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September 2019

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.

SIAF + DRT: Social Hour September 2019

September 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join Diversity Roundtable and Seattle International Architecture Forum for its September happy hour. Read more

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 @ 8:30 am - September 27 @ 2:30 pm

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…

COTE: Guided Tour of Solis Multifamily Passive House

September 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Committee on the Environment for a tour of the unique Solis Multifamily Passive House development in Capitol Hill. Read more

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…

Mass Timber: Wood Framing Subcontractor Presentation

September 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Mass Timber committee for a presentation from one of the emerging subcontractors working in mass timber installation. Read more

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 @ 4:30 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

Committee Meeting: Design & Wellbeing

October 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

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

AIA Northwest Washington 2019 Design Awards Live Event

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate the best architectural designs available from the AIA members in Whatcom, Skagit, Island, and San Juan Counties. Read more

On October 7, AIA Seattle will present a full day continuing education forum focused on the design and delivery of higher education environments.

Design for Learning Forum: Higher Education

$50 – $450
October 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

On October 7, AIA Seattle will present a full day continuing education forum focused on the design and delivery of higher education environments. Architects and allied professionals are active participants in the shifting landscape of higher education. As the nature of buildings change, the design and project delivery processes are also evolving. How do key drivers of change—like technologies, or the increasingly prohibitive cost of education—impact the present and future of design for learning? Related to this, what are the current conversations around policy, funding mechanisms, sustainable design strategies, and campus planning? Read more

Committee Meeting: Committee On Homelessness

October 8 @ 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.

Committee Meeting: Mass Timber

October 8 @ 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

October 8 @ 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. Our Sept. 10 meeting will feature a presentation by MASS (Move All Seattle Sustainably) about the organization’s transportation policy package and discussion about potential AIA endorsement.

Task Force Meeting: Housing

October 10 @ 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 – October 2019

October 10 @ 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

2019 AIA Safety Assessment Program (SAP) Evaluator Training

October 12 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Post-Disaster Safety-Assessment Program (SAP) training provides architects, engineers, and building officials and inspectors with the knowledge to provide evaluation of facilities, buildings, and infrastructures in the aftermath of a disastrous event. Read more

Committee Meeting: COTE

October 15 @ 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.

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

October 16 @ 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

Committee Meeting: Small Practice and Residential Committee

October 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

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

Commitee Meeting: Young Architects Forum

October 22 @ 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.

Firm Ownership Transition: Planning for Success

October 23 @ 8:00 am - 12:45 pm

This is the second of three Sessions for Small Firms offered in 2019. FIRM OWNERSHIP TRANSITION: PLANNING FOR SUCCESS How do firms succeed in transitioning ownership and leadership? What options are available to a firm founder who is approaching retirement? How can internal transition be made attractive and affordable? How can successors truly leverage the knowledge and connections of the founder? We will explore these questions and others with case studies and interactive scenarios, including how to manage the risk…

Code Dependent: Resilience – Rebound or Rebuild

October 23 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This is the third session in the Code Dependent series. This class will focus on building systems for hazard preparedness, design for hazards and community health, and environmental effects of disasters and how the AEC community can design to positively affect survival and resilience outcomes. Read more

YAF: ARE Program Discussion

October 23 @ 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

Committee Meeting: Women In Design

October 24 @ 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…

Committee Meeting: Codes

October 29 @ 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.

November 2019

2019 – Honor Awards Live Event

November 4 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The AIA Seattle Honor Awards are the ideal platform to recognize the diverse perspectives, scales, and typologies of architecture in our region. Read more

Committee Meeting: Diversity Roundtable

November 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

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

November 7 @ 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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