Know Before You Go: AIAS FORUM | PNW Edition

    Know Before You Go Insider Tips for Getting the Most Out of AIAS FORUM | PNW In less than two weeks, we will be seeing you in Seattle, WA! We’ve compiled a list of reminders and tips so that YOU are prepared for the most awesome FORUM yet. 1. What to pack Sketchbook Laptop… Read more »


#askanarchitect: 63 – Emily Grandstaff-Rice ft. Keshika De Saram

Welcome to Season 2 of the #AskAnArchitect show! We bring you another great episode from our student / alumni creators! Episode 63 we have Emily Grandstaff-Rice, FAIA, who is a Senior Associate at Arrowstreet in Boston, MA. She is joined by Keshika De Saram, past-president of the AIAS and architectural designer at Quinn Evans Architects.


How You Can Maximize Your Voice at FORUM 2018

It’s December…do you know what that means??? IT’S THE FINAL COUNTDOWN TO FORUM 2018!!! We at AIAS hope that all of your finals are going as well as they can and that you are all remembering to take time for yourselves despite all of the stress you are under! Please take some time to read the… Read more »


AIAS Executive Director Transitions to Tech Sector

Download Press Release Washington, DC – December 7, 2018 – American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) Executive Director Nick Serfass recently announced he would be stepping down to assume a new opportunity as Executive Director of RVATECH, also known as the Richmond Technology Council. The transition comes after a tenure of almost five years in which… Read more »


#IWTWI Nashville 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 Nashville Week 2: Firm Tour of Gresham Smith’s headquarters in Nashville!… Read more »


In Studio: Washington University in St. Louis

This ‘In Studio’ feature is sponsored by the AIAS Collegiate Associate: University of Memphis. Build your awareness of your graduate and other educational programs to thousands of architecture and design students with the AIAS Collegiate Associate program, offering year-round promotional opportunities for your school.        Name: Joie Zhang School: Washington University in St…. Read more »


Equity & Diversity Task Force Invites You to Complete Their Survey

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


Prevent Zika: Design for Health with GHC’s Design Fellowship

This article was written by Claire Weil in partnership with Global Health Corps. Global Health Corps is building the next generation of diverse health leaders. They offer a range of paid fellowship roles with health organizations in Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia, including a Design Fellowship in conjunction with MASS Design Group. Everyone… Read more »


#askanarchitect: 62 – Susan Pommerer ft. Stephen Parker

Welcome to Season 2 of the #AskAnArchitect show! We bring you another great episode from our student / alumni creators! Episode 62 we have Susan Pommerer, AIA, who is a historic preservation architect at Smithgroup here in Washington, DC. She is joined by Stephen Parker, AIA, LEED AP, who is also an architect at Smithgroup… Read more »


November 2018 Chapter Leader of the Month: Stephanie Aranda

Stephanie Aranda is currently a fourth-year student at Drexel University and works at Sargenti Architects. She is also currently serving as President of Drexel AIAS and as an AIAS Representative on the NAAB Accreditation Review Forum Steering Committee (ARF19SC). Stephanie previously held roles as a studio rep, Vice President, and as a member of the… Read more »


Avitru Gives Student Access to MasterSpec

Download Press Release Avitru has partnered with the AIA and AIAS to offer free student access to MasterSpec We are happy to announce that AIAS has partnered with the AIA and Avitru to offer free student access to MasterSpec through SpecBuilder Cloud, an online specification library, editor, and research tool. By registering for a #free… Read more »


In Studio: Miami University

This ‘In Studio’ feature is sponsored by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). The NAAB accredits professional degrees in architecture offered by institutions accredited by a U.S. regional accrediting agency. All 54 U.S. registration boards accept the NAAB-accredited degree for registration; 37 of those boards require it.         Name: Blake Kem School: Miami… Read more »