For all media inquiries, contact Marisa Pooley, APR at or 303.228.3913.

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 […]

What happens when a small firm wins big awards?

For Renée del Gaudio, AIA and founder of Renée del Gaudio Architecture in Boulder, winning AIA Colorado Design Awards not only validated her work, but they also served as great advertising for her one-woman […]

Reflecting on 25 Years as a Firm Owner in Denver

By Jim Johnson, AIA & Founding Partner at JOHNSON NATHAN STROHE

Over the past 25 years, Denver has transformed into an internationally recognized destination, garnering attention from some of the world’s top civic and business […]

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 […]

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    2017 AIA Colorado Young Architect of the Year Reflects on the Past Year’s Accomplishments

2017 AIA Colorado Young Architect of the Year Reflects on the Past Year’s Accomplishments

“To me, success is about surrounding yourself with the right people, sharing the credit and celebrating together.” –Steev Wilson, AIA, NCARB, LEEP AP, and Founding Partner of Forum Phi in Aspen.
Though Forum Phi’s doors opened […]

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 […]

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 […]

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? […]

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, […]

Architecture Glossary of Terms

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

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

A fixed sum for a specific […]


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

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 […]