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Alabama Center for Architecture

109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233

October 2013

Design Week- TEDxBirmingham Design Salon

October 22, 2013 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Hosted at the Alabama Center for Architecture.

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Fit Nation: Opening Lecture & Reception

October 28, 2013 @ 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Listen to a lecture by Rick Bell, FAIA, Executive Director of AIA New York, the chapter that created the FitNation Exhibit.  Lecture will be held at Alagasco's Center for Energy Technology from 4:00-5:00.  Then join us for the opening of the Fit Nation exhibit at the Alabama Center for Architecture from 5:30-7:30. Drinks and refreshments will be served. RSVP to laurel@aiabham.org.  

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Fit Nation: Yoga powered by lululemon athletica

October 29, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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GET FIT at the Alabama Center for Architecture. As part of our FitNation exhibit, lululemon will give a yoga calss after work four consecutive weeks this fall! $5 suggested donation.

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November 2013

Fit Nation: Yoga powered by lululemon athletica

November 4, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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GET FIT at the Alabama Center for Architecture. As part of our FitNation exhibit, lululemon will give a yoga calss after work four consecutive weeks this fall! $5 suggested donation.

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Fit Nation: Yoga powered by lululemon athletica

November 12, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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GET FIT at the Alabama Center for Architecture. As part of our FitNation exhibit, lululemon will give a yoga calss after work four consecutive weeks this fall! $5 suggested donation.

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Fit Nation: Nutrition class

November 13, 2013 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Join Irontribe Fitness's chef Mary Drennen and AIA Members for a nutrition class developed by Irontribe and a scrumptious healthy lunch! $15/ person.

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Fit Nation: Yoga powered by lululemon athletica

November 19, 2013 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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GET FIT at the Alabama Center for Architecture. As part of our FitNation exhibit, lululemon will give a yoga calss after work four consecutive weeks this fall! $5 suggested donation.

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December 2013

Small Firm Roundtable

December 11, 2013 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Donald Simspon, AIA serves on the committee for AIA National's small firm round table. He needs your input on the needs of your small firm to share with National! $10/ person for lunch. RSVP to laurel@aiabham.org

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ARE Building Systems Course

December 14, 2013 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Structured around 7 primary cotent areas: Codes & regulations, environmental issue, pllumbing, HVAC, electrical, lighting, speacialties.  Presented by Robert Elfer: Robert Elfer is a partner in studio TROIKA, an architecture practice based in Boston, MA. Robert has taught seminars on the ARE exams at AIA chapters across the US, as well as the AIA National Convention. He has also taught various classes on these subjects at the Boston Architectural College for over 10 years. Lunch is provided. Register here- http://www.aiaalabama.org/BookingRetrieve.aspx?ID=190720.…

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January 2014

AIA Birmingham Open House

January 14, 2014 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Stop by for coffee or lunch to share your thoughts on AIA Birmingham's programs. We want to hear from you, our members to know what we are doing well and what we can work on in 2014! Coffee- 8:30-10:00 Lunch- 11:30-1:00 RSVP to laurel@aiabham.org

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March 2014

Ask an Architect Panel

March 7, 2014 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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SPONSORS- this is a FREE opportunity to get YOUR questions answered by architects.  Get your company business and win employee of the month!

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Robert Faust Exhibit Opening

March 7, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Auburn professor Bob Faust's designs will be on exhibit at the AL. Center for Architecture through March. Come celebrate the opening with us Friday night. Libations and light food will be served.

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April 2014

ALAGASCO Design Competition for Auburn University Fourth Year Students

April 24, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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RSVP to kathryn@aiabham.org by April 22

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Cool Spaces! Red Carpet Premiere Party

April 29, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Join the Alabama Center for Architecture on the red carpet Tuesday, April 29 at 5:30 p.m. for a special advanced screening of “Cool Spaces! The Best New Architecture”, a new PBS show that profiles the most exciting architecture of the 21st century. Each hour-long show focuses on buildings and spaces across the U.S. created by daring architects and others who push the boundaries of design, materials, and process. Host Stephen Chung, AIA, will be in attendance, and he will share his vision…

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October 2014

CANCELLED — Iain & Muir Stewart Opening Reception

October 9, 2014 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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This event has been cancelled due to reasons beyond our control.

