AIA Indianapolis E-Newsletter - November 2015
2015 AIA Indianapolis Annual Meeting & November Chapter Program 
November AIA Indianapolis Chapter Program and Annual Meeting - Guest Speaker: Andrew Bernheimer, AIA
5pm-7:30pm, Thursday, November 12, 2015
Hilton Garden Inn Indianapolis Downtown, 10 East Market Street, Indianapolis, IN 46204
  • 5 p.m. - 6 p.m. - Networking, Hors D'oeuvres, Beer, Wine, Soft Drinks
  • 6 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. - 2015 AIA Indianapolis Chapter Annual Meeting
  • 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. - Presentation - "Building Stories" - by Andrew Bernheimer, AIA, Bernheimer Architecture PLLC, Brooklyn, NY - Earn 1 AIA/CES Learning Unit
CLICK HERE  to learn more and register.

CLICK HERE  to learn more about the proposed AIA Indiana Reorganization, which will be voted on at the 2015 AIA Indianapolis Annual Meeting.
2015 AIA Indiana Annual Meeting
The 2015 AIA Indiana Annual Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 17, 2015, 4 p.m. - 6 p.m., in downtown Indianapolis. The merger resolution will be discussed and voted on at this meeting. Also, you can earn 1 FREE AIA/CES Learning Unit by attending this meeting. A presentation titled "What's Next? The Next Chapter in Architectural Storytelling" will be offered.

CLICK HERE   to learn more and register to attend.

CLICK HERE  to learn more about the proposed AIA Indiana Reorganization, which will be voted on at the 2015 AIA Indiana Annual Meeting.
Indy 2030 Challenge Roundtable
Indy 2030 Challenge Roundtable
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., December 8, 2015
RATIO, 101 S. Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

The first meeting of the Indy 2030 Challenge Roundtable group will be held December 8 at 3:30 RATIO's office. The 2030 Challenge ( sets a goal for all new buildings, developments and major renovations to be carbon-neutral by 2030. Local Indianapolis-area architects and engineers who have committed or are interested in committing to the 2030 challenge are invited to attend a quarterly roundtable discussion to share experiences in meeting this challenge. Please contact Joe Yount, AIA, if you have any questions.
9th Annual Learn to Earn Event - Indianapolis
9th Annual Learn to Earn Event - Indianapolis
Wednesday, November 18, 2105
The "New" BAC LOCAL 4 Office, 8455 Moller Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46268
Earn 6 AIA/CES/HSW Learning Units!
Cost = FREE

CLICK HERE to learn more and register.
Young Architects Forum (YAF)
YAF Indy

CLICK HERE to learn more about YAF/Indy.
Building Excellence in Construction and Design Magazine - 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 would be appreciated.

The magazine is mailed monthly to over 1,000 owners, 2,000 contractors and 1,000 design professionals in Indiana. If you are not receiving the magazine or have questions on how best to publish your information, call their publisher, Gary Price at 317-500-2427 or email him at 
Brick Industry Association - Earn FREE AIA Learning Units
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.
Design Opportunities -November 2015

CLICK HERE to learn more.
Gain Insight into the Construction Economic Outlook 
AIA members can earn 1.5 CEU at CMD's annual fall webcast with industry-leading chief economists: Kermit Baker of the AIA, Ken Simonson of the AGC and Alex Carrick of CMD. The free, live webcast will take place on November 19 from Noon-1:30 p.m. 

CLICK HERE  to learn more and register to participate.
IDP Overhaul 
On November 3, NCARB announced IDP Overhaul details. The new IDP will allow up to 20 hours of AIA CEUs in each experience area (up to 120 total), but they all must be HSW. Specific questions should be directed to NCARB Customer Service at 202.879.0520 or 

CLICK HERE   to learn more.
AIA Kinetic
Submit your content to AIA Kinetic. AIA Kinetic is a new app for members that provides the latest buzz in architecture. All users are invited to provide commentary.  CLICK HERE  to learn how you can contribute content and submit topics. 
NCARB 2015 Annual Report 

CLICK HERE to review the report.
Tilt Up Seminar - presented by The Indiana Ready Mixed Concrete Association
Tilt Up Seminar - presented by The Indiana Ready Mixed Concrete Association
10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Thursday, November 19, 2015
Embassy Suites North, 3912 Vincennes Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46268
Earn 2 AIA Learning Units
Cost = FREE

CLICK HERE  to learn more and to register.
2016 Indiana Construction Industry Conference
Registration is open.  CLICK HERE  to learn more.
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 at no charge, can help resolve issues for you with project reviews prior to submission even when the project is in the conceptual stage. Contact Jim Rawlinson at or 317-464-2262, for assistance in making the regulatory and permitting process easier for you.
AIA Indiana Bookstore
AIA Contract Docs
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  CLICK HERE to visit the AIA Indiana Bookstore website. 

New AIA Contract Documents. The AIA Design-Build family of documents is now complete with the release of new documents that include an Owner/Consultant Agreement with Land Surveying and Geotechnical Engineering Scope of Service Exhibits and six new design-build forms. CLICK HERE to learn more and download samples.

You may want to participate in upcoming AIA Contract Documents education programs, including an in-person training and free webinars:

November 19 Free Webinar at noon CT (1 AIA LU)
Key Contracting Issues in Digital Practice Design and Construction
CLICK HERE to learn more.

December 4 In-Person Training at National in DC (6.5 AIA/CES LUs)
Beginners Guide to Using AIA Contract Documents and Software
CLICK HERE to learn more.

December 8 Free Webinar at 2 pm CT (1 AIA LU)
Owner/Consultant Agreements: Understanding Roles, Contractual Relationships and Terms
CLICK HERE to learn more.

December 10 Free Webinar at noon CT (1 AIA LU)
Explore Master Agreements, Task Orders and Other Small Firms Agreements
CLICK HERE to learn more.
2015 AIA Indiana & AIA Indianapolis Sponsors
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Thank you to all our sponsors!

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AIA Indiana & AIA Indianapolis Government Relations Support Sponsor
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