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 – […]
With a monster home tour, three hike and bike tours, and AIA Southern Arizona hitting local and national headlines, Architecture Week 2013 was one of the busiest yet. Here are some of the highlights: * The 3rd annual Hike & Bike Tours, organized in association with the Living Streets Alliance, drew more than 70 people […]
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 4 pm: Tour of Old Main Corky Poster of Poster Frost Mirto Inc will lead a construction tour of the renovation of Old Main, which is […]
This year’s AIA lecture series joins forces with the University of Arizona’s CAPLA (College of Architecture + Planning + Landscape Architecture). Here’s what we have lined up so far: February 17th, 6pm. FREE and open to the public. Dana Cuff, Professor of Architecture/Urban Design and Urban Planning at UCLA, an expert in affordable housing, modernism and urban […]
Join us for a rare conversation with AIA Fellow Edward “Ned” Nelson, one of Tucson’s most accomplished architects of the mid-20th century. In a free lecture, Nelson will discuss some if his iconic and award-winning work as part of the second annual Tucson Modernism Week, while offering unique insight into the emergence of Modernism in Tucson. When: Friday, […]
Click here for tickets for what promises to be a Tucson home tour with a difference. On Sunday October 6, AIA Southern Arizona is partnering with Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation, organizer of Tucson Modernism Week to celebrate a selection of architectural gems, from historic homes to fine examples of urban infill and affordable housing. They decided to […]
This year’s Canstruction teams sweated it out at Park Place Mall in a competition to build sculptures out of food cans. The theme? ‘Game Changers’. Team Can Doers (Rob Paulus Architects, Kittle Design and Construction, Creative Slice) created images of Gabrielle Giffords, Lute Olsen, and Savannah Guthrie of NBC News. Guthrie grew up in Tucson. News of her […]
One of the biggest hits of Architecture Week these last two years has been AIA Southern Arizona’s bicycle and pedestrian tours, in collaboration with the Living Streets Alliance. Now in its third year, the guided bicycle and walking tours come with tour maps and speakers along the way. This year’s tours, to take […]