Introduction: Call for program submissions are now open for the 19th annual Architecture + the City Festival. Festival programs currently will offer in-person and virtual experiences; programming subject to change based on COVID-19 protocols during the time event takes place. 




Co-presented by the Center for Architecture + Design in collaboration with AIA San Francisco, the annual Architecture + the City Festival celebrates San Francisco’s built environment through a variety of behind-the-scenes programs, walking tours, home tours, literature, exhibitions, and presentations. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Home Tours program has been revamped. Questions? Contact


The following are suggested topics to consider when submitting a program proposal. View the 2021 Architecture + the City Calendar of Events for inspirations.

Each year the festival explores and reveals the many layers of San Francisco and how ­architecture and design play a key role in the ever-changing urban landscape. We look forward to hearing your programming ideas that reflect the current narrative. 


Attendees are required to follow these protocols when attending all in-person Festival programs; you may also be required to fill out a contact tracing form in advance of any applicable programs.

PROCEEDS All proceeds from the Architecture + the City Festival Home Tours benefit AIA San Francisco and the Center for Architecture + Design. 

Additional details to be provided to selected projects; all programming is subject to change. 

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