Orlando Foundation for Architecture
The Orlando Foundation for Architecture is a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to public education that inspires people to discover WHY DESIGN MATTERS.
The Foundation provides college scholarships to students that participate in the 2+2+2 program at Valencia College, UCF and UF Citi-Lab Orlando.
Through educational programs, tours, exhibits, and events, the Orlando Foundation for Architecture promotes public understanding and appreciation of architecture and design. It inspires creativity and exploration of architecture, engineering, and design. Programs, exhibitions, and events take place at AIA Orlando and in schools and community sites throughout Central Florida.
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OFA provides a comprehensive schedule of programming that connects people of various backgrounds & interests to the exciting world of architecture & design. Programs are available for personal enrichment and/or professional growth. Programming areas focus on design, new construction, historic preservation, environmental sustainability, design for improved health, community culture & identity, and featured works of member architects and firms.
The Foundation’s purpose is to promote encouragement for public awareness, appreciation and enjoyment of the built environment, preservation of historical sites in the region, demonstrating sustainable practices of construction and living, offering scholarships for architectural education, and promoting diversity in the architectural community.
Board of Trustees
Jacki Hale, FAIA
Dan Kirby, FAIA, FAICP
John Jeronimo, FAIA
Tim Gibson, AIA
Suzi Barnes, AIA
Greg Stock, AIA
Kyle O'Connell, AIA
The ultimate vision of the Orlando Foundation for Architecture is to develop the Orlando Center of Architecture and Design that celebrates Orlando as a center of innovation and creativity by engaging the public, inspiring vision, & implementing positive change. It promotes the exchange of ideas and encourages the public to participate in building vibrant communities that make Central Florida a globally significant region.