Archive for December, 2010

Happy Holidays

AIA Arizona wishes you a wonderful holiday season! Our office will close on Thursday, January 23, 2010 and will reopen on January 3, 2011.

If you need assistance over the break with AIA Contract Documents, please click here.

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AIA ARIZONA NEWS
IN THIS ISSUE…
Component News
Affiliates
Career Opportunities
Members in the News
Relevant Associations

Just the Facts,
Please…
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It’s that time of year for Architects and Associates to renew your membership, and now you can do everything online!

Click here to renew!

Upcoming Events
December 9 – Rio Salado Architecture Foundation Meeting

December 10 – Government Affairs Meeting

December 10 – GCC Holiday Party

December 10 – AIA AZ Board Meeting

December 10 – COTE Planning Session

December 11 – SAC Holiday Party

December 14 – Phoenix Section

December 15 – Small Giants

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Survival 101 Seminar Best Marketing Practices – On Wednesday, December 15 at the AIA Arizona office from 7:30am to 10:00am, hear about 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. Click here for more information.

ARE Seminar: Programming, Planning and Practice – Start 2011 off with an A.R.E. seminar! Jan 11, 13 and 18 at Orcutt Winslow. Click here for details.

AIA Grand Canyon Holiday Party – On December 10, 2010, meet at the Peacock Room in the Hassayampa Inn at 4:30pm for a delicious dinner early enough to allow us to enjoy the Acker Music Showcase in downtown Prescott. AIA Arizona members eat free. Please RSVP to Holly by Friday December 3rd athjaleski@gmail.comClick here for details.

Southern Arizona Holiday Mixer – On Thursday, December 16, 2010 from 5-7pm at Acacia St. Philips, come and join several other associations for a professional holiday mixer. Click here for details.

AIA Southern Arizona Holiday Party – On December 11th from 6-9pm join Bob Smith, AIA and Nancy Smith at their home (725 W. Cresta Loma Drive, Tucson, AZ) for the Annual Holiday Party. Spouses and guests are welcome. Please RSVP by December 8th to kathyv@aia-arizona.org.

AIA Forum | Arizona – Have you seen our first issue of our peer-reviewed publication? Check it out here!

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

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News | Events


Phoenix Metro Affiliate Lunch
– The next meeting will be held on January 6, 2011 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.

jobsCareer Opportunities
Jobs | Competitions | Events


NEA’s Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission – Support is available to professional architects, designers and creative artists through NEA’s Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission, which provides financial aid for up to five outstanding artists for a three month residency in Japan to pursue individual artistic goals. The deadline for this program is February 1, 2011. Click for more information.

AZ|RE Red Awards
– Call for entries for Arizona’s most comprehensive real estate awards. Nominations due by December 31st. Click here for details.

Job Board- Please check out our job postings and resume postings on the website!

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

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Awards | Recognition

Link Architecture – Susan Link, AIA was selected as a 2010 Phoenix Home & Garden Young Gun.Click here to see the article.

M+W Group – received the Intern Development Program Advisory Committee (IDPAC) 2010-2013 AIA IDP Outstanding Firm Award.

Been in the new recently? Received an award? Tell us about it! alexandra@aia-arizona.org

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News | Events

SDA Phoenix- December’s program. More…

CSI Phoenix – December’s events, click here.

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

AZASLA – Click here for the latest news and events.

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

SMPS Arizona –


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

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AIA ARIZONA NEWS
IN THIS ISSUE…
Component News
Affiliates
Career Opportunities
Members in the News
Relevant Associations

Just the Facts,
Please…
DEC | 1 | 2010


AIA Grand Canyon, AIA Phoenix Metro and AIA Southern Arizona are ready to celebrate the holidays!

Below, you’ll find notices for all three holiday parties. We hope you join us and celebrate with good food, good drink and great company!

