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Registration Open for ArchEx ‘21
Join your colleagues at ArchEx ’21 Nov. 1-5 to hear from design leaders like Marlon Blackwell, Zena Howard, Chris Downey, Jonathan Moody, and more.
Making Space: Designing for Inclusion
Hear from pioneering researchers and advocates for inclusive design on Nov. 4. Chris Downey, AIA, Magda Mostafa, and Derrick Behm-Josa, will each share insights and research in individual presentations. Then, they’ll all come together for a panel discussion moderated by Janice Majewski.
Join Us in Elevating the Voice of the Profession
The membership recently voted overwhelmingly to support the governance change to open up service on the four advisory Councils of AIA Virginia to the membership.
Women in Design @ ArchEx ‘21
Join us for a half-day program curated by leaders of Women in Design and Women in Architecture committees in Virginia. (Free)
Annual Membership Meeting
Join us for the virtual Annual Meeting of the membership Wednesday, Nov. 3 from 4:45 to 6 p.m. You will be voting for 2022 officers and important governance changes.
ELA 2022 Applications Close Soon
Want to be in the 2022 Class of Emerging Leaders in Architecture or know someone that should be? Applications are due Nov. 5.
Visions for Architecture
Join us Nov. 5 for our annual honors and awards celebration! This year, the audience can attend in person at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts or online.
Post-disaster Safety-Assessment Program (SAP) Training
Nov. 12 @ 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | 6.5 AIA LU | HSW
Emerging Leaders in Architecture @ ArchEx ‘21
Celebrate the achievements of the 2021 Emerging Leaders in Architecture and hear about this year’s class project. (Free)
AIA Virginia Hosts First Community Dinner Since Pandemic. More>>
AIA Hampton Roads and AIA Central Virginia Tied for the 2021 “Rumble in the Jungle” AIA Virginia Political Action Committee Award. More>>
Margarella Appointed to State Building Code Technical Review Board. More>>
COTE Corner: Did you miss the 2030 Challenge Panel Discussion?
Check out Va. COTE’s webinar which was recorded on Sept. 23, 2021, featuring an overview of the 2030 Challenge and a panel discussion about making the business case for investing in high-performance buildings with clients.
Welcome These New Members
We are always excited to welcome new members to Virginia. The following members recently joined AIA Virginia.
Support Scholarships for Architecture Students
Support Virginia’s only HBCU with an accredited architecture program by making a charitable contribution today.
Are You Ready to Get Licensed?
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Making the Case for Historic Window Restoration
Va.’s Historic Resources Committee hosted a panel discussion last week on preserving historic windows. Watch the recording to hear from wood and steel window experts and get insights from speakers from the National Trust and DHR.
Congratulations to the following member for passing their exams and gaining licensure.
Designing for Fire Safety: Complying with NFPA 285 Test Standard for Exterior Walls
Sign up for this free webinar on Wednesday, Oct. 20 at noon and earn 1.0 AIA LU | HSW (Free)
Meet the Fellows
Which new Virginia Fellow believes that it’s important to be involved and volunteer with the AIA as it will be what we collectively bring to it.
UVA SARC Winter 2022 Externship
The University of Virginia School Of Architecture invites your organization to host a student(s) for the annual winter externship program.
Executive Vice President, Corey Clayborne, is back to traveling around the state to visit firms, components, partner organizations, and universities.
AIA Virginia PAC
If you want to opt out of giving to the AIA Virginia PAC from your 2022 dues payment, please click here.