May @ the AIA

April was a busy month here at AIA Pittsburgh. While May is a little calmer, don’t be fooled – there are plenty of events in the works!  Looking to get involved? How about a social outing? YAF is hosting their annual Pirates tailgate this month. Or possibly you’re heading down to Georgia for the AIA Conventional in Atlanta?  Enjoy the warmer weather and longer days and check back often for new opportunities.  AIA + Academy Knowledge Community – The AIA has launched a new Knowledge Community, AIA + Academy, for academics, researchers, and practitioners to encourage collaboration and professional responsibility, promote practice research, and explore changes to architectural education. Sound like the right fit for you? Join today! May 8...

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April @ the AIA

Spring is here, and so is Build Pittsburgh! AIA Pittsburgh’s annual continuing education conference and exhibitor show is a great way to spend the day with other architects and engineers, earn continuing education credits, and catch up on trends in the industry. Start the day with the keynote address, “Getting Back on Your Horse: The Evolving Professional Practice”, presented by Peter Kuttner, FAIA, Cambridge Seven Associates, and stay through ’til the cocktail reception. You won’t want to miss out! Volunteers Needed – Interested AIA members are encouraged to sign up for volunteer opportunities at the AIA Convention 2015 in Atlanta, May 14-16. Members who commit to at least four (4) time slots will receive full complementary registration to the Convention....

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March @ the AIA

Well, the month is certainly “in like a lion”. Will it be out like a lamb? Only time can tell. While you’re wishing for those first warm days, why not consider pulling on your snow boots and coming out to an AIA event? There’s a YAF Building Tour and the next COTE Intensive. Or stay in where you know it’s warm, and work on a submission for PechaKucha Night Pittsburgh, taking place in April at the Carnegie Museum of Art.  #ilookup – Join the March SketchUp by sharing your architecture #doodles and #sketches using #ilookup. March 9 – Submissions due for the AIA/AAH Healthcare Design Awards. March 12 – Building Tour: Global Headquarters of Industrial Scientific – Join YAF for a building tour of...

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February @ the AIA

Yes, it’s cold. Yes, it’s snowy. Don’t let that keep you from getting out and getting involved! Join AIA Pittsburgh for the first COTE Intensive – “The Business Case for High Performance Design” – or think about getting involved on a national level with an opportunity such as volunteering at AIA Convention. AIA Convention 2015 – Call for Volunteers:Interested AIA members are encouraged to sign up for volunteer opportunities at the AIA Convention 2015 in Atlanta, May 14-16. Members who commit to at least four (4) time slots will receive full complementary registration to the Convention. Sign up here. February 10 – ARE Review Session – Building Systems, Part I  February 12 – COTE Intensive: “The Business Case for High...

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December @ the AIA

2014 is rapidly coming to a close. As you ponder how yet another year has flown by, remember to take advantage of each day left, and get involved in what the AIA has to offer. It’s time to renew your membership. Or if you’re not a member, maybe 2015 is the year to become one! Deck the halls, bake some cookies, and join us for AIA Pittsburgh’s annual Holiday Party at the award-winning offices of NEXT architecture. It’s sure to be a merry evening! Calling all newly registered architects! Congratulations! Becoming an RA is no small feat, and you deserve some recognition for it! The Young Architects Forum (YAF) would like to recognize your achievement at AIA Pittsburgh’s upcoming President’s Holiday Party...

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November @ the AIA

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!  Design Pittsburgh in the News – Thank you again to all who attended, sponsored, and enjoyed the program! Through exhibits and events, this program provides excellent exposure of architects’ work to a wide variety of audiences – including potential customers. It highlights...

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