Architecture begins where engineering ends.   Walter Gropius

Architecture begins where engineering ends. Walter Gropius

A design isn’t finished until somebody is using it.    Brenda Laurel

A design isn’t finished until somebody is using it. Brenda Laurel

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.   Leonardo da Vinci

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. Leonardo da Vinci

Dude, we live in a desert...

Dude, we live in a desert...

Design is where science and art break even.   Robin Mathew

Design is where science and art break even. Robin Mathew

Design is Intelligence Made Visual.   Alina Wheeler

Design is Intelligence Made Visual. Alina Wheeler

Architecture is invention.   Oscar Niemeyer

Architecture is invention. Oscar Niemeyer

If you can build buildings, why sit on the beach?   Philip Johnson

If you can build buildings, why sit on the beach? Philip Johnson

Good design is good business.   Thomas J. Watson Jr.

Good design is good business. Thomas J. Watson Jr.

 

Find an Architect

Welcome to our growing gallery of AIA Southern Arizona Architects.

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  • madeleine boos, architecture + interiors, LLC

    madeleine boos, architecture + interiors, LLC

    AIA

  • Joseph Maher, Jr. AIA Architect

    Joseph Maher, Jr. AIA Architect

    AIA

  • Kevin B Howard Architects

    Kevin B Howard Architects

    AIA

  • MBD Architects Inc

    MBD Architects Inc

    AIA

  • Line and Space

    Line and Space

    AIA

  • Sakellar Associates Architects & Planners, Inc.

    Sakellar Associates Architects & Planners, Inc.

    AIA

  • Rob Paulus Architects

    Rob Paulus Architects

    AIA

  • Warren Architecture LLC

    Warren Architecture LLC

    AIA

  • LRD Architects

    LRD Architects

    AIA

  • repp + mclain design and construction

    repp + mclain design and construction

    AIA

  • The Architecture Company

    The Architecture Company

    AIA

  • John Messina Architect

    John Messina Architect

    AIA

  • Robinette Architects, Inc.

    Robinette Architects, Inc.

    AIA

  • GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc.

    GLHN Architects & Engineers, Inc.

    AIA

  • Ibarra Rosano Design Architects

    Ibarra Rosano Design Architects

    AIA

Membership

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AdvocacyAIA Southern Arizona, alongside our lobbyist, supports the needs of the architecture profession by building relationships with organizations and legislators that affect local and state policies. AIA Arizona has an active Government Affairs Committee that continually monitors legislative activity at the federal and state level. These components work together to protect and promote the interests of all Arizona architects.

Networking – Being an AIA Southern Arizona member allows you to network with members from within your local chapter, state component, the Western Mountain Region and the United States. You will also be able to connect with aspiring architects and affiliated professionals.

Recognition – Awards given by AIA Arizona are seen as prestigious honors by architects, affiliated professionals and the general public. Only AIA members are eligible for the various awards.

Public Awareness - Educating the public on the value of good design is one of AIA Southern Arizona’s most important initiatives. With a dedicated public relations professional, AIA Southern Arizona is constantly building relationships with the media and community.

Education – AIA offers many continuing education opportunities through monthly chapter meetings, box lunch programs, our annual state conference regional conference and AIA National Convention. You can also receive continuing education units by reading designated magazine articles, attending webinars and going to other events within the State of Arizona. All active AIA members must successfully complete 18 learning unit (LU) hours each year, with at least 8 of the 18 LU hours relating to health, safety, and/or welfare (HSW).

Cont. Education Resources
Continuing Education FAQs:  www.aia.org/cesfaq_default
Continuing Education: www.aia.org/conted
Sustainable Design Requirements: www.aia.org/ces_sustainabledesignrequirements
Committee On The Environment: www.aia.org/cote
Fifty To Fifty: www.aia.org/fiftytofifty

Job Board: www.aia-arizona.org/business-center/employment-opportunities/

 

MEMBERS TRANSFERRING TO ARIZONA
Welcome to Arizona! We look forward to meeting you. To transfer your membership from one component to another, please fill out a transfer form. Click here.

