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For all media inquiries, contact Marisa Pooley, APR at marisa@aiacolorado.org or 303.228.3913.

Meet AIA Colorado’s Lobbyist, Jerry Johnson

What is your background? How did you become a lobbyist?
I came out of the higher education community.  As a Vice-President for Community Affairs at UNC in Greeley, I worked with all of the University’s “outside […]

Congratulations Newly-Licensed Architects 2018

Welcome New Members 2018

Meet the 2019 President—Q&A with Zach Taylor, AIA

How did you get into architecture? 
As a kid, my favorite toys were Legos and Tinker Toys. My father and my grandfather were always doing home repairs and building projects at our “farm” (it was […]

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    Todd Kennedy Receives American Institute of Architects Western Mountain Region’s 2018 Young Architect of the Year

Todd Kennedy Receives American Institute of Architects Western Mountain Region’s 2018 Young Architect of the Year

Licensed less than ten years, CCY’s Todd Kennedy, AIA has designed numerous award-winning projects including Old Pond Residence, which received a 2017 AIA Colorado Award of Excellence, and Red Butte Residence, which received a […]

Liquor Liability: It’s No Party for Social Hosts

By USI
Picture this scenario: Your company is throwing a holiday party after a successful year. Festivities begin with a cocktail reception, followed by a lavish dinner at a nearby restaurant. Invitations were sent to […]

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    Cesar Olivas, AIA: Citizen Architect & Champion for Diversity

Cesar Olivas, AIA: Citizen Architect & Champion for Diversity

Cesar Olivas became interested in architecture from an early age through a unique perspective into housing challenges for families. The son of Mexican immigrants, Olivas grew up in Southern California, moving from apartment to […]

Adam Harding, AIA: A Man of Many Goals

Adam Harding, AIA first set his sights on being an architect in high school when he realized his passion for drawing, creating and building could converge into a career. Ambitious from an early age, […]

AIA Colorado Announces 2019 Board of Directors

Denver, Colo., December 18, 2018—The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Colorado has announced its 2019 Board of Directors.

Elected by members in October, the new board is comprised of architects from across the state and […]

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    Call for Volunteers: 2019 AIA Colorado Committees and Task Forces

Call for Volunteers: 2019 AIA Colorado Committees and Task Forces

2018 Annual Report

Click the image below to read the annual report online, or download a pdf here.

AIA College of Fellows: Committee Process

By Phil Gerou, FAIA; 2019 AIA Colorado/College of Fellows Nominating Committee
Being elected to the AIA’s College of Fellows is the highest individual honor that the American Institute of Architects bestows on members, short of the […]

AIA Emerging Professionals Boot Camp

By Connor Janzen, Associate AIA; RS&H
As designers begin their careers, it can be difficult to fully understand the breadth of knowledge required to work effectively and efficiently in the field. Doing anything challenging requires […]

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    Elections are over. Where does that leave the design and construction industry?

Elections are over. Where does that leave the design and construction industry?

By Nikolaus Remus, AIA, Government Affairs Manager at AIA Colorado
* See full version in the November 21 edition of Colorado Real Estate Journal. 

The 2018 elections in Colorado were shaping up to have a sizable […]

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    AIA Colorado & State Historical Fund: Featuring Martha Bennett, FAIA

AIA Colorado & State Historical Fund: Featuring Martha Bennett, FAIA

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    AIA Colorado & State Historical Fund: The History of Colorado Architecture

AIA Colorado & State Historical Fund: The History of Colorado Architecture

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    AIA Colorado & State Historical Fund: Featuring Cheri Gerou, FAIA

AIA Colorado & State Historical Fund: Featuring Cheri Gerou, FAIA

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    AIA Colorado & State Historical Fund: Featuring David Tryba, FAIA

AIA Colorado & State Historical Fund: Featuring David Tryba, FAIA

 

 

Members of the media, please contact AIA Colorado Marketing and Communications Manager, Marisa Pooley, at 303.228.3913.

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    Call for Volunteers: 2019 AIA Colorado Committees and Task Forces

Call for Volunteers: 2019 AIA Colorado Committees and Task Forces

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    Elections are over. Where does that leave the design and construction industry?

Elections are over. Where does that leave the design and construction industry?

By Nikolaus Remus, AIA, Government Affairs Manager at AIA Colorado
* See full version in the November 21 edition of Colorado Real Estate Journal. 

