February 5, 2018 - AIA Indiana/AIA Indianapolis E-Newsletter

February AIA Indianapolis Program - "An Opportunity to Reshape the Regional Center"    

5 p.m. - 7 p.m., Thursday, February 8, 2018 at The Platform @ City Market, 202 E. Market St., Indianapolis, IN 46204
*5 p.m. - 6 p.m. - Networking/Refreshments 

*6 p.m. - 7 p.m. - Presentation - " Citizen Architects Leading the Way " - presented by 2013 AIA National President Mickey Jacob, FAIA - Earn 1 AIA/CES Learning Unit 

Thank you Ball State University College of Architecture and Planning for hosting the January AIA Indianapolis Program!
  CLICK HERE to learn more and to register.

Thank you to all who attended the January AIA Indianapolis Program concerning the p lans to renovate and expand the I65/I70 Highway split around downtown Indianapolis. CLICK HERE to view media coverage from the event. 
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IN Statehouse

AIA Indiana Days at the Statehouse and YAF Day at the Statehouse

Use your clout and support your profession by attending an "AIA Indiana Day at the Statehouse." This is a unique opportunity for you to learn firsthand about the key AIA state legislative and regulatory issues and to become a lobbyist for a day. You will be able to directly impact the legislative process by meeting with your state legislators and discussing the issues important to architects. Current dates available are: February 6,12, 14, or 15. Please choose a date, RSVP to AIA Indiana Executive Director Jason Shelley, jshelley@aiaindiana.org, 317/634-6993. The day will begin at 12 p.m. with lunch and end no later than 3 p.m. A unified voice is vital. Don't wait to get involved! 

Young Architects Forum Day at the Statehouse is scheduled for Monday, February 19. CLICK HERE to register.

Ball State University CAP Events and Lectures  

CLICK HERE to view upcoming Ball State CAP events and lectures. 

Why Design Matters: The Legacy of Alexander Girard 

The lecture/public conversation is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., February 22, in the Toby Theatre at the Indianapolis Museum of Art. Herman Miller's Global Brand Director Sam Grawe and Corporate Archivist Amy Auscherman will provide an overview of Alexander Girard's illustrious 21-year career with Herman Miller. Their presentation will be followed by a conversation with grandchildren Aleishall Girard-Maxon and Kori Girard, who preserve Girard's legacy through Girard Studio. CLICK HERE to learn more. 

2018 Edgewood Vendor Showcase by Edgewood Building Supply

You are invited to take part in the annual Edgewoood Vendor Showcase and educational event. This year's event, which is scheduled for February 14 will be held at the 502 East Event Center located in Carmel and will feature several new manufacturers and product lines. This is a one-day educational event with each attendee able to earn up to 4 AIA/CES learning units from a variety of available classes. There will be a total of 8 educational classes to choose from throughout the day with 4 being architecturally related and 4 hardscape courses. This event is free to attend and will include breakfast, lunch, and a social hour at the end of the day. Attendees will be eligible for prize drawings throughout the day. CLICK HERE to learn more and to register! 

2018 Symposium on Sustainability in Health Care (SSHC-18)   

Heapy Engineering is hosting the 8th Annual Symposium on Sustainability in Health Care (SSHC-18), an educational event for Healthcare providers and industry partners. The symposium is scheduled for March 20, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., at the Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45246. This year's keynote luncheon features Bill Browning, Founding Partner of Terrapin Bright Green. Bill is one of the green building and real estate industry's foremost thinkers and strategists, and an advocate for sustainable design solutions at all levels of business, government, and civil society. A trade show, with exhibitors focusing on the health care industry, will run concurrently with the symposium. AIA Indiana is a supporting sponsor of this event. CLICK HERE to learn more.

2017 AIA Trust - Managing Your Risks  

The AIA Trust is designed to enhance AIA Member value and is where smart architects manage risk ®. CLICK HERE to learn more.

A'18 AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 - Registration is Open!     

Get ready for three immersive days of what's new and now in architecture and design, hosted in one of the most iconic cities in the world. At A'18, some of the most creative architects, designers, and firms will share how they're creating their own blueprint and making a difference in cities of every size all over the world. CLICK HERE to learn more and to register! 