MEMBERS RETIRING FROM THE PROFESSION

We would still like for you to be involved within AIA Arizona. Please fill out this form to become an Emeritus

 

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News

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A house featuring crushed lava rock designed by architect Paul Weiner of DesignBuild Collaborative was featured recently in the Arizona Daily Star. Freelance writer Gabrielle Fimbres talked to Paul and the residents of the home about how the unique structure came to be. The homeowners, having lived the Middle East, wanted a retirement home that […]

Join fellow AIA members, associates and affiliates for a Building and Development Forum with City officials. City of Tucson Building Official Chris Kiel will discuss the new Certificate of Occupancy process, Ken Brouillette with Tucson Fire will discuss fire requirements for high rise construction, and Pat Tapia of Tucson Environmental Services will discuss a new […]

A collection of essays by Southern Arizona architects has been turned into a series of TV shorts. Favorite Places, written by members of the Southern Arizona chapter of the American Institute of Architects and produced by Arizona Public Media, will make its debut this Sunday April 5 at 6.30 pm on PBS 6 on its […]

AIA10 is the local group of the AIA’s Young Architects Forum (YAF) which was organized to address issues of particular importance to recently registered architects (within 10 years or fewer after licensure).  It gives voice and community to young architects who face early career challenges while wanting to contribute to the community and become future leaders. […]

The ‘My Favorite Place’ essay collection has won a national award for raising public awareness about architecture. The essays were written by AIA Southern Arizona members and published throughout 2014 in the Sunday Home + Life section of the Arizona Daily Star. AIA Southern Arizona’s entry beat 25 others to win the Public Awareness Communications category of […]

Throughout 2014, members of AIA Southern Arizona contributed to a series of essays called My Favorite Place in which they shared a building, space or other spot they love in Southern Arizona. The series was published in the Arizona Daily Star. Click on the links below for articles and photos. (Pictured: The De Grazia Gallery in […]

Long-time architect and academic Robert Miller, AIA takes over as president of the American Institute of Architects’ Southern Arizona Chapter, as part of a series of new board announcements. Miller is the Director of the School of Architecture at the College of Architecture, Planning & Landscape Architecture (CAPLA) at the University of Arizona. He worked […]

Events

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Join fellow AIA members, associates and affiliates for a Building and Development Forum with City officials. City of Tucson Building Official Chris Kiel will discuss the new Certificate of Occupancy process, Ken Brouillette with Tucson Fire will discuss fire requirements for high rise construction, and Pat Tapia of Tucson Environmental Services will discuss a new […]

AIA10 is the local group of the AIA’s Young Architects Forum (YAF) which was organized to address issues of particular importance to recently registered architects (within 10 years or fewer after licensure).  It gives voice and community to young architects who face early career challenges while wanting to contribute to the community and become future leaders. […]

February 9: Andrea Cochran at the University of Arizona AME February 23: David Benjamin at the University of Arizona AME February 25: Building and Development Forum at Tucson Fire Central February 26: Coffee Klatsch at Rincon Market, on-going the last Thursday of the month March 2: Marlon Blackwell and chapter meeting at the Tucson Museum […]

Join fellow AIA members, associates and affiliates for the first of a regular series of Building and Development Forums with the City of Tucson Development Services. Meet the new Building Official, discuss building in downtown around the Street Car, and learn about new permitting software. Wednesday February 25th, 3 PM Tucson Fire Central, 300 South […]

klatch kläCH,klaCH/ noun a social gathering, especially for coffee and conversation AIA member and past president Frank Mascia has launched Coffee-Klatch, to take place the last Thursday of every month. The public event, which kicked off last week, was created to offer a forum for free-wheeling discussion about design matters. It is open to architects, engineers and […]

Don’t miss the Holiday Mixer Thursday December 4th at Cushing Street Bar!

There’s still a lot going on after Architecture Week – don’t miss our exciting fall lectures and events!   October 9: A discussion with Robert Swaim, sponsored by AIA Southern Arizona for Tucson Modernism Week October 13: Annual membership meeting and Kenneth Frampton at the Center for Creative Photography October 27: Grace La at the […]