September 7, 2017 - AIA Indiana/AIA Indianapolis E-Newsletter

A Home by an Architect - September AIA Indianapolis Program   

5 p.m. -7 p.m., Thursday, September 14, 2017
Hosted by Ball State University's College of Architecture and Planning at The Platform @ City Market, 202 E. Market St., Indianapolis, IN 46204

*5 p.m. - 6 p.m. - Networking, Hors D'oeuvres, Beer, Wine, Soft Drinks
*6 p.m. - 7 p.m. - Presentation - "A Home by an Architect" - presented by Architects and Homeowners of the Architects Home Tour - Earn 1 AIA/CES Learning Unit

Thank you Ball State University College of Architecture and Planning for hosting the August AIA Indianapolis Program!

CLICK HERE to register and learn more about the September AIA Indianapolis Program!

Discount tickets for the Architects Home Tour will be available for purchase at this event! CLICK HERE to learn more about the tour! 
ARCHITECTS' HOME TOUR - AIA Indianapolis 2017

The Architects' Home Tour is scheduled for September 16 and 17. CLICK HERE to view the seven homes on this year's tour and to buy your discount tickets!

Home Tour volunteer docent opportunities are available. Each volunteer will be scheduled to work no more than three hours on one day of the tour and will receive two free home tour tickets. CLICK HERE to volunteer!
2017 AIA OVR Convention 

Registration is open for the 2017 AIA OVR Convention! The convention committee has created a fascinating lineup of programs, tours and events.

CLICK HERE to learn more and to register!
CLICK HERE for information regarding exhibitor/sponsor opportunities.

Architects Needed to Assist Hurricane Impacted Areas   

The Indiana Building Emergency Assessment & Monitoring (I-BEAM) Team is proactively taking steps to be prepared in the event we are called upon to provide damage assessment assistance along the Gulf Coast. Deployment duration is typically a 14-16 day rotation. There is limited shelter availability therefore the deployment accommodations will likely be I-BEAM's inflatable sleeping shelters.  
No requests have been made at this time. It may be weeks before a request could be made and there is the possibility there will not be a request at all.
If you would like to be added to the list for possible deployment and have approval from your employer, please provide the following information to
Relevant qualifications /certifications:
For the next 12 weeks list any timeframes you would be unavailable for deployment:

Hurricane Harvey Hits AIA Houston - Help Needed!  

AIA Houston was almost finished with their new Center for Architecture in downtown Houston, and then Hurricane Harvey hit. The damage is significant and they have opened up a GoFundMe account. CLICK HERE to learn how you can help! 
2012 AIA Indy Golf Logo

2017 AIA Indianapolis Golf Outing - SOLD OUT!

The 2017 AIA Indianapolis Golf Outing at Prairie View Golf Club on August 21 was a sell out and a good time was had by one and all!
A special thanks to the AIA Indianapolis Golf Outing Chair Steve Savoie, AIA for his efforts in putting together a great event.
Thanks also to the outing's title sponsor Repro Graphix, Inc., food and beverage sponsor Edgewood Building Supply/Indiana Brick Corporation, and to all of the sponsors, volunteers, and participants for making the 2017 AIA Indianapolis Golf Outing a success!

Of particular note, the outing was held on the same day as the solar eclipse. Thank you Spohn Associates, Inc., for providing outing attendees protective glasses to view the solar eclipse. 

Revitalizing Historic Places: Indiana Landmarks' Annual Meeting 2017

The 2017 Indiana Landmarks' Annual Meeting is scheduled for Sunday, September 10, 2:30 p.m. -4:30 p.m., at Indiana Landmarks Center, 1201 Central Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46202. Learn what was saved and restored in the past year, and what's still endangered. Also, Sallie Rowland will be awarded the Williamson Prize for preservation leadership, an award created last year in honor of J. Reid Williamson, Jr., who served as Indiana Landmarks president from 1973-2005. Sallie's work in the establishment and leadership of the Indianapolis Historic Preservation Commission has had profound influence on the architecture and urban fabric of Indianapolis. The annual meeting is free for members, but please RSVP by calling 317-639-4534 or 800-450-4534.

2017 AIA Indiana Annual Meeting/2018 Slate of Officer Candidates  

The 2017 AIA Indiana Annual Meeting, which will be held during the 2017 AIA Ohio Valley Region Convention, is scheduled for 8:30 a.m., Thursday, September 28, at Union Station in downtown Indianapolis, IN. All members are encouraged to attend. The slate of 2018 officer candidates will be voted on at the meeting. The 2018 slate includes: Lisa Gomperts, AIA - President; Jeff Anglemyer, AIA - Vice President; Scott Pannicke, AIA - Treasurer; Andrew Mitchell, AIA - Secretary; Mike Davis, AIA - Past President. 

Ball State CAP Guest Lecture Series featuring Hoosier Troy Thompson, AIA Begins September 11th   

The Ball State CAP Guest Lecture Series, which is open and free of charge for AIA members and sponsors, begins Monday, September 11, 12 p.m. - 1 p.m., at the CAP: INDY Connector @ the Platform, 202 E. Market St., Indianapolis, IN (#CAPlatform). This year's first lecture,
We're Not Obsolete . . . yet: Design in the Post-professional World of Design-build & Artificial, will be presented by Indiana native Troy Thompson, AIA, Managing Partner, SmithGroupJJR, CAP Firm in Residence supported by the Emens Distinguished Professorship program. Troy will present a picture of societal trends that are dramatically affecting how design and planning will be delivered in the near future. Technological shifts such as Artificial Intelligence, 3-D printing and the democratization of knowledge will cause the design fields to re-think how design and construction relate to one another. These trends will also force a rethinking of the business model of design firms. Troy will present possible options for how the design office, as we know it today, can and must, evolve toward new practice models.

The John R. Emens Distinguished Professorship was established in 1967 by Ball State University as an expression of appreciation for the leadership and service provided to the University by President John R. Emens, on the occasion of his retirement. The Distinguished Professorship is awarded to one of Ball State University's seven academic colleges each year on the basis of a competitive proposal. The Emens Distinguished Professorship has been awarded to the College of Architecture and Planning for 2017-18 to support a Firm in Residence. SmithGroup/JJR, an interdisciplinary design firm with eleven offices world-wide, will serve as the Firm in Residence, under the leadership of Troy Thompson, SmithGroup/JJR Managing Partner and Ball State College of Architecture and Planning alumni.

PARK(ing) Day  

PARK(ing) Day is an annual open-source global event where citizens, artists, and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into "PARK(ing)" spaces: temporary public places. CLICK HERE to learn more!

Saarinen Designed A.C. Wermuth Home Tour

This Architecture & Community Heritage ยท Fort Wayne, IN exclusive home tour features the modern A.C. Wermuth House. The home, completed in 1942, is one of seven designed by renowned architects Eero Saarinen and his father Eliel.  During this tour, learn more about the history, the design, and what makes the A.C. Wermuth House truly unique.
CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., October 7.
CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for 12 p.m. - 2 p.m., October 7.
CLICK HERE to purchase tickets for 2 p.m. - 4 p.m., October 7.

Becoming Present: Louis I. Kahn and the Arts United Center

Becoming Present: Louis I. Kahn and the Arts United Center, pays homage to Kahn by sharing the chronological and biographical history of Fort Wayne's Arts United Center. From the art campus' inception in 1959 until now, a pivotal time for the regeneration of cultural change, a much-needed light is shed on the many reasons to support and maintain Louis Kahn's oft-overlooked, albeit monumentally significant, contribution to Fort Wayne. This exhibition explores the integrality of supporting the arts for a stronger, more vibrant community, and the exigency of helping the Arts United Center move with Fort Wayne into the future. Also, a closing party is scheduled for this exhibition September 29 at 6 p.m., featuring a lecture by Zach Benedict, AIA, Principal at MKM Architecture + Design. His career as an architect has emphasized the connection between people and places. Cash bar and appetizers will be available. CLICK HERE to learn more.

12th Annual Dayton Green Expo

Register now for the 12th Annual Dayton Green Expo, which is scheduled for September 12 at Sinclair Community College Ponitz Center in Dayton, OH. Join 400 industry peers, enjoy a keynote luncheon featuring a national sustainability leader panel, three tracks of enriching educational sessions, over 30 sustainability-focused exhibitors, and hours of networking opportunities. CLICK HERE to learn more.

2017 Quality of Place Conference: Sustainable Communities; Our Global Future

The 2017 Quality of Place Conference: Sustainable Communities; Our Global Future is scheduled for September 15 in Richmond, IN. The conference will feature presentations regarding sustainability, community development, and a keynote address titled, The Success or Failure of Communities, Making the Choice, by Ed McMahon, Senior Fellow with the Urban Land Institute. CLICK HERE to learn more and to register.

AIA National News

Architectural Billings Index
Architecture billings climb for the sixth-straight month in the July Billings Index. CLICK HERE to learn more. 

AIA State Economic Profiles 
The midyear update to the AIA's State Economic Profiles has been released. The profiles provide a collection of economic indicators that can be used to make better business decisions. 
The data demonstrates the importance of architects and the industry to society. Each profile contains national, regional, and state indicators such as employment and gross domestic product. CLICK HERE to learn more.  

AIA National Committees Seek Nominations
AIA is seeking nominations for AIA national committees. The deadline for submissions is October 9. Members must submit a resume and a letter of interest with their application. Applicants must be an Architect or Associate member in good standing. CLICK HERE to learn more.

Thomas Jefferson Awards for Public Architecture
Submissions will be accepted until October 6 for the Thomas Jefferson Awards for Public Architecture. CLICK HERE to learn more.

Lean Concepts Drive Healthcare Architecture Planning and Design Webinar 
The Academy of Architecture for Health is presenting a webinar titled, Lean Concepts Drive Healthcare Architecture Planning and Design, October 10, from 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. EST. Earn 1 AIA LU/HSW! CLICK HERE to learn more and to register. 

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