ArchitecTours 2017: Living with Water

ArchitecTours 2017: Living with Water
Event on 2017-10-07 10:00:00
AIA Santa Barbara presents 2017 ArchitecTours:  Living with Water Saturday October 7 10.00 am - 4.00 pm          Self-Guided Tour 4.00 pm – 6.00 pm           Tour Party  Every year, on the first Saturday in October, AIA Santa Barbara hosts ArchitecTours, a self guided tour and celebration of local architecture and local identity. This year’s tour will celebrate “Living with Water.”  Our community benefits not only when water is managed as a limited resource, but also when water creates a multi-sensory experience within a structure, in a landscape or in a vista. It is the goal of this year’s tour to demonstrate how water can be successfully integrated into the built environment.  The six sites on the tour showcase the depth of knowledge and expertise of AIA architects in urban design, sustainability, accessibility, structural improvements, building materials, and historic renovation. Making architecture more accessible to the public, the tour offers a rare opportunity for a behind-the-scenes look at these exceptional properties.  Tour participants will observe first-hand how architects transform ordinary spaces into customized environments using a variety of design solutions, and be inspired on how to embrace water conservation and management in their homes. Five percent of the ticket proceeds earned by the event will be donated to a Santa Barbara non-profit. Tickets  Early Bird Tickets: August 15th to September 25th AIA Members & Seniors: General Public: On September 26th , ticket prices will increase:  AIA Members & Seniors : General Public: There is a standard Student ticket price, students must provide proof Students : Tickets are non-refundable   ArchitecTours App While we will continue to have the paper Ticket Brochure, those who have a smart device can now use our new App instead.  The App will have all the information that the Ticket Brochure has, including maps, information on each project, party, sponsors and more.  You can scan the Eventbrite ticket from your App at each location.  Or, if you prefer, you can print the Eventbrite ticket and bring that to scan.  If you are interested in using the app, please select yes on the appropriate question when registering for the event in 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.  Paper Tickets Your Tour Map/ticket brochure will be available for pick up 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 4, through Friday October 6, 9.30 am - 11.00 am. The morning of the tour Saturday, October 7, 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. ArchitecTours starts at 10.00 am. For those using the App, there is no need to have a paper ticket brochure.  You can simply show up after 10 am at the first location of your choosing.  Thank you to our sponsors for ArchitecTours, including Allen Construction, Taylor & Syfan, Insulate SB, CJM::LA, Ann Kale, Mission Audio Visual, Coast Reprographic, Ferguson and Newport Brass!

at AIA Santa Barbara Chapter House
229 E Victoria St
Santa Barbara, United States

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