Welcome to our 2018-2019 International Ambassadors

We are excited to announce the inaugural International Ambassadors! Anexyuliane Thillet, of Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico*, will be serving as the AIAS Latin America Ambassador and Sandi Boutros, of the American University in Dubai, as the the AIAS Middle East Ambassador. The 2018-2019 AIAS Board of Directors formally appointed these two individuals to their… Read more »


January 2019 Chapter Leader of the Month: Lindsey Reynolds

Lindsey Reynolds is currently a fourth-year of architecture student at Kent State University. She has been a member of the AIAS since fall of 2015 and was elected to be the chapter’s treasurer in spring of 2016. In the past three years, Lindsey has served the AIAS Kent State chapter as treasurer, Director of Membership… Read more »


#askanarchitect: 65 – Shannon Kraus

Welcome to Season 2 of the #AskAnArchitect show! We bring you another great episode from our student / alumni creators! Episode 65 we have Shannon Kraus, FAIA, FACHA, LEED AP, who is the Executive Vice President and Health Practice Leader at HKS here in Washington, DC. He is a past vice-president of the American Institute… Read more »


#iwtwi – Tampa, 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 Tampa. This week on I Want to Work In (#iwtwi), we are featuring the top five places to eat, sleep, work, play, and study… Read more »


AIAS Announces New Interim Executive Director

Download Press Release  Washington, DC – January 16, 2019 – Please join us in welcoming Charlie Klecha, 2014-2015 AIAS National President, as AIAS’ Interim Executive Director. Charlie brings a broad set of experiences to the support of the design community and associated professional and advocacy organizations, currently serving as Interim Executive Director of the American Institute… Read more »


#askanarchitect: 64 – Sarah Wingo

Welcome to Season 3 of the #AskAnArchitect show! We bring you another great episode from our student / alumni creators! Episode 64 we have Sarah Wingo, AIA, who is an interior architect at Grizform Design Architects here in Washington, DC. She is a past South Quad Director and the 60th President of the AIAS.


December 2018 Chapter Leader of the Month: Tommy Hernandez

Tommy Hernandez is currently a fourth-year architecture student at NewSchool of Architecture & Design in San Diego, California. Tommy is one of the university ambassadors, served as the Chapter Vice President in 2017-2018, and is currently serving as the Chapter President for the 2018-2019 year. Tommy was fortunate enough to be introduced to AIAS by… Read more »


#iwtwi – Tampa, FL

Location Tampa, FL Population 385,000 Featured By Linaea Floden, AIA, Healthcare Architect at Gresham Smith Their Story I moved to the Tampa Bay area from the Pacific Northwest in 2001. Not only was it a drastic climate change, but it was also a total change of pace and lifestyle. I went from living fast-paced, rigorous… Read more »


2019-2020 AIAS Board of Directors Elected at FORUM 2018

Download Press Release  Washington, DC  – January 4, 2019 – Chapter leaders of the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) have cast their ballots for the next Board of Directors. During the annual FORUM conference, which took place in Seattle, Washington from December 29, 2018 – January 1, 2019, the Council of Presidents elected the… Read more »


AIAS Announces the 2019 CRIT Scholars

Download PDF Press Release Washington, DC – December 26, 2018 – The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) is excited to announce the selected individuals that will participate in this year’s CRIT Scholar research program: Zain Islam-Hashmi, Carnegie Mellon University Alex Wong, Columbia University Tyler Gaeth, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities Katelyn Sector, University of Colorado-Boulder… Read more »