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Dossier: Nick Doichev, AIA

Meet a member of the Board of Directors

Name: Nick Doichev, AIA Firm: DLA+ Architecture & Interior Design, Principal Family: Single; Daughters: Maya (10), Nora (7) Years in practice: 17 Education: Master of Architecture, Virginia Tech Your first job: Philadelphia, Kitchen & Associates Architectural Services Project you’re proudest of: On the boards: Energy Innovation Center (Former Connelley Trade School), Pittsburgh, PA; Completed: Yuma Arts Center, Yuma, AZ Most embarrassing moment: January 2010…I could not get out of bed the morning after I was laid off. What’s the best part of your job? I get many chances to work with people to create space. What would you change about your job? Working for a minimum or no fee. What have you always wanted to tell your clients? Good architecture...

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From the Firms – March 13, 2012

Due to the long hiatus while AIA Pittsburgh’s website underwent a massive redesign – including taking this magazine completely digital – Columns recognizes that some of the news sent to us by you, our members and readers, may have fallen through the cracks. If there is a press release or firm announcement that has not made it to this posting, please send it again to bspevack@aiapgh.org and accept our apologies as Columns grows and adjusts to this new format. Additionally, Columns will be publishing material on a more frequent schedule, and wants to hear from you! Send along those press releases, new hire announcements, ground breakings, and project completions (all with images, if available) and we will make sure they...

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Design Connects: AIA 2012 National Convention

May 17-19, Washington, D.C.

This year’s theme, Design Connects, celebrates the boundless potential the profession of architecture offers when you actively connect – with one another, with your work, and with the community. In response to the pressing issues our world faces today, it is essential that we all reach out to express ideas, exchange perspectives, and expand our network. The National Convention offers the opportunity to expand your knowledge base in a myriad of ways – nearly 200 continuing education sessions to choose from, over 700 exhibitors to visit, architectural  tours, and networking will all enhance your professional development. Join the architectural community from across the country in Washington, D.C. this May to discover what the right connections can do for you. Go...

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Local Firm to Lead Team for Moscow Master Plan

Urban Design Associates will aid in city plan

Urban Design Associates has been chosen to head an international team to guide a master plan to expand Moscow, Russia. UDA was the only American firm selected to lead one of the ten teams, teams which will spend months studying the city and region, exploring how the city can expand while redeveloping its historic core. Click here to read more.

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Design Pittsburgh 2011

See the winners of our juried competition

By The AIA Posted on January 27, 2012

How it Works Each year, AIA Pittsburgh hosts the Design Awards – a juried design competition open to AIA members and firms whose principal(s) are members of AIA Pittsburgh, or any member of any AIA chapter across the country who has a project in the 10 county area represented by AIA Pittsburgh. All projects must have at least one AIA Pittsburgh architect on the project team. All submissions for the AIA Pittsburgh Design Awards Competition can only be submitted by an AIA Pittsburgh architect. The mission of the awards is to recognize and honor architects and designers, and promote excellence, innovation, and achievement in the craft of architecture. Last year AIA Pittsburgh revamped the Design Award submission categories, introducing three...

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AIA Pittsburgh’s 2011 President’s Holiday Party

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