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Upcoming events

    • 01/01/2022
    • 12/31/2022
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    Partner with the San Diego Architectural Foundation (SDAF)

    Join the 501-c-3 non-profit SDAF as a Partner in educating, promoting and inspiring outstanding architecture, landscape, interior and urban design throughout the San Diego region.

    Irving Gill  $10,000

    Lillian Rice $7,500

    Kate Sessions $5,000

    Lloyd Ruocco $2,500

    • 10/06/2022
    • 7:00 PM
    • 910 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
    • 262
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    Purchase your tickets now and join us for an amazing evening in support of the San Diego Architectural Foundation.

    Each ticket includes: 

     * Admission for One (1) to the Orchids & Onions Awards Gala

    * Drink Tickets

    *Light Bites and Noshes


    Cash Bar available. 


Past events

09/24/2022 Meet BEEP in the Park @ Civita Park: DomeSweetDome
09/22/2022 PKN Vol.41 ~ Inspired Acts of Urbanism: Ideas Transforming San Diego
09/21/2022 Design Film Series: Richard Leplastrier ~ Framing the View
09/14/2022 Taste of Design Presented by The Macallan
09/10/2022 KidSketch: North Park Water Tower
08/13/2022 KidSketch: Cabrillo Bridge
07/14/2022 Membership Event ~ Daltile Showroom & Design Studio
07/09/2022 KidSketch: Mission Bay Visitor Center
06/30/2022 Membership Event ~ Tour of The Society
06/16/2022 Exclusive VIP Membership Event ~ Alila Marea Beach Resort ~ Private Tour
06/11/2022 KidSketch: Downtown San Diego Skyline
06/02/2022 Film Premiere: The Importance of Being an Architect
05/25/2022 City of San Diego Permitting Q&A
05/14/2022 KidSketch: Balboa Park Botanical Garden Building
05/12/2022 Exclusive VIP Membership Event ~ Campus at Horton Hard Hat Tour
04/23/2022 BONUS Civita Park Tour w/Glen Schmidt, Landscape Architect
04/23/2022 Meet BEEP in the Park @ Civita Park!
04/21/2022 PKN Vol.40 ~ Global Design Innovation
04/14/2022 Membership Event ~ Secoya on Fifth in Banker's Hill
04/09/2022 KidSketch: Earth Day Tree
03/30/2022 Film Premiere: Unexpected Modernism: The Architecture of the Weiner Brothers
03/20/2022 SPECIAL PROGRAM: A Look Into Severin Grossmont Hills with Richard Thomas Sweeney
03/20/2022 Seneca Trattoria and The Reading Club
03/20/2022 Waterfront Park tour
03/20/2022 The Rady Shell at Jacobs Park
03/20/2022 Walking Tour of Historic Coronado, Hosted by the Coronado Historical Association
03/20/2022 Briercrest Park
03/19/2022 North Torrey Pines Living Learning Neighborhood and Craft Center
03/19/2022 IGPP Munk Lab @ Scripps Institute of Oceanography
03/19/2022 Hotel del Coronado History Tour
03/19/2022 The Egyptian Revival, Art Deco and Streamline Moderne Architecture of City Heights
03/19/2022 Hotel del Coronado Industrial Buildings Tour
03/19/2022 UC San Diego @ Park & Market
03/19/2022 UC San Diego HUB @ Design Lab
03/19/2022 Parco
03/19/2022 Downtown La Mesa History Walk
03/19/2022 Walking Tour: The Evolution of Downtown Development
03/19/2022 Hotel del Coronado Front Porch Tour
03/19/2022 Thorn Brewing/Acre of Awesome
03/19/2022 Urban Design Finds Bike Tour – Back for its second year!
03/18/2022 Wilson Middle School
03/12/2022 KidSketch: Santa Fe Depot
03/10/2022 Membership Event ~ Terrace Lofts in Vista: Tour and Discussion with R&R Construction
