Design Talks

Design Talks showcases Austin’s talented designers from all fields. This series is held on second Wednesdays in the beautiful garden at Articulture, 6405 Menchaca Road, Austin, TX 78745. The five-session series will hold two sessions in spring (March-April) and three sessions in fall (September-November).

Design Talks is presented by the Austin Foundation for Architecture in collaboration with a new design organization each month.

Past speakers have included: Evan Smith of the Texas Tribune; Ryan Robinson, City Demographer; Lucia Athens, Chief Sustainability Officer at the City of Austin; Alan Graham with Mobile Loaves & Fishes Community First! Village; Blanton Museum Director Simone Wicha, and more!

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Upcoming Design Talks

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Past Design Talks

AFA | Design Talks: Sterling E. Stevens in partnership with NOMA of Central Texas


AFA | Design Talks: Jennifer Jarl McCombs in partnership with IIDA Texas Oklahoma


AFA | Design Talks: Dr. Cheryl D. Miller in partnership with AIGA Austin


Design Talks: Ilse Frank, PLA, ASLA, Assoc. AIA of Studio Balcones


Design Talks: Philip Keil, AIA of Furman + Keil Architects: The Process of Architecture


Design Talks: Urban Triage—Resilience and Equity in the Urban Landscape


Design Talks & Annual Meeting


Design Talks: Redesigning Design with Lance Hosey, FAIA


Design Talks: Sara Zewde


More Past Design Talks


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