Equity in Design

Recent and more frequent reports about the low percentage of women active in leadership roles in the architectural profession has inspired research, initiatives, and firm-led efforts both globally and nationwide. These efforts have generated further  Continue Reading

Downtown Women’s Center Volunteer Opportunity

Are you looking for another way to give back this holiday season? Consider the Downtown Women's Center!   Designers are wired to PROBLEM SOLVE, and one of our city’s most visible and pressing problems is homelessness.  LA’s homelessness  Continue Reading

Don’t Miss The Best Design Holiday Party next Thursday!

Join AWA+D, AIA-LA Women in Architecture, ASID Pasadena, and NAWICLA as we get in the holiday spirit and celebrate the season with friends and colleagues. The West Elm Workspace will host us in their gorgeous 2,400 square-foot showroom in DTLA,  Continue Reading

RECAP: ASLA 2017 & L.A.R.E. Prep

Each year, the American Society of Landscape Architects hosts a national convention to gather practitioners, suppliers and students alike. This year, the convention was held in Los Angeles from October 20th-23rd. Over 6500 attendees from all over the  Continue Reading

Spotlight on Advocacy and Community Engagement

The AWA+D Board is thrilled to announce the creation of a new advocacy committee, chaired jointly this year by Taryn Bone and Marisa Kurtzman. Taryn is an alumna of the University of Missouri and SCI-Arc, and previously worked at various hospitality  Continue Reading