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December 2017

A Joint AIA Seattle and SMPS Seattle Fellows Forum

Boom Times and Industry Evolution: Marketing and Business Development Best Practices

December 6, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Seattle is in the midst of unprecedented construction, creating both business opportunities and operational challenges. At the same time, project delivery is rapidly evolving, with greater emphasis on collaborative models and team structures, growth in prefabricated systems and components, and rapidly evolving technology in our offices and on construction sites. Read more

CAP Collaboration Educational Series: Sustainable Design

December 14, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 4:15 pm

AIA Seattle’s Corporate Allied Partners (CAPs) enliven the AIA Seattle community and value involvement with AIA Members. Our sponsors also offer their knowledge and expertise in the field to help our members earn their continuing education credits through our CAP Collaboration Educational Series. Join us December 14 for the Sustainable Design Themed CAP Classes. Read more

January 2018

Committee Meeting: COTE

January 16, 2018 @ 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.

February 2018

Committee Meeting: COTE

February 20, 2018 @ 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.

March 2018

Committee Meeting: COTE

March 20, 2018 @ 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.

April 2018

Committee Meeting: COTE

April 17, 2018 @ 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.

May 2018

Committee Meeting: COTE

May 15, 2018 @ 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.

A discussion with stakeholders on the often understated and misunderstood influences on the affordable housing that gets built in our city.

What Shapes Seattle’s Affordable Housing?

May 16, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Panelists: Jon Grant / Housing for All Coalition Joe Ferguson / Lake Union Partners Sharon Lee / Low Income Housing Institute Nick Welch / Seattle Office of Planning and Community Development Moderated by: Rick Mohler AIA / mohler + ghillino architects / university of washington Organized by: Committee on Homelessness / AIA Seattle An affordable housing week event

June 2018

Committee Meeting: COTE

June 19, 2018 @ 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.

July 2018

Committee Meeting: COTE

July 17, 2018 @ 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.

Environmental Works Community Design Center and SMR Architects, both leaders in designing multifamily housing, will team up to present on the opportunities and challenges of designing for special populations.

Designing for Special Populations

July 24, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

The presentation will look at a variety of housing types such as homeless supportive housing, homeless shelters, housing for veterans, housing for people with traumatic brain injury, and more! Presenters Scott Starr, Principal | SMR Architects Scott Starr is an Architect and has been a partner at SMR Architects since 2010. He has worked with nonprofit housing providers such as DESC and Plymouth Housing on five major supportive housing projects as well as homeless shelters and service centers. Bill Singer…

August 2018

Committee Meeting: COTE

August 21, 2018 @ 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.

September 2018

Committee Meeting: COTE

September 18, 2018 @ 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.

October 2018

Committee Meeting: COTE

October 16, 2018 @ 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.

Metal experts from Decorative Metal Arts (DMA) will demonstrate and explain the technical aspects of steel and lead participants through a hands-on metal demonstration in this exclusive AIA Seattle Member Access event.

Decorative Metal Workshop: Hands-on metal fabrication

October 25, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Metal experts from Decorative Metal Arts (DMA) will demonstrate and explain the technical aspects of steel and lead participants through a hands-on metal demonstration in this exclusive AIA Seattle Member Access event. Participants will leave the metal shop with a fabricated shelf and an elementary understanding of the work that goes into work by DMA. Read more

November 2018

Join AIA Seattle's Committee on Architecture for Education for a unique joint presentation with the Design Build Institute of America, focusing on how design-build works within construction of education spaces.

CAE + DBIA Joint Presentation: How Does Design-Build Lead to Better Design Solutions?

November 13, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

How does design-build lead to better design solutions? Questions we will investigate during this program: What does the architect gain from design-build? How does the owner benefit? What factors really contribute most to success: Previous history together? Firm resumes? Individual resumes? What are the biggest obstacles/challenges from the architects perspective? How has the architect-owner relationship changed having the GC as the intermediary? Why don’t some owners embrace the benefits Design-Build? What are some of the best design examples delivered via Design-Build? What…

Committee Meeting: COTE

November 20, 2018 @ 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.

December 2018

Present and Future Realities for Marketers and Business Developers

Design/Build: Opportunity or Barrier?

$30 – $40
December 6, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us for this Joint AIA Seattle and SMPS Fellows Forum where Design/Build delivery will be discussed. How has the foundational shift affected your company, and what should you be doing? Is this the latest fad, or is it a long-lasting change? What are the particular impacts to marketing, business development, and client care? Read more

Committee Meeting: COTE

December 18, 2018 @ 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.

YAF + AIAS Happy Hour

December 28, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

AIAS’s national conference comes to Seattle, allowing our Young Architects Forum to partner with their annual holiday party. Read more

January 2019

Committee Meeting: COTE

January 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.

