Archive for September, 2017


Infill PHX Competition 2017 Poster






AIA Phoenix Metro INFILL Phoenix Design Competition!


05 October – Registration Deadline
19 October – Late Registration Deadline ($50 fee)
02 November – Submission Deadline
16 November – Winner Announced


First Place: $5,000 + publication & exhibition
Second and Third Place: bragging rights


Entry Fee AIA Members and Students – $100
Entry Fee non members – $125
Late Registration Fee – $50


More details–including Competition Brief & Registration

QuestionsContact Diana via email or 602-252-4200 for further information.

AIA Arizona CE Seminar (PHX Metro): Accessible Restrooms







Join AIA Arizona for a CE Seminar:
The Accessible Restroom

This course will identify the benefits of accessibility standards and the prescriptive requirements for accessible restrooms set by the ADA, the California Building Code (CBC), and the Arizona Building Code.

DATE:  Wednesday, September 20th
TIME:  8:30 a.m., Registration | 9:00 a.m – 3:00 p.m., Program
LOCATION:  AIA Arizona, 30 North 3rd Avenue, #200, Phoenix, AZ, 85003

*Cost: $50.00 AIA Members | $100.00 Non-Members

  • Light breakfast and lunch will be provided.
  • Parking will be validated for the City Hall garage located at the southwest corner of 3rd Avenue and Washington.



Connect with Charnissa via email or call 602-252-4200.

*Please Note: 24 hour cancellation notice must be given for refunds all no-shows will be billed.


AIA Arizona 2017 Awards Gala

AIA AZ 2017 Design Awards Gala Logo

AIA Arizona is excited to host the 2017 AIA Arizona Awards Gala at the Phoenix Art Museum!

Join us and celebrate with friends and colleagues!

  • Tickets for the Awards Gala are $95 each until Friday, September 29th; the price after that date increases to $125 each.
  •  The jury meets on September 6th & 7th in Mexico City.
  • Winners will be notified the week of September 11th.

WHEN: Friday, October 20th
TIME: 5:30pm – 11pm
LOCATION: Phoenix Art Museum, 1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004

  • 5:30 to 7:15 – Cocktail Reception
  • 7:30 to 9:00 – Awards Presentation
  • 9:00 to 11:00 – Dessert/Celebration with Winners

Click Here to Register Today!


AIA AZ NOMA Conference Grant for Emerging Professionals–Deadline EXTENDED!

AIA AZ NOMA Grant 2017





Attention AIA10/Associate/AIAS Members:
Apply for the NOMA Conference Grant


Applications Due:  Friday, September 17, 2017
Selection Announced:  Friday, September 25, 2017
Conference Dates:  Wednesday – Saturday, October 11 – 14, 2017


  • To support minority emerging professionals in our community and further the conversation regarding equity in our profession, AIA Arizona is offering a grant for one AIA10, Associate, or AIAS member registrant to attend the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) 45th Annual International Conference & Exposition.
  • This grant will cover up to $2,000 (maximum) to be used by the one selected individual towards NOMA’s 45th Annual International Conference & Exposition registration fees, airfare, rental car/ground transportation, and hotel expenses. Expenses will be reimbursed once reporting activities are complete and receipts are received by AIA Arizona.
  • The conference will take place in Houston, Texas on October 11-14, 2017
  • Applications due September 17, 2017 (see Submission Requirements below)
  • Submissions will be reviewed by a jury of AIA members and a selection will be announced by September 25, 2017
  • Please visit visit the NOMA website for more information about the organization and the Conference & Exposition


  • AIA Arizona members in good standing who have:

a) held Architect registration for less than ten years from the date of the submission deadline of September 17, 2017
b) are an associate-level member or
c) an AIAS student member at Taliesin, ASU or UofA (September 17, 2017)

  • For those that do not meet the eligibility requirements, please encourage the AIA10, Associate, or AIAS members in your firm/circle of friends to apply!

Application/Submission Requirements

  • Full Name
  • AIA Member Number
  • Architect Registration Number, state, and date of first registration
  • Please describe your personal and professional background (200 word limit for this section)
  • Please explain the professional benefits you hope to gain by attending the NOMA International Conference & Exposition (200 word limit for this explanation)
  • Please describe how you will report/share your experience (the reporting requirement referenced above) at the NOMA International Conference & Exposition to the AIA Arizona Board and membership as a whole; either while in attendance or upon your return to Arizona (200 word limit for this plan/description)
  • All of the above information must be e-mailed in a single PDF file not exceeding 5mb in size to Mike Anglin, AIA by 11:59pm MST on September 17, 2017.