Resources

This section contains premium content for AAO Members to share organizational Resources, from suggested readings to sample agreements. Summaries are accessible to the public, but Member log-in is required to view or download specific Resources.

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In Search of Sustainable Partnerships (2019 Design Matters Conference)

A pair of case studies from AAO members looks at the formidable challenges connected to partnership development, and establishing terms favorable to your own organization.

Organization: 
Heidi Segall Levy, Community Design Collaborative; Matt Quinn, New London Architecture
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Public Programs
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on November 21, 2019 - 10:48am

Changing Audiences (2019 Design Matters Conference)

This session outlines the growing expectations placed on our cultural organizations, and discusses specific opportunities and best practices for AAO members.

Organization: 
Sara Zewde, Studio Zewde; Kim Dowdell, NOMA
Category: 
Public Programs
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on November 21, 2019 - 10:40am

Member Shorts: Take This Idea! (2019 Design Matters Conference)

A curated selection of rapid talks from AAO members on fundraising, strategic planning, program development, and identifying local partners to champion your organization.

Organization: 
Ashley Andrykovitch, Fallingwater; Mary-Margaret Zindren, AIA Minnesota; Cathi Schar, University of Hawai’i Community Design Center; Angela Kyle, PlayBuild NOLA and Kenneth Schwartz, Tulane University
Category: 
Public Programs
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on November 21, 2019 - 10:37am

Catalyzing Activism: A Conversation with Chicago Architecture Biennial Artistic Director Yesomi Umolu (2019 Design Matters Conference)

Curator Yesomi Umolu provides us with an inside look at the process of delivering a Biennial fit for public dialogue and the insights she learned about communicating architecture.

Organization: 
Yesomi Umolu, 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennial Artistic Director; Zoë Ryan (moderator), The Art Institute of Chicago
Category: 
Public Programs
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on November 21, 2019 - 10:35am

Open Forum: Take This Idea! (2018 Design Matters Conference)

A series of rapid talks highlighting programs that are easily shared across the AAO Network. In this presentation, Lucie Murray discusses the NLA's International Dialogues Programme.

Organization: 
Lucie Murray, New London Architecture
Category: 
Public Programs
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on November 27, 2018 - 12:29pm

Notes from the Field: Educating on Affordable Housing (2018 Design Matters Conference)

A panel of AAO members presented recent demonstration projects aimed at helping their local audiences appreciate the hazards of delivering affordable housing in their respective communities. In this presentation, Emily Schmidt explores the "Housing Brass Tacks" program.

Organization: 
Emily Schmidt, The Architectural League of New York
Category: 
Public Programs
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on November 27, 2018 - 11:07am

Notes from the Field: Talking about Design (2018 Design Matters Conference)

A panel of AAO members present their latest efforts to invent new program formats that attract diverse audiences and community voices, with emphasis on conversations about equity/inclusion. This presentation focused on the Los Angeles Conservancy's innovative tour program in Los Angeles's Koreatown neighborhood.

Organization: 
Sarah Lann, Los Angeles Conservancy
Category: 
Public Programs
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on November 26, 2018 - 2:11pm

Notes from the Field: Talking about Design (2018 Design Matters Conference)

A panel of AAO members present their latest efforts to invent new program formats that attract diverse audiences and community voices, with emphasis on conversations about equity/inclusion. This presentation focuses on The Architecture Foundation's mold-breaking Turncoats program.

Organization: 
Phineas Harper, The Architecture Foundation
Category: 
Public Programs
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on November 26, 2018 - 12:10pm

Twenty-five Dos and Don'ts of Volunteer Management (2017 Design Matters Conference)

AAO member Hallie Rosen has built volunteer programs from the ground up and she's expanded and overhauled existing programs, too. Along the way she's developed an eye for spotting the makings and habits of quality volunteers. Pick up a trove of simple everyday tips for getting your organization's volunteer corps headed in the right direction.

Organization: 
Hallie Rosen, Chicago Architecture Foundation
Category: 
Public Programs
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on September 29, 2017 - 12:53pm

The Rising Importance of Architecture Centers (2017 Design Matters Conference)

This session convenes a cross section of experienced leaders from across our field to discuss the role of architecture centers in comunicating the development of cities to a wider audience. With Ned Cramer (Architect Magazine), Rusty Bienvenue (Architecture Center Houston), Lynn Osmond (Chicago Architecture Foundation), Lisa Richmond (Seattle Center for Architecture and Design), and Catherine Staniland (New London Architecture Center).

Organization: 
Architecture Center Houston, Chicago Architecture Foundation, Seattle Center for Architecture & Design, New London Architecture Center
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Public Programs
Posted by Mary.Fichtner on September 26, 2017 - 1:36pm

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