03/05/2022 Volunteer Sign Up ~ OH! San Diego 2022
02/12/2022 KidSketch: Church of the Immaculate Conception
02/05/2022 2022 Vision Board Workshop!
01/08/2022 KidSketch: Old Point Loma Lighthouse
12/11/2021 KidSketch: Hotel Del Coronado
12/09/2021 Winter Solstice Celebration with The Brown Studio, SOTA + Denvir Enterprises
11/18/2021 VIP Brewery Tour & Parking for PKN V.39 "Community" ~ November 18, 2021
11/18/2021 PKN V.39 "Community" ~ November 18, 2021
11/13/2021 KidSketch: San Diego Fire Station 50
11/04/2021 SDAF Presents: Alumination
10/21/2021 Orchids & Onions Awards Gala
10/14/2021 Orchids & Onions VIP Experience!
10/09/2021 KidSketch: Haunted Ships
09/11/2021 KidSketch: San Diego Urban Jungle
09/02/2021 VIP EVENT ~Exclusive Tour of Luxury Moonlight Beach Property Hosted by Encinitas-Based Architects - The Brown Studio
08/26/2021 PKN Volume 38 ~ La Jolla Historical Society ~ August 26, 2021
08/14/2021 KidSketch: Center For Novel Therapeutics
08/12/2021 VIP EVENT ~ The Monsaraz Hotel: Tour and Discussion with R&R Construction
07/22/2021 VIP EVENT ~ AT CAPACITY ~ The Future of Micro Units in San Diego: Panel Discussion
07/10/2021 KidSketch: Crystal Pier in Pacific Beach
06/17/2021 VIP EVENT ~ Exclusive Tour of 625 Broadway Hosted by Mark Steele
06/12/2021 KidSketch: Salomon Apartments by Henry Hester
05/13/2021 Overcoming the 2%: Seeking Equity & Diversity in Our Built Environment
05/08/2021 KidSketch: La Jolla Woman's Club by Irving Gill
04/29/2021 SDAF Campus at Horton Talk
04/10/2021 KidSketch: Historic Joers-Ketchum Store by architect Lilian J. Rice
03/07/2021 KidSketch: Ocean Discovery Institute
03/06/2021 KidSketch: National City Aquatic Center
03/04/2021 La Mesa: The Next Generation
02/13/2021 KidSketch: Lincoln Acres Library
01/23/2021 2021 Vision Board Workshop: Shaping the Face of Your Success!
01/16/2021 KidSketch: Salk Institute
10/03/2020 Orchids & Onions Plaque Order
09/09/2020 Candyland: Exploring the Geodesic Dome
05/14/2020 Virtual Tour of Abpopa
03/08/2020 Open House San Diego 2020 | Wrap Party | Volunteers, Sites & Sponsors Only
03/08/2020 Tour FULL | Open House San Diego 2020 | 94 | Heritage Walking Tour | Sunday
03/08/2020 Tour FULL | Open House San Diego 2020 | 81 | Irving Gill & the Scripps Sisters: A Walking Tour Of La Jolla's Cultural Zone
03/08/2020 Tour FULLl | Open House San Diego 2020 | 40 | Gaslamp Architectural Walking Tour
03/08/2020 Tour FULL | Open House San Diego 2020 | 49 | Petco Park | Sunday
03/08/2020 Open House San Diego 2020 | KidSketch | Coronado Clubroom and Boathouse | Sunday
03/08/2020 Tour FULL | Open House San Diego 2020| 16 | Seventh Avenue Walking Tour | Sunday
03/08/2020 Open House San Diego 2020| 68 | ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station | Guided Walking Tour Sunday
03/08/2020 Open House San Diego 2020 | 95 | Landscape Walking Tour | Sunday
03/08/2020 Open House San Diego 2020 | 92 | Hotel Del Coronado History Tour| Sunday
03/08/2020 Open House San Diego 2020| 35 | The US Grant Hotel | Sunday
03/08/2020 Open House San Diego 2020 | 33 | San Diego Convention Center | Sunday
03/08/2020 Tour FULL | Open House San Diego 2020 | 17 | Albatross Street Walking Tour - Irving Gill and Partners
03/08/2020 Open House San Diego 2019 | 74 | Grande Colonial | Sunday
03/08/2020 CANCELED | Open House San Diego 2020 | 79 | Salk Institute for Biological Studies | Sunday
