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June 2019: Design Awards Special Edition Newsletter


Michael Hsu AIA, Michael Hsu Office of Architecture, Jury Chair On behalf of the jurors, thank you to AIA Birmingham for allowing us to participate in your design awards.  We each feel like we know the Birmingham architectural community better and all have additional motivation to visit your beautiful city. The jury appreciated that quality […]

2019 April Newsletter

March Recap (10)

Happy Friday AIA Family, The loss of our sweet friend Dick Pigford, FAIA reminded me the people we work with become our friends and work family. Dick was a friend and mentor to so many of you. I have received so many calls, text and emails about how Dick inspired and mentored them, kept them […]

2019 Issue Briefs

Today, hundreds of architects need our help as they climb Capitol Hill in Washington, DC to lobby for the profession. We are asking you to amplify their effort by adding your voice. By engaging simultaneously with Alabama’s U.S. representatives, the message will be much more impactful. Visit the following link to send a quick email […]

March 2019 Newsletter

Copy of SEAoAL April Meeting Sponsorship (1)

Save US Architects!!! The expectations we put on architects each year is overwhelming. We expect you to save the environment, keep us healthy, quality of life and keep us safe- thru DESIGN, but the public still struggles with the VALUE an architect brings to the table. Maybe, just maybe with SAFE design being in the […]

February Newsletter


You guys are the BEST!!! We asked you to donate art supplies for two schools and you did. Dick Pigford and I had the pleasure of delivering them to the kids.  They were all so excited, except for one little girl who was disappointed she did not get to take them home with her. Both […]

January 2019 News


2019 President’s Letter Looking back on 2018, I am struck by the breadth of what our 350-member chapter continues to accomplish each year: continuing education, exhibitions, lectures, building tours, government outreach, design awards, intern development, disaster relief, (and parties) to name a few. I am proud that AIA Birmingham’s offerings rival those found in much […]