An exhibition featuring the 2021 AIA Virginia Prize competition entries is on view at Alexandria’s Torpedo Factory Art Center through Aug. 8, 2021.
Organized by architect Joe McCoy, AIA, the exhibition highlights the work of 33 students and their responses to the 2021 challenge which was inspired by the Equal Justice Initiative’s Community Remembrance Project. Visitors can also find out how to get involved in the Alexandria Community Remembrance Project, a city-wide initiative dedicated to helping Alexandria understand its history.
A reception will be held on Friday, July 9 at 7 p.m.
About the AIA Virginia Prize
The AIA Virginia Prize is a design charrette that engages students at all the accredited schools of architecture in Virginia. The competition is intended to promote collaboration between the profession, students, and professors in Virginia.
About Torpedo Factory Art Center
Founded in 1974 in an old munitions plant, the Torpedo Factory Art Center is home to the nation’s largest collection of working-artists’ open studios under one roof. An Alexandria landmark for more than 40 years, it’s the highlight of the Potomac Riverfront, attracting approximately 500,000 visitors annually.