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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 […]

When clients ask for sky-high insurance limits

By USI Colorado
The ACEC’s 2014 Professional Liability Insurance (PLI) survey shows that 72% of member engineers carry $2 million or less in professional liability insurance limits. Surveys of architects show similar results. Such limits […]

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    AIA Colorado 2017 Architect of the Year Believes in Getting Back to the Basics

AIA Colorado 2017 Architect of the Year Believes in Getting Back to the Basics

If you walk into Studio B Architecture + Interiors in Aspen, you’re likely to see the computers turned off, while the employees draw, sketch and craft study models. You might see CU Denver architecture […]

Professional Affiliate Member Works Toward a Greener Future

A mechanical engineer by training, Green was named president of RMH Group—a Denver-based mechanical, electrical and industrial process consulting engineering firm— in 2006, after having spent 26 years working for the company in various […]

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

2018 Bylaws Amendments and Changes: Questions and Answers

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 […]

AIA launches initiatives to shape school design policies

Details legislative goals that support school design resources and funding.
WASHINGTON – Aug. 13, 2018 – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and its members are launching a variety of initiatives to help address violence in […]

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. […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]


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

Equity in Architecture 2018

By Meg Schubert Allen, AIA, NCARB at Stantec (formerly RNL) 

Equity is a word often confused with the term equality, being used in tandem and even interchangeably. While both equity and equality are strategies that aim […]

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. […]

Five Tips for Getting a Job in the Architecture Profession

Colorado’s unemployment rate is at an all-time low 3%, while the cost of higher education and architecture degree programs is at an all-time high.

So how can you set yourself apart as an architect and […]