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 promotes professional excellence for licensed area architects, emerging professionals and allied partners. Members participate in continuing education development seminars, public awareness outreach, and design awards competitions to enrich, support and advance their careers and foster personal growth.

Honor Award Entries Due Friday, October 3.

Submit a nominee for an Honor Award HERE. Honor awards are due by Friday, October 3.

Annual Meeting and Elections

Join us for the Annual Meeting of AIA Palm Beach, and learn about how your chapter, AIA Florida and AIA National are helping your architectural practice and you. Learn more about how you can play a leadership role in strengthening our efforts. Participate in the election of the chapter's officers and directors for 2015.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

5:30 p.m - 7:30 p.m.         Annual Meeting Featuring 2014 AIA Florida President Nathan Butler, AIA and AIA Florida Executive Vice President Vicki Long, CAE, Hon. AIA FL

7:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.         Special Women in Architecture Program

Embassy Suites
1601 Belvedere Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33406

$35.00 AIA Palm Beach members (Emeritus Members, please use code EMERITUS, to receive member rate; Associate Members, please use code ASSOCIATE, to receive member rate).
$40.00 Non-Members/Guest.

Students in local architecture programs are invited to be our guests. Register as a new user and input code STUDENT.

To register, click here.

*Price includes one complimentary drink. Cash bar after that.

October 2014 Continuing Education Luncheon Schedule

Design Considerations for the Modern Building Envelope

Premature deterioration of construction materials due to water intrusion, weathering and/or air leakage is preventable in both new and existing construction. This technical seminar will examine the building envelope as a complete system:

  • The evolution of the building envelope and modern design expectations.
  • Examine the Control Layers Approach to building envelope system design
  • Discuss the benefits of a systematic approach the various elements of the building envelope.

 Presented by:

Embassy Suites - West Palm Beach
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
1601 Belvedere Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33406
Delray Beach Public Library
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
100 West Atlantic Avenue
Delray Beach, FL 33444
Doubletree Palm Beach Gardens
Thursday, October 9, 2014
4431 PGA Boulevard
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410
All three luncheons begin promptly at 12:00 noon.
$5.00 - AIA Palm Beach Members
$25.00 per person for non-members
(one more good reason to join us!)
RSVP by clicking here


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