November 11, 2016
Deitrick Service Medal Awarded to AIA Charlotte Member:
  Cheryl Walker, FAIA

Congratulations to Cheryl Walker, FAIA, principal at Bergmann Associates, who was awarded the 2016  William H. Deitrick Service Medal  at the AIA NC Design and Chapter Awards Ceremony on November 10. The award is given each year to a member who exhibits extraordinary service to the community, profession, or AIA North Carolina.  Read more  about Cheryl's other accomplishments and contributions to the profession. 

Register Now for Next Week's 
Tour of General Shale Brick Plant
with Women in Architecture

Wednesday, November 16
12:00 - 2:00 pm (plus travel time)
General Shale Brick Cleveland County Plant, 1622 Long Branch Road, Grover, NC 

AIA Charlotte Women in Architecture invite you to tour the General Shale Brick plant and witness the manufacturing process and equipment used to make brick in a modern tunnel kiln. Attendees will learn about quality control procedures, lab testing, brick color development, and special shape production. Lunch will be provided by General Shale. 

All are invited. Bring a hard hat. Attendees earn 1 LU. 

AIA Charlotte thanks General Shale for their Platinum Sponsor support and for hosting this tour. Image of Grand Oak Elementary courtesy of General Shale.
Charlotte's Unified Development Ordinance: Subscribe

Our thanks to all who attended the November 4 Membership Meeting and to our guest presenters, Scott Adams, AICP, and Grant Meacci from the Charlotte-Mecklenberg Planning Department, who addressed the city's Unified Development Ordinance (UDO).

Even if you missed it, you can stay abreast of the newest UDO information and resources, by signing up for email updates or visiting the website:  
Webcast: Post-Election Outlook for Design and Construction

Thursday, November 17
2:00 pm

Kermit Baker of the AIA, Ken Simonson of the AGC, and Alex Carrick of ConstructConnect, three of the design and construction sector's leading economists, will host a webcast on November 17 addressing the post-election economy: likely impacts on housing, private nonresidential investment, infrastructure and other public projects; labor availability; and materials prices, among other topics. The session will include Q&A and is free to all registrants. Find details and register online. Attendees can earn 1.5 LU.
AIA North Carolina Community Leadership Summit

Friday, November 18
Center for Architecture and Design, Raleigh

Register now for next Friday's AIA North Carolina Community Leadership Summit, a day of leadership training and inspiration organized by the AIA College of Fellows from North Carolina and Emerging Professionals.

You may also be interested in this AIA article on leadership development.
AIA 2017 Diversity Recognition Program CFE

Deadline: November 25

The 2017 Diversity Recognition Program is now open to submissions. The AIA Diversity Recognition Program recognizes architects, components, and others for exemplary commitment and contributions to diversifying the profession of architecture. Find full details and submit online by November 25.
RFQ for Retail Upfit

Deadline: November 25

The Mecklenburg County Alcoholic Beverage Control Board is soliciting responses to a Request for Qualifications from architectural firms to provide professional architectural design and construction administration for upfitting 9841 Rocky River Rd to a retail ABC location. Find complete details online.
Mecklenberg County State of the Environment

Last week, Mecklenburg County released the 2016 State of the Environment Report, a tool used to benchmark regional air, land, water, and waste conditions. The report has been issued biennially since 1987 and the newest edition is now online
Career Center: Latest Job Postings

In 2016, AIA Charlotte member firms receive three free job postings per calendar year on the AIA Charlotte website and weekly e-newsletter. Additional job postings or re-postings are $75 and can be purchased here .

Position Primary Category Organization Date Posted
Charlotte, Intern Architect Cline Design Associates, PA 11/9/2016
Charlotte, Architect Woolpert 11/2/2016
Dayton, Charlotte Architect Woolpert 11/1/2016
Charlotte, Charlotte Project Architect ADW Architects 10/31/2016
Charlotte, Charlotte Senior Architect FreemanWhite, a Haskell Company 10/26/2016
Charlotte, Project Architect HDR Architecture 10/25/2016
Charlotte, Charlotte Intern Architect Watson Tate Savory, Inc. 10/20/2016
Charlotte, Charlotte, NC Architect Little 10/19/2016
Charlotte, Charlotte, NC Architect Little 10/19/2016
Charlotte, Project Architect Little Diversified Architectural Consulting 10/19/2016
Charlotte, Charlotte, NC Architect Little 10/19/2016
Charlotte, North Carolina Intern Architect FreemanWhite, a Haskell Company 10/14/2016

Visit the AIA Charlotte Career Center for the most current list of job postings.
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