Join author Marc Vassallo to explore the design of small, urban houses and backyard ADUs as a smart response to two demographic trends: the shrinking size of households and the growing popularity of city living - followed by a group conversation on the pros and cons of small city houses.

Little House in the City: Designing Small Within City Limits

January 22 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This presentation explores the design of small, urban houses and backyard ADUs as a smart response to two demographic trends: the shrinking size of households and the growing popularity of city living. Read more

Join us at this free architecture and poetry workshop for youth ages 10-14 who have been recently displaced and/or settled in the United States.

Color My Home: An Architecture Workshop for Kids

January 26 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Together we will remember, imagine, and create our homes with words, textures, and colorful illustrations. We’ll tell the story of the journey we take through spaces we call home. Please send RSVP to [email protected] This event is held in conjunction with Sanctuary: Design for Belonging, on display @ the Center through February 23, 2019.

February 2019

Committee Meeting: COTE – DATE CHANGE

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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.

March 2019

Path to Fellowship

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

Are you a seasoned professional who is considering applying for AIA Fellowship? Or are you an emerging professional who’s curious about steps you can take now to make a future application more competitive? Read more

DATE & LOCATION CHANGE: Committee Meeting: COTE

March 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

**DATE & LOCATION CHANGE** SEE SIDEBAR 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.

April 2019

Committee Meeting: COTE

April 16 @ 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.

May 2019

Committee Meeting: COTE

May 21 @ 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.

June 2019

Committee Meeting: COTE

June 18 @ 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.

Join us for a panel discussion focusing on the complexities of professional identity and being “out” in the architecture profession.

Pride in Architecture: Invisible Stories

June 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

CallisonRTKL Presents Pride in Architecture: Invisible Stories. Happy hour catered by local LGBTQ+-owned, Marination. PANEL MODERATOR: Fred Swanson Executive Director of Gay City Seattle PANELISTS: John Walton  Design Director, WeWork Jeff Pelletier  Principal and Owner, Board & Vellum Lucy Baraquio  Vice President and Seattle Office Director, CallisonRTKL Seats are limited, please RSVP by Wednesday, June 26

July 2019

Committee Meeting: COTE

July 16 @ 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.

August 2019

The Capitol Hill Neighborhood Design Crawl consists of concentrated events, open studios, exhibits, interactive workshops or participatory design interventions that are meant to activate and celebrate the neighborhood.

Seattle Design Festival Capitol Hill Design Crawl

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 9:30 pm

Design professionals, residents, business owners, and community groups are all invited to activate and celebrate neighborhood identity through a series of design-related events. Capitol Hill will be August 17th, 9am-10pm, and includes a tour, a film screening, several panel discussions, a charette, a book signing and an exhibit. Our Neighborhood Hubs will engage festival visitors in the act of design via interactive activities and function as waypoints along the crawl. Schemata Workshop is our scavenger hunt touch-down and Northwest Film Forum will host The Consumer…

Living in Harmony With the Things We Create - Presented by Microsoft.

2019 Seattle Design Festival – Microsoft Design Discussion

August 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

 In this Panel, we will explore how, as a company, Microsoft has been working on envisioning and implementing new ways for human beings to achieve balance with both Nature and Technology. In this panel we will share our philosophy for our new campus where both humans and nature will be successful in exciting new ways. We will also share our thinking of achieving balance for Mixed Reality and how virtual space and physical space are being created together with the…

Committee Meeting: COTE

August 20 @ 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 Georgetown Neighborhood Design Crawl is a series of open studios, exhibits, and participatory design interventions – and an after-party at Photon Factory – that are meant to activate and celebrate the neighborhood.

Seattle Design Festival Georgetown Design Crawl

August 22 @ 3:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Design professionals, residents, business owners, and community groups are all invited to activate and celebrate neighborhood identity through a series of design-related events. Join us at the Design Crawl Hubs of Equinox Studios and Ten Penny Studio where we will engage festival visitors in the act of design via interactive activities and function as waypoints along the crawl. DJ Natural Selection will be playing a set at the Equinox Studio hub, so come ready to dance! Check out his music here. TenPenny will host an event…

Join us for an interactive discussion on how public open space can promote balance and equity in the City of Seattle. Presented by Gensler and AIA Seattle Design+ Wellbeing Committee

2019 Seattle Design Festival – Gensler Design Discussion

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This discussion will explore how designers can support holistic and systemic solutions that address barriers to equity in the community. We will examine a collection of case studies from local design teams, neighborhood coalitions and city policy makers that seek to implement place-based solutions. Following the presentations we will expand the conversation through a moderated Q&A emphasizing community-based design approaches to the development of public open space. Joel Fariss (Moderator) – Design Research, Strategy & Innovation, Gensler Lara Rose –…

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