Rural Studio – The Front Porch Initiative

1 HSW Pending Join us Thursday, January 20, from 12:00 - 1:00 PM via Zoom for a presentation by Mackenzie Stagg. $10 | All donations will benefit the ACFA Scholarship Program.  Mackenzie Stagg is an Assistant Research Professor in Auburn University's School of Architecture and manages Rural Studio's Front Porch Initiative. Established in 1993, Rural […]


dreamARCH Virtual Teacher Workshop

Join us Saturday, January 29 from 9:00 - 11:00 AM for our FREE dreamARCHITECTURE Teacher Workshop! Register here!  *Due to the recent uprise in COVID cases, we have decided to host our event virtually.   

Civil Rights: People and Places

1 HSW Join us for a virtual presentation February 22, from 12 PM - 1 PM. "Preserving the Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement, Protecting the Campsites and Telling the Stories From Selma to Montgomery." Phillip Howard, lead consultant at the Conservation Fund will provide participants with an approach to protect Alabama's historically significant Civil […]

World Games Infrastructure & Compassion Project

The ACFA is proud to present the World Games Infrastructure & Compassion Project! When: Thursday, March 24, 12:00 - 1:00 PM Where: Zoom *link will be sent the morning of the event. Price: $10 Register here!

Building with Bricks LEGO® Exhibit

Alabama Center for Architecture 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd., Birmingham, AL

Our annual Building with Bricks” LEGO® Exhibit invites children and adults alike to come into the ACFA and experience the joys of building & design! When: March 26th - April 2, 2022 Where: 109 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd S. Price: FREE to the public! Hours: Tuesday - Friday, 10 AM - 5 PM & Saturdays 3/26 & 4/2 10 […]

Affordable Housing – ISA

1 HSW (Pending) Join us for a virtual fundraiser Wednesday, May 4th from 12 - 1 PM from Brian Phillips, FAIA, Founding Principal of ISA! ISA is a design and research office engaged with projects in cities across the U.S. The firm has leveraged the opportunities and challenges of its home city of Philadelphia to […]

Sporting Clays Tournament

Old South Clays 27246 Wooly Springs Rd, Athens, AL

Join us Thursday, May 19 for our annual Sporting Clay Tournament! All proceeds will go towards the ACFA Scholarship Program.  Registration Deadline: May 12 Event Schedule: - 8-9AM: Registration & Safety - 9AM-Noon: Flight A - 12-1PM: Lunch & Flight A Awards - 1:00 PM: Flight B Registration & Safety- TBD - 1:30 - 4:30 PM: Flight B […]

Evicted Alabama & ACFA Storefront

ACFA 109 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd S, Birmingham, AL

Stop by the ACFA during the World Games to see the Evicted Alabama Exhibit! We are so excited that our companion piece to the National Building Museum's Evicted exhibit will be back on display. If you missed out on viewing the exhibit while it was at the Birmingham Public Library, now is your chance!   We will […]

ACFA Scholarship Awards Luncheon

Cooney Hall - Samford University 1840 Montague Drive, Homewood, AL

Join us Tuesday, July 19th for our Scholarship Awards Luncheon at Samford University! Featuring Ryan Gravel, the mastermind behind the Atlanta Beltline! Click here to learn more about Ryan. 1 HSW $25 Early Registration ($35 after 7/12) $175 for Table of 6 Deadline to reserve tables is 7/12. Register here!  Interested in sponsoring? Click here […]

26th Annual ACFA Golf Tournament

Robert Trent Jones Oxmoor Valley course 100 Sunbelt Pkwy, Birmingham, AL

Our annual ACFA Golf Tournament benefitting our Scholarship Program will be Thursday, October 13. Single Player: $175 Four Person Team: $600 Click here to view our full brochure. Register your team here! Please email with any questions.