AIA Northern Virginia
Envisioning of an Urban Campus: Workshop with Gehl
September 18

At the Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center (WAAC), 601 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.

The School of Architecture + Design, College of Architecture and Urban Studies, Virginia Tech, will host lectures and workshops with Gehl supported by WAAC’s Firm Advisory Board and AIA Northern Virginia. Learn more:

With an academic mission to explore what makes sustainable, smart, and livable cities, the WAAC is hosting a team from Gehl to lead students, faculty, and area design professionals in a workshop on people-first design.

Noon-5:30p – Lunch and Workshop led by Gehl
5:30-7:00p – Reception and Panel Discussion

Learning Objectives:
• Learn theories and methods for people-first design
• Explore the application of Public Space/Public Life (PSPL) survey methods in the field
• Discuss how PSPL methods can be applied to local policy and design contexts
• Compare problems and potentials of a set of sites in Alexandria

5 LU|HSW. $40 AIA and ALSA members; $20 Associate AIA members; free for students. This includes lunch, the workshop, the panel discussion, and the reception.

There will also be a lecture by Matthew Lister, with Gehl on September 19, 7:00-8:30p, at the Lyceum in Alexandria. Register at