2013 Award of Honor: The Octahedron
Frankenstein, Inc. in collaboration with LMN Architects

Photo Credit: Trevor Dykstra

 

Resources For Navigating the Economy

AIA Seattle recognizes the challenges we all face in these uncertain times. Our members and staff are committed to helping each other navigate this rocky economy. To help the architectural community stay ahead, we're providing a wide array of marketing, networking, training, and business support opportunities for our member firms.

Resources for:

For Members
Job Search Support
The AIA Seattle online job bank and resume posting are the best sources for information about design and engineering jobs in Seattle. And Folio, AIA Seattle’s online listing of member firms, is a great place to check out potential employers.

Architect's Networking & Resource Group

Networking
AIA events attract a wide variety of professionals in the design and construction industries, making them an ideal place to make new contacts. Watch “This Week in Design,” our weekly e-newsletter, for the latest listings.

Skills Development This is a great time for you to upgrade your skills and increase your competitiveness. Upcoming opportunities include classes on sustainable design, project management, code, BIM, and more; many classes cost only $5 for members.

Volunteer Opportunities
Learn new skills and make great contacts by volunteering on an AIA Seattle committee or project.

Staying in Contact
If your contact information has changed, make sure we know how to reach you so you can continue to take full advantage of your AIA Seattle membership. Send address and phone changes to Debra Haraldson.

Scholarships for Continuing Education (click for form)
A limited number of Continuing Ed. Scholarships are available to AIA Members on a first come/first serve basis. To apply, fill out the form and return to Debra Haraldson.


For Firms
Online Articles and Advice
The AIA web site has podcasts and articles on everything from marketing ideas for small firms to asset protection.

Advertising
Our new online firm finder, Folio, and the member firm displays in our First Avenue window provide valuable exposure for member firms.

Influencing the Policy Environment
AIA Seattle will continue to support the work of AIA Washington Council to promote good laws and opportunities for architects, creating the best possible environment for your business.

How You Can Help
Share Your Expertise
Host a brown bag discussion about a topic you know well, join our volunteer list of career coaches, become part of a committee, or become a mentor. To volunteer, contact Debra Haraldson.

Host a Party
Help us plan networking events to keep our community connected. To share your idea for an event, contact Lisa Richmond.

Good design makes a difference

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