March @ the AIA

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By AIA Pittsburgh Posted on March 1, 2017

If you’re submitting for one of the competitions below best of luck to you! This month, AIA National Knowledge Committees announce opportunities to share your work in healthcare and justice design.  AIA National is also there for you if you are making the switch from desktop software to online service.  If your practice works in foreign markets, trade or procurement or if you have any projects at all in international markets then there are several new resources available for you.

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February @ the AIA

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By AIA Pittsburgh Posted on February 1, 2017

Love in is the air.  Love, that is, for interesting lectures, mentorship opportunities, and tours of iconic buildings. This month, architecture, art, and fashion intersect at the CMOA in a new exhibit featuring fashion designer Iris van Herpen.  Later in the month 25 lucky members will get to go on the ultimate “date,” a tour of The Tower at PNC Plaza as part of Target 2030: Meeting Goals and Verifying 2030 Strategies.

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January @ the AIA

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By AIA Pittsburgh Posted on January 2, 2017

Wiping the slate clean, rebooting, resolving.  January is a great time to set the tone for the rest of the year.  Set goals, identify opportunities to share your work with the world.  After setting your yearly goals, don’t forget to renew your membership and make sure you’ve accounted for all your continuing education credits.

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FEATURE

A Letter to Our Members

Our Commitment to You and to Our Community...

Dear AIA Pittsburgh Members and Partners, We have heard from several of you expressing concerns and criticism about Robert Ivy’s initial press release and the subsequent explanation. The fractious nature of the recent campaign is evident in your comments and expressive of the anxiety many feel. While we have responded to many of you individually, we thought it was important to affirm with everyone our commitment to you and to our community. AIA Pittsburgh will continue our work to advance the profession of architecture and to strengthen our community through design. The work of AIA Pittsburgh is based on a set of shared values. We are committed to public health, safety, and welfare of the built environment; diversity; equity; sustainability;...

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November @ the AIA

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By AIA Pittsburgh Posted on November 3, 2016

Kicking up leaves along a sidewalk. Getting one of the last seats on the bus. An inspiring project. A late-night idea. Homemade meals shared among friends and family. There are so many things to be thankful for and as the year winds down, this month is a great time to keep them in mind. After giving thanks, don’t forget to renew your membership, make sure your continuing education credits are all accounted for, and save room for pie! AIA Membership 15 for 12 – It’s time to join or renew your AIA membership. Join now for 2017 and get complimentary membership for the rest of 2016 (as well as a chance to in either 2017 national, state, or local membership...

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Working Together

AIA Announces Strategic Partnerships

In an increasingly connected and technology-driven world, architects need more than a pencil and drafting table to succeed. Innovative tools are being created to help increase public awareness of the value of architecture as well as provide architects with the resources to not only survive in today’s economy, but ideally excel. With that in mind, last month in Chicago the AIA introduced two companies that have entered into strategic partnerships with the organization. Each partnership offers an unique opportunity for AIA members to deepen their knowledge and reach, utilizing technology initiatives to grow their businesses. Houzz The AIA has joined with Houzz, the world’s leading online platform for residential remodeling and design, to develop innovative technology initiatives to engage architects,...

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Bates Elected Vice President

AIA Pittsburgh member wins national office

Each year at AIA Convention, elections are held to fill the national positions of First Vice President, Vice President, and Secretary. This year, voting took place on June 27th in Chicago, and AIA Pittsburgh is pleased to announce that one of our own was chosen as one of two 2015-2016 Vice Presidents. The chapter congratulates Bill Bates, AIA. William J. Bates, AIA began his involvement when he was elected president of AIA Pittsburgh in 1988. He then went on to serve as president of AIA Pennsylvania not once, but twice. Additionally, he helped to organize the original Prince Charles-helmed Remaking Cities Conference here in Pittsburgh in 1988, and again 25 years later, in 2013. Bates has held a number of...

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