AIAS to Relaunch THRIVE in Virtual Format

Washington, DC – January 15th, 2020 – Throughout the past several years, the AIAS has relied heavily on in-person events to provide our members an opportunity to connect, engage, and interact with one another. . The COVID-19 pandemic has provided a unique opportunity to re-visit how AIAS delivers high-quality and relevant programming, as well as… Read more »



Have you ever thought about testing your knowledge on various cultures and traditions around the world? Well, maybe not necessarily, if you’re not so interested in being a part of this diverse and inclusive community we have here in AIAS. However…if you are, we already know that you did not miss the fourth and last… Read more »


AIAS FORUM | Chicago: Know Before You Go

We are so happy you’ll be able to join us for our first-ever virtual FORUM! For those of you who attended Grassroots, we’ve updated things just a bit in how we are doing virtual conferencing. We’ve created an interactive page that will serve as a one-stop shop for all of your FORUM needs. If you… Read more »


AIAS FORUM | Chicago: FAQs

1. What conferencing platforms will be used for FORUM? We will be using a combination of both Zoom and GoToWebinar throughout the conference. Most of the programming throughout each day will be held on GoToWebinar with some interactive sessions being held on Zoom. 2. How do I download GoToWebinar?  If you have not joined a… Read more »


November Chapter Leader of the Month: Ethan Sandburg

Ethan Sandburg is what happens when you give an adult the curiosity and energy of a child—and he’s not ashamed of it! He was in the small, rural town of Tonganoxie (try saying that five times fast) in eastern Kansas, where he developed his passions for all things science and architecture. Inspired by his fifth… Read more »


Meet the Candidates: 2021-2022 AIAS Board of Directors

FORUM 2020 is just a few weeks away, and that means we’re rapidly approaching the elections cycle for the 2021-2022 AIAS National Board of Directors! The American Institute of Architecture Students holds elections each year at FORUM to choose the incoming National Board of Directors who will lead and represent our students and organization into… Read more »


October 2020 Chapter Leader of the Month: Rahmah Davis

Rahmah Davis was born in Baltimore, MD. At the age of 11, she had the gracious opportunity to learn and live in two different countries. At a young age, she developed an interest for drawing and wanted to draw everything. Her father challenged me to draw the Taj Mahal. The beauty and perfection of the… Read more »


FORUM | Chicago Virtual Roll Call!

The safety of our members and partners is important to us! That is why we have made the decision to move this year’s AIAS FORUM | Chicago to a virtual format. But that doesn’t mean that Roll Call is going away. Have you ever wanted to be one of the chapters that makes an awesome video for Roll Call?… Read more »


AIAS Midwest Quad Conference Fall 2020 Recap: Revitalize

With the Midwest Quadrant Conference being online, Bowling Green State University planning team went full force to give members and registrants the best experience possible and to make it feel like we were in Bowling Green. Between extensive networking breaks and sending out physical swag bags, the conference was typical of an in-person experience.  The conference kicked off on October 23 and… Read more »


AIAS and AGA Announces 2020 Winners of the In Studio: MADE Competition

Washington, DC – November 23, 2020 –  The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) is proud to announce the winners of the summer In Studio Made competition in conjunction with the American Galvanizers Association (AGA). The AGA is dedicated to the education of students and continues to visit campuses across the United States and Canada… Read more »


Carnegie Mellon University FBD Project Wins NOMA NAACP SEED Award

The SEED Awards have highlighted public interest design projects that address critical community issues at a social, economic, and environmental scale since 2011. This year, in collaboration with NOMA and NAACP, projects were awarded that reflect justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion within the realms of architecture. Among the winners selected this year was The Weatherization… Read more »