March 31, 2017

Art of Practice

Art of Practice

AIA Virginia is convening a diverse cadre of decision-makers, from practices of all sizes, for a one-day forum designed to cultivate strong leaders and advance business practices. With a focus on creating and fostering a healthy firm culture, both seasoned and emerging leaders will come together to share and learn best practices, be challenged, and be celebrated by their peers. Roundtable discussions will focus on leadership development, team building,  diversity, inclusion and equity, and legal  challenges faced by firms.

Register for the Art of Practice here.

Start: March 31, 2017 9:00 am
End: March 31, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design
Phone: 8046443041
2501 Monument Ave, Richmond, VA, 23220, United States

April 7, 2017

Roanoke Parklet

Hey Roanoke! How about a parklet instead of parking?

Join member of AIA Blue Ridge as we turn a parking space into a public space. You will find us near Market & Campbell Streets in Downtown Roanoke on Friday, April 7th from 12pm-5pm. Come on out and help us foster a dialogue about the importance of quality urban spaces.

Start: April 7, 2017 12:00 am
End: April 7, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Roanoke, United States

Design Matters in Roanoke

Design Matters in Roanoke

The West End Area of Roanoke has seen tremendous revitalization over the past several years affecting all parts of the community. What makes this an area that people want to live, work, and play?

Please join us for a panel discussion on the ways design has influenced the development and rebirth of this community. In the hopes of beginning a broader conversation within the community, representatives of the Mountain View Neighborhood Association, Habitat for Humanity, Freedom First Credit Union, and the Emerging Leaders in Architecture will speak about their experiences and the impact of design in the revitalization of the West End.

Start: April 7, 2017 6:30 am
End: April 7, 2017 8:00 pm
Venue: Tubman Museum of Art
110 Salem Avenue SE, Roanoke, 24011, United States

ELA Class Session #4

Emerging Leaders in Architecture: Session #4

“Practicing Professionalism”

Ethics and law, from contracts to codes to professional ethics and standards of behavior.


Start: April 7, 2017 10:00 am
End: April 7, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: TBD

April 8, 2017



We’ve got a box of 40,000 Legos with your name on it.

Join AIA Blue Ridge as we kick off the 2017 National Architecture Week with our annual Kidstruction: Our City event. Kids of all ages are invited to join us as we construct a miniature city with 40,000 Legos! For the toddler architects, we will have hundreds of colorful cardboard bricks so everyone can express their inner builder.

Start: April 8, 2017 10:00 am
End: April 8, 2017 2:00 pm
Venue: City Market Building
32 Market Sq SE, Roanoke, 24011, United States

April 19, 2017

5th Annual Women in Architecture Lecture Series

5th Annual Women in Architecture Lecture Series
Washington, DC

“Resilient Design and the Environment”

Panelists discuss models of future conditions, methodologies for community engagement and built work designed within the framework of resilient theory.

Start: April 19, 2017 6:00 pm
End: April 19, 2017 8:00 pm
Venue: Perkins Eastman
One Thomas Circle NW, Suite 200, Washington, DC, 20005

April 27, 2017 – April 29, 2017

AIA Conference on Architecture 2017

AIA Conference on Architecture 2017

Orlando, Florida

A’17, the AIA Conference on Architecture, is the architecture and design event of the year. It’s about designing a better world. It’s about tapping into the architects and design professionals who are shaping our industry. And it’s about moving our communities, our profession, and ourselves forward.

Join us this April for three days of fast-paced, hard-hitting ideas, inspiration, education, networking, and innovation from some of the industry-leading architects, firms, and building product manufacturers.

For more information:

Start: April 27, 2017 7:00 am
End: April 29, 2017 12:00 am
Venue: Orange County Convention Center
9400 International Drive, Orlando Florida 32819

May 12, 2017

ELA Class Session #5

Emerging Leaders in Architecture: Session #5

“Communicating Effectively”

Business and professional communications including public relations, presentations, writing and professional speaking.

Start: May 12, 2017 10:00 am
End: May 12, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Greater Richmond Convention Center
403 North Third Street, Richmond, VA, 23219, United States

June 9, 2017

ELA Class Session #6

Emerging Leaders in Architecture: Session #6

“Working Together”

The role of  architects relative to other project stakeholders, including public and private owners, developers, contractors, consultants, financial institutions, and allied professionals, including interior designers, suppliers, vendors, manufacturers, etc.

Start: June 9, 2017 10:00 am
End: June 9, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: TBD

July 14, 2017

ELA Class Session #7

Emerging Leaders in Architecture: Session #7

“Summer Session”

Ongoing work on class project

Start: July 14, 2017 10:00 am
End: July 14, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: TBD
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