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    Recap: AIA Members Meet with the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department to understand impact of new code adoption

Recap: AIA Members Meet with the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department to understand impact of new code adoption

By David Riggs, AIA
On August 29th AIA Colorado hosted a member meeting with Jay Eenhuis and John Welton, Deputy Building Officials, with Pikes Peak Regional Building Department in Colorado Springs. Earlier this year the […]

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    AIA Member Helps to Develop Leadership and Mentorship Program

AIA Member Helps to Develop Leadership and Mentorship Program

For Hannah-Hunt Moeller, Associate AIA, architecture is a building block for having a huge impact on the environment and society.

After three-and-a-half years at RNL, now part of Stantec, Moeller is about to launch into […]

Notice of AIA Colorado Annual Member Meeting: Published September 5, 2018

October 25, 2018
4-6 pm Mountain Time
The meeting will take place via web/teleconference. Login information will be published to members in coming weeks

Notice of Proposed Bylaws Amendments:
Per AIA Colorado Bylaws Article 9.1, the AIA Colorado […]

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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 […]

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, […]

Modernist architect works on Denver preservation

Is it worth saving?

This is a question Anne Wattenberg, AIA must constantly consider in her role as an architect representative on the Denver Landmark Preservation Commission.

Joined by other architects, landscape architects, city planners, contractors, […]

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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 […]

From bull fighting in Colombia to urban design in Denver

“When I was a kid, I wanted to be a bull fighter, which actually would have been strange later in life when I became a vegetarian. But when I took my first class to […]

Annual Meeting Recap: Elections and Vote Results

Dear AIA Colorado Members,

As announced at our Annual Member Meeting yesterday (October 25), the election results are in:

In our only competitive race for Associate Director, Kaylyn Kirby Assoc. AIA of Semple Brown rose to […]

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 […]

AIA Colorado Executive Transition

After nearly six years of service to AIA Colorado, Executive Vice President and CEO Cathy Rosset will be stepping down from her position in mid-November to explore the next phase of her career in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

AIA Colorado Board proposes forward-thinking changes to the organization

 

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

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    While we’re on the topic of diversity… a perspective on gender balance in the profession

While we’re on the topic of diversity… a perspective on gender balance in the profession

By Ali Menke Joiner, AIA, architect at Shears Adkins Rockmore
Being an architect is hard. We go through rigorous studio sessions in college to achieve a degree, only then to prove our value creatively and […]

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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 […]

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 […]

AIA 2017 Foresight Report

Get insights and tools to help you navigate the future of the design profession and industry

Navigate the future
Uncertain about the future? Looking for the latest trends that are transforming the design and construction industry? […]

Creating a Family-Friendly Workplace Culture

By Jen Fumuso, AIA and senior associate at OZ Architecture
I was first forewarned that a degree and career in architecture had demanding hours when I told my college advisor that architecture was my choice of […]

Inside the 2018 Design & Honor Awards Steering Committee

By Daniel Nelson, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, project architect at Tryba Architects

I’m a Midwesterner at heart – born and raised in Michigan. I lived in Chicago for 10 years and just recently moved […]

Architecture Glossary of Terms

Addenda: 
Written or graphic documents, issued before the execution of a contract that modify, clarify or interpret the bid documents.

AIA: 
The American Institute of Architects, a professional organization of registered architects.

Allowance: 
A fixed sum for a specific […]

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 […]

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    Sponsored: Green Roofs for Healthy Cities brings training to Denver

Sponsored: Green Roofs for Healthy Cities brings training to Denver

Sponsored Content
By Green Roofs for Healthy Cities

In November of 2017, the citizens of Denver historically voted in favor of a new law requiring the construction of green roofs and/or solar installations on most new […]

2018 Practice + Design Conference Planning Committee Update

By Matt Cecere, AIA and committee chair and principal of 4240 Architecture
March 20, 2018–Our firm [4240 Architecture] has been interested in this conference for the better part of the last decade.  What has drawn […]

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