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What: The third event in AIA Phoenix Metro Chapter’s monthly Placemaking Series.


Through a panel presentation and community conversation, the event will explore how the Sky Harbor  Terminal 3 Modernization Project (currently under construction) has been designed to capture the essence of Phoenix in its design – an airport rooted in place. The panel will discuss the wide range of ground transportation models emerging in the valley, and how Phoenix is embracing new ways to MOVE us around the city. They will also look at how the introduction of local restaurants in the airport has been a huge success, allowing people to experience the flavors and artistry of local Phoenix chefs.

Russ Sanders, (moderator) AIA, Architecture, SmithGroupJJR
Art Fairbanks, Terminal 3 Modernization, City of Phoenix Aviation Department
Sam Gonzales, Operations; Transportation Systems, City of Phoenix Aviation Department
Paula Kucharz, Business & Properties; Concessions Concepts, City of Phoenix Aviation Department

Where: Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, Terminal 2 – Reception at Barrio Avion restaurant, located in Terminal 2 lobby (free parking validation)

When: Thursday, July 23rd; Reception: 5-6 p.m.; Program: 6-7 p.m.