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Call for Speakers: Health & Wellness Showcase


Date: March 1, 2023

Time: 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Location: The Center for Architecture & Design



The Health & Wellness Committee is looking for Landscape Architects who may be interested in presenting at the Health & Wellness Annual Showcase.


This exhibition is intended to be a fun way for architects, engineers, urban planners, interior designers, contractors, and others to show the local community how they have been creating healthy spaces. The goal of this exhibition is to showcase designs that promote health and wellness in a variety of ways.

The theme of the showcase, Good Design=Good Health, paints a broad stroke of healthy design. Cities and communities that foster healthy living, mental well-being and social connectedness don’t just happen. It takes forward thinking and innovative designers to create spaces that elevate a community’s way of life. For our showcase, we are encouraging architects, engineers, general contractors, landscape architects, urban planners, and artists to submit projects and designs that broadly speak to community health. From the urban planner who designed new bike lane routes throughout the city, to the landscape architect’s healing garden for children, to the contractors bringing the adaptive reuse vision to life, to the architect’s design of community schools bringing to life one’s vision of academics and healthcare access coming together under one roof- everyone brings their own idea of a healthy environment and how to create it.

What you can look forward to: The AIA Baltimore Health & Wellness Committee is interested in bringing members of the design community together with a forum to showcase their designs with peers, while also being afforded the opportunity to observe the creative work of others. On this night we will come together to celebrate our successes, share best practices, strategize solutions, and discuss adaptation.

Continuing education credits: approved for1.5 LU|HSW for AIA CES and ASLA LACES

Heavy hors d’oeuvres, beer, and wine will be provided.

Submissions: We are seeking submissions from the design and construction community for projects that speak to the idea of a healthy city or healthy environment. The promotion of good health comes in so many shapes and sizes; we want to celebrate them all!

Eligibility: Projects must have been designed or constructed within the past 3 years. Projects may be of any size or value.

Format: A suggested template for the PowerPoint/PDF slides is attached. These are to be submitted electronically to AIA Baltimore one week prior to the event (Wednesday, February 22nd). Firms may make up to two submissions if interested.

Entry forms can be submitted to admin@aiabalt.com

AIA Baltimore will provide access to upload files as entry forms are received.

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