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Happy Hour – PHX

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Come join us for a Hosted HAPPY HOUR by the AIA Arizona Associates

Where: AIA Arizona Office

When: Friday February 6, 2015

Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

There is no cost to attend please just rsvp to

Associates Conference

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7th Annual AIA Arizona Associates Conference

Where:  AIA Arizona Office

When:  Friday February 6th

Time:  10:00am – 5:00pm

Cost: $15.00 AIAS, $20.00 Associates/AIA Members, $40.00 Non-Members

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Click Here to Register online

Click Here to Download Registration Form

Any questions contact or call 602-252-4200

A.R.E. Seminar – PHX


Register now for the Programming Planning & Practice Semimar……

January 22nd & January 27th

6:00 – 8:00pm

$30 Members/AIAS Members

$60 Non-Members

(The cost covers all dates)
Orcutt Winslow
3003 N. Central Avenue, 16th Floor
Phoenix, Arizona 85012

CE Seminar – PHX







Architectural Room Acoustics
This course will provide an introduction into the terminology, methods, materials and procedures used in accurately assessing the room acoustics of an interior acoustical environment for not only an improved listening experience, but also optimized for improved hearing and health.

Architectural Sound Separation
This course will provide an introduction into the terminology, methods, materials and procedures used in architectural sound separation and isolation including typical assembly constructions and methods for reducing airborne noise and structural/vibration noise.

When:  Thursday January 22nd

Time:  9:00 am – 11:00 am

Where:  AIA Office

Cost: $25.00 Members
$50.00 Non-Members

Earn 2 HSW Learning Units!

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If you have any questions please contact Charnissa at 602-252-4200 or via email at





Cont. Ed Seminar – PMC







Technology In Education
Campuses are shifting to new and exciting learning space models that provide real opportunities for architectural design innovation. This program will explore emerging pedagogies and enabling technologies and the related planning, design, and infrastructure issues that architects face in designing contemporary buildings for education. We’ll share examples of the forces changing pedagogy, new and emerging technologies, and their impact on learning space design.

When: Thursday, November 13th – 9:00am – 11:00am

Where: AIA Arizona

Cost: $10.00 Members – $25.00 Non-Members

You will earn 2 Learning Units

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Questions email or call 602-252-4200

Design Awards Gala

GalaLogoWebSaturday – November 15
Hotel Valley Ho
6850 East Main Street in Scottsdale

6:00 pm – Cocktail Reception with Hors d’Oeuvres
7:15 pm – AIA Arizona Awards Presentation
9:00 pm – Dessert and After Party on the Roof

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PMC Annual Chapter Event


A.R.E. Seminar – PHX






A.R.E. Building Systems Seminar

When: September 30th – October 28th

6p to 8p

Where: AIA Arizona Office

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SAC Annual Meeting

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Monday – October 13th5:45 pm
UofA Center for Creative Photography

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Join AIA Today


Join today and save 50% off your membership!!! Your membership will be good through the rest of 2014.

Architects – click here
Eligibility:  Individuals with an architectural license from a U.S. licensing authority are eligible for architect membership.

Associates – click here
Eligibility:  Associate membership is open to individuals who meet one of the following criteria: professional degree in architecture; currently work under the supervision of an architect; currently enrolled in the Intern Development Program (IDP) and working toward licensure; or faculty member in a university program in architecture.

Professional Affiliate – click here
Eligibility:  Professional Affiliate is someone that is in a related profession and/or trade, but not holding an architectural degree nor on track for licensure. Affiliate members are recognized on the state level, and have a voting representative on the AIA Arizona Board.

If you have any questions regarding membership please contact or call 602-252-4200

Chapter Meeting – PMC


Thursday – July 17th
5:00 pm reception
6:00 pm program
AIA Conference Room – 30 N 3rd Ave, Ste 200 Phoenix, AZ 85003

Join us for the third panel discussion in our Arid City Lecture Series focusing on NODES.

Earn Learning Units!



To find out how it works Click Here

Photography Contest

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The deadline is 12pm on June 13th, 2014. This competition is open to all AIA, Associate, Emeritus, Affiliate/Allied Members of AIA Arizona. AIA Component Staff are also eligible to submit.
Click here for details

Arid City Synergy Design Competition

DesignCompWebThe goal of this competition is to demonstrate how, with thoughtful design, we can improve our desert cities.
Cash Prizes:
First place: $2000
Second place: $1000
Third place: $500

June 13th – registration deadline
August 15th – Submission due

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AIA Grand Canyon Chili Cookoff

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Garrison Park, Cottonwood
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AZ Women Principals Group

AZ WPG  welcomes women principals and women in firm leadership to dinner.  Join WPG as we solidify our mission statement and continue discussion regarding quality of design and professional service on Saturday, June 21 at 6:00 pm.  Seating is limited.  For details and to RSVP contact Diana by June 13.  $25 covers food and drink for the event catered by Lux Central.

