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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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