasons to attend A’18!

There’s only one architecture and design event of the year! Here are the top six reasons you should attend.
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5 Featured A’18 tours

There’s no better way to steep yourself in a city than to experience its architecture. This year’s conference schedule includes an unprecedented tour lineup.
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New AIA members get free registration!

Put your member benefits to work for you in New York City with free registration to the AIA Conference on Architecture. New members get free registration, a benefit worth up to $875.
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11 top tips for first-timers

These 11 tips will help you make the most of your first AIA Conference on Architecture.
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