A.R.E. Structural Systems






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Chapter Meeting & Town Hall



Chapter Meeting & Town Hall

Thursday, 15 May

5:15 pm reception – 6:00 pm program / Tucson Museum of Art
Save the date for a special presentation by Robert Ivy, FAIA, CEO and EVP of the American Institute of Architects

RSVP to Diana



Desert Classic Volleyball Tournament

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AIA Phoenix Metro Chapter Meeting



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AIA Southern Arizona Chapter Meeting



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PHX Metro Associates Meeting




AIA Phoenix Metro Associates Meeting
Join us for a special presentation by Melissa Cornelius, Executive Director and Patrice Pritzl, Deputy Director of the Arizona State Board of Technical Registration.

This is a great opportunity for you to get information on becoming licensed in the State of Arizona.



April 24, 2014
 Noon to 1pm
FREE to all Associate AIA Members
$10.00 for non-members
(Lunch will be provided)


AIA Arizona Conference Room
30 N. 3rd Avenue
Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ
Parking will be validated in the City garage at 4th Avenue & Washington
Please be sure to bring your parking ticket




AIA Arizona Board Meeting


2014 Student Portofilo Competition

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A.R.E. Schematic Design Seminar- Tucson






Register now for the Schematic Design seminar……

Saturday March 29th

10:00am – 3:00pm

Habitat for Humanity
Diamond Ventures Community Room
3501 N. Mountain Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85719

$30 Members/AIAS Members
$60 Non-Members

For registration form email with Schematic Design seminar in subject line or call 602-252-4200

Southern Arizona Chapter Meeting


The March AIA SAZ meeting buying essays online will take place at the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, 1130 N. Mountain Ave, Room S202 after the building tour. $10 for both events. RSVP to Diana or 520-323-2191

4 pm: Tour of Old Main Corky Poster of Poster Frost Mirto Inc will lead a construction tour of the renovation of Old Main, which is being substantially rebuilt to become the President’s Office. Meet at the west entry.

5.30 pm: Design, Planning & Construction at the U of A Robert Smith AIA, vice president, business affairs at the University of Arizona and Peter Dourlein AIA, assistant vice president, planning, design and construction at the University of Arizona, will discuss recent accomplishments, efforts underway and trends for the future at the U of A. Plus: how architects can work with the University.

Arizona Board Meeting


A.R.E. Site Planning & Design Seminar – Phoenix






Register now for the Site Planning & Design seminar……

March 25th, 26th

6:00pm – 8:00pm

$30 Members/AIAS Members
$60 Non-Members

The cost overs both dates

For registration form email or call 602-252-4200

A.R.E. Construction Documents & Services Seminar

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Register now for Construction Documents & Services semimar…

February 4, 11, 13, 18, 25, 27

6:00 – 8:00pm

$90 Members/AIAS Members

$180 Non-Members

(The cost covers all dates)

For registration form email or call 602-252-4200


Happy Holidays


Strategic Planning Session


Interviewing to Win



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AIA Arizona Design Awards


Date: Saturday November 2nd at 6pm

Location: AE England Building at the Civic Space Park

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Phoenix Metro Home Tour

HouseClipArtSunday – October 27th
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Tickets are $25 each
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Board of Directors


Friday – September 27th
10:00 am to noon
AIA Conference Room

By invitation.  RSVP to or 602-252-4200

Fellows Annual Meeting

Fellows Pin Only
Saturday – September 28th
Rio Salado Audubon Center
By invitation.  RSVP to or 602-252-4200

Office Closed

stock-photo-25824369-labor-dayThe AIA Offices will be closed on Monday – September 2nd for the Labor Day Holiday

Communications Committee

Wednesday – September 4th
noon to 1:00 pm
For details, contact or 602-252-4200

Imagination Cube 2013

icube13_Page_1Call for Entries was been released for the 2013 Imagination Cube competition.

September 6 – Registration due
October 4 – Submittals due at 12 pm
October 18 – Jury meets
November 2 – Winner announced at the 2013 AIA Arizona Design Awards Gala

Click here for submittal information