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Design Week Birmingham 2014

October 20, 2014 - October 25, 2014
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Oct. 20-25, 2014 Schedule of Events Ongoing Design Week Headquarters and Design Shop Venue / Alabama Center for Architecture 109 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. South, Birmingham AL 35233 Time / October 9th - 25th Monday - Friday, 10:00 am - 5:30 pm The ACFA will act as headquarters throughout Birmingham Design Week. Come pick up tickets, get information about events from our friendly volunteers and shop at our pop-up shop supplied with locally designed goods including furniture, home decor, personal…

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Emerging Professionals: Liquor Treat

October 28, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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$5

You're invited to the first ever AIA Birmingham Emerging Professionals Liquor Treat! 5 firms. (Rob Walker Architects, Davis Architects, Design Initiative, Williams Blackstock Architects, Alabama Center for Architecture) 5 drinks. (Shots, cocktails, etc.) 5 dollars. (That's it!) Pizza will be served at the ACFA starting at 5:30. Come dressed in a costume, and get ready to party! Space limited, so you MUST RSVP to kathryn@aiabham.org by Oct. 24.

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November 2014

1 LU– Innovative Pavers & Accent Panels for Innovative Projects — Presented by Hanover, sponsored by ASLA

November 12, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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FREE

Date: 11/12/14 Location: Alabama Center for ARchitecture Time: Noon- 1:00 p.m. Presenter: Larry Jackson, Hanover Architectural Products Lunch and Beverage Provided. This seminar is eligible for one AIA Continuing Education Unit. RSVP to David Lorberbaum at dlorberbaum@lorberbaumodrezin.com.      The following topics will be covered: New Product Review: Accent panel & vertical applications for concrete unit masonry and granite pavers. Discussions on applications, styles, sizes, colors, and details. Types of Pavers: Interlocking & slab, asphalt block, permeable paving, granite paving and curbing. Typical Paver Applications: Photos of…

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4 HSWs, Choose 2! – CEU Presentations by Boral Brick

November 18, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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FREE

Date: November 18, 2014 Cost: FREE! Session 1: 10:30am – 11:30am – Attend either Brick Fundamentals OR Boral Versetta Stone Lunch: 11:30am – 12:00pm – Lunch will be provided Session 2: 12:00pm – 1:00pm – Attend either Boral TruExterior Trim OR Cultured Stone by Boral Credits Awarded: Each presentation provides 1 AIA HSW CE Credit Location: AIA Birmingham 109 South Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. Birmingham, AL 35233   Seating is limited, so please reserve your spot by November  13 Email kathryn@aiabham.org or call…

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1 HSW — Where’s the Big Idea? Informal Interaction in the Workplace by Margaret Serrato — Presented by Office Environments and Herman Miller

November 19, 2014 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Herman Miller & Office Environments present "Where’s the Big Idea? Informal Interaction in the Workplace" 1 HSW Wednesday, November 19, 2014 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Alabama Center for Architecture 109 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd S. Birmingham, AL 35233 Lunch will be provided. RSVP to rsvp@officenvironments.com.    As global competition increases, organizations understand that they must create a collaborative culture that supports innovation while still responding to ongoing project demands. Workplace research has identified that effective informal communication is a common feature of organizations…

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December 2014

AIA Holiday Party

December 4, 2014 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

Save the date! AIA Holiday Party December 4, 2014   RSVP to kathryn@aiabham.org     

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1 HSW – The Greening of Gypsum Wallboard — Presented by American Gypsum

December 9, 2014 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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The Greening of Gypsum Wallboard Presented by: JIMMY DIKIS AIA, CSI American Gypsum Company December 9, 2014 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Alabama Center for Architecture 109 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. S, Birmingham AL 35233 Free to attend; lunch provided. RSVP by December 6 to Jimmy Dikis at jimmy.dikis@americangypsum.com.   Those attending will receive credit for 1 LU/HSW through the AIA, or certificates for other professional organizations can be provided.  Items to be discussed include; A typical wallboard plant using…

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January 2015

“Embracing Silence” Photo Exhibit

January 13, 2015 @ 10:00 am - February 13, 2015 @ 4:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

Tu-F from 10-4 through Feb. 13

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Meditation 101 | Fit Nation Pt. 2

January 20, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

Get your mind right

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dreamArchitecture Teacher Workshop

January 24, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free
dreamArchitecture

A FREE program for our teachers

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February 2015

NCARB & You: IDP, ARE & Certification – 1.5 LU

February 17, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

By Kimberly Tuttle, AIA, NCARB

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March 2015

Great Temple of Travel: The Design & Legacy of Birmingham Terminal Station

March 10, 2015 - April 10, 2015
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

Gallery Open Tu-Fr from 10a-4p

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Ask an Architect Panel 2015

March 13, 2015 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

Free for sponsors

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Design Awards Entry Workshop with Cheryl Morgan, FAIA

March 13, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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$15

Tips & Tricks for Successful Entries

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dreamArchitecture Artwork due

March 25, 2015
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Due by 5 p.m.

