How to Rewrite Your Studio Culture

The methods by which architectural design is taught to young people have long been unique. For decades, the rigor of the architecture studio has inspired awe and shock among those on the outside looking in. This has become a source of pride for architecture students; the reverence (or so it would seem) in another student’s… Read more »


AIAS Midwest Quad Conference 2019 Recap

As the QUAD attendees arrived in Lexington, KY on Thursday, April 11th, we kicked off the events with a campus tour of the University of Kentucky in the afternoon. Later that evening a group of UK’s QUAD planning committee took attendees downtown to a special event called Thursday Night Live to enjoy local live music… Read more »


Congratulations to the 2019 CRIT Editorial Team

The AIAS is pleased to announce the 2019 CRIT Editorial Team, led by newly appointed Editor-in-Chief Mary Geschwindt, from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. The 2019 CRIT team will be responsible for the publication of the Winter 86 (print) edition. “I’ve had the fortunate opportunity to write for previous issues of CRIT which focused… Read more »


AIAS Announces the locations for THRIVE & CRIT Live Events

The AIAS is excited to announce the locations for the fall and spring lineup of both THRIVE: Career Prep and CRIT Live: Research Symposia events. THRIVE is a day-long series of educational sessions for members that cover topics to help you thrive in the profession such as interviewing skills, portfolio design, your first day/year, working… Read more »


May 2019 Chapter Leader of the Month: Haley Rogers

Each month, the AIAS highlights the outstanding dedication and accomplishments of one of its members. The Chapter Leader of the Month can be a Chapter President or any member who has shown tremendous leadership. Congratulations to the May 2019 Chapter Leader of the Month, Haley Rogers. Haley Rogers is going into her third-year architecture student… Read more »


A Year Full of Success

The Annual AUD Gala Dinner Awards’ 19 marks the end of a year full of success for both the AIAS American University in Dubai Chapter as well as the American University in Dubai, Department of Architecture. This year, the Department of Architecture at the American University in Dubai has been granted the prestigious NAAB Accreditation,… Read more »


25 Reasons to Spend $25 – Attend A’19 in Las Vegas!

It is that time of year again! A’19 is coming in hot and we want to share with you the reasons you should be attending. As a student, this should be an absolute no brainer – the Student Pass includes access to the keynote events, all educational seminars, Architecture Expo, expo credit sessions, and you… Read more »


2019 AIAS Honor Award Jury Announced

The AIAS Honor Awards were developed to publicly recognize outstanding achievements by students, educators, and practitioners who have exhibited an exemplary commitment to the education and development of architecture students. Each year, the AIAS honors individuals and groups for their exemplary work in areas such as leadership, collaboration, design, scholarship, and service.  Read more about… Read more »


Help Us Help Your Chapter Treasurers

The 2018-2019 AIAS Finance Committee was charged to perform a review of the organization, explore ways the AIAS can be more fiscally transparent, and complete unfinished initiatives and efforts from past Finance Committees. Coming to the end of this academic year, we’ve started to ask the relevance of these chargers given the current state of… Read more »


Find a Roomie and Book Your Room for AIAS Grassroots!

In July, architecture students from around the world will gather in Washington, DC for the AIAS Grassroots Leadership Conference. The 4-day event features great sessions in a variety of tracks including leadership, design, and service and of course our mainstays Freedom By Design. Plus our keynotes will blow you away! But before you can enjoy… Read more »


AIAS Announces Internship Program in Partnership with SMACNA

The new program provides AIAS members with paid internships and experience in architectural sheet metal to enhance industry skill sets. May 15, 2019 — Washington, D.C. The AIAS has been working in collaboration with the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) for over a year to develop an architectural internship program for… Read more »


AIAS International Conference 2019: LAYER 21 Recap

The AIAS USEK Chapter hosted the second AIAS international Conference: LAYER 21 on March 5 to March 9, 2019. The Conference acted as a continuation and development of the success of last year’s AIAS International conference, which was held in Dubai. The AIAS International Conferences provide an opportunity for international members to gather and create… Read more »