Video: 2016 High School Student Design Competition

Video: 2016 High School Student Design Competition

Posted by on Apr 15, 2016 | 0 comments

The 2016 High School Student Design Competition jury was comprised of nine registered architects, from firm principals to university professors. On the morning of March 30, they convened at AIA Atlanta’s downtown office to carefully review each of 113 projects. Students’ projects were evaluated on the criteria of creativity, ingenuity, practicality, clarity, quality and completeness. This video shows the arduous and meticulous process of determining the winning projects. On April 14, we revealed the winners at the annual HSSDC...

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2016 HSSDC Winners Announced

2016 HSSDC Winners Announced

Posted by on Apr 15, 2016 | 0 comments

Winners Revealed in 2016 High School Student Design Competition Contact Malachi Gordon 404.596.8637 malachi@aiaatl.org For Immediate Release ATLANTA, April 15, 2016–AIA Atlanta and YKK AP America Inc. proudly announce the winners of the 2016 High School Student Design Competition (HSSDC). Founded in 2006, HSSDC features both an introductory and advanced level to accommodate students’ experience. Winners were revealed on the evening of April 14, 2016, during the annual HSSDC award ceremony at Georgia Tech. First, second and third place...

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High School Student Design Competition Finalists Revealed

High School Student Design Competition Finalists Revealed

Posted by on Apr 3, 2016 | 0 comments

AIA Atlanta and presenting sponsor YKK AP are happy to announce the finalists for the 2016 High School Student Design Competition! With both an introductory and advanced level, we received an overwhelming number of submissions and congratulate the students on their hard work. Winners of both levels will be announced April 14 at our award ceremony. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners of the advanced level will be awarded prizes of $2,000, $1,000 and $500, respectively. Register now to attend the...

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2016 Equity in Architecture Survey

2016 Equity in Architecture Survey

Posted by on Mar 7, 2016 | 0 comments

AIA San Francisco and the Equity by Design Committee announce the second national Equity in Architecture survey now through April 1, 2016. The Equity in Architecture survey aims to unpack and understand the career pinch points and intersections that cause architects to leave a firm or the profession. The information collected will help us understand the factors influencing talent retention and strengthening the pipeline for those that wish to become architects. Take...

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AIA National Launches ‘I Look Up’ Campaign

AIA National Launches ‘I Look Up’ Campaign

Posted by on Mar 2, 2016 | 0 comments

On Super Tuesday, AIA National’s latest “I Look Up” ad campaign made its television debut, airing across Fox, CNN and MSNBC as voters tuned in to see primary results. Through the campaign, AIA “encourages everyone to ‘Look Up’ and see what we can create together. Then, imagine what America could look like when you partner with an architect to co-create its future.” For more information, visit ilookup.org. Also, use the hashtag #ilookup on Instagram to share photos of architecture that inspires...

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Three AIA Atlanta Members Named Fellows

Three AIA Atlanta Members Named Fellows

Posted by on Feb 12, 2016 | 0 comments

The 2016 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) elevated 149 AIA members to its prestigious College of Fellows, an honor awarded to members who have made significant contributions to the profession. The 2016 Fellows will be honored at an investiture ceremony at the AIA Convention in Philadelphia in May. Join AIA Atlanta in congratulating three of our members who have been named 2016 Fellows: Paula Burns McEvoy, FAIA As co-director of Perkins+Will’s Sustainable Design Inititaive, Paula is responsible for...

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Calling Volunteers for Youth Architecture Fair

Calling Volunteers for Youth Architecture Fair

Posted by on Feb 11, 2016 | 0 comments

You were once in their shoes. With AIA Atlanta’s Youth Architecture Fair returning March 12, we are asking for volunteers to lend a hand as we bring together K-12 students from all over Georgia! Following this year’s “urban jungle” theme, students will design, sketch, and experience an architectural play on the jungle while working under your guidance. Registered architects, architect interns and college architecture students are all welcome to assist!   When and Where Saturday, March 12 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30...

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AIA Atlanta Names David Southerland as Executive Director

AIA Atlanta Names David Southerland as Executive Director

Posted by on Jan 28, 2016 | 0 comments

ATLANTA, Jan. 28, 2016–AIA Atlanta, the Atlanta chapter of the American Institute of Architects, today announces the appointment of David Southerland as its new executive director as of January 13, 2016. Southerland, who also serves as executive director at AIA Georgia, brings to AIA Atlanta a profound background in nonprofit management, strategic marketing, transportation and design. Under his new leadership, the organization aims to foster public awareness, strengthen its continuing education component, increase local political advocacy...

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netWorking Women Wine Tasting Cancelled

netWorking Women Wine Tasting Cancelled

Posted by on Jan 22, 2016 | 0 comments

UPDATE (11:21 a.m.): The wine tasting has been rescheduled to February 4, 2016 at Kimball Office from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. If you registered for January’s event, no further action is required on your behalf. If you hadn’t registered and wish to do so, please register here. Due to inclement weather advisories in the Atlanta area and in the interest of your safety, tonight’s netWorking Women wine tasting at Kimball Office has been cancelled. Please check AIA Atlanta’s event calendar soon to find out when the event will be...

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ARE® Live: Construction Documents & Services Webinar

ARE® Live: Construction Documents & Services Webinar

Posted by on Jan 20, 2016 | 0 comments

Are you ready for the Construction Documents & Services Exam? Test your knowledge during Black Spectacle’s ARE® Live Construction Documents & Services webinar. The one-hour webinar begins Wednesday, January 20 at 7 p.m. ET. Please register here to participate.   About Construction Documents and Services is a wide ranging exam that covers everything from legal issues to flashing details to how timesheets are constructed. There is no way to know all the possible questions and potential answers, so what we will do is focus...

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