Upcoming Events
December 2 – Affiliates

December 3 – Phoenix Metro Holiday Party

December 7 – Meet the Press w/ AZ|RE

December 7 – SAC ExCom

December 8 – Small Firm Roundtable

December 9 – Rio Salado Architecture Foundation Meeting

December 10 – Government Affairs Meeting

December 10 – GCC Holiday Party

December 10 – AIA AZ Board Meeting

December 10 – COTE Planning Session

December 11 – SAC Holiday Party

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Phoenix Small Firm Roundtable – On Wednesday, December 8, 2010 from 12pm to 1pm at the AIA Arizona office, Adrian Vender from eFusion Internet Marketing LLC will be presenting on what makes a good website. RSVP to Diana Smith.

Phoenix Young Architect’s Forum – On Tuesday, December 7, 2010 from 12pm to 1pm at the AIA Arizona office, join us to critique our 2010 events and plan for 2011. Click here for details.

AIA Grand Canyon Holiday Party – On December 10, 2010, meet at the Peacock Room in the Hassayampa Inn at 4:30pm for a delicious dinner early enough to allow us to enjoy the Acker Music Showcase in downtown Prescott. AIA Arizona members eat free. Please RSVP to Holly by Friday December 3rd athjaleski@gmail.comClick here for details.

Meet the Press with AZ|RE – On Tuesday, December 7th from 10:30am to 12:00pm at the AIA Arizona office, come and meet the new Associate Editor ofAZ|RE Magazine, Peter Madrid, and find out what it takes to get published. For AIA Arizona members only. RSVP with your first and last name to Alexandra Evjen.

USGBC – The voting period for the National USGBC Board of Directors is now open and our own Bonnie Richardson, AIA with the City of Tempe is running. This is a great opportunity for our region to have strong representation, and we encourage those of you that are members of the USGBC to vote.

AIA Phoenix Metro Holiday Party – On Friday, December 3, 2010 from 5pm to 8pm, join us for some holiday fun. Click here for details.

AIA Southern Arizona Holiday Party – On December 11th from 6-9pm join Bob Smith, AIA and Nancy Smith at their home (725 W. Cresta Loma Drive, Tucson, AZ) for the Annual Holiday Party. Spouses and guests are welcome. Please RSVP by December 8th to kathyv@aia-arizona.org.

AIA Forum | Arizona – Have you seen our first issue of our peer-reviewed publication? Check it out here!

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

logoAffiliates
News | Events


Phoenix Metro Affiliate Lunch
– The next meeting will be held on December 2, 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.

jobsCareer Opportunities
Jobs | Competitions | Events


Phoenix CANStruction –  Canstruction’s 5th Annual Phoenix Design/Build Competition puts a visual spotlight on hunger while showcasing the Phoenix design
community’s best and brightest. Click here for the call for entries.

2011 Building Excellence Awards – honoring development, innovation, and a commitment to excellence in building design and construction. Submit your projects by the January 24, 2011 deadline. Click here for details.

UIA Golden Cubes Awards – an international competition for K-12 architectural education projects is seeking entries. Click here for details.

AZ|RE Red Awards – Call for entries for Arizona’s most comprehensive real estate awards. Nominations due by December 31st. Click here for details.

Job Board- Please check out our job postings and resume postings on the website!

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

Relic RockMembers in the News
Awards | Recognition

Been in the new recently? Received an award? Tell us about it! alexandra@aia-arizona.org

shaking handsRelevant Associations
News | Events

SDA Phoenix- December’s program. More…

CSI Phoenix – December’s events, click here.

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

AZASLA – Click here for the latest news and events.

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

SMPS Arizona –


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

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Survival 101 Seminar: Essential Marketing Practices

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.

Attend this workshop and you will leave with:
· Examine the practices your firm has benefited from and how to take it
to the next level
· Incorporate social media into your marketing plan
· Explore the many outlets to leverage your firm’s name and brand
· Capitalize on the marketing tactics available that are no-cost/low-cost
· Learn how to get your firm and projects published

Presented by Small Giants. Earn 2 learning units!

Date: Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Time: 7:30am Registration; 8am – 10am Program
Cost: $10 Members; $20 Non-members
Place: AIA Arizona Office

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER