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April 2018 Newsletter


Happy Spring Beautiful Architects! Time. We all need it. We never have enough. Where did it go? This month I know where your time went, volunteering for AIA or the ACFA. You have been so generous volunteering your time. You answered our call for help in Calhoun County on very short notice and spring break […]

March 2018 News


Happy March! What a successful first quarter! We have had so many opportunities for HSWs and it is only March. We are going to Cahaba Brewery for our March meeting, it is time to hear about CONCRETE! March is ARCHITECTURE awareness month at the Alabama Center for Architecture. We have NO IDEA what to expect […]

February 2018 News

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Change, Change, Change!!! And yes you are supposed to sing it.  We started the year off with a change of pace offering you 3 HSWs and a boutique tradeshow. Followed by Brian Roberson with Bdot presenting a design lecture on the similarities between the creative processes of music improvisation and design, and how they can […]

January 2018 Newsletter


2018 President’s Letter Is it me or does time go by faster the older we get? Ready or not, the New Year is upon us. Along with new challenges, 2018 promises new opportunities and new rewards. At AIA Birmingham, we are excited and optimistic about the upcoming year. If last year’s trend continues, we will […]

November 2017 Newsletter

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IS THERE ANYTHING MORE PLEASURABLE TO THE MIND THAN UNSULLIED PAPER? THE STUDIOUS COMPARISONS AND SELECTION OF “STOCK” IN TEXTURES AND COLORS OF CARDS AND PAPER? Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) What Happened?!?! Where did it go?!?! Where did the year go and how is it November??? AIA members, you have been so busy this year. […]

October 2017 Newsletter


  Sponsor & Member Appreciation Tradeshow 2017 We want to show our appreciation for our dedicated sponsors and members with a free lunch and tradeshow celebrating a remarkable 2017! Friday, November 3rd, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, revel with us at the Alabama Power Old Auditorium at 1200 6th Ave North (3rd floor). Bring […]

September 2017 News

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Happy September! Have you registered for the September events yet? You need to today. First we have the David Baker lecture at Iron City (only 40 tickets left). AEC Mega Meeting presenting Cyber Security by FBI Agent Darren J. Mott. We have two exhibits in the ACFA gallery. We have the National AIA EP exhibit […]

August 2017 News


Architects – YOU are AWESOME!! You guys make me so PROUD and you should be too! And you know why if you attended the July ACFA/AIA Awards luncheon. Thru the ACFA golf tournament and member firms YOU awarded seven students with scholarships totaling $12,000. Seven students YOU directly influenced and are supporting in their 2017 […]

June/July 2017 Special Edition Newsletter


Congratulations Architects! All of you are winners in my book!  So much talent in AIA Birmingham, I would never want to be a juror for Birmingham. The DC jury had a difficult time selecting the honor and merit awards. They discussed for hours and then circled back around to make the final cut. We included […]

Upcoming Events: June


June is a busy month! 2.5 HSWs, Design Awards, ARE Structures Seminar…. don’t miss out!!   June Chapter Meeting: AIA 2017 Documents: Owner-Architect Agreements & Sustainable Design and Construction (1.5 HSW) Presented by Crow Friedman Group Tuesday, June 13 11: 30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd South […]