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April 2015

Using Social Media & Houzz to Promote Your Business – 1 LU

April 14, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

Free Workshop for Residential Architects

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April Meeting: Merging Form & Function through Social Media – 1 LU

April 21, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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$15

Join the social media revolution

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May 2015

Heron Hollow Farm Box Order & Pick-Up

May 13, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Varies

Order your fresh produce now!

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Design Awards – Entry Form & Fees Due

May 18, 2015
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Due by 5:00 p.m.

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June 2015

Design Awards: Jury Submission Due

June 18, 2015
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Powerpoint + Photograph

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July 2015

Birmingham Accolade Award Submissions Due

July 31, 2015
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Due July 31 by 4 p.m.

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August 2015

Design Awards: Display Boards Due

August 13, 2015
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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One Board per Project

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September 2015

Photography Competition: Entries Due

September 9, 2015
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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September 9, 2015 by 5:00 p.m.

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Photography Competition Opening Reception

September 17, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

Sept. 17, 5:30-7:00 p.m.

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Wine Down Wednesday: Wine Education and Tasting Class

September 23, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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$30
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October 2015

Exhibit: Top 50 Architectural Projects by AIA Birmingham Area Firms

October 5, 2015 - October 30, 2015
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Design Award Entries & Winners

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Opening Reception: Top 50 Architectural Projects by AIA Birmingham Area Firms

October 19, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

Cocktails & snacks will be served

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November 2015

Thanksgiving Holidays

November 26, 2015 - November 27, 2015
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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AIA offices closed

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Procrastination Education: Understanding Poly Ash Trim – 1 HSW

November 30, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

Presented by Boral Brick

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December 2015

Procrastination Education: Sustainability in Masonry Construction – 1 HSW

December 2, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

Presented by Hohmann & Barnard

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AIA Piece Out Holiday Party

December 3, 2015 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

Holiday Shopping + Cocktails? Yes please!

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Procrastination Education: Build Better with Prefab Interior Construction – 1 HSW

December 7, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Presented by Business Interiors

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Procrastination Education: Introduction to A360 Collaboration for Autodesk Revit – 1 LU

December 8, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Presented by Hagerman & Company

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Procrastination Education: Elevator Education 101 – 1 HSW

December 11, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

Presented by ThyssenKrupp Elevator Corp.

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Procrastination Education: Intelligent Lighting for Interior Spaces – 1 HSW

December 15, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Presented by AMA Lighting

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Procrastination Education: Lighting Control Technology for Digital and Dynamic Luminaires – 1HSW

December 16, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Presented by AMA Lighting

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Procrastination Education: Design & Construction of Concrete Parking Lots – 1 HSW

December 17, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Presented by Alabama Concrete Industries Association

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January 2016

Opening Reception — Music Poster Show

January 14, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Private Collections, Vintage to Present These private collections span from a 1969 Rolling Stones Poster to Grateful Dead, Phish, Wide Spread Panic, Drive BY Truckers, Ben Harper, MOE, BB King, Galactic, Jefferson Airplane, The Black Keys, Warren Haynes, Gov’t Mule, Bob Dylan, Lumineers, Keller Williams and so many more. The exhibit will be free and open to the public from January 14 – February 19.

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dreamArchitecture Birmingham Teacher Workshop

January 23, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

Teachers, RSVP today!

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March 2016

Ask An Architect Panel

March 11, 2016 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

Sponsors, this event is for you!

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AIA Birmingham Design Awards 2016: Forms & Fees Due

March 14, 2016
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Due March 14 by 5:00 pm

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April 2016

AIA Birmingham Design Awards 2016: Jury Submission Due

April 4, 2016
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Due by April 4th at 5:00 p.m.

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ACFA Scholarship Applications Due

April 8, 2016
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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For high school seniors all the way through graduate students!

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Celebrate Saving Architecture! Exhibit Opening & Reception

April 14, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

Thursday, April 14th from 5:30-7:30 pm

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July 2016

Site Visit: The Carrigan Loft

July 14, 2016 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

Thursday, July 14th at 4:30 p.m.

