Join us at our Annual Meeting on October 20!
This presentation will focus on how the power of creative design might address the broad ranging challenges of equity in making future cities. Particular focus will be on design-related policies, programs, and strategies to expand sustainable living options in urbanized areas. Emphasis will also explore how equity must work across diverse scales from the level of land use and urban design to policy to lifestyle prototypes and to environmental compatibility. Ric Abramson, FAIA, will be the presenter. AIA Columbus members will also have the opportunity to vote on the 2021 Board of Directors Slate of Nominations and Bylaw Amendments.
October 20 at noon.
Noon | Business Meeting
12:20 PM | Lecture
Earn 1.0 LU|HSW.
Online meeting. Details will be sent prior to meeting via Eventbrite.
Speaker: Ric Abramson, FAIA
Ric. Abramson, FAIA has been a licensed professional for three decades. After a lengthy career leading his own design studio and teaching at the USC School of Architecture and SCI-Arc, Ric. joined the City of West Hollywood as their inaugural City Architect this past November. A graduate of Cal Poly S.L.O. and UCLA, he also studied architecture as a Fulbright scholar to Italy and as a visiting artist at the American Academy in Rome.
A former AIA National Strategic Council member representing the California region, Ric. has been a successful leader by advancing the profession, authoring two pieces of state legislation subsequently signed into law, and effectively advocating for innovative housing design and policy solutions. For these efforts, California Governor Schwarzenegger recognized “his tireless efforts to improve housing opportunities.”