December 18, 2017

We are so excited to see you in two short weeks at AIAS FORUM in Austin! In the meantime, we’re proud to introduce this year’s professional partners who are excited to welcome you to Texas!


AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM had revenue of approximately $18.2 billion during fiscal year 2017. See how we deliver what others can only imagine at and @AECOM.


The Bluebeam Academic Program is committed to supporting students and educators in AEC educational programs and competitions. We provide access to Bluebeam Revu and facilitate mentorship from industry leaders to help students get up to speed before they even set foot on job sites. With help from Bluebeam, students are developing the skills they need to innovate on the building projects of the future.

BOKA Powell

BOKA Powell is an award-winning architecture, interiors, planning, and design firm of more than 100 professionals located in Dallas, Fort Worth, and Austin, Texas. Our practice areas include corporate and commercial office, workplace strategy and interior design, higher education, hospitality, urban living, and luxury senior living properties. BOKA Powell’s commitment to client and consultant collaboration, technology integration, and principal involvement allow us to deliver on one promise: certainty of outcome. Our multi-disciplinary teams work across our full range of project types, affording our design professionals the opportunity to gain experience in a variety of building typologies. Annually, BOKA Powell participates in international design competitions that offer designers at all levels the chance to share their skills. Social responsibility is also a key component of our remarkable firm culture, including pro bono work, design-related competitions to benefit local non-profits, charity and industry events, and other community service activities.

Harvard Graduate School of Design

The Harvard Graduate School of Design and its programs is grounded in the School’s core values and deepened through a direct engagement with the ethical dimension of what we do-the pursuit of a more coherent, more just, and ultimately more beautiful world. Through a transdisciplinary model, the GSD offers a dynamic setting for the exchange of ideas across the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning and design and design studies-united by the promise of cross-disciplinary exchange.


HOK is a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm. We use design to enrich people’s lives and help organizations succeed. Our 1,700 people collaborate across a network of 23 offices on three continents. HOK’s mission is to deliver exceptional design ideas and solutions for our clients through the creative blending of human need, environmental stewardship, value creation, science and art. Our design solutions result from a collaborative process that encourages multidisciplinary professional teams to research alternatives, share knowledge and imagine new ways to solve the challenges of the built environment.

Kendall College of Art and Design

KCAD’s Master of Architecture program graduates design professionals who will have a lasting positive impact on their own communities and the world at-large. Our students are engaged in a deep exploration of architecture that dissolves boundaries between bodies of knowledge and invites connections between design and technology, community engagement and professional practice, and history and critical theory. With a balance of research, integrative design, and practice, as well as a strong focus on design leadership, place-making, and real-world experience, the innovative curriculum enables rigorous seminar and studio courses to be closely integrated. The KCAD MArch is a highly personalized program that meets students where they are, empowering them to cultivate their own personal practice of architecture.

PSW Real Estate

PSW is a leading urban residential and commercial community developer headquartered in Austin, Texas, and building in Austin, Dallas, San Antonio and Seattle. As an urban infill developer, we are exclusively focused on developing communities in thriving neighborhoods surrounding major downtowns. Our vertically integrated approach to development is at the heart of our success, with in-house expertise, including civil engineering, architecture, construction management, sales, customer service, and property management, driving our innovative approach to design and construction.

Savannah College of Art & Design

The Savannah College of Art and Design architecture program provides a cross-disciplinary learning experience within an art-enriched context. The program promotes knowledge, skills, and judgment that culminate in a professional career with emphasis on design excellence, leadership, critical thinking, global awareness, ethical values, and communication skills. Graduates of the department are balanced in the disciplines of theory and practice with a thorough understanding of how these aspects influence each other reciprocally.

School of Architecture at Taliesin

The School of Architecture, where we Live Architecture. Our School, founded as a hands-on apprentice program by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1932, occupies the homes Wright built for himself at Taliesin in Spring Green, Wisconsin, and at Taliesin West in Scottsdale, Arizona. Every spring and fall, we migrate between those two locations. We live together, we eat together, we cook together, and we live and breathe architecture in these exemplary locations. Together, we learn how to make the human-made environment more sustainable, open, and beautiful.


As a K-12 design firm, Stantec offers full-service architecture, engineering, interior design, and planning for learning environments. Our team merges the latest trends and teaching methods to deliver new and renovated facilities that bring high-impact educational practices to life. Fully committed to enhancing the learning process for future generations, we collaborate with clients and their communities to deliver cost-effective, exciting, sustainable, and functional designs that are rooted in a district’s unique educational program and goals.