03/07/2020 Tour FULL | Open House San Diego 2020 | 25 | Morning Glory | Saturday
03/07/2020 Tour Cancelled | Open House San Diego 2020 | 96 | Irving Gill Walking Tour | Saturday
03/07/2020 Open House San Diego 2020 | 48 | Sempra Energy Headquarters | Tour
03/07/2020 Open House San Diego 2020| 68 | ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station | Guided Walking Tour Saturday
03/07/2020 Tour FULL | Open House San Diego 2020| 16 | Seventh Avenue Walking Tour | Saturday
03/07/2020 Open House San Diego 2020| KidSketch |La Jolla Historical Society | Saturday
03/07/2020 Tour FULL | Open House San Diego 2020 | 43 | Horton Plaza Walking Tour - Past, Present And Future | Saturday
03/07/2020 Tour FULL | Open House San Diego 2020 | 22 | Junipero Serra Museum | Saturday
03/07/2020 Open House San Diego 2020 | 85 | Coronado Public Library | Saturday
03/07/2020 Open House San Diego 2020 | 86 | John D. Spreckels Center and Bowling Green | Saturday
03/07/2020 Open House San Diego 2020 | 93 | Coronado Club Room And Boathouse | Saturday
03/07/2020 Tour FULL | Open House San Diego 2020 | 92 | Hotel Del Coronado History Tour| Saturday
03/07/2020 Open House San Diego 2020 | 95 | Landscape Walking Tour | Saturday
03/07/2020 Open House San Diego 2020 | 33 | San Diego Convention Center | Saturday
03/07/2020 Tour FULL | Open House San Diego 2020 | 32 | Navy General Administration Facility | Saturday
03/07/2020 Open House San Diego 2020 | 44 | Balboa Theatre | Saturday
03/07/2020 Open House San Diego 2020 | 27 | Civic Theatre | Saturday
03/07/2020 Open House San Diego 2019 | 74 | Grande Colonial | Saturday
03/07/2020 Canceled | Open House San Diego 2020 | 90 | J. Craig Venter Institute | Tour
03/07/2020 Tour FULL | Open House San Diego 2020 | 62 | Villa Montezuma | Saturday
03/07/2020 Tour FULL | Open House San Diego 2020 | 24 | Born and Raised | Saturday
03/06/2020 Tour FULL | Open House San Diego 2020 |5| Mingei Museum Hard Hat Tour | Friday
03/06/2020 Tour FULL | Open House San Diego 2020 | 2 | San Diego Museum of Art Architecture
03/06/2020 Tour FULL | Open House San Diego 2020 | 2 | San Diego Museum of Art Library & Archive
03/06/2020 Tour FULL | Open House San Diego 2020 |4| Balboa Park Architecture Walking Tour 1935-1936 | Friday
03/06/2020 Open House San Diego 2020 |7| San Diego History Center Archive Tour | Friday
03/06/2020 Open House San Diego 2020 Online Registration
03/06/2020 Tour FULL | Open House San Diego 2020 | 3 | Balboa Park Architecture Walking Tour 1915-1916 | Friday
03/06/2020 Tour FULL | Open House San Diego 2020 | 8 | Inamori Pavilion at the Japanese Friendship Garden
03/02/2020 Tour FULL | Open House San Diego 2020 | 92 | Hotel Del Coronado Master Plan Tour| Saturday
02/09/2020 OH! San Diego 2020 Launch Party
02/09/2020 OH! San Diego Rose Canyon Crawl
10/21/2019 Plaque Order - 2019 Orchids & Onions
10/03/2019 2019 Orchids & Onions Reception & Awards Ceremony
09/04/2019 Del Mar Civic Center and Town Hall Tour
08/23/2019 Context Vol. 6 – Archi-Vino tour in Valle de Guadalupe
08/02/2019 Tata Hall for the Sciences at UCSD and Bella Vista Social
07/18/2019 VIP Appreciation Cocktail Hour at the Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center in La Jolla
06/27/2019 Boulevard Summer Madness at Broadstone North Park - Members Only
04/06/2019 Open House San Diego 2019 | Volunteer Membership Offer