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September 2016

ARE Structures Review Session 1 (2.5 HSW), presented by AIA Emerging Professionals and MBA Engineers

September 22, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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$15

Sept. 22 from 4:00-6:30 p.m.

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Artery – a bikable tour of Birmingham art

September 24, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Saturday, Sept. 24 from 12:00-6:00 p.m.

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ARE Structures Review: Vignette Study Session, presented by AIA Emerging Professionals and MBA Engineers

September 29, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

Sept. 29 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

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October 2016

ARE Structures Review Session 2 (2.5 HSW), presented by AIA Emerging Professionals and MBA Engineers

October 6, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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$15

Oct. 6 from 4:00-6:30 p.m.

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ARE Structures Review: Final Study Session, presented by AIA Emerging Professionals and MBA Engineers

October 13, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Oct. 13 from 5:30-7:00 p.m.

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December 2016

AIA Birmingham Holiday Party / ART X ARCHITECTS Exhibit

December 1, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

Save the Date! December 1, 2016

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Procrastination Education: 4 HSWs

December 13, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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$20

Tuesday, Dec. 13th from 8 am to 1 pm

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January 2017

Second Annual Posters, Pints & Pies Opening Reception

January 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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$5

Thursday, Jan. 19th from 6-8 pm

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March 2017

Living Small Exhibit: Opening Reception

March 9, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

Thursday, March 9th from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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Living Small Exhibit

March 10, 2017 - March 31, 2017
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

Open M-F from 10am to 4pm (Tiny Home no longer on site)

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NCARB & You: AXP, ARE, and Certification – 1.5 LU

March 28, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

Tuesday, March 28 from 5:30-7:00pm

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April 2017

ACFA Scholarship Applications due

April 6, 2017
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

Applications must be postmarked by April 6, 2017!

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April Chapter Meeting: Working through the Design Review Approval Process – 1 LU

April 18, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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$15

April 18th from 11:30a to 1:00p

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Sponsor Luncheon: YANMAR America / Utilizing Natural Gas to Increase Sustainability (1 HSW)

April 21, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Friday, April 21 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

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June 2017

June Chapter Meeting: AIA 2017 Documents: Owner-Architect Agreements & Sustainable Design and Construction (1.5 HSW)

June 13, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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$15

Tuesday, June 13 at 11:30 a.m.

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September 2017

ACFA Exhibit Open House: AIA Emerging Professionals Exhibit & Faux-Realism by Turner McLemore

September 15, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

Friday, September 15 from 8:30-1:30

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October 2017

Liquor Treat 2017

October 26, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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$5

Thursday, October 26 from 5:30-8:30 p.m.

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November 2017

AIA Birmingham Holiday Party 2017

November 30, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

Thursday, Nov. 30th from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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December 2017

Santa’s Stocking Stuffer Pop-Up Shop and ArtXArchitects at the Alabama Center for Architecture

December 1, 2017 - December 19, 2017
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Dec. 1-19, Monday thru Saturday 10-3

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Women in Architecture: “Equity by Design” Screening & Kick-Off Meeting

December 6, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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$5

Wednesday, Dec. 6th at 11:30 a.m.

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Procrastination Education 2017- 5 HSWs

December 12, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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$20

Tuesday, December 12th at the Alabama Center for Architecture

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January 2018

ACFA Exhibit Opening: Posters, Pies & Pints

January 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Thursday, January 25th from 7-9pm at the ACFA

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Design Lecture – Music Improvisation and the Creative Process – A Study of Music and Architecture with Brian Roberson, AIA of bDot Architecture- Presented by AIA Birmingham Emerging Professionals

January 31, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Wednesday, January 31 from 11:30 to 12:30

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February 2018

Introduction to Deck Design/Deck Building and Attachments for the IRC (1 HSW) presented by Simpson Strong Tie

February 13, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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$15

Tuesday, Feb. 13th from 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. at the ACFA

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March 2018

Building with Bricks: Hands-On Design-Build Experience & Architecture Exhibit

March 6, 2018 - March 30, 2018
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Free

March 6-30 at the ACFA!

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ARE Trivia Night – Project Planning & Design

March 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Hosted by the AIA Birmingham Emerging Professionals

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June 2018

The Power of Y+ALL: Creating Communities through Collaboration

June 8, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Emerging Professionals Present: 100 Fold Studio: A Design Lecture with founder and architect John Hudson!

