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 »


#askanarchitect: 66 – The Parkers

Welcome to Season 2 of the #AskAnArchitect show! We bring you another great episode from our student / alumni creators! In Episode 66, we have a special Valentine’s Day edition for you all! We are joined by Stephen Parker, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, who is an architect at Smithgroup, and his wife Carrie Parker, AIA,… Read more »


February Freedom by Design Update

Ball State University AIAS Ball State University FBD Program assisted a family in Fort Wayne, Indiana in the 2018 fall semester. The Guist Family was in need of a water spa for their son Eli, who had a sudden need to start using water therapy. They proposed to build them a pergola to protect Eli and… Read more »


Announcing the Fall 2019 Quad Conference Locations

Returning in the fall of 2019, regional conferences will take place in the Northeast 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 at Grassroots! Themes vary based on the city, local culture, and architectural topic of choice. Quad… Read more »


Call for 2019 CRIT Editorial Team

CRIT is the journal of the AIAS and the premier publication of student’s in architecture, design, and associated fields. Published since 1976, CRIT offers a variety of opportunities for AIAS members and acts as a forum for critical discourse and the dissemination of knowledge. We are looking to fill the following positions for the 2019… Read more »


Welcome to Spring 2019 Membership Month!

SUCCESS SEEKERS Last Fall, we challenged our members to reach inward and find their inner success seekers. You responded by showing that the value our organization brings comes from the passion and drive of each of its members. When we are each stronger, we are all stronger, and when we are all stronger, we are… Read more »


The Resiliency Task Force Invites You to Participate In Their Survey!

The Resiliency Task Force invites you to complete our survey about Resiliency in school and in the workplace. GOAL: gathering information to gain a better understanding of the challenges that architecture students and AIAS Chapters are facing in regards to resiliency in school and in the workplace so that we may bring awareness to the… Read more »


#iwtwi – Charlotte, North Carolina

Location Charlotte, NC Population 859,035 (and growing!) Featured By Cathy C. Morrison, AIA, LEED AP BC+C, NCARB Their Story I originally came to Charlotte for graduate school. I applied on a whim and after visiting several schools (and a last-minute weekend trip to Charlotte), I thought it would be a fun adventure for two years…. Read more »


#IWTWI Tampa 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. Week 1: Introduction to Tampa Week 2: Firm Tour of Gresham Smith’s office in Tampa!… Read more »


Call for Interest: AIAS THRIVE and CRIT Live Hosts

The AIAS is officially opening up a call for interest for CRIT Live: AIAS Research Symposia and THRIVE: AIAS Career Prep Program in the fall of 2019 and the spring of 2020. CRIT Live: AIAS Research Symposia We are looking for one South Quad school to host CRIT Live in the fall of 2019. The AIAS Chapter would… Read more »