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Mar 17 – PMC VDC/Small FirmMar 18 – Eco Month Seminar

Mar 18 – Grand Canyon Chapter Meeting

Mar 22 – PMC YAF

Mar 23 – Eco Month Lecture

Mar 23 – SAC Chapter Meeting

Mar 24 – Ed Mazria Lecture

Mar 24 – PMC Associate Lunch

Mar 26 – AIA PMC Volleyball Tournament

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The temperatures say that spring is here, and there are many opportunities to get involved this season.March continues with EcoMonth with presentations by SmithGroup followed by HKS on how your firm can do the 2030 Commitment. On March 24th, the Central Arizona Architecture Foundation is hosting Ed Mazria, AIA at the Tempe Center for the Arts. Plan to attend.

April is Architecture Month in the Phoenix area. March 26th is the Annual Volleyball Tournament. April 2nd is our community service day and April 10th is the Home Tour. Please mark these important dates on your calendar. Plus, there will be several tours and presentations. If you have time and would like to volunteer, please contact Diana Smith.

Watch your email for upcoming events in Northern and Southern Arizona. The weather is great, so let’s get out and enjoy it.

Tina Litteral, Hon. AIA, CAE
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AIA Arizona
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Component News
Grand Canyon Chapter Meeting – Friday, March 18th at the Elks Opera House in Prescott, Arizona, Bill Otwell, AIA will give a tour of the newly renovated Elks Opera House in downtown Prescott. Tour begins at 1pm. For more information please contact Holly Jaleski.Phoenix Metro Associate Lunch – Join us for lunch on March 24, 2011 from 12 to 1pm at the AIA Arizona office. Bring $5 for pizza. RSVP to Charnissa Moore.

Southern Arizona Chapter Meeting – Mar 23, 2011 from 4:30-7:30pm “The Small Studio practice: “What Inspires Our Work.” Speakers: Paul Weiner, AIA and Luis Ibarra & Teresa Rosano, AIA of Ibarra Rosano Design Architects at UA AME 202S followed by Colloquium at UA CALA Sundt Gallery-AIA LUs Pending. RSVP to Cathy Wagner.

VDC Committee & Small Firm Roundtable – Join us for a conversation with local small firms using BIM technology on March 17th from Noon to 1pm. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP to Diana Smith. Free for members, $10 for non-members.

Rebuilding Together – Save the date! On Saturday, April 2, 2011, join us we give back to the Phoenix Metro community. Details TBA.

Phoenix Metro Home Tour – Mark your calendars for Sunday, April 10th. Click here for details.

Phoenix Metro YAF – On March 22, 2011, join us for a presentation by Studio Ma. Lunch will be served. $10 for non-members. Please RSVP to Diana Smith.

Volleyball Tournament – To enter a team in the tournament being held on March 26, 2011, complete the registration form or contact Sand Sports at 480-921-SAND (7263). Click here for tournament information.

Eco Month –
On March 18th from 12pm to 1pm at the AIA office, join us for a brown bag lecture presented by SmithGroup 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. Click here for flier . For more information about Eco month, click here.

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. RSVP to Diana Smith. Click here for more information. You’re also invited to join us for a VIP reception prior to the lecture, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Tempe Center for the Arts Gallery. $75 for AIA members includes cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and your chance to chat with Ed Mazria. Proceeds benefit the Central Arizona Architecture Foundation.  For more information, contact Diana Smith.

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, April 7 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? .

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Lectures

ASU SALA Pecha Kucha IV – four faculty members will talk about their research and pedagogy, illustrated with up to 20 images shown for 20 seconds. The presentations will be followed by a chaired discussion. Wednesday, March 23 from 6:00-7:00 p.m in Room CDN 60. Click here for details.Taliesin West Lecture Series

– Jason Payne of UCLA and Hirsuta will be lecturing on March 24, 2011 at 7pm in the Pavilion Theater at Taliesin West. Click here for details.U of A CALA Speaker Series – Luis Ibarra and Teresa Rosano, AIA of Ibarra Rosano Design Architects, as well as Paul Weiner, AIA of DesignBuild Collaborative will share what inspires their work on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 from 4:30pm to 6:00pm in room AME 202. 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.

Career Opportunities
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.

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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)PHOTO CREDITS:
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Tina Litteral, Hon. AIA, CAE

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