Engages youth and communities. Inspiring people about the value of Architecture, empowering everyone to create a better Los Angeles: One Student, One Building, One Community at a time.
INSPIRE K-12 students and their families
EDUCATE Students in architecture programs
2×8 is an annual, non-profit scholarship program, design competition, and exhibition. It celebrates exemplary academic diversity within California, provides students exposure to the architecture, engineering and construction industry, and encourages local communities to engage in the dialogue of design.
Co-Chair: Athenna Lim
Co-Chair: Victor Macias, Assoc. AIA
Seeks to establish the ACLA as a trusted and accessible resource for communities in LA for all matters of architecture. Partners with neighborhoods and communities on events that can promote the value of design, address community needs, and introduce careers in architecture to students throughout the city.
Helen Liu Fong Day
Saturday, April 13, 2024
DxD Day is the once-yearly event organized by the Design by Diversity Committee of the ACLA that connects professionals to students across many experience levels to inspire interest in design professions at a young age and encourage retention of diverse design professionals at all stages of their career. The Block Party-style event will include a variety of ways to engage, from information and activity booths to mentoring sessions, exhibitions, speakers, and more.
Co-Chair: Alise Robles, Assoc. AIA
Co-Chair: Pema Wangzome, LEED BD+C
Co-Chair: Isabelle Ulrich
Co-Chair: Ian Dickenson, AIA
Higher Education Committee
Chair: D. Michael Hamner, FAIA
ACLA Communication Committee
ACLA Communications Committee seeks to amplify awareness of the ACLA’s mission and activities in the Los Angeles region through outreach to the public, media, and AEC community.