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Holiday Issue

AIA ARIZONA NEWS
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HOLIDAY ISSUE


2009 has been an interesting and challenging year. We have been extremely busy working on programs that we feel you need in order to get through these tough economic times.

From the creation of the Survival 101 workshops that focused on business practices and marketing to LEED workshops and A.R.E. seminars, we have done our very best to meet all of your needs. We have also redesigned our website that incorporates search tools and social media in order to stay better connected to you.

You should have received our annual report, “What Has AIA Arizona Done for You in 2009?” in the mail. If you have yet to look at it, please take the time to view a detailed list of our Component’s and Chapters’ main accomplishments in 2009.

The AIA Arizona staff wishes you and your families a happy and safe holiday season. We look forward to seeing you in 2010!

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
@AIAArizona

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12-24-09 CLOSED (until January 4, 2010)
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Twitter for Associates – If you are an AIA Arizona Associate member or if you are interested in what our Associate members are doing, please follow them! www.twitter.com/AIAAZAssoc

AIA Arizona Office Hours
– The office will be closed from December 23, 2009 until January 1, 2010 for the holidays.

A.R.E. Seminar Programming, Planning & Practice – This seminar is coming up in the month January. Click here for details and registration.

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

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WAN Awards Residential Sector 09 –
The deadline for entries to the WAN AWARDS Residential Sector 2009 (incorporating WAN House of the Year) is December 31st 2009. Click here to learn more.

Build-it-Green – Its time for the Build It Green (BIG) Conference and this year they are adding a Green Building Awards Reception! The awards will recognize leaders and organizations that engage in the implementation of sustainability principles. 12 award categories will recognize leadership, progress, processes, vision, and best practices. Click here to learn more and nominate.

AZ|RE RED Awards – Arizona Commercial Real Estate Magazine will present the 5th Annual RED Awards – Arizona’s most comprehensive annual real estate awards. The reception will honor the Biggest, Best and Most Notable commercial real estate projects and transactions of 2009. Click to learn about the award categories. Nominations due December 31, 2009.

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Awards | Recognition

Circle West Architects – Celebrates the receipt of a Sunset-American Institute of Architects (AIA) Western Home Honorable Mention for the single-family residence known as Desert House. Click here to view the press release.

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

12|15|09

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Just the Facts, Please… DEC | 15 | 2009
AIA Arizona would like to thank everyone for getting involved in 2009. Your time and effort enabled us to accomplish a lot of things this year. We look forward to your involvement in 2010!

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

Upcoming Events
12-16-09 Survival 101 Seminar

12-16-09 Member Communication

12-17-09 Phoenix Metro ExCom

12-18-09 AIA AZ Board Meeting

12-18-09 Phoenix Metro Homes of the Year Deadline

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AIA Arizona Office Hours – The office will be closed from December 23, 2009 until January 3, 2010 for the holidays.

A.R.E. Seminar Programming, Planning & Practice – This seminar is coming up in the month January. Click here for details and registration.

Grand Canyon Chapter – Click here for the latest announcements from the chapter. Click here for photos of the holiday party.

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. Deadline for submittals is December 18, 2009.

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

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Phoenix Metro Affiliate Lunch
– The next meeting will be held on January 7, 2009 from 12pm to 1pm in the AIA Arizona office. 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.

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Job Board
– the Job Board has been updated. Click to view the latest opportunities.

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.Click here for your FREE ticket!
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Awards | Recognition

James Abell, FAIA – The National AIA Board of Directors elected James Logan Abell, FAIA, as the 2010 recipient of the Edward C. Kemper Award. Named in honor of the AIA’s first executive director, the award recognizes individuals who contribute significantly to the profession of architecture through service to the Institute. Abell will be honored at the 2010 AIA National Convention in Miami. Click here to view the full press release.

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

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IIDA Tucson
– IIDA Masquerade Ball to be held at JW Marriott Starr Pass on Saturday, March 20, 2009. Mark your calendars! Click here for details.

CANstruction call for entries!


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

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

Online Resources

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)

12|9|09

AIA ARIZONA NEWS
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Just the Facts, Please… DEC  |  9  |  2009

Once again, we are in the midst of the holiday season and I find it hard to believe that another year is about to begin.

My year as President of AIA Arizona has exceeded every preconception I had about the demands and opportunities to be encountered.  Due to the our dedicated staff, my time commitment was easy to manage – thank you Alex, Charnissa, Diana, Cathy, Brent and Tina for your support!

What I did not expect was the demonstrated passion that so many of you are willing to harness as volunteers throughout our organization.  We have heard weekly from our members about the challenges this year has brought because of the economic conditions, yet contrary to what I expected, this created greater volunteerism and participation in the organization

The Board of Directors were my partners in creating a climate of listening to members and then finding appropriate responses to the local industry trends and political impacts of our state that seem to change month-by-month.  I give my thanks to this committed group of advisors and leaders for their opinions and guidance.

Most importantly, I had an amazing opportunity to meet so many fellow architects and develop new friendships that will influence me throughout the rest of my career.  Thank you for allowing me to serve in this role for what seems, in retrospect, just a brief moment.

Cheers,

Mark Patterson, AIA, LEED AP
2009 AIA Arizona President

CALENDAR

12-10-09 Phoenix Metro YAF

12-11-09 Grand Canyon Chapter Holiday Party

12-12-09 Southern Arizona Chapter Holiday Party

12-15-09 Phoenix Section Meeting

12-15-09 Small Firm Roundtable

12-16-09 Survival 101 Seminar

12-18-09 AIA AZ Board Meeting

12-18-09 Phoenix Metro Homes of the Year Deadline

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Phoenix Metro Young Architect’s Forum – Presents, “Art of Sketch and Watercolor,” on Thursday, December 10, 2009 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm presented by Jeremy Jones, AIA. Bring your drawing and/or watercolor materials. RSVP to Diana Smith.

Survival 101: Marketing Musts & Social Media for Architects
– This is an excellent opportunity to refresh your marketing approach. This seminar will merge the “tried and true” marketing practices that many firms have shelved for too long with Social Media tactics few firms have dared to dive into. Join us at the AIA Arizona office on December 16, 2009. Registration 7:30 a.m., Presentation 8:00-10:00 a.m. Click here to register.

A.R.E. Seminar Programming, Planning & Practice – This seminar is coming up in the month January. Click here for details and registration.

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. Deadline for submittals is December 18, 2009.

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

Pre-Demolition Estate Sale – On Saturday, December 12, 2009, 180 Degrees Design + Build will hold a Pre-Demolition Estate Sale. Appliances, landscape materials, window treatments, fencing, millwork, anything visible and vintage items are available. All items are negotiable and many items free. Click here for further details.

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Phoenix Metro Affiliate Lunch
– The next meeting will be held on January 7, 2009 from 12pm to 1pm in the AIA Arizona office. 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
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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.

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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. .

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!

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Awards | Recognition

merzproject architects – Named Architectural Record’s 2009 Design Vanguard recipient. Click hereto read the press release.

Architekton – The Tempe Transportation Center designed by Tempe’s Architekton + Otak, constructed by Adolfson & Peterson is one of four recipients of the 2009 National EPA Award for Smart Growth Achievement.

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

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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.

Online Resources

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)

Survival 101 Seminar: Marketing Musts & Social Media

social-media2This is an excellent opportunity to refresh your marketing approach. This seminar will merge the “tried and true” marketing practices that many firms have shelved for too long with Social Media tactics few firms have dared to dive into.

Join us  at the AIA Arizona office on December 16, 2009. Registration 7:30 a.m., Presentation 8:00-10:00 a.m.

$10 Members; $20 Non-members

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

A.R.E. Seminar – Programming, Planning & Practice

159Tuesday, January 12
Thursday, January 14
Tuesday, January 19

6:00 – 8:00pm

$30 Members
$60 Non-Members

Orcutt|Winslow
3003 N. Central Avenue, 16th Floor
Phoenix, Arizona 85012
*Free parking is available at the garage on the NW corner of Catalina Drive and 2nd Street. Please check in with the security desk in the lobby to be let up to the 16th floor.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

12|2|2009

AIA ARIZONA NEWS
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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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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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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!

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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.

Online Resources

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)

11|25|2009

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Just the Facts, Please… NOV  |  25  |  2009
As we reach the end of the year and are fast approaching the holiday season, the staff of AIA Arizona wish you and your families a safe and Happy Thanksgiving! We know that these are economically challenging times and we are thankful for all you and your support this year.

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

11-26-09 CLOSED

11-27-09 CLOSED

12-2-09 Member Communications Meeting

12-2-09 Survival 101 Seminar: Business Development Basics

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

12-8-09 Phoenix Section Meeting

12-9-09 Small Firm Roundtable

12-10-09 Phoenix Metro ExCom

12-10-09 Phoenix Metro YAF

12-11-09 AIA AZ Board Meeting

12-11-09 Grand Canyon Chapter Holiday Party

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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.

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.

Suvival 101 Seminar: Business Development Basics
– Wednesday, December 2, 2009 from 7:30 – 10:00a.m. Now more than ever, architects are leveraging their existing relationships and building their network to increase visibility and project opportunities. After attending this workshop you will be equipped with the means to effectively position your business on top. Click here to register.

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.

Art by Architect’s Kids
– Send in art work created by your kids (17 years and younger)! Click here for more information.

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

Verner W. Wulf, AIA – Former Phoenix architect, Verner Wulf, AIA, died recently in Avoca, Nebraska. Anyone interested in condolences, remembrances, or more information, please contact James Abell, FAIA.

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IDP 2.0, Phase Two – Phase two will go into effect on January 1, 2010 by ushering in additional changes to make the program more aligned with the practice today. Click here for details.

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

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ASU Faux Planning Commission Hearings
– Volunteers needed to act as P&Z Commissioners for an ASU Planning Class on December 8, 2009 from 5:30p.m. to 7:30p.m at the offices of Evergreen Development (2390 E. Camelback Rd, Ste 410, Phoenix). RSVP to Darin@senderlaw.com.

UofA CALA Fall Lecture Series
Click here.

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.

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2009 Cleveland Design Competition
– Call for entries. Click here for details. Register by December 1, 2009.

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

LEA Architects – Lawrence Enyart, FAIA, LEED AP and LEA-Architects’ Glendale Regional Public Safety Training Center (GRPSTC) Academic Building is featured on this months cover of the prestigious Fire Chief Magazine.

HDR Architecture – Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism has achieved LEED Silver certification. This project has also received a 2009 Design Build Institute of America award in the category of Public Sector Building Over $25 Million.

Orcutt | Winslow – Received the Learning by Design 2009 Grand Prize for the top design in the nation for the Bioscience High School in Phoenix, AZ.

Nick Tsontakis Architecture & Interiors – St. Katherine Greek Orthodox Church in Chandler, Arizona, designed by Nick Tsontakis, AIA, has received the 2009 Award of Merit in the category of Structural Engineering for Buildings of Construction Value Between 2-10 Million Dollars from the Structural Engineering Association of Arizona (SEAOA).

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

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News | Events

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
Phoenix – 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.

SDA Phoenix – Click here for November’s monthly meeting.


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.

Online Resources

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)