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Events - 2023

MOHAI From the Ground Up: Black Architects and Designers
Members & Donors Preview Night February 3, 2023 at 6pm; exhibit opens to the public February 4, 2023

Our very own Sam Cameron will be among some of the Black architects to be featured at this exhibit:

From ancient temples to soaring, modern skyscrapers, Black architects have had a strong presence throughout history. Today, the tradition of greatness continues.

On view at Seattle’s Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) from February 4 through April 30, 2023, From the Ground Up: Black Architects and Designers explores the past, present, and future of architectural talent, while learning about Black pioneers in the field.

Originally created by the Museum of Science & Industry, Chicago, with a local addition by curatorial consultant Hasaan Kirkland and co-developed with the Black Heritage Society of Washington State, this exhibit celebrates the enduring innovation and impact of Black architects across the United States.

PDS presents: Building Resilience and Post-Disaster Analysis with Jess Lentner | January 18, 2023 at 12pm (virtual)

In October 2022, Rolluda Architects Project Architect Jess Lentner deployed on a week-long volunteer mission with USACE Infrastructure Division to assist with Hurricane Ian Relief in Lee County, Florida. As a Registered Architect and Safety Assessor, Jess assisted with performing ATC-45 Rapid Evaluation Safety Assessments on over 7,000 structures impacted by hurricane-force winds, storm surge, and flooding in Lee County. Assessment Teams provide information on access and hazards present to local building departments so they can assist with getting their communities restored and operating again as quickly as possible.


On Wednesday, January 18th at 12pm, RAI Professional Development Series presents “Building Resilience and Post-Disaster Analysis with Jess Lentner.” During this virtual presentation, Jess will be sharing her experiences seeing building and systems damage with RAI designers so we may continue to produce structurally, economically, and environmentally resilient projects. If you are interested in attending the presentation as part of our Rolluda Community, please reach out to Matt Purvis at

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