03/24/2019 Open House San Diego 2019 | Wrap Party | Volunteers, Sites & Sponsors Only
03/24/2019 Open House San Diego 2019 | 33 | Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego | Sunday Tour
03/24/2019 Open House San Diego 2019 | 2 | San Diego Museum of Art Library & Archive | Sunday Tour
03/24/2019 Open House San Diego 2019 | 57 | Shift | Sunday Tour
03/24/2019 Open House San Diego 2019 | 87 | Grande Colonial | Sunday Tour
03/24/2019 Open House San Diego 2019 | 39 | The Historic Spreckels Theatre | Sunday Tour
03/24/2019 Open House San Diego 2019 | 100 | Salk Institute for Biological Studies | Sunday Tour
03/24/2019 Open House San Diego 2019| Kids Sketch | ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station | Sunday
03/24/2019 Open House San Diego 2019| Kids Sketch |La Jolla Historical Society | Sunday
03/23/2019 Open House San Diego 2019| 77 | ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station | Guided Walking Tour
03/23/2019 Open House San Diego 2019 | 33 | Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego | Saturday Tour
03/23/2019 Open House San Diego 2019 | 48 | Sempra Energy Headquarters | Tour
03/23/2019 Open House San Diego 2019 | 2 | San Diego Museum of Art Architecture | Saturday Tour
03/23/2019 Open House San Diego 2019 | 29 | John Rhoades Federal Judicial Center Walking Tour | Saturday
03/23/2019 Open House San Diego 2019 | 2 | San Diego Museum of Art Library & Archive | Saturday Tour
03/23/2019 Open House San Diego 2019 | 57 | Shift | Saturday Tour
03/23/2019 Open House San Diego 2019 | 100 | Salk Institute for Biological Studies | Saturday Tour
03/23/2019 Open House San Diego 2019 | 87 | Grande Colonial Hotel | Saturday Tour
03/23/2019 Open House San Diego 2019 | Kids Sketch Architecture | La Jolla Historical Society | Saturday
03/23/2019 Open House San Diego 2019 | Kids Sketch Architecture | ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station | Saturday
01/17/2019 Member Mixer prior to PKN
10/30/2018 Open House 2019 Site Registration and Donation
10/12/2018 Plaque Order - 2018 Orchids & Onions
10/04/2018 2018 Orchids & Onions Reception & Awards Ceremony
08/15/2018 Member Only Tour at Civita Park
06/12/2018 Member Only Tour & Happy Hour at Nolita Hall
06/01/2018 Context Volume 5 | The Tijuana Renaissance | Feast for the Heart | VIP Architectural Tour + Culinary Fair + Forum
04/19/2018 Member Only Guided Tour of the San Diego Central Courthouse
04/14/2018 Open House San Diego 2018 | Volunteer Membership Offer
03/25/2018 Open House San Diego 2018 | Wrap Party | Volunteers, Sites & Sponsors Only
03/25/2018 Open House San Diego 2018 | 30 | Waterfront Park | Designer-led Tour
03/25/2018 Open House San Diego 2018 | 37 | Gaslamp Architectural Walking Tour
03/25/2018 Open House San Diego 2018 | 62 | Mercado del Barrio | Designer-led Tour
03/25/2018 Open House San Diego 2018 | 25 | Maritime Museum of San Diego | Tour
03/25/2018 Open House San Diego 2018 | 3 | San Diego Museum of Art Architecture | Sunday Tour
03/25/2018 Open House San Diego 2018 | 3 | San Diego Museum of Art Library & Archive | Sunday Tour
03/25/2018 Open House San Diego 2018 | 39 | Horton Plaza Park | Designer-led Tour
03/25/2018 Open House San Diego 2018 | 29 | John Rhoades Federal Judicial Center Walking Tour
03/25/2018 Open House San Diego 2018 | 41 | The Historic Spreckels Theatre | Tour
03/25/2018 Open House San Diego 2018 | 26 | LIND Block | Designer-led Tour | Sunday
