Welcome to our growing gallery of AIA Southern Arizona Architects.
Advocacy – AIA 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
Continued Education FAQs: www.aia.org/cesfaq_default
Continued 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
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
Southern Arizona’s architecture community lost a well-loved architect and friend in January with the passing of Jim Gresham. Jim was a passionate traveler and photographer who, say his friends, made Tucson a better place to live. He was said to have been passing through Tucson on the way to California in 1956 when he fell […]
And the winners are… 1. Honor Award – Drachman Design-Build Coalition, Split House 2. Merit Award – Rob Paulus Architects, Canopy House 3. Merit Award – Mary Hardin, Barrio Rowhouse 4. Citation Award – Line and Space, Hana House Home of the Year Awards: 1. Renovation – Rob Paulus Architects, Canopy House 2. Unbuilt – […]
Here’s to an exciting year for AIA Southern Arizona, one that saw a relaunched website, a revamped lecture series, a headline-making Architecture Week, and continued stunning work from our members. Here, we give a few of the highlights. Lecture series attracts big names The 2013 lecture series attracted some big names in the industry – […]
A full-length documentary of the controversial architect Eugene Tssui. Tssui was said to have put ecology and the environment at the forefront of his designs long before ‘eco-friendly’ and ‘green’ became buzzwords. The filmmaker and the architect plan to be in attendance. April 12th, 4pm at The Screening room, 127 E. Congress Street, Tucson. Cost: […]
UPDATE: Due to the UA basketball game Thursday evening, the chapter meeting and UA Design and Construction meeting has been postponed. The March AIA SAZ meeting will take place at the Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, 1130 N. Mountain Ave, Room S202 after the building tour. $10 for both events. RSVP to Diana or 520-323-2191 Confirmed 4 pm: Tour […]
This year’s AIA lecture series joins forces with the University of Arizona’s CAPLA (College of Architecture + Planning + Landscape Architecture). For past lectures, click here. April 24th. Reception begins 5:15 pm, lecture begins 6:00 pm. $10 to attend (includes museum entry). Matias Zegers of Matias Zegers Arquitectos in Santiago, Chile and formerly with Rick Joy Architects […]