Get Ready for AIA 2015
1. The insider experience
Get a glimpse into the inner workings at international design firm Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects while indulging in hors d'oeuvres from one of Atlanta's top chefs.
Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Dinner and Tour, May 13, 7-10 p.m., $125
Program code: EV109
2. Restaurant crawl
Explore Decatur, one of Atlanta's trendiest urban neighborhoods, with a group of architects, restaurateurs, and city planners. Also, stopat dining hotspots 246, Kimball House, Victory Sandwich Bar, and Paper Plane.
Decatur Restaurant Crawl, Thursday, May 14, 7-10 p.m., $70
Program code: EV220
3. Above it all
A panoramic city view and discussion with classic Atlanta designers—the first course in an evening at the Polaris, a landmark rooftop restaurant that gives the Hyatt Regency its profile.
The Polaris Reborn, Wednesday, May 13, 6-9 p.m., $145
Program code: EV108
4. Walk the 'Line
Discover Atlanta's Beltline, once a former railroad corridor and now one of the largest urban redevelopment programs in the country. Meet Beltline designer, Ryan Gravel, and take a tour includingapps at Ken Rathbun Steak and wind down at Ladybird with beer and sandwiches. Square Feet Studio and Johnson Studio will speak ondesigning these spaces.
Moveable Feast on Atlanta's Beltline, May 14, 6-9 p.m., $95
Program code: EV216
Design + Dining event tickets sell out quickly. Purchase yours when you register for AIA Convention 2015.