AIA Dallas at the AD EX Map It
325 N St Paul Street,
Suite 150
Dallas, TX 75201

Space Rental Information
Contact Rebecca Guillen

Who We Are

The Architecture and Design Exchange (AD EX) is home to AIA Dallas, the professional organization for architects in North Texas supporting professional development, education, advocacy, and programing; and the Architecture and Design Foundation, a non-profit organization presenting public programs on the importance of architecture through exhibitions, walking tours, scholarships, and more. AD EX is quickly becoming the central space in the city for spurring discussions about walkability, mobility, historic preservation, affordable housing, economic development, and other civic challenges related to architecture and urban design that impact the city.

Located in Republic Center at the corner of St. Paul and Pacific, across from Pacific Plaza Park, we offer an ideal location for a number of different social, corporate and nonprofit events, design-related gatherings, ceremonies, and receptions.

Be Somewhere that Ignites Inspiration.

The AD EX is the ideal environment for events in the heart of Downtown Dallas day and night. The flexibility and customization that our rental spaces offer is unmatched. You will find elegant architectural finishes and furnishings, dramatic lighting, and a location that never fails to impress and inspire.

Our venue has hosted:

  • Meetings / Conferences
  • Educational Seminars and Training Classes
  • Design Charrettes
  • Corporate Retreats
  • Juror Deliberations
  • Film Screenings
  • Panel Discussions
  • Celebrations and Cocktail Parties

Our seasoned and attentive staff is here to help coordinate with you and answer any questions that may arise.

Interested? Schedule a tour today and we will show you what is possible. Contact Rebecca Guillen,, for more details. AIA Dallas and Northeast Texas members and non-profit agencies receive a special discounted rate!

View our venue rental packet for more details.

Photography courtesy of Shaun Menary; Craig Blackmon, FAIA; and Eddie Fortuna, Assoc. AIA