Exploring Ideas and Connections
As an organization, we continuously strive to provide rich experiences, programs, and events with relevant and engaging content, and opportunities to connect as peers and colleagues.

ArchEx 2023 – Save the Dates
Mark your calendar for Nov. 1-3, 2023! Reconnect with your industry peers and forge new relationships at Architecture Exchange East. Get inspired by new work, emerging research, and the latest technologies.

Birthday Postcard Design Contest
Here’s your chance to design the next AIA Virginia birthday postcard!

PAC Award Update
No change in the standings this month. It’s time to make your donation and make a difference in the work of AIA Virginia for the architecture profession throughout the Commonwealth.

Welcome These New Members
We are always excited to welcome new members to Virginia. The following members recently joined AIA Virginia.

Explore Your Passions
Diverse voices from all over the Commonwealth are needed to move the organization forward in the areas of Advocacy, Education, Outreach, and Member Services.

COTE Wins Grant
The AIA Virginia Committee on the Environment (COTE) has been awarded a Knowledge Community Grant to present the 2030 Challenge series this summer.

Lipan Appointed
Anca Lipan, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Associate/Studio Director at Baskerville in Richmond has been appointed by Governor Glenn Youngkin to the Art and Architecture Review Board.

New Exhibition at The Branch
When you are in Richmond this Summer, be sure to visit The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design for their latest exhibition, Modeling a Vision: Design Technology, and Impact celebrates 20 years of the Center for Design Research (CDR) at Virginia Tech.

AIA Small Firm Exchange
Sign-up for the SFx (and other member group) newsletters by going to the AIA website.
www.aia.org/sfx >> Managing Your Communities >> Login >> Click SFX!

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

Diversifying the Field of Architecture through Scholarship and Service
The Desiree V. Cooper (DVC) Memorial Scholarship Committee announces the awarding of scholarships to outstanding candidates toward their architecture exam.

The Federal Reserve Wants to Hear from You
At the Art of Practice conference held last month, keynote speaker Sonya Ravindranath Waddell, Vice President and Economist, Regional and Community Analysis invited the architects of Virginia to sign-up to be a survey panelist for the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond.

Art of Practice Gallery
Take a look at some images from the 3rd biennial Art of Practice conference that was held on June 23, 2023, in Charlottesville.

Meet the Fellows
Which new fellow says their favorite meal included a perfect day under a vine arbor in Switzerland with the Swiss architect Franco Morrow after touring several of his amazing buildings?

Registration open for 2023 Women’s Leadership Summit
Women who want to unlock their full potential, make a lasting impact on their careers, and lead change in architecture and the allied professions won’t want to miss this premier event on September 12-14 in Boston.

It’s Time to Update Your AIA Record
An improved user experience and increased self-service options are now available! Log into aia.org, choose “My Account” in the upper right-hand corner, and in the red “Manage” tile, click “Edit” to verify and provide missing information.

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities
Check out the statewide events calendar here: https://inform-magazine.com/events/