The 2018 elections in Colorado were shaping up to have a sizable […]

Planning Committee on Materials Matter

By Judith Repp, AIA and Jeff Mullikin, PE
Judith: At last! ‘Materials Matter’ comes to Denver! The design and construction communities in Portland, Philadelphia, Seattle and Dallas have already benefited from the series hosted in those […]

Architecture Billings Index (ABI)

The Architecture Billings Index is an economic indicator for nonresidential construction activity, with a lead time of approximately 9–12 months. Investment groups like Wells Fargo, media outlets, firms of all sizes, and business leaders rely on […]

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    2018 Voters Guide for Architects: Ballot Propositions and Constitutional Amendments

2018 Voters Guide for Architects: Ballot Propositions and Constitutional Amendments

This second installment of our 2018 voter’s guide will discuss statewide ballot initiatives requiring voter approval. AIA Colorado is taking a formal position on two initiatives as detailed below, but this guide will otherwise […]

2019 AIA Colorado Board Slate of Candidates and Nominations

Nominations by the Membership onto the 2019 AIA Colorado Board of Directors Ballot Due October 4.
See the proposed slate of candidates here.
Nominations by the membership are due by 4 p.m. October 4, 2018 to […]

Colorado Architects & Firms Receive Top Design & Honor Awards

Denver, Colo., September 10, 2018—The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Colorado recognized 21 projects with design awards and five local architects with honor awards at the AIA Colorado Design & Honor Awards Gala on […]

AIA Colorado Looks at Blueprint Denver

By Nikolaus Remus, AIA and Ignacio Correa-Ortiz, AIA
Have you ever requested a rezoning for a project because the current zoning did not seem to reflect the aspirations and the potential of the city and […]

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    Practice + Design Conference Speaker Spotlight: Nicole Marshall

Practice + Design Conference Speaker Spotlight: Nicole Marshall

Nicole Marshall, the President and Founder of Curated Communications, has lived and worked in Denver for the past 5 years after discovering and falling in love with our State’s incredible quality of life. Prior to […]

Three tips for passing the ARE

By Meg Shubert Allen, AIA; Stantec
Three years ago at this time, I was enjoying the last bit of summer before I would buckle down and start studying for my last three architectural registration exams. […]

Meet AIA Colorado’s Lobbyist, Jerry Johnson

What is your background? How did you become a lobbyist?
I came out of the higher education community.  As a Vice-President for Community Affairs at UNC in Greeley, I worked with all of the University’s “outside […]

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    Elections are over. Where does that leave the design and construction industry?

Elections are over. Where does that leave the design and construction industry?

By Nikolaus Remus, AIA, Government Affairs Manager at AIA Colorado
* See full version in the November 21 edition of Colorado Real Estate Journal. 

The 2018 elections in Colorado were shaping up to have a sizable […]

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    2018 Voters Guide for Architects: Ballot Propositions and Constitutional Amendments

2018 Voters Guide for Architects: Ballot Propositions and Constitutional Amendments

This second installment of our 2018 voter’s guide will discuss statewide ballot initiatives requiring voter approval. AIA Colorado is taking a formal position on two initiatives as detailed below, but this guide will otherwise […]

2018 Voters Guide: Elections & Key Races

As the election day rapidly approach, now’s the time to get smart on what to expect when you look at your 2018 ballots. First thing’s first though, let’s talk about voter registration and ballot […]

AIA Colorado Looks at Blueprint Denver

By Nikolaus Remus, AIA and Ignacio Correa-Ortiz, AIA
Have you ever requested a rezoning for a project because the current zoning did not seem to reflect the aspirations and the potential of the city and […]

Tips for finding the right civic engagement opportunity

Architects engage with our communities every day through the work we do. Clients, contractors, building occupants, local governments, and neighborhood residents are just some of the some of the groups we interact with, educate, […]

AIA State Government Network Annual Conference report

By Nikolaus Remus, AIA; AIA Colorado

This month I had the opportunity, along with volunteer Brandon Gossard, Assoc. AIA from the Government Affairs Committee, of representing AIA Colorado at the annual AIA State Government Network […]

2018 Legislative Session Report

By Nikolaus Remus, AIA Government Affairs Manager for AIA Colorado
Since January, we have been hard at work advocating on behalf of architects at the State Capitol. Now that the 2018 legislative session has ended, […]

2018 Legislative Session Update

Our Government Affairs Committee and Legislative Subcommittee are hard at work reviewing new bills proposed during the 2018 legislative session that began last month. Here are some items of interest to the architecture profession. […]

How Are Laws Passed in Colorado? A Primer for Architects

As you know, advocating on behalf of architects is an important part of our work at AIA Colorado. You probably are also aware that the Colorado Legislative Session is underway, and that we are […]

AIA Emerging Professionals Boot Camp

By Connor Janzen, Associate AIA; RS&H
As designers begin their careers, it can be difficult to fully understand the breadth of knowledge required to work effectively and efficiently in the field. Doing anything challenging requires […]

Why an Emerging Professionals Boot Camp?

