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Writing for Architects and Designers – 5 Part Series (CE)
January 14
4:00-5:00p


A five-part webinar series organized by AIA New York. Attendees must purchase the entirety of the course to attend the sessions.

Effective writing helps architects and designers win new projects. It’s essential for communicating the value of your work to the public, the media, and your peers, and for making change in your community. Learn how to sharpen your writing with design journalist and author Gideon Fink Shapiro, an experienced professional writer and editorial consultant. As a component of business and professional development, this course can help you strengthen your project descriptions, bios, new business proposals, award submissions, competition entries, press releases, job and fellowship applications, marketing copy, and books.

The course is organized as a series of synchronous video lectures interspersed with participatory group exercises. Each session will offer strategies and ideas for addressing writing and editing challenges that architects, designers, and marketing/bizdev teams frequently encounter. A total of AIA CES: 5.0 LUs will be awarded upon completion of the course.

• SESSION 1: How to Begin
Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, 4:00 pm EST

• SESSION 2: Activate Your Prose
Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, 4:00 pm EST

• SESSION 3: Writing on Architecture Beyond Building – with guest speaker Aaron Betsky
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, 4:00 pm EST

• SESSION 4: Finding Your Voice
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, 4:00 pm EST

• SESSION 5: The Art of Editing —with guest speaker Nancy Levinson
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021, 4:00 pm EST

Price: AIANY Member: $350; AIA Member (not AIANY): $375; General Public: $400

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