Open House San Diego


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Gain a new perspective on our city.

One day. Free access. Iconic architecture. The doors are open for you to explore.

Launching this October 17th, 2015, Open House San Diego | Downtown will preview the Open House concept and get the ball rolling towards a city and county wide Open House program in 2017. In conjunction with San Diego Architectural Foundation and San Diego Downtown Partnership, 40+ buildings and design and architecture studios will be open for you to explore – for free.

  • Want to learn more about what goes on in an architect’s office? Now is your chance. 12+ offices will be participating.
  • Want to see San Diego from above? 3+ high-rises will be open to allow you to get a different glimpse of the city.
  • A fan of historic architecture? 5+ icons of San Diego’s historic architecture will be opening their doors.
  • Interested in the newest buildings on the San Diego skyline? We have tours of recently completed projects and a hard-hat tour.

NewSchool of Architecture & Design

Our main building in the East Village campus is an adaptive reuse of the former factory building of Ratner Clothing Corp. The 100,000-square-foot building houses open design studios, a print center, library and materials and fabrication lab. Come visit us - doors are open for self guided and guided tours at 10am - 1pm.