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Build Palm Beach 2017 Continuing Education

 Register HERE for classes or to attend the trade show.

Networking Breakfast and Annual Breakfast

8:30 am - 10:00 am

Join AIA Palm Beach an your colleagues to learn about the chapter's accomplishments and to elect your 2018 Board of Directors.

Breakfast Sponsored by:


Session 1

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute

Steel Reinforce Concrete: Building Value


This course will introduce you to the opportunities for leveraging steel-reinforced concrete's inherent material properties both in the design/construction phase of a project as well as during the operational/occupancy phase. This course will introduce you to the opportunities for leveraging steel-reinforced concrete's inherent material properties both in the design/construction phase of a project as well as during the operational/occupancy phase.

Session 2

11:05 am - 12:05 pm


Sustainable, High Performance Reflective Insulation Products and Systems


Innovations in reflective and radiant barrier insulation technologies; to advance sustainability, cost effectiveness and the energy efficiency of buildings. Meeting sustainable design needs and current building codes to create a tighter, higher performance thermal building envelope.

Lunch in Trade Show Hall

12:05 pm - 1:15 pm

Visit with exhibitors to learn the latest technology and trends.

1 LU

Sponsored by

Session 3

1:15 pm - 2:15 pm


LEED v4: Product Declarations, Emissions and Impact on Paint & Coatings


Even if you have designed and certified many buildings under LEED 09 NC, you may be wondering what impact LEED v4 BD+C will have on selecting paints and coatings under the new guidelines. This course will help you navigate several of the changes, including new point calculations, categories and market sectors. Additionally, you will learn how to identify products which have undergone third-party certifcation and testing for TVOC content, emissions and the impact of buildng materials. You will also learn about advancement in coating technologies that allow for VOC cmpliance as well as performance benefits for the owner.

Session 4

2:20 pm - 3:20 pm



Premier Stoneworks

Architectural Design with Cast Stone

Attendees will have a clear understanding of cast stone; how it is produced and how it differs from associated materials; the various applications of cast stone for residential, commercial and other uses; design recommendations as well as anchoring details and inherent sustainable attributes of cast stone and LEED. Installation techniques, challenges and methods. The future of cast stone.

Break in the Trade Show Hall

3:20 pm - 3:40 pm

Sponsored by:

Session 5

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm




Specified Architectural Systems and

Skyfold Powerlift Partitions

Acoustic Separation Using Motor Driven Operable Partitions


The objective of this course is to provide design professionals with a thorough understanding of the available motorized acoustically rate movable partitions used in interior applications.

Session 6

4:50 pm - 5:50 pm

Crawford-Tracey Corporation and Viracon Glass

Design Solutions for Emerging Trends in Curtain Wall and Glazing Systems.


With the rise in performance expectations and growing complexity of the building façade, this educational coruse will discuss some of the emerging trends in glass curtainwall and offer solutions to challenges architects face to maintain desired versatility, function and code compliance.

Reception in Trade Show Hall

Completion of classes until 7:30 pm


 Register HERE for classes or to attend the trade show.

When: October 18, 2017

2:00 pm- 5:30 pm

We will be focusing on the overlap content of 

ARE 4.0

  • Construction Documents & Services (CDS)
  • Programming, Planning & Practice (PPP)
  • Site Planning & Design (SPD)

5.0: Practice Management, Project management and Programming and Analysis.

One hour per test with 30 min of question and answer. 

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm - Build Palm Beach Trade Show

$20 Associate Members, and AIAS (AIAS members use code "student")

$35 Associate Non Members, and Non-AIAS


Donate to the James H. Anstis, FAIA

Memorial Fund HERE.

February 4, 1941 - January 6, 2017

James H. Anstis, 75, of West Palm Beach died January 6, 2017
after a hard fought two year battle with Mesothelioma.He was born
in Hobe Sound, son of Edward and Mary (Chambliss) Anstis.
He attended Central Elementary and Junior High,graduating from
Palm Beach High School in 1958, then served in the United States
Navy for four years. He went on to earn a Bachelor of Architecture in
1967 from the University of Florida. In 1965 he married the former
Betty Jean Cloud at the First Methodist Church in West Palm Beach.
Mr. Anstis was a Registered Architect, State of Florida from 1969
until his passing.





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