DRIVE Excellence 09



2015 AIA Indiana & AIA Indianapolis Platinum Sponsor


Repro Graphix   



2015 AIA Indiana Technology Symposium Partner  

Design 27  

2015 AIA Indiana &

AIA Indianapolis Sponsors


Platinum Level


Repro Graphix, Inc.




Silver Level 


Barnes & Thornburg


Facility Commissioning Group


Old National Insurance


Seward Associates LLC 


Spohn Associates, Inc.




Bronze Level


Brandt Construction, Inc.


Browning Construction, Inc.


Drewry Simmons Vornehm, LLP


Edgewood Building Supply


Garmong Construction Services 


Heapy Engineering


Indiana Brick Corporation


Lynch, Harrison & Brumleve, Inc.  


McComb Window & Door Company, Inc./Pella Windows & Doors/Mythic Paint


Midwest Masonry Council 


Pile CPAs 


Reitano Design Group 


RTM Consultants, Inc.


Somerset CPAs, P.C. 


US Signcrafters, Inc.


Walker & Associates Insurance




Allied Level






Applied Engineering Services


Architectural Construction Products, Inc. 


Arsee Engineers, Inc. 


BaSteel Perimeter Systems 


The Blakley Corporation


bo-mar Industries, Inc.  


CE Solutions, Inc.


Circle Design Group, Inc.


Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. 


dBA Acoustics inc.


DECO Associates, Inc.


Dryvit Systems, Inc. 


Essential Architectural Signs, Inc. 


Fink Roberts & Petrie, Inc. 


Ice Miller LLP


Indianapolis Fabrications, LLC 


International Masonry Institute 


James Hardie Building Products 


JPS Consulting Engineers, LLC 


Konica Minolta Business Solutions 


Lawson Elser, Inc.




RJE Business Interiors 


SJCA P.C. (Stephen J. Christian & Associates, P.C.) 


Taylor Bros. Construction Co., Inc.


Veridus Group, Inc. 


F.A. Wilhelm Construction Company 




Government Relations Support Sponsor


Shiel Sexton Company



Learn how you can become an AIA Indiana & AIA Indianapolis Sponsor




to learn more.



AIA Indiana Bookstore

 A full-service distributor of AIA contract documents


NEW LOCATION - Visit our store at 1028 Shelby St., Indianapolis, IN 46203


M-F - 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

317/634-3871 - P

317/638-0047 - F


Indiana Building Codes and additional books available


On-site plan room with BXIndiana 


Like us on Facebook 
Follow us on Twitter


View our profile on LinkedIn
Join Our Mailing List


August AIA Indianapolis Chapter Program

5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Thursday, August 13, 2015

Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library, 340 N Senate Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46204

*5 p.m. - 6 p.m. - Networking, Hors D'oeuvres, Beer, Wine, Soft Drinks
*6 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - Presentation - "The Architecture of Kurt Vonnegut, Sr., AIA"
*6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Presentation - "Made in Philadelphia" - by Brian Phillips, AIA, Principal, Interface Studio Architects, Philadelphia, PA - Earn 1.5 AIA/CES Learning Units


CLICK HERE to learn more and to register! 

Upcoming AIA Indianapolis Chapter Programs





Indiana Building Code Basics Seminar - for veterans and rookies alike!
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Thursday, August 20, 2015
Somerset CPAs, P.C., 3925 River Crossing Parkway, First Floor Conference Room, Indianapolis, IN


For veterans and rookies alike, this new seminar will provide a systematic teaching of the fundamental basics of understanding the Indiana Building Code. The seminar will cover foundational elements of occupancy and construction type designations and fire rated separation requirements, as well as advanced analyses of mixed use buildings and means of egress requirements. The seminar includes a brief treatment of fire protection system requirements, and a discussion of applicability of the building code to existing buildings. Earn 7 AIA/CES/HSW Learning Units!

Ed Rensink, Principal, RTM Consultants, Inc.

Continuing Education Reminder:
Continuing education requirements for registered architects in the state of Indiana - 24 Continuing Education Units (CEU's) are required every two years. The next deadline is Dec. 31, 2015. Sixteen of the 24 CEU's must be health, safety, and welfare education (HSW). 


CLICK HERE to learn more and to register! 

2012 AIA Indy Golf Logo    

2015 AIA Indianapolis Golf Outing 

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Purgatory Golf Club, 12160 E 216th St., Noblesville, IN 46060

Purgatory Golf Club
CLICK HERE for more information, to register, or to sign up to be a sponsor! 

CSI Indy 41st Annual Trade Show #DesignIndy
3 p.m. - 7 p.m., Thursday, September 10, 2015
JW Marriott - Griffin Hall, 2nd Floor
10 S West Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Central Indiana's longest-running construction-related trade show will occur at the JW Marriott in downtown Indianapolis on Thursday, September 10 from 3:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and is free to design and building industry professionals. In addition to the trade show, the Indianapolis Chapter of the Construction Specifications Institute will host AIA-approved CEU learning sessions at the same location from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.

CLICK HERE to learn more.

2015 AIA Indiana Design Awards  - CLICK HERE  to view the 2015 AIA Indiana Design Awards - Call for Entries, which are due August 21, 2015.

