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

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, […]

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    AIA Colorado Professional Affiliate Member Lights up Architecture

AIA Colorado Professional Affiliate Member Lights up Architecture

Jeff Mullikin, PE, LEED AP BD+C was always interested in engineering, math and science, but it was his college experience that really set things in motion and laid the foundation for the rest of […]

Legislative Update: January 2019

So, what does it look like for architects so far? In a word, quiet.

This isn’t that surprising, given that it’s the first time since 2013 that a single party has had both legislative majorities […]

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

 

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

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. […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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