2018 AIA Indiana/AIA Indianapolis Committees  

Get involved by serving on a committee. See the list of active AIA Indiana/AIA Indianapolis committees listed below. Contact AIA Indiana Executive Director Jason Shelley, jshelley@aiaindiana.org, 317-634-6993, if you are interested in serving on a committee. 
  • AIA Indiana Legislative Committee
  • AIA Indiana Health Care Design Committee
  • AIA Indiana Committee on the Environment (COTE)
  • Architects for Indiana Political Action Committee (ARCHPAC)
  • AIA Indiana Membership Committee
  • AIA Indianapolis Membership Committee
  • Indiana High School Design Competition Committee
  • AIA Indianapolis Home Tour Committee  
  • AIA Indianapolis Golf Outing Committee
  • AIA Indiana Design Awards Committee
  • AIA Indianapolis Young Architects Forum (YAF)
  • AIA Indianapolis Excellence in Architecture Awards Committee
  • AIA Indianapolis Programs Committee
  • AIA Indiana Convention Planning Committee 

AIA Membership Renewal Reminder

We began the year at a record membership high and we want to continue this upward trend! You still have time to renew for 2018, so be sure to do so ASAP to avoid a lapse in your membership benefits. Contact AIA Indiana Membership Development Director Jeff Echols, Assoc. AIA, jechols@aiaindiana.org , 317-408-4322, if you need an additional copy of your renewal invoice. Jeff can also assist anyone wishing to take advantage of our Dues Installment Plan. Applications are available. 

AIA Indiana Assists in Successful Jeffersonville, IN SDAT Grant Application 

A IA Indiana, AIA Kentucky, and AIA Central Kentucky recently assisted the city of Jeffersonville, in their successful application for an AIA Sustainable Design Assessment Team Program (SDAT) grant. CLICK HERE to learn more about the AIA SDAT program.
The city was selected for the community assistance team program, and will be engaging AIA members from both KY and IN in the planning process throughout this year. Congratulations to the City of Jeffersonville on this exciting opportunity, which is likely to benefit local communities on both sides of the Ohio River!

AIA National News

Architectural Billings Index and Consensus Construction Forecast
2017 ended on a strong note for the Architectural Billings Index. According to AIA's semi-annual Consensus Construction Forecast, industry growth is projected to accelerate well into 2019! CLICK HERE to learn more. 
2018 AIA Annual Meeting - Submission of Resolutions
The deadline for submitting resolutions for consideration at the 2018 convention annual meeting at A'18, is Friday, March 9. CLICK HERE to learn more.

National Photo Contest
The 2018 AIA National Photography Competition is open for entries until April 1.  This program is open to all AIAS, Associate AIA, and AIA members, as well as architects actively registered in the United States. CLICK HERE to learn more. 

AIAU brings the industry's best learning to you. AIAU's 300+ instructors are from leading firms, and they'll immerse you in in-demand topics that will boost your skills and portfolio. CLICK HERE to learn more.

Investing in Urban Infrastructure Webinar
February 12, 12 p.m. EST: Earn 1 AIA HSW LU: Learn how strategic public investment in innovative urban infrastructure is tackling big urban issues, strengthening communities in Bethlehem, Boston, and New Orleans. CLICK HERE to learn more and to register.
Trends in Medical Planning Part 1: Following the Threads Webinar
February 13, 2 p.m. EST: Earn 1 AIA HSW LU: Associated with the Academy of Architecture for Health. CLICK HERE to learn more and to register.
Retirement Reality Webinar
February 27, 1 p.m. EST: Earn 1 AIA LU: Assess your expectations for retirement and what you can do to achieve your retirement goals. CLICK HERE to learn more and to register.
Designing Net Zero Energy Buildings: Obstacles and Lessons Learned Webinar
March 5, 12 p.m. EST: Earn 1 AIA HSW LU: This webinar will flatten the learning curve for designers undertaking, or hoping to undertake, a net zero energy project. CLICK HERE to learn more and to register. 

The AIA Trust
CLICK HERE to find out what The AIA Trust can do for your practice. The purpose of The AIA Trust is to develop and offer insurance and benefit programs of the greatest possible value and to serve as a risk management resource for members and components of the American Institute of Architects.

AIA Knowledge Community Events 
CLICK HERE to access a full list of AIA Knowledge Community events.
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