Keynote Speakers Include Kevin Spacey, Neri Oxman, Rem Koolhaas
Washington, D.C. – February 18, 2016 – The keynote speakers for the 2016 AIA National Convention, May 19-21, in Philadelphia have been selected. Registration is open and more information can be found at:
Day 1 Keynote: Kevin Spacey
Kevin Spacey, famous for creating a range of complex and memorable characters has a message to inspire architects and design professionals. Attendees will learn to be a game changer from a master innovator, collaborator, and disruptor.
Day 2 Keynote: Neri Oxman
Neri Oxman, designer, and MIT professor whose pioneering work explores biologically-inspired fabrication technologies that enhance relationships between designed objects and the environment. Oxman’s award-winning designs are provocative and inspiring.
Day 3 Keynote: Rem Koolhaas
As one of the world’s most honored architects, Rem Koolhaas founded the Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) in 1975 and has been reimagining cities since 1978’s publication of Delirious New York. His firm has been at the vanguard of architecture and urban planning ever since.
About The American Institute of Architects
Founded in 1857, the American Institute of Architects consistently works to create more valuable, healthy, secure, and sustainable buildings, neighborhoods, and communities. Through nearly 300 state and local chapters, the AIA advocates for public policies that promote economic vitality and public wellbeing. Members adhere to a code of ethics and conduct to ensure the highest professional standards. The AIA provides members with tools and resources to assist them in their careers and business as well as engaging civic and government leaders and the public to find solutions to pressing issues facing our communities, institutions, nation and world. Visit www.aia.org.