Banff Session 2014: Beyond Boundaries

The art of architecture and interior design has inspired us throughout history. Through the use of material, scale, proportion, and light, artists created spaces that are meaningful to all who work, play, and live in them. With modern advances in technology, improved tools for design, and increasing limits to material properties, former boundaries that used to constrain architectural possibility are dissolving rapidly.

Now, more than ever before, architects and interior designers have the opportunity to transcend convention and become enveloped in the essence of the built form. From May 2-3, 2014, enjoy Banff Session 2014 as we go beyond boundaries.

Every two years, the Alberta Association of Architects hold a conference in the beautiful Rocky Mountains in Banff, Alberta appropriately titled Banff Session. The conference provides an opportunity for those involved in the practice of architecture and interior design to discuss their work, ideas, beliefs, and attitudes in an arena of open dialogue, in a unique context unencumbered by the everyday pressures and activities of the workplace.

Keynote speakers include Kai-Uwe Bergmann of the Bjarke Ingels Group, Marc Fornes of THEVERYMANY, Andreas Gjertsen of TYIN tegnestue Architects, Sasa Radulovic and Johanna Hurme of 5468796 Architecture, and Jared Della Valle of Alloy Development.

Banff Session has historically been attended by a full house of approximately 450 architects, interior designers, academics, and students from all parts of Canada and the United States.

Early-bird pricing is available until February 17, 2014 only. Register now to take advantage of the discounted fee. For members, it is $595; non-members $695; and interns $495. Regular conference pricing is $695 for members; $795 for non-members; and $595 for interns. Registration price includes delegates’ food and non-alcoholic beverages for breakfast, lunch, reception and breaks.

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