The Design Colloquium for Design-First Firms is a unique forum where leaders of exceptional firms in architecture, engineering, and related design disciplines gather in an intimate, candid setting to exchange ideas and experiences with their peers. We coined the term Design-First to refer to practices that have maintained a consistently high level of design quality, while not dependent on a black-cape superstar.

The program is hosted by Cameron MacAllister Group. Panelists and speakers come largely from participating design firm leaders. The event is also approved by AIA/CES for 8 learning units.

Because the Colloquium is curated and attendance is limited by invitation only, the exchange of ideas and experiences among like-minded professionals has been candid, open and frank. In the 11 years since its establishment, the event has developed a loyal following. Principals have continued a dialog with their peers that began at the Colloquium—well beyond the event itself—resulting in various forms of collaboration, from informal advice to structured Joint Ventures.


Sponsors

We would like to thank our industry partners for their support of the 2017 Design Colloquium.

THURSDAY EVENING DINNER SPONSOR:

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THURSDAY EVENING WINE RECEPTION SPONSOR:

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Advisory Board

2017 Design Colloquium

Past Attendees

Following is a listing of firms that have attended and participated in the Colloquium since 2007.

Ray Calabro, FAIA
Principal, Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

Michelle Delk, ASLA
Partner, Snøhetta

Mitchell Hall, MRAIC
Principal, KPMB Architects

Paul Schwer, PE
President, PAE Consulting Engineers

Sylvia Smith, FAIA
Senior Partner, FXFOWLE

Andrea Cochran Landscape
Atelier Ten
Ayers Saint Gross
BAR Architects
Behnisch Architects
BNIM
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
Bora Architects
CO Architects
Cooper, Robertson & Partners
David Baker & Partners
Davis Brody Bond
EHDD Architects
Ennead Architects
Ehrenkrantz Eckstut & Kuhn
Ehrlich Architects
Eskew+Dumez+Ripple
Fentress Architects
Frederick Fisher Partners
Forell/Elsesser Engineers
FXFOWLE Architects

Goettsch Partners
Hacker
Handel Architects
Herbert Lewis Kruse Blunck
Integral Group
Johnson Fain
KieranTimberlake
KPMB Architects
Lake|Flato Architects
Leddy Maytum Stacy
LMN Architects
Magnusson Klemencic
Mahlum
Melendrez
Miller Hull Partnership
Mithun
Moore Ruble Yudell
Olson Kundig Architects
Opsis Architecture
PAE Consulting Engineers
Pickard Chilton
Pugh + Scarpa

Rutherford + Chekene
Shepley Bulfinch
Sherwood Design Engineers
SHoP Architects
Snøhetta
Solomon Cordwell Buenz
SRG Partnership
Studios Architecture
SWA Group
The Office of James Burnett
Tipping Mar
Transsolar
TVS Design
Urban Green
Valerio Dewalt Train
VOA Associates
Walker Macy
wHY
William McDonough + Partners
WRNS Studio
ZGF Architects