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August 2019

The Seattle Design Festival Block Party is a two-day street fair celebrating the powerful ways design affects our lives.

Seattle Design Festival Block Party

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

This fun outdoor event is an opportunity for the design community and the public to come together and interact through large-scale design installations, performances, and design activities all centered around the Festival’s 2019 theme, BALANCE. The installations are designed to be enjoyed by people of all ages, sizes, and abilities. Families are welcome and encouraged. Hours: Saturday, Aug. 24, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM Sunday, Aug. 25, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM Act | React PLACE Aurora Madeline Jo BALANCE…

Committee Meeting: Codes

August 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Click for more information about the Code Committee and to sign up for their email updates.

Commitee Meeting: Young Architects Forum

August 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

AIA Seattle’s Young Architects Forum meets the fourth Tuesday of every month at 5:00pm at the AIA Seattle office. AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Click for more information about the Young Architects Forum and to sign up for their email updates.

YAF: ARE Program Discussion

August 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 25, 2019

Join YAF for a robust discussion of the challenges and resources for completing the ARE exams, and come prepared to help shape the future of exam prep AIA Seattle and YAF can provide. Read more

September 2019

Committee Meeting: Diversity Roundtable

September 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

The Diversity Roundtable meets the first Tuesday of every month at 4:30pm at AIA Seattle. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join as well as other professionals in the design community. Read more

Solo Practitioners Roundtable (SPRout) Meeting

September 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until January 2, 2020

Solo Practitioners Roundtable (SPRout) is an opportunity for solo practitioners to share ideas, challenges, and resources. This group meets at noon on the first Thursday of the month at DeForest Architects in Ballard. All are encouraged to join us, you do not need to be a member to attend. Read more

CAE: Hard Hat Tour of Giddens & Lake WA Girls Schools

September 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Committee on Architecture for Education for a tour of a unique new girls school. Read more

Committee Meeting: Design & Wellbeing

September 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

Join Design & Wellbeing for their monthly meeting to learn about upcoming events, projects, and opportunities for involvement. Read more

Committee Meeting: Committee On Homelessness

September 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 12, 2019

AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Click for more information about the Committee On Homelessness and to sign up for their email updates.

2019 Honor Awards Info Session + Energy in Design Calculator Demonstration

September 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

As part of the 2019 Honor Awards, all submissions in the BUILT category are required to submit energy use data in consideration of the Energy in Design Award. We provide an easy-to-use tool, the Energy in Design Calculator, to capture standard information and compare results toward the Architecture 2030 targets. 2019 EID Calculator EID Calculator Instructions  Join us at the Center on Tuesday, September 10 for an informational session about submitting to the Honor Awards, with ample time dedicated to…

Committee Meeting: Mass Timber

September 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Click for more information about the Mass Timber committee and to sign up for their email updates.

The Transportation Task Force works to frame AIA Seattle’s overall policy on local and regional transportation initiatives, and reviews new policy proposals as they develop.

Task Force Meeting: Transportation

September 10 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

AIA Seattle members are invited to attend these policy-focused committee meetings, which occur on the second Tuesday of each month. For more information, or if you are interested in participating, please contact Kirsten Smith.

Committee Meeting: Adaptation & Resilience

September 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 12:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

The Adaptation & Resilience Committee meets the second Wednesday of every other month at noon at the AIA Seattle office. AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Click for more information about the Adaptation & Resilience Committee and to sign up for their email updates.

Task Force Meeting: Housing

September 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

AIA Seattle members are invited to attend these policy-focused committee meetings, which occur on the second Thursday of each month. For more information, or if you are interested in participating, please contact Kirsten Smith.

Happy Hour with Young Architects Forum + Women In Design – September 2019

September 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The AIA Seattle Happy Hour Series is a monthly gathering presented by the Young Architects Forum and Women in Design committees to encourage connections within the Seattle design community.  Read more

We invite you to submit to AIA Northwest Washington’s 2019 Design Awards.

AIA Northwest Washington 2019 Design Awards Call for Submissions

September 16 @ 5:00 pm

We invite you to submit to AIA Northwest Washington’s 2019 Design Awards. The intent of the Design Awards is to encourage excellence in architectural design and planning and to provide an avenue through which architects may gain recognition by their peers and the public. The ultimate goal is to raise the standards of architectural design excellence by both the architectural community and the public. We encourage you to join the conversation and tell your design story. Submission deadline: September 16…

Committee Meeting: COTE

September 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Click for more information about the Committee on the Environment (COTE) and to sign up for their email updates.

NWW: ShiftBuilding Symposium – A Window On the Future – Bellingham

September 18 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

If you are in the business, student, or professional wanting to achieve these goals in the future, join us for this month’s NW EcoBuilding Guild ShiftBuilding Symposium: A Window On The Future – High-Performance Window Systems, Read more

The Seattle International Architects Forum (SIAF) broadens cross-cultural horizons, provides mentoring and educational opportunities, and inspires awareness of international architectural practice.

