Welcome to the Palm Beach Chapter of
the American Institute of Architects

As the local extension of the national American Institute of Architects professional member association (www.aia.org), AIA Palm Beach's mission is to support and enrich AIA Palm Beach architects and allied stakeholders and to be an indispensable advocate for the value of architects and their interests in Palm Beach County.

2015 Design and Honor Awards Call for Entries

Call for Entries: Click HERE to register online or HERE to download the PDF form to enter your project today. Design Award projects must be registered by September 14 and entry packages submitted by September 28. honor Award nominations may be made HERE by September 28. Awards will be presented on November 19 at Benvenuto Restaurant. Click HERE for sponsorship opportunities.

September CE Seminar

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Embassy Suites West Palm Beach
1601 Belvedere Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33406

Register HERE

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Embassy Suites Boca Raton
661 NW 53rd St
Boca Raton, FL 33487

Register HERE


12:00 pm - lunch served
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm - Session 1
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm - Session 2
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm - Session 3

Session 1 - 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

Specified Architectural Systems, Inc./Skyfold

Acoustic Separation Using Motor Driven Operable Partitions
Presented by Teri Lawrence

Provides design professionals with a thorough understanding of the available motorized accoustically rate movable partitions used in interior applications.

Session 2: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Trex Company

Latest Developments in Wood Alternative Decking
Presented by Robyn Chambers
Overview of traditional deck materials with an in depth discussion of alternative materials. The course reviews the latest developments within the industry.

Session 3: 2:45 pm - 3:45 pm
TLC Architecture for Engineering

Not Even the 3 Little Pigs Built Their Houses Out of Glass: How the New Energy Code will Change the Shape of Architecture
Presented by Brian Lomel

The 2012 edition of the International Energy Conservation Code has already been adopted by AHJs in many parts of the country and will soon become the basis of the Florida Energy Code.The IECC 2012 is a quantum leap forward in building energy performance and will have significant impact on how architects and engineers work together to design high energy efficient, high performance buildings.

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2015 Annual Meeting
Join AIA Palm Beach for our 2015 annual meeting and elections for the 2016 Board of Directors.
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Bradley's Beach Club Lake Worth Golf Course, 1 7th Ave N, Lake Worth, FL 33460.
$20 per member/$40 per non-member (includes dinner)
Register HERE

 Register HERE

Thank you to our generous sponsors:


Sloan Properties
Architecture Green, LLC



Member Spotlight

Soderlund Architecture and Design, PA
As part of our mission to highlight the excellent work of our members and share the role that Architects have in shaping our built environment, we have asked our previous Design Award Winners to share their experiences in creating and bringing to completion their projects. These series have been formatted as a recurring unedited conversation that will bring the voice of the Architect to our readers.

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