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.


 ~ Call for Entries ~

Deadline has been extended
Calling all members of AIA (men and women), AIAS, Allied members and emerging professionals!
 
The Women in Architecture (WiA) Committee of AIA Palm Beach is looking for a visual identity and needs your help. We are seeking current members of AIA (men and women), AIAS and emerging professionals who can design a creative, innovative and professional logo.
The logo should be recognizable and help promote our committee’s mission, “The mission of the Women in Architecture (WIA) Committee is to increase the viability and visibility of women in architecture and in the related design and construction industries.”
 
Submissions will be accepted through September 26th, 2014 at Noon.
 
For details regarding logo design, contest rules and submission requirements please see link:

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!)
Reservations
RSVP by clicking here

 

Member Spotlight

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