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 unite, educate and position AIA Palm Beach architects and allied stakeholders and to be an indispensable advocate for the value of architects and their professional interests for the shaping of Palm Beach communities.

People's Choice Voting is Now Open

Vote for your favorite Palm Beach County building. Voting closes July 22.

Bank United
RLC Architects

Florida Atlantic University Parliament Hall
PGAL in association with Schenkel Shultz

Lynn University Mohammed Indimi International Business Center

Neil S. Hirsch Boys and Girls Club
Raul Ocampo, AIA


St. Andrews Country Club
Leo A Daly

September Three-Hour Continuing Education Seminar

Tuesday, September 6
Embassy Suites West Palm Beach
1601 Belvedere Rd,
West Palm Beach, FL 33406

Register HERE

Wednesday, September 7
Embassy Suites Boca Raton
661 NW 53rd St,
Boca Raton, FL 33487

Register HERE
Complimentary for members/$20 for non-members
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
Premier Stoneworks
A Comprehensive Design and Methods Review for Architectural Stone Masonry Products

Session 2 - 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
CGI Windows & Doors
Selecting Energy Efficient Impact Resistant Windows and Doors

Session 3 - 2:45 pm - 3:45
Mapei Corporation
The Challenges of Installing Large-Format Porcelain Tiles

David Thaddeus Structures Seminar

September 23-25, 2016

8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Soprema Headquarters

2900 Center Port Cir, Pompano Beach FL 33064

$360 early bird registration before August 23.

$395 after August 23.

Registration includes three days of instruction, printed materials, breakfast and lunch.

The seminar covers the Structural Systems division of the ARE including General Structures, Lateral Forces and the Structural Frame Vignette. This course is a must-have for anyone sitting for the ARE.

While teaching at the University of Houston, David Thaddeus, AIA , NCARB, developed a review course for the General Structures and Lateral Forces Divisions of the ARE and first offered the course to interns in 1989.

Since then his course has evolved into an intense three-day workshop. Professor Thaddeus, otherwise known as the "the structures guru," presents a thorough, clear and easy to understand review of what you need to know to pass the structures division of the ARE.

Register HERE.

2015 Gold Medal Winner

William Manly King, AIA

Learn more about King's architectural legacy in Palm Beach County.

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Architects are trained in the art and science of designing spaces to meet human requirements. They understand the relationship of space to human needs and can create harmony between interior and exterior and between new and existing spaces.

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