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 […]

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

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 […]


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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 […]