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AIAOC congratulates our newest Fellow for excellence in service!


Diane McLean, FAIA

Available Programs

COTE: LEED CI Platinum Certification Process

Thursday, February 19, 2015

1.5 HSW  Learn More


Site Modeling - A New Way To Measure

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

1 LU  Learn More


ADA Seminar- Disability Access 

Thursday, February 26, 2015

 2 HSWs Learn More


At Your Service

Get involved with AIA Orange County!

The following committees welcome your support.  Join one today by responding to

Committee Openings:

Artwalk Committee

Associates Committee

Communications Committee

COTE Committee

Custom Residential Architects Committee (CRAN)

Emerging Professionals Committee

Secretary Advisory Committee 



We want to hear from you.  Please email your response to the following question to


"What do you as the member need from us to add value to your AIA membership"




Emerging Professionals Commitee Present: Line to Color Workshop with Frank Ching & Gail Wong

In this intensive workshop, architectural drawing instructors Frank Ching and Gail Wong will walk you through clear steps covering the complete process . Learn More


President Bill Clinton Keynote Speaker

Join us May 14 for a keynote address by President Bill Clinton, Founder of the Clinton Foundation, and 42nd President of the United States. Learn More


Hangar Tour - Boy Scouts of America 

Everyone is invited to a unique tour of the Tustin Hangar! Each time slot will have a guided tour, video, and plenty of time to see the historical displays. Learn More


Hollyhock House

Reopening February 13th, 2015! For one night only, the City of Los Angeles and the Barnsdall Art Park Foundation will open Hollyhock House for self-guided tours  Learn More



Your Advocacy in Action

Part of being an AIA member is to support local advocacy efforts?  Click here to find out more about how AIA is making a difference in California and how you can participate Learn More


Gain Credibility and Showcase Your AIAOC Affiliation with the Logo Badge!

We are excited to announce participation in the Houzz Affiliation Badge Program. Houzz has become the leading online platform for home remodeling and design. With more than 25 million homeowners using Houzz every month, we know that using Houzz can help you build your brand and grow your business. The Badge Program will let you showcase your AIA Orange County affiliation right on your profile.


Please follow us on Houzz and add the AIA badge to your Houzz professional profile today!

It takes less than a minutes; here's how to do it:

1. Go to Your Houzz, then "Edit Profile." Scroll down to Affiliations

2. In the text box, start typing the name of our organization.

3. Click on our organization name, then click the Add button. Make sure to click "Update" to save your changes. 


Click the green text below to edit your profile now or create a free profile if your company is not yet on Houzz.




Join a Study Group! 

AIAOC HAS THE 2014 KAPLAN STUDY MATERIAL! Email: for more information. A growing group of AIAOC Associate members have been holding weekly study sessions in Irvine from 7-9pm on Wednesday evenings. Email Executive Director Jeffrey Gill at  for more information. Click Here for reference materials for check out.



2015 TurnKey Conference

Enter Your Project to Win a 2015 TurnKey Award!

The TurnKey Conference, hosted by ALN Magazine and ALN World, presents a yearly award to recognize outstanding achievements in the design/build of a new building or renovation project that includes a laboratory animal facility. The award is intended to showcase new ideas and accomplishments in facility design, construction, renovation and operation.


The successful nomination should include a case study of the project including goals, scope of the project, any special requirements or restrictions that had to be considered, new ideas or technology that were incorporated, compliance issues, and the communication and coordination between the different stakeholders involved in the project.


Note that in order to be considered, the facility must have been completed no earlier than July 1, 2013.


One representative of the winning Facility of the Year team will receive a free registration to attend the TurnKey Conference, as well as hotel accommodations and a travel stipend (up to $500). A plaque of achievement will be presented at the TurnKey Awards luncheon during the conference along with an announcement appearing in ALN Magazine.


Nomination Deadline
Nomination package deadline: February 17, 2015
Winner notification: March 4, 2015


About the TurnKey Conference
The TurnKey Conference, sponsored by ALN Magazine and ALN World, is an annual conference offering programs specifically geared toward building or renovating laboratory animal facilities. The TurnKey Conference will be held in May 7 & 8, 2015 in San Diego, Calif. Click on the following link for details and to learn more about the TurnKey Conference.

Send submissions to:

Elizabeth Doughman
Editor in Chief, ALN Magazine and ALN World



AIA National Photography Competition

AIA St. Louis announces the opening of the 2015 AIA National Photography Competition, with deadline of April 1, 2015. 

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General Information

AIA Contract Documents

New AIA Contract Documents Just Added!  Now, AIA Documents-on-Demand allows you to access 113 AIA Contract Documents anytime, anywhere. Each document can be downloaded and printed once you complete the purchase process. Both MAC and PC users can use this service. Learn More


2015 Sponsorship

Sponsorship Opportunities

Be a part of our success! AIAOC 2015 Sponsorship is avalibe now!

View the current AIA Orange County Sponsors HERE








AAA Blueprint & Digital Reprographics Inc.




Dealy, Renton & Associates
Mark J. Paone, AIA
Michael Murtaugh Nelson & Treglia LLP


LPA, Inc.


Dougherty + Dougherty Architects, LLP
SABP Reprographics


Nemetschek Vectorworks, Inc.



2015 AIA Honor Award Recipients
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Architects Issue Statement on Congressional Extension of 179D
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Join AIA Today!
Instantly expand your support network by more than 83,000 colleagues.Become a member and secure your future today. Read More
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