By Sheva Willoughby, AIA; RTA Architects
The Emerging Professionals Bootcamp was initially conceived out of conversations and feedback around the current issues members in Southern Colorado were facing. The board heard that there was a […]

How growth is impacting Colorado’s neighbors

The 2018 AIA Colorado Practice + Design Conference (P+DC) theme is “A State of Growth” and is focused on the rapidly changing environment and state of architecture here in Colorado. While this construction boom […]

Three tips for passing the ARE

By Meg Shubert Allen, AIA; Stantec
Three years ago at this time, I was enjoying the last bit of summer before I would buckle down and start studying for my last three architectural registration exams. […]

Recap: A’18 through the eyes of an AIA Colorado member

By Avik Guha, AIA, Roth Sheppard Architects
The A’18 Conference in New York City comes at a remarkable time of change in the Big Apple, 30 years since the previous time the city hosted AIA’s […]

Reflecting on 5x5x5 Group Mentorship

By Wells Squier, AIA, Principal at Anderson Hallas Architects and Denver Director on the AIA Colorado Board of Directors

One of the many reasons I love the profession of architecture so much centers on the fact that […]

Being a new mom in architecture

By Leanna De La Torre, AIA and architect at Humphries Poli Architects
The transition to motherhood was an uncertain one. There’s no way to really know what working will be like once you become a […]

Thinking about Licensure? So is the NCARB Think Tank

By Avik Guha, AIA, NCARB and architect at Roth Sheppard Architects

Each year, the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) selects 12 emerging professionals to serve on the Think Tank. Members of the Think Tank […]

AIA College of Fellows: Committee Process

By Phil Gerou, FAIA; 2019 AIA Colorado/College of Fellows Nominating Committee
Being elected to the AIA’s College of Fellows is the highest individual honor that the American Institute of Architects bestows on members, short of the […]

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    AIA Colorado & State Historical Fund: Featuring Martha Bennett, FAIA

AIA Colorado & State Historical Fund: Featuring Martha Bennett, FAIA

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    AIA Colorado & State Historical Fund: The History of Colorado Architecture

AIA Colorado & State Historical Fund: The History of Colorado Architecture

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    AIA Colorado & State Historical Fund: Featuring Cheri Gerou, FAIA

AIA Colorado & State Historical Fund: Featuring Cheri Gerou, FAIA

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    AIA Colorado & State Historical Fund: Featuring David Tryba, FAIA

AIA Colorado & State Historical Fund: Featuring David Tryba, FAIA

 

AIA Colorado Architect Spends Career on Sustainability

“What is the use of a house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on?”― Henry David Thoreau.
That Thoreau quote has acted as a North Star throughout Scott Rodwin, AIA’s career, […]

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    Recently Elevated Local Fellow to Present at Practice + Design Conference

Recently Elevated Local Fellow to Present at Practice + Design Conference

Despite having worked as an architect for decades, 2018 is a big year for Stuart Coppedge, FAIA.

First, the RTA principal was recently elevated to AIA Fellowship. One of only two living Fellows in Southern […]

AIA Elevates Four Colorado Architects to the College of Fellows

Denver, February 23, 2018—The 2018 American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Jury of Fellows has elevated 152 architects across the U.S. to the College of Fellows, four of which are from Colorado.

Fellowship is the highest […]

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    Brad Buchanan, FAIA, Emphasizes the Importance of Architecture

Brad Buchanan, FAIA, Emphasizes the Importance of Architecture

To describe the Executive Director of Denver Community Planning and Development Brad Buchanan, FAIA, as “passionate” would be an understatement.

For him, architecture is about much more than simply design—it’s about continually pursuing a greater […]

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    Nan Anderson, FAIA: Architect, Mentor and “Master of her own Ship”

Nan Anderson, FAIA: Architect, Mentor and “Master of her own Ship”

When she founded her firm, Andrews & Anderson Architects in 1990, Nan Anderson, FAIA, netted $3.15 an hour for her first project. And she couldn’t have been happier.
“There was joy and rapture and a […]

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