03/25/2018 Open House San Diego 2018 | 77 | ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station | Sunday
03/24/2018 Open House San Diego 2018 | 34 | New Children's Museum | Designer-led Tour
03/24/2018 Open House San Diego 2018 | 54 | Sempra Energy Headquarters | Tour
03/24/2018 Open House San Diego 2018 | 3 | San Diego Museum of Art Architecture | Saturday
03/24/2018 Open House San Diego 2018 | 3 | San Diego Museum of Art Library & Archive | Saturday
03/24/2018 Open House San Diego 2018 | 28 | Downtown Works | Tour
03/24/2018 Open House San Diego 2018 | 14 | The Louie | Designer-led Tour
03/24/2018 Open House San Diego 2018 | 77 | ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station | Saturday
03/24/2018 Open House San Diego 2018 | 26 | LIND Block | Designer-led Tour | Saturday
03/24/2018 Open House San Diego 2018 | 84 | Naval Base Point Loma | SDAF Members Only Tour
10/26/2017 2017 Orchids & Onions Reception & Awards Ceremony
09/28/2017 PechaKucha September 28th 2017
03/26/2017 Open House San Diego 2017 | 30 | IDEA1| Hard Hat Tour | Sunday
03/26/2017 Open House San Diego 2017 | 40 | San Diego Opera Scenic Studio | Tour | Sunday
03/26/2017 Open House San Diego 2017 | 28 | Basile Studio | Design Studio Tour | Sunday
03/26/2017 Open House San Diego 2017 | 22 | New Children's Museum | Tour | Sunday
03/23/2017 Open House San Diego 2017 | Launch Reception
03/21/2017 Context Volume 4 | Neighborhoods 2027 | Public Engagement Event (FREE) + Reception + Presentation (Ticketed)
03/10/2017 Open House San Diego | Special Event | City College Quad | Designer-led Tour
02/10/2017 Open House San Diego | Special Event | Wesley Palms | Designer-led Tour
12/08/2016 2016 Holiday Mixer
10/25/2016 Open House San Diego | Launch Party
10/22/2016 Orchid Tour - Underground Elephant
10/13/2016 Orchids & Onions Awards Ceremony Only
10/13/2016 Celebrating 40 years of Orchids & Onions Reception & Awards Ceremony
03/01/2016 Context Volume 3 | Day on the Bay | EXPO (FREE) + Reception + Forum (Ticketed)
12/17/2015 2015 Holiday Mixer
10/17/2015 Open House San Diego | 29 | Faultline Park | Designer-led Tour
10/17/2015 Open House San Diego | 24 | Basile Studio | Design Studio Tour
10/17/2015 Open House San Diego | 07 | Embarcadero Improvements | Designer-led Tour
10/17/2015 Open House San Diego | 14 | 707 Broadway
10/17/2015 Open House San Diego | 19 | Connections Housing
10/17/2015 Open House San Diego | 36 | Parq Restaurant & Nightclub
10/17/2015 Open House San Diego | 08 | Lane Field North Hotel | Hard Hat Tour
10/17/2015 Open House San Diego | 11 | 1 Columbia Place
10/16/2015 Open House San Diego | Launch Party | City College Quad | Designer-led Tour
10/13/2015 The Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) Lecture
10/01/2015 2015 Orchids & Onions Awards Ceremony
06/22/2015 SDAF + NewSchool of Architecture + Design hosts Gianandrea Barreca
06/04/2015 Context Volume 2 | What's the big IDEA? | Reception & Forum
05/02/2015 Context Volume 2 | What's the BIG IDEA? | Upper East Village Community Workshop
04/30/2015 SDAF hosts Bill Menking | Editor of Architect's Newspaper
10/02/2014 2014 Orchids & Onions Awards Ceremony and Silent Auction
04/29/2014 Context Volume 1: San Diego Central Library: Celebrating Civic Courage
10/03/2013 2013 Orchids & Onions Awards Ceremony & Silent Auction
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