Archive for April, 2016

AIA Southern Arizona 60th Birthday Bash!

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Join us as we  celebrate 60 years of Southern Arizona!

Cocktails: 5:15pm – 6pm (cash bar)

Dinner: 6pm – 7:30pm

AIA Members & Guests:

  • $30 early bird before May 1st
  • $45 before May 8th

School of Architecture 2016 Grads:

  • $5 early bird before May st
  • $10 before May 8th

Register Online
Or RSVP to Diana:  520-323-2191

AIA Phoenix Metro FAIA Celebration

AIA Fellows Pin







AIA Fellowship elevates those architects who have made a significant contribution to architecture and society and who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession. Election to Fellowship not only recognizes the achievements of the architect as an individual, but also honors before the public and the profession a model architect who has made a significant contribution to architecture and society on a national level.

Join us as we celebrate our newest members of the AIA College of Fellows and hear about their personal path to Fellowship.

Jack DeBartolo, 3 FAIAJack DeBartolo 3, FAIA Jack has demonstrated that creating quality environments for others is an extension of a larger worldview, one that embraces family, the community, and those in very difficult circumstances, wherever they might be.


WilliamOtwellFAIAWilliam Otwell, FAIA Bill has demonstrated leadership in the integration of historic preservation and sustainable design regionally, nationally and internationally and advanced the profession through public education and understanding of the role and value of the architect.


Ed Soltero, FAIAEd Soltero, FAIA Through his exemplary leadership, Ed has woven design excellence into a 21st Century model for sustainable placemaking, supported a transformative educational pedagogy within college campuses and enriched peoples’ lives through design discourse.

WHERE:  AIA Conference Room, 30 N. 3rd Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85003

Parking will be validated for the City Hall garage on the southwest corner of 3rd Avenue and Washington or is available at meters in the area

WHEN:  Thursday, May 5

TIME:  5pm Reception/6pm FAIA Recognition/6:30pm Presentation

RSVP:  Diana or 602-252-4200

SAC Board Meeting

SAC Board Meeting

Southern Arizona Board Meeting

WHERE:  University of Arizona, Archon Room
WHEN:  Tuesday, May 3rd
TIME:  5:15pm

RSVP to Diana, or 520-323-2191

AIA10 ASU Center for Law & Society Building Tour

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Join AIA10’s building tour to see construction progress of the ASU Center for Law and Society on Thursday, April 28.

When: 5:30pm
Where:  111 E Taylor St, Phoenix, AZ 85004 (Meet at the job trailer at the southeast corner of the site.)

RSVP to Diana or 602-252-4200.

Phoenix Metro Chapter Meeting


Join us for the first installment of the 2016 AIA Phoenix Metro Symposium Series, the Intersection of Education + Space!

WHEN:  Thursday, April 21
TIME:  5pm – 7pm (Reception at 5pm. Program begins at 6pm)
LOCATION:  Veritas Preparatory Academy, 3102 N 56th St #100, Phoenix, AZ 85018

By invitation. Please RSVP to Diana or 602-252-4200.

A.R.E. 4.0 Bootcamp–Tucson

AIA ARE Bootcamp Poster website




Register now for the A.R.E. 4.0 Bootcamp Presentation……

When:  Tuesday, April 19th 6:30pm – 8pm

Where:  UofA (CAPLA in the Archon Room)

Are you eligible to take your AREs but not sure where to start or which books to use?  Attend the ARE 4.0 Bootcamp for an informal discussion on test strategy + ARE basics including:

  • How long to study for each exam
  • Logical order to take the exams
  • Vigneette tips/tricks

Free for AIA Associate + AIAS Members

$10 Non-Members

Space is limited to 20 spots
RSVP to Charnissa if you plan to attend with ‘ARE Bootcamp’ in the subject line.
Questions please call (602) 252-4200

2016 Student Project Review Competition



AIA Arizona 2016 Architecture Student Project Review Competition

Submissions are due Monday, April 18, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Click Here for Rules and Submission Information

Desert Classic Volleyball Tournament







Saturday – April 16th

9:00 am – Registration

Scottsdale Ranch Park

Join the fun! Click here for more info and to register.

For additional questions contact Diana or call (602) 252-4200

Phoenix Metro Board Meeting 







WHEN:  Thursday, April 14

TIME:  12pm -1pm

LOCATION:  AIA Arizona Conference Room

By invitation. Please RSVP to Diana or 602-252-4200.