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AIA Arizona Directory

It’s that time of year to fill out your business profile for the 2010 AIA Arizona Directory. Some of you may recognize this paperwork and others may be filling this out for the first time, either way you need make sure that the relevant form is completed and turned in.

This directory is distributed to our existing membership and is handed out throughout the year to those looking to hire architects or those in related professions. Thus, this is a wonderful opportunity to place an ad for additional exposure. Click here for details.

Click here for the architecture firm profile.

Click here for the affiliate company profile.


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Just the Facts, Please… APR | 28 | 2010

The AIA Phoenix Metro Architecture Month Home Tour was a tremendous success! Special thanks to the architects for showing us some incredible design, the homeowners for allowing us to trample though your houses and the  volunteers (we couldn’t have done it without you) who made this year the most successful tour ever!

Architecture Month 2010 isn’t over yet!  Mark your calendar and plan to attend the last two events. Join us for lunch on Thursday for a special Modus Ingenium Presentation – a unique opportunity to market your portfolio globally. Click here for more information. Are you LEED accredited?  Friday we are offering a LEED Green Exam Prep Class. This class is designed to give candidates a basic understanding and knowledge of green design, construction and operations in preparation for the USGBC GA Exam … it also gives you 7 AIA HSW Learning Units! Click here to register.

Diana Smith
Director of Local Chapters
AIA Arizona
30 North 3rd Avenue, #200
Phoenix, AZ  85003

Upcoming Events
4/29/10 – Modus Ingenium Event

4/29/10 – PMC Associate Meeting

4/30/10 – LEED Green Exam Prep Class

5/5/10 – External Member Communications

5/6/10 – PMC Affiliates Meeting

5/6/10 – PMC Chapter Meeting

5/7/10 – Design Award Fees Due

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2010 Design Awards – AIA Arizona is now accepting entry fees and registration forms for Design Awards. Click here for details.

Phoenix Metro Associate Meeting – Thursday, April 29, 2010 from 5pm-6pm at Cibo. RSVP to Charnissa Moore.

Southern Arizona Associate Lunch – Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at Noon at El Guero Canelo. RSVP to Donna McQuery.

Modus Ingenium Event – A rapidly growing international group of visual professionals have created a vehicle for your portfolio to
be seen around the world. Join Phoenix Metro for a presentation on April 29, 2010.More…

LEED Green Associate Exam Prep Course- Friday, April 30, 2010 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the AIA Arizona office. More…

AIA Grand Canyon Chapter Meeting- On May 14, 2010, AIA GCC will host a special tour of the Arcosanti Archives.Meet in the visitor center at 3:00pm. $10. RSVP to Holly.

Architect Finder- Still not listed on our Architect Finder? Click hereto fill out the paper work.

New Members

Sarah Ingham, Assoc. AIA
William Jeorling, Assoc. AIA

Javier Presas, AIA

Tony  DeFranceso
Bob Newmeyer
Amy Bomberger

News | Events

Phoenix Metro Affiliate Lunch
– The next meeting will be held on May 6, 2010 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.

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ASU SALA 50th Celebration – Arizona State University’s School of Architecture + Landscape Architecture is celebrating its 50th Anniversary. The celebration will be held on Saturday, May 8th, 2010 at 6pm in Neeb Plaza at ASU’s Tempe Campus. Click here for details.

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Big Brain Awards – This spring, New Times will honor a group of emerging creatives with their first-ever Big Brain Awards. Click here for more information.

American Solar Energy Society and National Solar Conference – will take place in Phoenix from May 17 – May 22nd. AIA certified professional education programs will address technology, building, policy, workforce development and consumer education.More…

Scottsdale Environmental Design Awards- Call for entries! SED Awards encourages and recognizes aesthetically expressive sustainable designs that are appropriate to the upper Sonoran desert environment. This is to be a biennial awards program for recognition of design quality and public education. Click here for information.

Job Board- the latest opportunities.

If you’re a member, you can post your resume for free! 

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Been in the new recently? Received an award? Tell us about it!

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News | Events

SDA Phoenix- May’s program. More…

ULI Southern Arizona- Check out May’s events,click here.

AZ USGBC- Check out May’s events, click here.

IFDA Phoenix – Green Design Panel Discussion. More…

SMPS Arizona – Click hereto view May events.

Phoenix Reference Library
– Click here to view the Reference Library’s May events.
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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 (

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