#iwtwi – Jacksonville, Florida

Location Jacksonville, FL Population 1,631,488 Featured By Nilanjana Bandyopadhyay Snyder, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP Their Story After a seven-year stay in Manhattan, my family and I decided to move back south and Jacksonville, FL beckoned us. My husband and I had visited Jacksonville in 2006 and the eclectic vibe of the city and its surrounding… Read more »


Share Your #SuccessStory: Alumni Edition

One of my fondest college experiences has been my involvement with the AIAS. There are few architecture school experiences that can compare in terms of student engagement and breadth of character development. In the AIAS, I found long-lasting connections and I found my calling for leadership. Nearly a decade later, I can look back at… Read more »


#IWTWI Charlotte Recap

‘I Want to Work In’ is sponsored by Gresham Smith. Gresham Smith is a team of diligent designers, creative problem-solvers, insightful planners and seasoned collaborators who work closely with clients to improve the cities and towns they call home. greshamsmith.com Week 1: Introduction to Charlotte Week 2: Firm Tour of Gresham Smith’s office in Charlotte!… Read more »


#askanarchitect: 67 – Nick Serfass ft. Adam Fogel

Welcome to Season 2 of the #AskAnArchitect show! We bring you another great episode from our student / alumni creators! Episode 67 we have Nick Serfass, FAIA, CAE, who is the Executive Director of RVATECH in Richmond, VA. He is joined by Adam Fogel, who is the 2018-2019 Midwest Quad Director and the 2019-2020 Vice… Read more »


Open Call for 2020 FORUM Planning Team

The AIAS is looking for its next FORUM Planning Team! FORUM represents the signature event of the AIAS in which approximately 1,000 students from around the country and world gather to learn about the craft of architecture, connect with leaders in the profession, and explore the community of the AIAS. In order for the event… Read more »


February 2019 Chapter Leader of the Month: Reuben Cheeks

Reuben Cheeks is currently in his fourth-year at Prairie View A&M University and is serving as the President of his chapter and a member of the AIAS Equity and Diversity Task Force. Reuben has also held roles as Treasurer & Freedom by Design Director. Reuben was interested in joining AIAS his sophomore semester and eventually… Read more »


AIAS & Rinker Materials Announce Winners of the Pipe Dream Competition

Download Press Release Las Vegas, NV – February 19, 2019 With the prevalence of homelessness and overpopulation across the country, Rinker Materials™ and the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) joined forces to make affordable, high-quality housing a reality through the vision of architectural student Sandra D. Guillen. A native of La Paz, Bolivia and… Read more »


AIAS & MBI Educational Foundation Partner for the In Studio Model Competition

Download Press Release Washington, DC – February 20, 2019 The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) is proud to announce a new partnership with the Modular Building Institute Educational Foundation (MBI), the Voice of Commercial Modular Construction. “The AIAS has long served its membership by providing them with the resources and relationships necessary to empower… Read more »



As 2018 came to a close, over 600 architecture students traveled to Seattle, Washington to attend the largest gathering of architecture students in the world, otherwise known as the AIAS FORUM conference. This year the conference was a collaborative effort between four PNW  public universities; the University of Washington, Washington State University, Montana State University,… Read more »


Schindler & AIAS Bring ‘Elevate Your Pitch’ to the Membership for a Third Year

Download Press Release Washington, DC & Morristown, NJ – February 19, 2019 The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) and Schindler Elevator Corporation are proud to announce its third year of partnership. We have teamed up to bring back the ‘Elevate Your Pitch’ student competition to the AIAS membership. This competition presents university students with… Read more »


#iwtwi – Charlotte, NC – Top 5

Last week we invited you to join us on Instagram for a firm tour of Gresham Smith to get a feel for what it’s like to work in a firm in Charlotte. This week on I Want to Work In (#iwtwi), we are featuring the top five places to eat, sleep, work, and play in… Read more »


Apply for the 2019 Honor Awards

Nominations for the 2019 AIAS Honor Awards cycle are now open. Get the recognition you and your chapter deserve! Accepted nominees need to submit materials by June 1, 2019. Since 1956, the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) has functioned as an intercollegiate network and representational voice for architecture students. Each year the AIAS honors… Read more »