Component News
Career Opportunities
Members in the News
Relevant Associations

Mar 3 – PHX Affiliates 

Mar 3 – Structural Systems

Mar 3 – SAC Slide Slam

Mar 4 – Fellows Meeting

Mar 4 – Eco Month Lecture

Mar 4 – Associate Study Session

Mar 8 – Structural Systems

Mar 10 – PMC Board Meeting

Mar 11 – AIA AZ Board Meeting






As you know, the AIA National Convention is in New Orleans on May 11th-14th. As we stated last week, Doug Sydnor, FAIA, will receive his Fellowship at the Investiture Ceremony on Friday afternoon. Plan to attend and support our latest Fellow. 

Convention is a great chance to get your continuing education credits. If you are looking for a hotel room, please let me know. I have a block of rooms available at the Westin Hotel near the Convention Center. I hope to see you there!

Tina Litteral, Hon. AIA, CAE

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

Component News
Eco Month – On March 4th from 12pm to 1pm the AIA office , join us for a brown bag lecture presented by Gensler on the topic of, “The Exploration of the 2030 Commitment.” Free for members; $10 for non-members. Please bring your own lunch. RSVP to Diana Smith. For more information about Eco month, click here.  

Call for Homes – AIA Phoenix Metro is looking for a few great homes to feature on their Annual Home Tour (April 10th). Please click here for the requirements and for information on how to submit a residence.

AIA Documents – AIA Arizona now offers an even larger selection of AIA Contract Documents than before. Our prices have also changed. Please visit our website to place an order and review our new selection.

Ed Mazria, AIA – On Thursday, March 24, 2011, join us at Tempe Center for the Arts for a conversation with Ed Mazria, AIA, internationally recognized architect, author, educator and founder of Architecture 2030. Seating is limited. RSVP to Diana SmithClick here for more information.

AIA Professional Architect Mentoring Series
– The College of Fellows and the Phoenix Metro YAF are offering webinar series to foster mentoring in the profession. The first session,”Getting Work,”will deal with marketing and business development. Thursday, March 17, 2011 at 2pm EDT. Click here for a flierClick here for registration.

AIA Forum | Arizona – We’re looking for writers and peer reviewers. Click here for details!

Architect Finder– The public and potential clients can now search for you on our website. Not listed?  to fill out the form.

AffiliatesPhoenix Metro Affiliate Meeting – Thursday, March 3 from 12pm-1pm at in the AIA Arizona Conference Room. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP to Diana@aia-arizona.org or 602-252-4200. 

Affiliate Finder – Now the public and architects can search for you online! Not listed? .

Advertise in Just the Facts, Please…Advertise your business to your target audience of over 2,000 people! Click here for details and check out the ad block in the left-hand column.


Taliesin West Lecture Series – Michael Pinto, AIA of Osborn Architects will be lecturing on March 3, 2011 at 7pm in the Pavilion Theater at Taliesin West. Click here for details. 

CHAIRity 2011 – Students from the ASU’s Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts competed in the 2011 CHAIRity design competition. Chairs are on display the the Burton Barr Library beginning March 4th, and at Phoenix City Hall beginning March 25th. Click here for more information.

U of A presents The Collaborative Legacy of Merce Cunningham Exhibition
– The University of Arizona and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson will host an exhibition and related programming focusing on the collaborative works of Choreographer Merce Cunningham, his collaborators, and legacy from February 14, 2011 – March 22, 2011 in the Sundt Gallery of the University of Arizona’s College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

Career Opportunities
Architectural Tour of Israel – AIA Utah is sponsoring ISRAEL: An Architect’s View of 2000 Years of Structure & Design April 25 – May 6, 2011. Spots available. Click here for details.

Build it Green Expo –
The 2011 BIG Green Expo & Conference will take place on April 15 & 16, 2011 at the Phoenix Convention Center. Click here for your free ticket and parking discount.

2011 Brick in Architecture Awards –
The Brick Industry Association is pleased to announce a call-for-entries for the 2011 Brick In Architecture Awards. Deadline for submission of all entries is April 29, 2011. To start your entry, visit www.gobrick.com.

Job Board
– Click for job postings

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

members in the news
Bill Kurtz Architects, P.C – Bill Kurtz, AIA mentored a 7th grade class of Valley Academy to win regionally the student design competition “School of the Future” through a program sponsored by CEFPI. Student Representatives will compete nationally in Washington D.C. this April. Their winning project  focused on designing an art classroom for the future. 

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

Relevant AssociationsSDA Phoenix– Click here for upcoming events

IIDASW – Click here for upcoming events.

CSI Phoenix – Click here for upcoming events.

ULI Arizona– Click here for upcoming events.

AZASLA – Click here for the latest news and events.

USGBC AZ– Click here for upcoming events.

SMPS Arizona – Click here for the latest news and events.

Phoenix Reference Library – Click here for upcoming events.

Valley Forward – Click here for upcoming events.

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

Paul Johnson, AIA
Suad Mahmuljin, Assoc. AIA
Bill Timmerman
Tina Litteral, Hon. AIA, CAE

Doug Nielsen, Assoc. AIA


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