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designSPARK @ SPARKcon

designSPARK at SPARKcon

September 15-18th | all day
Intersection of Fayetteville and Davie Street

Come and volunteer, stay and check out the scene!

RSVP to volunteer!

SPARKcon is an open source festival that sparks Raleigh's full creative potential by combining an impressive assortment of seminars, circus acts, food trucks, exhibits, installations, art, free music, theater, poetry, programming...SPARKcon literally has a little bit of almost everything!

Share your passion and professional insight with curious members of the general public at this year's SPARKcon. AIA Triangle sponsors the designSPARK Square, interactive, open-air exhibits Saturday and Sunday during SPARKcon. We need volunteers to support efforts of the Raleigh design community and ACTIVATE Triangle as we advocate the importance and value of architecture.

This year's AIAT Sponsored 2016 DesignSPARK Square will feature....


ScaleUP Bus Shelter Prototype Design Workshop
cross promotion with ACTIVATE Triangle’s competition

‘See Your City Differently’ Walking Tours 
each tour has a different focus and is hosted by a local expert in that field

‘Your City Mega Metal Map’
let us know how and why you connect to your favorite Raleigh place and spaces

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY SATURDAY 8/27 | we'll be building + painting a new base for the map! on location in Apex. RSVP using the link above or come out to 3405 Apex Peakway 10:30am - 3:30pm.

Dorothea Dix Timeline
DesignDimensions is creating a timeline of this Park's Future

American Institute of Graphic Artist Mini-Push Cart Rally
a small version of the real thing held each year at Dorothea Dix

community groups and designers are creating parking space size parks spread throughout the footprint. you and your organization can design you're very own parklet as part of this design competition. 


Earlier Event: August 30
Durham Firm Crawls
Later Event: September 27
Young Women in Architecture Wine Social