Spring BoD Recap: Continuing to Make a Lasting Impact

The 2018-2019 AIAS Board of Directors (BoD) met in Washington, D.C., on March 23rd and 24th for the FY19 Spring BoD Meeting to think proactively and discuss a wide range of topics and initiatives that would inevitably have a lasting impact on the organization.  The Spring BoD meeting is an exciting opportunity for the current… Read more »

 


Mind, Body, Architecture, & Music

Music and Architecture have many things in common – rhythm, texture, harmony, proportion, and dynamics. We have all seen how architecture can inspire, elicit emotion, and heal; so, it is no wonder that music can do the same. For most of us we probably see architecture as a big part of our lives and although… Read more »

 


Let’s Draw a Smile at the Rashid Center

In February 2019, the AIAS American University in Dubai Chapter organized a volunteering event for the people of determination at Rashid Center in Dubai, UAE. The event was made for children aged between 8 through 14 years old. The goal of this initiative was to bring architecture students to learn about children’s needs and help contribute… Read more »

 


Spring 2019 Freedom by Design Grant Recipients

Through a partnership with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), the AIAS is able to grant over $11,000 this spring to twelve different schools to implement their community-based design projects. The grants are being offered as part of the partnership through the Freedom by Design (FBD) program. Additional funding will be granted this summer. Each program’s project intends… Read more »

 


#askanarchitect: Nakita Reed ft. Sara Sepanski

Welcome to Season 2 of the #AskAnArchitect show! We bring you another great episode from our student / alumni creators! During the month of March, the AIAS is partnering with AIA WIELD (Women Inspiring Emerging Leadership in Design) to bring you content celebrating amazing women in the field of architecture here in Washington DC. Next… Read more »

 


#iwtwi – Jacksonville, FL – 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 Jacksonville. 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 »

 


#askanarchitect: April Drake ft. Morina Peterson

Welcome to Season 2 of the #AskAnArchitect show! We bring you another great episode from our student / alumni creators! During the month of March, the AIAS is partnering with AIA WIELD (Women Inspiring Emerging Leadership in Design) to bring you content celebrating amazing women in the field of architecture here in Washington DC. Second… Read more »

 


Alabama Architect to Serve on AIAS Board of Directors

Download Press Release March 11, 2019 — Washington, D.C. The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) is pleased to welcome Kristine A. Harding, NCARB, FAIA, to its incoming 2019-2020 Board of Directors. Harding was the 97th president of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) and only the third woman elected to this office… Read more »

 


AIAS Searches for New Executive Director

About the Organization AIAS, a 501(c)(3) organization located in Washington, D.C., is the professional organization and official voice of architecture students throughout North America.  AIAS is a grassroots, student-governed association with more than 5,500 members. Through a variety of programs, activities, and resources, it enriches the educational experience of architecture and design students of all ages… Read more »

 


Call for Resolutions to the AIAS Council of Presidents | Grassroots 2019

The AIAS officially announces an open Call for Resolutions to the AIAS Council of Presidents. This call allows for chapter leaders to submit proposals for official revisions to the AIAS Bylaws, directives to the Board of Directors, or directives to the Council of Presidents. Submitted proposals will be published in advance of Grassroots 2019. Furthermore,… Read more »

 


Meet the 2019 In Studio: Portfolio Competition Jury

The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) is pleased to announce the jury for the 2019 In Studio: Portfolio competition. All participating juror members are currently working for the competition’s firm sponsor, LS3P Associates LTD. This winter, the AIAS asked members to showcase their professional portfolios by submitting to the In Studio: Portfolio Competition. The In Studio competition… Read more »

 


Call for 2020 Spring Quads

Each year, regional conferences take place annually in the Northeast, South, Midwest, and West Quads. These gatherings, known as Quad Conferences, are hosted by local chapters who have been selected to organize the event by their Quad. Themes vary based on the city, local culture, and architectural topic of choice. Quad Conferences are a terrific way… Read more »