Blueprint for Better Cities

At A’18 we’ll explore how to design cities, towns, and communities that are smarter, healthier, more equitable, and sustainable. Registration now open!

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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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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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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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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.

 

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 20,000+ attendees.

Education

Earn your HSW, ADA, GBCI, RIBA, and AIA LU credits for the year through 350+ sessions by top speakers that will leave you with key insights, takeaways, and new ways of working.

Events & parties

With nearly 40 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

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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