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Mar 31 – Joint Association Mixer

Apr 1 – Associate Study Session

Apr 2 – Rebuilding Together

Apr 5 – Special Affiliates meeting

Apr 5 – Sustainability Training Program Information Session

Apr 6 – Member Communications

Apr 6 – Southern Arizona Chapter Meeting

Apr 7 – Phoenix Metro Chapter Meeting

Apr 8 – AIA AZ Board Meeting

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Mark your calendars for the 2011 AIA Arizona State Conference, “Impact Your World,” on Thursday, August 18, 2011 at the Sheraton Hotel at Wild Horse Pass (same as last year).

Hear about how architects are impacting the world around them: from the use of innovative design tools, to proactively influencing their business environment, from the shaping of our future leaders, to utilizing sustainable design as a vehicle for social change.

Also, the Design Awards Gala will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2011. The Call for Entries for the Awards will be coming out in mid-April. Watch your email for all the latest news.

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
Sustainability Training Program Information Session – The City of Phoenix Community and Economic Development Department/Workforce Connection Division is partnering with AIA Phoenix Metro to offer scholarships for AIA
members to attend sustainability training with the Sustainability Building Adivsor Institute and Maricopa Community Colleges. These scholarships will be paid for with federal State Energy Sector Parnership (SESP) and training grants. Please join us for an information session on Tuesday, April 5th from Noon to 1:00 p.m. in the AIA Arizona Conference Room. RSVP to Diana Smith. Click for more information.

Art by Architects
– AIA Phoenix Metro Chapter members, Affiliate and Associate members and their spouses are encouraged to submit fine art work for the annual Art by Architects compeition and display. Click here for the competition fact sheet. Click here for an entry form. Entries are due in the AIA Arizona office on Saturday, April 16th between 9am and 12pm.

Grand Canyon Chapter Meeting – On April 15, 2011 at Noon in the Weatherfor Hotel in Flagstaff, Chris Lanterman from NAU, will be presenting on the principles of universal design, various applications of these principles, and how they can support environmental, economic, and social sustainability. Click here for details. RSVP to Holly Jaleski.

IGCC Public Version 2.0 – With the May 16-22 code development hearings fast approaching, the AIA’s Codes Advocacy team wanted to alert you to the public availability of the comments to Public Version 2.0 of the International Green Construction Code (IGCC). Click here.

Macro Photography Workshop – Creating an artistically pleasing photograph takes a combination of technical skill and an eye for composing a visually-appealing image. Tom Reich, AIA, AIA Arizona Photography Competition multi-award winner, will share insights into the techniques, equipment and artistic considerations involved in the fascinating realm of close-up/macro photography on Saturday, April 23, 2011 from 10am to 2pm. Click here for details and registration.

Rebuilding Together – We will be painting the exterior of a home near 31st Avenue and Camelback from 8am to 12pm on Saturday, April 2, 2011. Sign up today with Diana@aia-arizona.org. Click here for details.

Southern Arizona Chapter Meeting – On April 6th from 7pm to 8:30pm at the Doubletree Hotel, Les Wallach, FAIA will speak on Design Outside Our Borders. RSVP to Cathy Wagner.

Phoenix Metro Chapter Meeting – On Thursday, April 7th at 6pm at the Bridge at the ASU Design School, Sean Murphy Prize winners, Lauren Loosveldt  and Trevor Peterson, speak on the culture, climate and context of Bangladesh, as well as the emotion and connection of Japan. RSVP to Diana Smith. Click here for details.

Volleyball Tournament – Thank you to everyone that participated and sponsored the Annual Desert Classic Volleyball Tournament!The Volley Lama team from Orcutt Winslow took home the championship trophy!

(click here to see a photo).

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.

Special Affiliates Meeting
– Affiliates are meeting on April 5th at 8:30 a.m. for a special presentation “Getting the Most our of your AIA Affiliate Membership – Marketing and Selling to Architects.” Click here for details.

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 – Katrin Klingenberg of Passive House Institute US will be lecturing on April 7, 2011 at 7pm in the Pavilion Theater at Taliesin West. Click here for details.

CALA Summer Camps – The U of A College of Architecture + Landscape Architecture is offering three exciting summer day camps for elementary- through high school-level students that will provide excellent opportunities to learn more about the architecture profession in a creative and hands-on environment. Click here for details.

CALA Residential Landscape Workshops – A new series of workshops offered by the University of Arizona College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture teaches participants how to transform their ordinary residential landscapes into distinctive garden rooms for outdoor living. Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon at the UA College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, 1040 N. Olive Rd., on the UA Main Campus. Click here for more details.

Career Opportunities
USC Architecture Executive Education Program – Fifty Southern California leaders in architecture, development, construction, business and marketing will offer more than 30 different one-day and two-day sessions. All courses are approved for AIA LU/CES credit. Click here for the program schedule.

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
Jones Studio – Rail Yard Oasis Border Station featured in AIArchitect slideshow. Click here to view.

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

Relevant Associations
CEFPIClick here for April chapter meeting information. AIA LU credit available.

SDA PhoenixClick here for upcoming events.

IIDASWClick here for upcoming events.

CSI PhoenixClick here for upcoming events.

ULI ArizonaClick here for upcoming events.

AZASLAClick here for the latest news and events.

USGBC AZClick here for upcoming events.

SMPS ArizonaClick here for the latest news and events.

Phoenix Reference LibraryClick here for upcoming events.

Valley ForwardClick 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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AIA Arizona | 30 North 3rd Avenue | Suite 200 | Phoenix | AZ | 85003

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