Live At AIA!

It is that time of year for the architecture and design community! New York City is buzzing with architects from around the globe for the AIA Conference featuring some of the top Architectural talent in the industry. Included in the assortment of keynote speakers, the Expo will feature over 800 vendors of the industry’s best brands.

Each day will feature immersive discussions and workshops, as well as trend predictions and demonstrations. For patrons of the event, there will be an abundance of things to keep busy. Here is a list of Keynote Speakers and events you will not want to miss:

Today, Sir David Adjaye will present to a sold-out Radio City Music Hall. Named one of Time’s most influential people, meet the architect behind landmark projects that are making a difference in major cities and communities around the world. For those attending AIA, tickets are still available for the simulcast at the Javits Center.

Our own Geoffrey Short is on site at the Javits Center in New York City giving us live updates to all the top architects and companies he talks with.


AIA has packed the Javits Center in New York City this week to showcase some of the most innovative products in the architecture and design industry.

We caught up with some of the most noteworthy exhibitors and learned about products that will be having an impact on buildings around the world very soon.

Kabbage is a line of credit provider to architects and construction companies who need to finance their projects. Their automated process can be completed in as little as seven minutes, making projects more efficient and on schedule.

GKD showed us their metal fabrics display, a useful tool for universities, hospitals and airports that allows digital signage to come to life. Instead of a static wayfinding board, GKD is making wall space experiential with its projections and video technology.


Kone, a provider of smart technology for elevators and escalators is revolutionizing human traffic flow in office spaces by streamlining turnstile experiences. People can now scan with their smartphones to gain access to their office spaces.





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