Social Impact Design Celebration

OADC has partnered with Inscape Publico for their 2nd annual Social Impact Design Celebration! OADC members will receive $5 off of tickets using “OADC” promo-code. EVENT TICKETS HERE.


Tickets include hors d’oeuvres, an open bar, live music, unique silent auction items, and a chance to meet and view the work of leaders and award winners in Social Impact Design!

This is the social event for all of those supporting social impact design in the architecture, design, development, and construction fields in the DC area. If you are unable to attend, please consider purchasing a raffle ticket for a new Handsome Devil Bicycle valued at $1,200. RAFFLE TICKETS HERE. All proceeds will support the mission of Inscape Publico.



Date: Tuesday, September 27th
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Location: Carving Room 300 Massachusetts Ave NW (near the National Building Museum)
Fee (if applicable): FreeJoin us for happy hour at the Carving Room and raise a glass to celebrate all the hard work and dedication of our volunteers! Not a current member or volunteer?  No problem – you’re invited too! Enjoy a refreshment while you catch up with old friends, meet new ones, and learn about new projects! The event is FREE and comes with a complimentary drink provided by our host, WellBuilt. Check out their beautiful (& eco-friendly!) products at

National Treasures Design Competition – Registration now open!

The Open Architecture Collaborative – Washington DC : Resilience by Design Committee is pleased to present the National Treasures Design Competition (NTDC) to promote mitigation in National Capital Region.

NTDC is an open design competition aimed at developing proactive mitigation strategies for low-lying waterfront areas of the National Mall. Participating teams are encouraged to be multidisciplinary with members from architecture, landscape design and/or engineering disciplines.  Project proposals are intended to be creative and visionary. The competition will culminate in a reception where innovative ideas will be shared, discussed, and evaluated with a diverse group of stakeholders, city representatives, and design professionals.

See more on the competition website here.