2015 AIA Indiana Service Awards - CLICK HERE to view the 2015 AIA Indiana Service Awards - Call for Nominations.

AIA Indianapolis Chapter members are invited to submit nominations for the following AIA Indiana Service Awards:


Named for three of Indiana's significant architects three of these awards have a strong history and importance to the architectural community of Indiana. Edward Pierre, Juliet Peddle and Walter Blackburn each impacted Indiana architects in their own special way and are recognized for those special contributions. The Distinguished Firm Award was added in 2009, the Young Architect Award was added in 2010, and the AIA Indiana Gold Medal Award was added in 2012.

AIA Ohio Valley Region Convention
October 11-13, 2015
Hilton Downtown
Columbus, Ohio

The AIA Ohio Valley Region, including AIA Indiana, AIA Kentucky and AIA Ohio, along with host chapter AIA Columbus, is pleased to announce that this year's Ohio Valley Region Convention will be held in Columbus, Ohio, at the new Downtown Hilton Hotel. The conference, planned for October 11-13, will bring together more than 350 architects and allied professionals from around the region for three days of programs and activities.

CLICK HERE to learn more and to register!

Looking to earn free AIA credits? The Brick Industry Association (BIA) is the nationally recognized authority on clay brick construction and is the go-to source for architects and builders on technical information and education.  A variety of free courses are available for AIA HSW credit at, including courses hosted with AECDaily and Hanley Wood.  From your home or office, earn AIA credits at your own pace with our convenient online formats.


Indianapolis Plan Review - If you're submitting plans to Indianapolis Department of Code Enforcement or Department of Metropolitan Development, please feel free to contact Regulatory and Permitting Ombudsman Jim Rawlinson from Develop Indy. The Ombudsman can help resolve issues for you for free with project reviews prior to submission even when the project is in the conceptual stage. Contact Jim Rawlinson at or 317-464-2262 and he can help make the regulatory and permitting process easier for you. 


AIAU: LUs at Your Fingertips

Our industry changes every day. New ideas, technology, materials, business opportunities, and more are constantly emerging. AIAU makes it easy to keep up-offering learning units (LUs) on the topics you need to stay current, the tactics and trending issues that affect your practice, and the ideas you crave for inspiration.

AIAU features rigorously-curated content for architects, designers, builders, and others working in our diverse and evolving field. These online courses provide learning opportunties you can access any time of day, from any place in the world with an Internet connection.


CLICK HERE to learn more.

YAF Indy 
CLICK HERE to check out the YAF/Indy website!   

Member/Sponsor Updates


Jim Schellinger, AIA Named President of the Indiana Economic Development Corp. by Gov. Pence 


CLICK HERE to learn more.



CLICK HERE to learn more about the Ball State University College of Architecture and Planning Master of Urban Design one year program offered at their Indianapolis Center. 



Please feel free to send updates you would like to share via the AIA Indianapolis E-Newsletter to

Free Promotional Opportunity!
AIA members are welcome to share their good news on a continuing basis by sending information on new-hires, promotions, new project opportunities and information on completed projects to our friends at Building Excellence in Construction and Design Magazine! High-resolution photos to accompany any such submissions are greatly appreciated, too.

The magazine is mailed monthly to over 1,000 owners, 2,000 contractors and 1,000 design professionals in Indiana. If you are not getting the magazine or have questions on how best to get your information published, call their publisher, Gary Price at 317-500-2427 or email him at

CLICK HERE to learn more and to register!
Acetylated Wood Presentation
12 p.m. - 1 p.m., Tuesday, September 15, 2015
AIA Indiana Office, 115 W. Washington St., Suite 955 South, Indianapolis, IN 46204

Learning Objectives
* Define term "Acetylated Wood"
* Explain basic history of wood acetylation
* Describe acetylation process
* Understand benefits of acetylated wood
* Provide applications in which acetylated wood can be used

Earn 1 AIA/HSW Learning Unit!

FREE Lunch!

CLICK HERE to register!

A Round Barn Emphasis: Common Structural Issues in Barns & Determining the Best Solutions
8 a.m. - 12 p.m., Saturday, October 24, 2015
The Howard County 4-H Fairgrounds
610 E Payton Street
Greentown, IN 46936

Trillium Dell Timberworks presents a FREE seminar inside the last historic round barn in Howard County, IN.

Earn 3 AIA/CES Learning Units! 

CLICK HERE to learn more and to register.
Monumental Affair
SAVE the Date - October 28, 2015

The Indy Chamber Monumental Awards is an annual evening of recognition for individuals and businesses that contribute to excellence in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, construction, real estate development, neighborhood revitalization, engineering, innovative reuse, and public art throughout the nine-county Indianapolis region. The 2015 Monumental Awards will take place on Wednesday, October 28, from 5 - 8:30 pm at the Indiana Roof Ballroom.

CLICK HERE to register.
AIA Contract Documents 
AIA Contract Documents
AIA Indiana Bookstore   
The AIA Indiana Bookstore is located at 1028 Shelby St., Indianapolis, IN 46203 (Fountain Square). The phone number is 317-634-3871 and the email address is
Jason Shelley, Executive Director 
AIA Indianapolis
115 W. Washington St., Suite 955 South
Indianapolis, IN 46204