Committee Meeting: Seattle International Architecture Forum

September 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until October 31, 2019

The Seattle International Architecture Forum meets the third Wednesday of every month at 5:00pm at AIA Seattle. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join as well as other professionals in the design community. Read more

UDF: A New Urbanist, A Historian, and An Urbanist – Single Family in Seattle

September 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Urban Design Forum for a discussion on land-use constraints in the city’s single-family neighborhoods. Read more

COTE: AIA COTE Top Ten Toolkit

September 19 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm

The COTE Top Ten Toolkit is a resource, accessible to all architects, that closes the information gap to designing high performing, equitable, beautiful buildings. Read more

Committee Meeting: Small Practice and Residential Committee

September 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

The Small Practice and Residential Committee (SPARC) meets the third Thursday of every month at noon at DeForest Architects. AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Read more

POSTPONED: ShiftBuilding Symposium – A Window On the Future – Seattle

September 19 @ 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm

If you are in the business, student, or professional wanting to achieve these goals in the future, join us for this month’s NW EcoBuilding Guild ShiftBuilding Symposium: A Window On The Future – High-Performance Window Systems. Read more

Start a dialogue about design.

2019 Honor Awards – Submissions Early Bird Deadline

September 19 @ 5:00 pm

Your voice is essential to exhibiting the design leadership in our region. We encourage you to share your work by submitting to AIA Seattle’s 2019 Honor Awards for Washington Architecture. It’s a new year with a new jury! If you have never submitted before or have not yet been recognized, this is your moment to start a new dialogue about design. – Susan McNabb, AIA & Kevin Snook, AIA | Co-chairs, Honor Awards Committee Save 15% and submit before this…

Dreaming about a home design project and not sure where to start? Wondering how to make the most of your budget? Curious about green design or how to plan for your family’s changing needs?

Ask An Architect – September 2019

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Whether your project is a small remodel or new construction — or if you are just curious about the design process — AIA architects can help. Join AIA Architects David Coleman of David Coleman / Architecture and Matt Hutchins of CAST architecture for an information-packed overview of the design and construction process including budget and schedule, tips for hiring the right team, and how you and your designer can work together to make the most of any project. Coffee and…

Committee Meeting: Codes

September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Click for more information about the Code Committee and to sign up for their email updates.

Commitee Meeting: Young Architects Forum

September 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

AIA Seattle’s Young Architects Forum meets the fourth Tuesday of every month at 5:00pm at the AIA Seattle office. AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Click for more information about the Young Architects Forum and to sign up for their email updates.

Do you want to strengthen your ability to lead successful equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts in your firm? Are you interested in more effectively engaging with clients and end users who are demographically or ideologically different from you?

Intercultural Leadership Program (ILP)

$1500
September 25 - September 27

If so, we invite you to consider participating in this 3-day intensive leadership development pilot program modeled after the work done at AIA Minnesota. PURPOSE The purpose of the Intercultural Leadership Program (ILP) is to increase the intercultural competency and skills of AEC professionals. By growing the ability of individuals to recognize and adapt to “differences that make a difference” — differences of race, gender, age, ethnicity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, religion, physical ability, political affiliation, etc.– we can create…

YAF: ARE Program Discussion

September 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 25, 2019

Join YAF for a robust discussion of the challenges and resources for completing the ARE exams, and come prepared to help shape the future of exam prep AIA Seattle and YAF can provide. Read more

NEW DATE & LOCATION: Urban Design Forum Happy Hour + Committee Meeting

September 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 5:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 30, 2019

Come have a beer, geek out on current urban issues in our region and get involved with the Urban Design Forum. Read more

Committee Meeting: Women In Design

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

The Women in Design Committee meets on the fourth Thursday of every month at noon at the Center for Architecture & Design, unless otherwise noted. Every other month, we will have a discussion topic. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join as well as other professionals in the design community. Click for more information about Women in Design and to sign up for their email updates. Join the from your computer or phone: https://www.uberconference.com/missyg Optional dial…

Start a dialogue about design.

2019 Honor Awards – Submission Deadline

September 30 @ 5:00 pm

Your voice is essential to exhibiting the design leadership in our region. We encourage you to share your work by submitting to AIA Seattle’s 2019 Honor Awards for Washington Architecture. It’s a new year with a new jury! If you have never submitted before or have not yet been recognized, this is your moment to start a new dialogue about design. – Susan McNabb, AIA & Kevin Snook, AIA | Co-chairs, Honor Awards Committee Finalize submission + complete payment before…

October 2019

Committee Meeting: Diversity Roundtable

October 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

The Diversity Roundtable meets the first Tuesday of every month at 4:30pm at AIA Seattle. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join as well as other professionals in the design community. Read more

Committee Meeting: Committee on Architecture for Education

October 2 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 4:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

The Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) meets the first Wednesday of the month, from 4:30-5:30pm at the Center for Architecture & Design, unless otherwise specified. AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Read more

UDF: Waterfront Seattle – A Post-Viaduct, Public Space Megaproject Tour

October 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Urban Design Forum welcomes Waterfront Seattle for a walking tour of its vision for a new Alaskan Way, after the viaduct is gone. Read more

Solo Practitioners Roundtable (SPRout) Meeting

October 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until January 2, 2020

Solo Practitioners Roundtable (SPRout) is an opportunity for solo practitioners to share ideas, challenges, and resources. This group meets at noon on the first Thursday of the month at DeForest Architects in Ballard. All are encouraged to join us, you do not need to be a member to attend. Read more

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