In Studio: The Catholic University of America

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: Antonio Ugarte School: The Catholic… Read more »


Apply Now for the First Annual AIAS Advocates Program!

CALLING ALL ADVOCATES!  The AIAS is proud to announce the launch of the AIAS Advocates Program – an application-based program geared towards showcasing and providing platforms for you, our members, to speak up and speak loud about niched advocacy topics and initiatives.  The AIAS Advocates Program will run on a calendar-year schedule, similar to the… Read more »


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 »