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AIA Seattle 2017 Annual Report

2017 was a year of growth for AIA Seattle, and for the city we call home. Our activities flourished as our members played an active role in conversations that are shaping our region. Advocacy was a major focus for the

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Register Now for Our Upcoming Got Codes? Seminars

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Join us for four upcoming sessions to learn from Code experts.  All sessions will be held at Seattle City Hall, Bertha Knight Landes Room | 600 Fourth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104 Session 1 | Practical FHA-ADA-Accessibility Code Compliance May 23,

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2018 Happy Hour Series

YAF WID Happy Hour series

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. This year’s happy hours will explore the social, environmental, and cultural responsibilities of design. JOIN US EVERY

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Join AIA Seattle’s Committee on Homelessness

AIA Seattle’s public policy advocacy efforts span all aspects of a well-designed, livable city. Our concept of a livable city includes one where everyone has a home. AIA Seattle’s Public Policy Board has been exploring issues related to homelessness and

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AIA Seattle 2016 Annual Report

When the Center opened in early 2016, we hoped to create a place of engagement, learning and influence, where members and the public would come together around the idea that “Design Matters”. In its first few months, the Center has

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Register Now For Our Upcoming Code Evolutions Seminars

AIA Seattle’s Code Committee wants to help you learn and understand the upcoming updates to the Washington State Energy Code, International Building Code, and the Seattle Building Code. Read more

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YAF OCTOBER MONTHLY MEETING – ARE 5.0 Transition

  Join us for our monthly meetings set the fourth Thursday of every month at 4:30pm at the AIA Seattle office. AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community.

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Materials Matter

Materials Matter is a five-session series delivering comprehensive, high-level knowledge and strategies for assessing and selecting healthy, sustainable materials. Read more

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Honor Awards 2016

Your viewpoint is more important than the photograph. Show us your thinking. Show us what is behind the marketing image; reveal the relationships and ideas that inform your design. Read more

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Why Initiative-123 Doesn’t Add Up

AIA Seattle is Opposing Seattle Initiative 123 to Protect Seattle’s Central Waterfront Read more

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AIA Seattle 2015 Annual Report

Our biggest news in 2015 was the development of the new Center for Architecture & Design. Many dedicated donors, volunteers and staff created the Center to give architects and designers a new platform from which to share the value and relevance of design. The incredible growth of

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AIA Seattle announces 2016 Honorees

Honorees are nominated by their peers and selected by the Fellows & Honors committee each spring. AIA Seattle is delighted to recognize these recipients for their exceptional contributions to the profession and our community. Please join us in congratulating the

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AIA Seattle Announces 2016 Travel Scholarship Recipient

Derik Eckhardt, AIA, is the 2016 recipient of AIA Seattle’s Emerging Professionals Travel Scholarship, for his proposal, “Smart Buildings – How Do Emerging Technologies Make our Buildings More Intelligent?” Read more

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AIA Seattle opens new Center for Architecture & Design!

Center for Architecture & Design exterior

The Center for Architecture & Design — our new home and Seattle’s design hub — is open! Save the date for our Grand Opening celebration on March 5! Read more

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2015 Honor Awards Winners

2015 Honor Awards Winners

AIA Seattle hosted the 2015 Honor Awards for Washington Architecture to celebrate excellence in design. The award-winning projects, announced at a packed event at Benaroya Hall, serve as powerful demonstrations of the outstanding caliber of design that is consistently produced by Washington-based architects and designers. Read more

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Getting to Zero with AIA Seattle

Edith Green-Wendell Wyatt Federal Building

Louisa Gaylord shares insights from the 2014-2015 Getting to Zero series. Read more

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AIA Seattle announces 2015 Travel Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations to Garrett Reynolds, AIA, the 2015 recipient of AIA Seattle’s Emerging Professionals Travel Scholarship, for his proposal, “Living Small – A Study of Innovative Concepts in High Density, Micro-Housing.” Read more

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2014 Honor Awards Winners

AIA Seattle hosted the 2014 Honor Awards for Washington Architecture to celebrate excellence in design. The award-winning projects, announced at a packed event at Benaroya Hall, serve as powerful demonstrations of the outstanding caliber of design that is consistently produced by Washington-based architects and designers. Read more

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