'America's Favorite Architecture' Exhibit Coming to San Antonio
Free admission to public to view exhibit and vote on their favorite
architecture at interactive kiosks; Demos available for public to take
virtual architecture tours on Google Earth
WASHINGTON, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: American Institute of Architects (AIA), in commemoration of 150th anniversary WHAT: America's Favorite Architecture exhibit will be featured at AIA annual convention to reveal images of the most iconic buildings, bridges and memorials in America, as determined by a national poll conducted in February with Harris Interactive. The debate about the poll results will continue via an interactive web site, accessible at kiosks within the exhibit, which will allow visitors to vote for their favorite architecture. Architecture will come to life through on-site Google Earth demos of the new AIA layers - America's Favorite Architecture and Blueprint for America. Public can view 3D images of iconic landmarks and view demo video on YouTube, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DpNaMbMr1CM. WHEN: Thursday, May 3 and Friday, May 4: 9:30am - 5:00pm Saturday, May 5: 9:30am - 2:00pm WHERE: San Antonio Convention Center, AIA150 booth in main exhibit hall WHY: AIA launched America's Favorite Architecture and Google Earth partnership as part of AIA150, the yearlong celebration of the AIA's 150th anniversary. The yearlong celebration is dedicated to generating dialogue between architects and the public about the impact of architecture in our daily lives. AIA150 is themed "Celebrating the Past. Designing the Future." More information can be found at http://www.aia150.org.
SOURCE American Institute of Architects
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