Call for Interest: At-large Director to the Board of Directors
The AIA Virginia Board of Directors has created an At-large Director position and seeks applicants to serve in this leadership role.

Dina A. Griffin, FAIA, NOMA, IIDA to Speak at ArchEx
This year’s ArchEx program explores the theme of (re)building community. Through this lens, we’ll hear about Dina’s work — both her widely celebrated built work as well as her sustained work to build and nurture the pipeline into the profession.

ELA 2023 Applications Open
Do you have what it takes to be a part of the 2023 class of Emerging Leaders in Architecture? Applications are now open.

Newly Licensed
Congratulations to the following member for passing their exams and gaining licensure.

Fundamentals of Historic Brick & Mortar
TODAY at NOON, hear an overview of key characteristics of historic brick and mortar and the importance of using compatible materials in restoration. A panel discussion with a series of experts in the field will follow. 1.5 AIA LU| HSW (Free)

Associated Thoughts: Job Shadowing: 3 Benefits + 3 Tips
This edition of Associated Thoughts is dedicated to the students and emerging professionals looking for that real-world experience in an architecture office and how we, as professionals working in architecture, can better support these future architects through job shadow opportunities.

COTE Corner: We need your feedback
Help the Virginia Committee on the Environment (COTE) serve you better by completing this brief survey. It should take fewer than 2 minutes and will help us develop resources and programming to best suit your needs.

Call for Mentors
Operation Reach, Retain, & Develop is entering its 3rd year of mentoring students in architecture programs across Virginia. We need your help. Sign-up to be a mentor here>>

Call for Interest: Design Committee
Are you looking for ways to be deeply involved in design-forward, inspirational programming? Consider joining the Design Committee!

Inform Call for Content: Education Issue
Do you have a case study, research, or best practices to share in the upcoming Education Issue of Inform? Submit your education projects and other content suggestions to the editor. Content deadline: Aug. 22

Márquez-André and Garland Appointed
Two AIA Virginia architects have been appointed by the Governor to serve the Commonwealth.

Share Your Feedback
Would you like a chance to win free registration to Architecture Exchange East 2022? Check your inbox for an invitation to complete a member feedback survey.

Are You Ready to Get Licensed?
AIA Virginia associate members can get a 60-day subscription to the Amber Book for only $50.

Featured Job Postings
Project and Administrative Coordinator, Hanbury>>
Project Consultant, Sustainable Design Consulting>>

PAC Award Update
The race for the $1,000 PAC Award is off and running. See who’s in the lead and make your investment today!

Welcome These New Members
Please help us welcome these new members to the AIA as architects, associate members, and AIA Virginia Allied Members.

New Job Board
AIA Virginia members can list their job openings for free! Enhancements are available.

Upcoming Educational Opportunities

Aug. 10 @ noon: Fundamentals of Historic Brick & Mortar
Earn 1.5 AIA LU | HSW. (Free)

Aug. 10 @ 7 p.m.: AIA Northern Virginia’s WIA Book Chat

Aug. 11 @ noon: AIA Richmond’s Passive Considerations in Façade Design
Earn 1.0 AIA LU | HSW (Free)

Aug. 16 @ noon: Embodied Carbon 101: MEP
Earn 1.5 AIA LU | HSW. (Free)

Aug. 23 @ 4 p.m.: AIA Hampton Roads’ Hard Hat Tour: Chesapeake Vehicle Maintenance Facility

Aug. 23 @ noon: Embodied Carbon 101: Interiors
Earn 1.5 AIA LU | HSW. (Free)

Aug. 25 @ 5:30 p.m.: AIA Northern Virginia’s Design Awards Gala

Aug. 30 @ noon: Embodied Carbon 101: Procurement
Earn 1.5 AIA LU | HSW. (Free)

Aug. 31 @ noon: AIA Northern Virginia’s The Uncoupling Principle
Earn 1.0 AIA LU | HSW (Free for members)