Events Archive
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'INSIDE VOICES | BLACK THOUGHTS' - S3:EP3
"Red-lining and Gentrification: From Gentrification to Community Revitalization" Part II
Friday, August 6, 2021

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Zoom

Let’s put a red-line through Gentrification and replace it with Community Revitalization; in this episode we will start our discussion by Realizing what it is and Recognizing the signs that point to the Gentrification. This is the second session, where we continue this discussion by speaking about the process of Repurposing and Revitalizing our communities to prevent Gentrification.

Speakers include:

Jessica Burns, President of RL Burns Construction

Carlton Eley, MSURP, President & Founder of Eley Group LLC & National Expert on Equitable Development

Jaime Perkins, St. Augustine Community Redevelopment Agency

Ashon Nesbitt, Chief Programs Officer & Techincal Advisor for the Florida Housing Coalition

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2021 Scholarship Awards

July 29, 2021 | 6pm-7pm
Zoom
The Orlando Foundation for Architecture hosted a presentation of the 2021 OFA Scholarship Awards to students in the local 2+2+2 architecture program. The OFA Board of Trustees, Scholarship Awards Committee, OFA membership, as well as friends and family, congratulated and honored these incredible students. 

2021

Irving Teos, 2nd Year Valencia Student -  $1,000

Maria Moreno, 1st Year UCF Student -  $2,000

Brittany Mayer, 2nd Year UCF Student -  $2,000

Alex Karimipour, 1st Year UF CityLab Student -  $4,000

Jimmy Delvalle, 2nd/3rd Year UF CityLab Student -  $5,000

Come Together and Collaborate! Allied Mixer Benefitting OFA
Hosted by AIA Orlando's Allied Committee

Thursday, July 8th, 2021

Ember, Orlando

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AIA Orlando's Allied Committee hosted “Come Together and Collaborate” at Ember Orlando. It was a great success with close to 80 Architect and Allied members connecting and raising over $800 for the Orlando Foundation for Architecture (OFA).

 

A special thank you to the Allied Director, Bill Collester with Terracon, OFA Trustee, Dean Hill with Rep Services, Inc. and Allied member superstars, Sondra Hadley with Steve Ward & Associates, Arty Molinari with Tremco and Larry Flynn with the American Institute of Steel Construction.

 

Photography courtesy of Harry Lim Photography. View all photos here.

'INSIDE VOICES | BLACK THOUGHTS' - S3:EP2
"Red-lining and Gentrification: From Gentrification to Community Revitalization " 

Friday, June 25, 2021

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Zoom

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Let’s put a red-line through Gentrification and replace it with Community Revitalization; in this episode we will start our discussion by Realizing what it is and Recognizing the signs that point to the Gentrification. We will also do a second session, where we continue this discussion by speaking about the process of Repurposing and Revitalizing our communities to prevent Gentrification.

Speakers include:

Camille Lewis - Executive Director, Hannibal Square Community Land Trust

Evan Woodson - African American Studies Instructor

Carlton Eley - Regional Equity Initiative Manager, Miami Valley Regional Planning Commission

Bob Cambric - President, Cambric Group

Winter Park Historic District Walking Tour
June 26, 2021 | 10am-11:30am
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The Orlando Foundation for Architecture launched the second of the “Old Florida Series” historic architecture tours featuring Winter Park, Florida.  The tour was offered on Saturday, June 26 featuring a fun, interactive walking exploration of Winter Park's Downtown historic district, highlighting stories and architectural landmarks downtown.  The tour was led by experienced local experts in Winter Park’s rich history and heritage, featuring Winter Park’s vibrant town center.