CRIT LIVE This past November, the AIAS Chapter at Lawrence Tech hosted the fall’s CRIT Live: AIAS Research Symposia and they could have not been more ecstatic! They wanted to make a weekend of the event for anyone interested in experiencing their beautiful city. They kicked things off Friday afternoon at the Detroit Zoo. The… Read more »


2019-2020 Board of Directors Candidates

FORUM 2018 in Seattle is just a few weeks away, and that means we’re rapidly approaching the elections cycle for the 2019-2020 AIAS National Board of Directors! The American Institute of Architecture Students holds elections each year at FORUM to fill vacancies on the National Board of Directors. The National Board is comprised of a… Read more »


Fall 2018 Freedom by Design Grant Recipients

Through a partnership with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), the AIAS is able to grant over $8,000 this fall to eight 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 »


#IWTWI – Nashville, TN – 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 Nashville. 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 »


Learn About the Tracks Behind FORUM | PNW

The AIAS FORUM Planning Team is excited to announce this year’s event tracks for AIAS FORUM | PNW! Here’s what type of programming you can expect to see at FORUM: December 29 History & Environment Cultural heritage of the built environment is deeply influenced by its contextual location and the historical significance of a place…. Read more »


Book your room or Find a Roomie for FORUM | PNW

In a little over a month architecture students will be taking over the city of Seattle for AIAS FORUM | PNW! Make sure you don’t miss out on the fun! Learn more and register today. Already registered? Book your room and figure out who else will be staying with you! If you’re looking for a roomie or have… Read more »


Sell Your Chapter’s Swag at FORUM | PNW!

One of the many great things that happen at FORUM is the coming together of the various chapters and with that each individual chapters’ unique swag. This year, we’re excited to offer the option to sell your items at STORUM, the official FORUM store. Selling your chapter’s swag at STORUM is a great way to fundraise for… Read more »


#askanarchitect: 61 – Tammy Eagle Bull ft. Mariah Tobin

Welcome to Season 2 of the #AskAnArchitect show! We bring you another great episode from our student / alumni creators! Episode 60 we have Tammy Eagle Bull, FAIA, who is the president at Encompass Architects in Lincoln, NE. She is joined by Mariah Tobin, who is a student at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln.


#iwtwi – Nashville, TN

Location Nashville, TN Population 700,000 Featured By Chris Hoal, AIA, Associate at Gresham Smith His Story Nashville was the natural choice for my wife and me. We wanted to live and work in a metropolitan area without fully severing our ties to the south. That limited our options, but it also meant Nashville was a… Read more »


Learn About the Tangible Benefits of the AIAS

The AIAS prides itself in offering a series of benefits to its members that work to advance and complement their education through scholarship programs, competitions, career development, and more. Are you aware of all the AIAS’ tangible member benefits? If not, take a peek below so that you can start fully utilizing your membership today. These… Read more »


29 Reasons to Spend $299 on AIAS FORUM | PNW

AIAS FORUM | PNW is around the corner, folks, and the early bird registration rate is only $299 if you register four or more members from your chapter. If you haven’t attended FORUM before, now is the time! AIAS FORUM is a must for members to experience the greatest member benefit of all – the… Read more »


5 Reasons your AIAS Chapter Should Have a LEGO® Competition

Prairie View A&M just held their first-ever LEGO® competition in an effort to bring a fun environment into their school of architecture. Architecture schools across all frames of the world are used to spending long nights of drawing, building and lots of intensive thinking. Prairie View A&M wanted to try something new with design by bringing… Read more »