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September 2017

Seattle Design Festival 2017 – Closing Party

$25
September 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join us for an evening celebration to close out the two-week Seattle Design Festival (exploring POWER, September 9-22) and recognize the many people and organizations who make it possible. Featuring music, light fare, drinks, dancing, design and more. Presented by Design in Public, a strategic initiative of AIA Seattle, a chapter of the American Institute of Architects. $25 suggested donation; no one turned away for lack of funds. RSVP here.  Find out more about the festival on the Design in Public…

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Ask an Architect: Navigating Your Building Project

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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? Read more

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Committee Meeting: Codes

September 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 26, 2017

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 Knowledge Community and to sign up for their email updates.

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2017 Honor Awards – Submissions Final Deadline

September 27 @ 5:00 pm

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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Committee Meeting: Young Architects Forum

September 28 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 21, 2017

AIA Seattle’s Young Architects Forum meets 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. Click for more information about the Young Architects Forum and to sign up for their email updates.

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Committee Meeting: Women In Design

September 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 29, 2017
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AIA Disaster Assistance Program Building Evaluator Training

September 30 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

AIA Disaster Assistance Program utilizes volunteers and mutual aid resources to provide professional engineers, architects and certified building inspectors to assist local governments by doing post-disaster building evaluations. The training program for Building Evaluators is currently managed by the California… Read more

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October 2017

Committee Meeting: Diversity Roundtable

October 3 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 5, 2017

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 Diversity Roundtable and to sign up for their email updates.

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Women & The City: a networking event for women shaping Seattle

October 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join AIA Seattle Women in Design, WASLA, and the APA Women & Planning Division for an event about the women shaping our city! Read more

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Reveal: High-Performance Energy Label w/ COTE

October 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Vincent Martinez from Architecture 2030 and Jack Newman from the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) to learn more about how ILFI’s Reveal energy label can provide third-party verification for meeting the 2030 Challenge Targets. Read more

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Committee Meeting: Seattle International Architects Forum

October 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Occurs the first Thursday of every 1 month(s) effective 4/7/2016 until 3/2/2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

SIAF meets the first Thursday of every month at noon at the Center for Architecture & Design. AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community.

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Code Evolutions – Altered States: How Do Seattle Codes Impact Your Alteration Projects?

October 6 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

This session of our Code Evolutions series will examine the codes and regulations that apply to renovation and remodeling projects. Session topics will include rules governing alterations to conditions such as egress; fire separations; structural, mechanical and lighting systems; and more. The Seattle code “substantial alterations” concept will be reviewed in depth. Read more

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Happy Hour with Young Architects Forum + Women in Design

October 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 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. This year’s happy hours will highlight the role of chance in the design of each host firms projects and practice. Read more

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UPDATED: Urban Design Forum 2018 Brainstorm

October 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

How are the region and the city urbanizing? How should they be? Who is moving into the city? Who is being displaced? Can gentrification be inclusive and equitable? How is technology transforming mobility? How is city housing policy manipulating the private market? When will Seattle build out a decent bike network? Read more

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Committee Meeting: COTE

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 19, 2017

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) Knowledge Community and to sign up for their email updates.

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Tour of the new Burke Museum w/ YAF

October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle Young Architect Forum on a tour of the new Burke Museum! Read more

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Committee Meeting: Small Practice and Residential Committee

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on March 15, 2018

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

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Ask An Architect: Navigating Your Building Project

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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? Read more

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NWW Section CAP Collaboration Series: Achieving High Performance Building Envelopes for New and Existing Constructions

October 25 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 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. Read more

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UPDATED LOCATION: CAP Collaboration Series: Achieving High Performance Building Envelopes for New and Existing Constructions

October 26 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 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 October 26 for the Building Envelope Efficiency Themed CAP Classes. Schedule 8:30 – 9:00 am | Registration   11:00 – 11:10 | Break Lunch Break 12:10pm – 1:00pm COST Price includes lunch and 5 LU|HSW   $60 for AIA Members $60 for Government…

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Committee Meeting: Young Architects Forum

October 26 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 21, 2017

AIA Seattle’s Young Architects Forum meets 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. Click for more information about the Young Architects Forum and to sign up for their email updates.

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UPDATED LOCATION: Committee Meeting: Women In Design

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Committee Meeting: Codes

October 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 26, 2017

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 Knowledge Community and to sign up for their email updates.

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November 2017

Committee Meeting: Seattle International Architects Forum

November 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Occurs the first Thursday of every 1 month(s) effective 4/7/2016 until 3/2/2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

SIAF meets the first Thursday of every month at noon at the Center for Architecture & Design. AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community.

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Engaging with Homelessness

November 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

We will review policy solutions currently underway in Seattle and talk about what we can do beyond policy to alleviate homelessness in our city. For example, as designers, we have the unique opportunity to create safe and welcoming spaces for all. Hear from the City of Seattle Human Services Department’s Deputy Director, Jason Johnson, and Facing Homelessness and BLOCK Project co-owner, architect Jennifer LaFreniere, and Dave Willard, Manager of the Downtown Seattle Associations’ Homeless Outreach team as they discuss what…

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Committee Meeting: Diversity Roundtable

November 7 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 5, 2017

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 Diversity Roundtable and to sign up for their email updates.

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Committee Meeting: Disaster Preparedness & Response

November 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on January 10, 2018

The Disaster Preparedness & Response Knowledge Community 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 Disaster Preparedness & Response Knowledge Community and to sign up for their email updates.

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Committee Meeting: Committee on Architecture for Education

November 8 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Join CAE for their planning meeting for 2018! Read more

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Happy Hour with Young Architects Forum + Women in Design

November 9 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 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. This year’s happy hours will highlight the role of chance in the design of each host firms’ project and practice. Read more

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UPDATED: Committee Meeting: Women In Design

November 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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2017 Honor Awards For Washington Architecture

November 13 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 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

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Early Energy Modeling w/ COTE

November 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This panel discussion will examine the energy modeling process through the experiences of an architect, engineer and energy modeler. Each panelist will discuss their roles throughout the design process as it relates to energy modeling and speak to what often goes wrong and what can go right. Case-study based discussion will focus on design decisions, information requirements, communication strategies, and other facets of an integrated “energy” design process. Read more

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AIA 2017 Contract Documents: Insights & Impacts

November 15 @ 8:30 am - 12:15 pm

The newly released documents at the heart of the AIA Contract Documents program, the A201-related AIA Owner–Architect Agreements, are revised by the Documents Committee on a 10‐year cycle. The Documents Committee strives to achieve balance in the contract language and to build consensus among the industry stakeholders. Read more

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Committee Meeting: Small Practice and Residential Committee

November 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on March 15, 2018

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

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CANCELLED: Ask An Architect: Navigating Your Building Project

November 18 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

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? Read more

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Committee Meeting: COTE

November 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 1 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 19, 2017

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) Knowledge Community and to sign up for their email updates.

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