12|2|2009

AIA ARIZONA NEWS
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Component News
Affiliates
Lectures | Exhibits
Career Opportunities
Members in the News
Relevant Associations
Just the Facts, Please… DEC  |  2  |  2009

We are continuing the Survival 101 series of workshops that began in the spring. We have three more workshops on marketing coming up. December 16th will be Marketing Musts for Architects; January 12th is Creating Best in Class Proposals and January 27th will be Preparing Winning Project Interviews. Mark your calendar for these great workshops!

Tina Litteral, Hon. AIA, CAE
Executive Vice President
AIA Arizona
30 North 3rd Avenue #200
Phoenix, AZ  85003
602-252-4200 phone
602-273-6814 fax
www.aia-arizona.org

CALENDAR

12-3-09 Phoenix Metro December Affiliate Meeting

12-4-09 Scottsdale Section Meeting

12-4-09 COTE Planning Session

12-4-09 Phoenix Metro Holiday Party

12-10-09 Phoenix Metro YAF

12-11-09 AIA AZ Board Meeting

12-11-09 Grand Canyon Chapter Holiday Party

12-15-09 Phoenix Section Meeting

12-15-09 Small Firm Roundtable

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Committee Updates | Chapter Meetings | Seminars

Phoenix Metro Chapter Holiday Party –
Friday, December 4, 2009 from 5:00-8:00pm. RSVP to Diana Smith. The chapter is also continuing the AIA Phoenix Metro holiday tradition of giving to those less fortunate by partnering with St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance this year. Click here for St. Mary’s “most wanted” list.

Phoenix Metro Chapter Event

– On Dec. 3, 2009 at 6:30pm, AIA Phoenix Metro is joining with the ASU School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA) and the Central Arizona Society of the Archaeological Institute of America to bring you, “Infinite Points – Three dimensional imagery in digital archaeology today.” The lecture is at ASU in the Business Administration Building (BAC) C Wing, Room 316. Attendees can self report for 1 AIA learing unit. No RSVP required.

Southern Arizona Chapter Holiday Party
– Saturday, December 12, 2009, from 6pm-9pm at the home of Brent Davis and Christine Barfield (425 N. Dodge Boulevard, Tucson, Arizona). RSVP to Donna McQuery. Spouses and guests are welcome. This is a free event.

Grand Canyon Chapter Holiday Party – Friday, December 11, 2009 at 6pm at Hassayampa Inn’s Peacock Room in Prescott, Arizona. Enjoy the Acker Musical Showcase after dinner. Please RSVP to Holly Jaleski by December 1, 2009.

Phoenix Metro Home of the Year Competition – AIA Phoenix Metro and Desert Living magazine invite architects to submit the best examples of home design in the Metro Phoenix area. Click here for details.

Architect Finder – Still not listed on our Architect Finder? Click here to fill out the paper work.

New Members
Welcome!

Architects:
Yvonne Olson, AIA

Associates:
Sabrina Russo, Assoc. AIA

Affiliates:
Lance Jones
LSW Engineers
2333 W. Northern Avenue, Suite 9
Phoenix, AZ 85021
ljones@lswphx.com

Douglas Shreiner
Specified Products, Inc.
3735 W. Cambridge Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85009
dshreiner@specifiedproducts.com

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News | Events


Phoenix Metro Affiliate Meeting – December 3, 2009 at 12:00p.m. RSVP to Diana Smith.

Affiliate Finder
– Now the public and architects can search for you online! Not listed? Click here and fill out the form.

Advertise in Just the Facts, Please...-Advertise your business to your target audience of over 2,000 people! Click here for details.

atc logoLectures | Exhibits
ASU, UofA, Taliesin


ASU Design Academy Click here to register for the latest workshops. ASU Design Academy offers a workshop on Understanding Simulation Tools for Designing High Performance Buildings.

jobsCareer Opportunities
Jobs | RFQ’s |Competitions


Build-it-Green Call for Speakers –
The 2nd Annual Southwest Build-it-Green Expo & Conference will take place on March 18-20, 2010. Educational sessions will take place on Thursday 3/18 and Friday 3/19. If you are interested in participating at the conference as a speaker, click here.

Best of 2009 Arizona Breakfast

– Come join Southwest Contractor for breakfast on December 15th at the
Sheraton Downtown Phoenix. Click here for details.

Build-it-Green Expo
Click here for your FREE ticket!

Job postings, click here.

If you’re a member, you can post your resume for free! Click for more information…

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Awards | Recognition

Douglas Fredrikson Architects – Won First Place for the Ritz Carlton Golf Club at Dove Mountain in the category of Private Club, as well as First Place for Moon Valley CC in the Remodel/Renovation category for Golf Inc. Clubhouse of the year competition. In addition, Indian Wells Golf Resort won California Construction Best Recreation/ Sports Facility for 2009.

Been in the news recently? Receive an award or special recognition? We’d love to hear about it! Please email Alexandra Evjen your updates!

shaking handsRelevant Associations
News | Events

SDA – SDA Phoenix Chapter Holiday Mixer & Food Drive – Wednesday, December 16th, 5:00 – 7:30 pm at Ticoz Resto-Bar 5114 N. 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85014. Click for details.

Future City Golf Tournament
– On Saturday, 16 January 2010, the Phoenix Region Future City Competition (www.futurecity-phoenix.org) will kick off the year with its 9th Annual Golf Classic Tournament at the Whirlwind Golf Club. Click for details.

SMPS
Arizona – Click here for information on December’s meeting.

CANstruction call for entries!

ULI Arizona – Save the date for the all-day seminar, “Siting Solar in Arizona: a Sky High or Pie-in-the-Sky Opportunity?” Click here for details.



Phoenix Reference Library
Click here to view the Reference Library’s December events.

ASID Arizona South –  the 2010 Design Excellence Gala is coming up. Click herefor details.

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About Us
AIA Arizona’s mission is to promote the architectural profession through the strength and participation of members. AIA Arizona is a component of the American Institute of Architects, and was chartered on October 1, 1959. There are three chapters within our component: AIA Phoenix Metro, AIA Grand Canyon in Northern Arizona and AIA Southern Arizona in Tucson. We have just over 1,500 members statewide. To contact or learn more about AIA Arizona, please visit our website (www.aia-arizona.org)
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