It’s been a hot summer, and whether you find yourself shaking the sand out of your flip flops or daydreaming while staring out at that clear blue sky, it’s time to find your focus and start thinking about Design Awards. Entries, for both local and national design competitions, are due towards the end of August. And don’t forget about the Young Architects Studio Competition, Urban Voids, and photo exhibition, Along the Rivers.
Advocates Needed! Your members of Congress are coming home to meet with their constituents. AIA Advocacy needs you to meet with them about two important issues: energy efficiency and design-build reform. If you are interested in meeting with your Congressman or Senator, contact Amanda Stratton with AIA Advocacy.
New for Members – For the first time and exclusively for AIA members: Get the latest edition of The Architect’s Handbook of Professional Practice digitally. Don’t need the whole book? Select chapters are available for individual purchase only to AIA members.
August 6 – Public Meeting for the Produce Terminal Redevelopment: Three developers have submitted proposals to redevelop the Produce Terminal. Join the URA, Fourth Economy Consulting, and the City of Pittsburgh to learn more and voice your opinion.
August 7 – YAF Architect Spotlight: Jen Bee, AIA: Join YAF and Jen Bee, AIA for a happy hour at one of Jen’s latest projects, Blueline Grille.
August 14 – Lami Grubb Architects, LP Happy Hour: Join YAF and Lami Grubb Architects for an office tour and happy hour.
August 21 – YAF Steering Committee Meeting
August 22 – Design Pittsburgh 2014 Submission Request Forms due.
August 22 – 2015 Institute Honor Awards submission deadline.
August 27 – YAF + AIAS Cinema in the Park: “Oblivion”
August 29 – Design Pittsburgh 2014 Submissions due.
August 29 – Design Pittsburgh 2014 YASC Submission Request Form due.