February 19-26, 2017

ADF traditionally introduces internationally known architects, artists and designers to an Alaskan audience through its lecture series each year. With FLY BY DESIGN, we export the audience to see the work in real dimensions. We host travelers in locations around the world, connecting them to new places through architecture and design.

We invite a limited number of travelers to connect in an international locale, to experience an itinerary that is packed with art, design and architecture viewing and experiences, with opportunities to meet the designers in their studio settings. To best ensure a personal experience, we limit the number of travelers.

FBD 2017: Chile


Escape the Alaskan winter February 19th-26th, 2017 and join ADF for a week in Chile. Visit this remote country on the other end of the Americas, and explore architecture, vineyards and spas. See the work of Pezo von Ellrichshausen, Smiljan Radic, Mathias Klotz, and Alejandro Aravena. Travel in a small group of design enthusiasts with exclusive access.

Tour highlights include Casa Poli (with a private reception with architects Pezo von Ellrichshausen), wine tasting at the VIK winery (designed by Smiljan Radic), and a visit to the Termas Geometricas spa designed by German del Sol.



(subject to change)

Sunday February 19th

Monday February 20th

Tuesday February 21st

Wednesday February 22nd

Thursday February 23rd

Friday February 24th

Saturday February 25th

Sunday February 26th

  • Depart for flight back to Santiago
  • End of official tour


Note: This itinerary may change at discretion of ADF and its agents……

Reservations and Payment

Cost and registration/payment forms will be posted soon. We’ll send an email message when these details have been set. If you’re interested in FBD Chile, please sign up for our email list (see the left column of this page).

Note that travel arrangements to/fromChile are not included, allowing participants to customize their time in South America before or after FBD. Cost includes studio visits, lodging, breakfast each day, special dinner events, and travel between the cities and stops on the itinerary. Travel and arrangements to/from Santiago are not included.

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