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July 2018

Architecture Trivia Night: Project Development and Documentation

July 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Hosted by the AIA Birmingham Emerging Professionals

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November 2018

Architecture Trivia Night: Project Analysis // CANCELED

November 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Postponed to 2019 - Stay tuned for more details!

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Procrastination Education 2018

November 15, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 1:15 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Procrastination Education 2018 - 4 HSWs!

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December 2018

AIA Birmingham Holiday Party 2018

December 6, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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More information coming soon!

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January 2019

4th Annual Posters, Pies, & Pints

January 31, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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The Alabama Center for Architecture (ACFA) invites you to join us at our gallery (109 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. South) for the Fourth Annual Posters, Pints & Pies exhibit opening reception on Thursday, January 31 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Hand-selected by local music-lovers, these show posters are curated from private collections and have included Grateful Dead, Phish, Widespread Panic, Drive-By Truckers, Ben Harper, MOE, BB King, Galactic, Jefferson Airplane, The Black Keys, Warren Haynes, Gov’t Mule, Bob Dylan, Lumineers,…

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March 2019

Building with Bricks: Hands-On Design-Build Experience & Architecture Exhibit

March 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am - March 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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Join the ACFA as we celebrate architecture with LEGO architecture, models and projects!

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June 2019

Global Green: Perspectives on Sustainable Design in Developing Nations (1 HSW)

June 13, 2019 @ 11:30 am
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
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RSVP to katie@karmamanagementinc.com   

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October 2019

Liquor Treat 2019

October 24, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
$5

3 drinks, 3 stops, 5 dollars! Liquor Treat is an annual AIA Birmingham Emerging Professionals event that promotes networking and AIA membership to young architects. We will meet at the Alabama Center for Architecture for grilled cheese and one drink, then we will venture to 5th Dimension Architecture & Interiors and Nequette Architecture & Design. Space is limited, so RSVP to katie@karmamanagementinc.com before October 18th to reserve your spot! Buy a ticket here!

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December 2019

AIA Birmingham Holiday Party

December 5, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233

Join us for a special holiday celebration at the Alabama Center for Architecture on December 5th from 5:30-7:30 PM! We will have hors d'oeuvres and refreshments for AIA Birmingham Sponsors & Members to enjoy while they admire the art of Adrienne Retief, beloved Birmingham architect. Come enjoy Art & Architecture in great company! RSVP to katie@karmamanagementinc.com by December 1st.

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Procrastination Education

December 13, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
$25 – $50

If you still need HSWs for 2019, join us on December 13th for AIA Birmingham's Procrastination Education! This half-day continuing education seminar features exclusive presentations by AIA Birmingham's Platinum & Gold Chapter Sponsors and earns attendees 6 HSWs. Who: AIA Members ($25) // Nonmembers ($50) When: December 13th, 8 AM-3:30 PM Where: Alabama Center for Architecture (109 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. S.) Schedule: 8:00 AM - Registration & Coffee Bar 8:30-9:30 AM - "Biologically Focused Lighting - The Truth about…

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January 2020

Opportunity Zones & Funding

January 15 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
$15 – $30

Date: Wednesday, January 15th Event Time: 11:30 AM-1 PM Location: Alabama Center for Architecture (109 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. S.) Tickets: $15 Members // $30 Nonmembers RSVP: katie@karmamanagementinc.com Learn more about our speaker, Alexander Flachsbart, Founder & CEO of Opportunity Alabama! Tickets will NOT be available at the door. Click here to buy tickets today! Sponsor this event!    

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February 2020

February Chapter Meeting – Urban Impact

February 21 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233

Don't miss our February Chapter Meeting:

Elijah Davis, Strategic Growth Manager at Urban Impact Birmingham is our speaker for February's meeting! He will be joined by Ivan Holloway, MURP, Executive Director of Urban Impact Birmingham. They will give updates on strategic initiatives and developments in the Birmingham Civil Rights District and talk about expectations for the 2020s.

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EXCLUSIVE SPONSOR EVENT: Coffee & Conversation

February 28 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Alabama Center for Architecture, 109 Richard Arrington Blvd S
Birmingham, 35233
Free

We have prepared a special FREE event for our 2020 Platinum & Gold Sponsors on Friday, 2/28 at the Alabama Center for Architecture (address below!) “Coffee & Conversation” will provide an intimate opportunity for our top-level sponsors to mingle with AIA Birmingham’s Executive Committee one-on-one. Our committee represents many local firms, so this is a fantastic chance to ask questions directly to the architects who spec your products! Don’t miss this.

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