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AIA Santa Barbara

229 E Victoria St

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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AIA Santa Barbara Presents 2019 ArchitecTours: The Art of Architecture

Saturday, October 5

10.00 am - 4.00 pm Self-Guided Tour

4.00 pm – 6.00 pm Tour Party

The American Institute of Architects Santa Barbara is proud to announce their 11th-anniversary ArchitecTours event. The theme this year is The Art of Architecture.

Whether architecture is a form of art or not has often been a topic of conversation within the architecture world. As anyone involved in the architectural discipline knows, there is an abundance of varying definitions of the word “architecture,” so whether its primary purpose is to achieve beauty or to organize space is up for discussion. Jay A. Pritzker, the founder of the Pritzker Prize, has said that “architecture is intended to transcend the simple need for shelter and security by becoming an expression of artistry.” Noted architect Frank Gehry recently said, “The art of architecture is what humanizes it, brings it to people and relates it to our lives. It’s not just bricks and mortar; it is potentially uplifting, inviting and intellectually stimulating.” This is part of what makes the field of architecture both challenging and exciting.

You will receive a tour brochure and/ or app with maps, photos, and info detailing all the projects. Meet architects and design professionals and discover how design impacts art and art impacts design.

Tickets

Early Bird Tickets On Sale through September 16th

  • AIA Members & Seniors: $55
  • General Public: $65

On September 17th, ticket prices will increase:

  • AIA Members & Seniors: $70
  • General Public: $80

There is a standard Student ticket price, students must provide proof

  • Students: $25

Tickets are non-refundable

ArchitecTours App & check-in

While we will continue to have the paper Ticket Brochure, we will also provide an App for your smart device. The App will have all the information that the Ticket Brochure has, including maps, information on each project, party, sponsors and more. If you are interested in using the app, please select YES on the appropriate question when registering for the event on Eventbrite. Once you have registered, we will email you the link for the App on the day preceding the event. Please do not share this link with those not registered for ArchitecTours. For those using the App only, you can simply show up after 10 am and check-in at the first location of your choosing. You will be given a wristband, which will allow entrance into all the locations and the party.

Paper Tickets & check-in

Your Tour Map/ticket brochure will be available for pick up on the dates below, at AIA Santa Barbara, 229 East Victoria Street, Santa Barbara 93101. We are on the corner of Garden and Victoria - enter through Garden Street.

Wednesday, October 2, through Friday, October 4, 9.30 am - 11.00 am

The morning of the tour Saturday, October 5, 9.00 am – 11.00 am
ArchitecTours starts at 10.00 am.

You can also check-in and pick up a tour brochure at 2 other locations: one on Ladera Lane, the Montecito side of Santa Barbara, and the other in Goleta, the West side of Santa Barbara. The addresses will be given out in an email to ticket buyers on Wednesday, October 2. You can arrive after 10 am and check-in at one of these 3 locations. You will be given a wristband, which will allow entrance into all the locations and the party. Please note this is a change from how we have done it in the past.


5% of ticket sales will be given to ACE Mentor Program of Santa Barbara.

ACE helps mentor high school students and inspires them to pursue careers in architecture, construction, and engineering.


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AIA Santa Barbara

229 E Victoria St

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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