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TBFAD is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to inspiring the exploration and appreciation of architecture
and the built environment and how it influences shaping our city, our neighborhoods and our lives.

TBFAD’s mission is implemented through educational activities and public awareness events engaging citizens of all ages.

Established in 2015 with the generous support of the American Institute of Architects Tampa Bay Chapter
and the Tampa Community Design Center, TBFAD is committed to nurturing creative cooperation with community
and regional organizations to promote and celebrate architecture, the arts and the built environment.  
The Foundation’s activities focus on public education, research and scholarships.  


Board of Trustees






The Center for Architecture and Design
1315 E. 7th Ave, Ste. 105
Tampa, FL 33605




Special thanks to everyone who attended any of the 3rd Annual Tampa Bay Design Week events! It was a jam-packed 11 days of events all over the Bay area. A BIG thanks to all of our partners, sponsors and volunteers. 

Congratulations to Team Gensler for being awarded the Jury's Choice for their PARKlet "BeeWell" as well as to Team HCC & AIAS Emerging Green Architects who were awarded the People's Choice for their "Urban Library". 

See photos from the event here.


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Community Partners

USF School of Architecture & Community Design - AIAS at USF SACD - FMoPA - Downtown Partnership - Rampello Downtown Partnership School - Tampa Preservation Inc. - AIGA - CSI Tampa Bay - City of Tampa Arts - History Center - City of Tampa Division of Historical Resources - Hillsborough County - Ybor City State Museum - SMPS Tampa Bay - Urban Charrette - The Planning Commission - ABC - ULI - YCDC - TMA - The Arts Council - University of Tampa - Green Artery - APA - AGC - ASID - IIDA - ASLA 


Tampa Bay Foundation for Architecture + Design