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

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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

*Originally posted July 9, 2018. 

“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 […]

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    A Balancing Act: Reflections on the dichotomy that is development in Italy and reminders for our local industry

A Balancing Act: Reflections on the dichotomy that is development in Italy and reminders for our local industry

By Rachael Johnson, AIA, 2019 AIA Colorado Member Voice Committee 
As a passionate traveler I have found myself disappointed to find cranes and scaffolding littering the skyline and much anticipated views of the few destinations […]

Laying the foundation for the future at AIA Colorado

First Quarter Update
By Zachary Taylor, AIA; 2019 AIA Colorado Board President
I joined the AIA Colorado board because I believe you get out what you put in. I know that as an AIA Colorado member, […]

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    Energy Efficiency 101 for Colorado C-PACE: What You Need to Know to Maximize Your Opportunities

Energy Efficiency 101 for Colorado C-PACE: What You Need to Know to Maximize Your Opportunities

By Chris CaraDonna, The Weidt Group, a Willdan Company
Before Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) picked up traction, building owners had little incentive to invest in energy-efficient (EE) measures for their properties—it was a struggle to […]

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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Reflecting on the Group Mentorship Program

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 […]

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 […]

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