June 7, 2019
AIA'S 162ND ANNUAL MEETING ILLUMINATES AMBITIOUS PRIORITIES FOR THE FUTURE
At A'19, delegates voted to champion major action in the fight against climate change and support greater financial flexibility for AIA. Read more
-MORE UPDATES-

  • Bylaws Amendment 19-A: Titling of Allied Members
  • Bylaws Amendment 19-B: Long-term Financial Stability and Flexibility
  • Resolution 19-1: The Formation of Sections by the AIA International Region
  • Resolution 19-11: Resolution for Urgent and Sustained Climate Action
THE 2021 PRESIDENT-ELECT, THE 2020-2021 TREASURER, AND AN AT-LARGE DIRECTOR WERE ELECTED IN LAS VEGAS
2020 First Vice President/2021 President-elect
Peter Exley, FAIA , from AIA Chicago/AIA Illinois, was elected 2020 First Vice President/2021 President elect.


2020-2021 Treasurer
Evelyn Lee, AIA , from AIA San Francisco/AIA California, was elected 2020-2021 Treasurer.


2020-2022 At Large Director
Britt Lindberg, AIA , from AIA Silicon Valley/AIA California, was elected 2020-2022 At-large Director.
2019-2020 YAF LEADERSHIP PROGRAM APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN!
Building upon the successes of previous YAF Leadership Programs, AIA Charlotte is pleased to launch our third offering of this widely valued program geared toward identifying and developing leadership skills, teaching the importance of utilizing those skills, and inspiring and charging young architects to be leaders for positive change in our community.
 
Program kicks off September 2019 and runs through April 2020

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
·        Applicants must be an AIA Member and licensed 10 years or less.
·        Attendance at each session w/ up to 2 absences. We will release the official schedule when applicants are notified that they have been accepted. When accepted they will then confirm they wish to enroll and provide payment for the program.
·     Program fee is $215
·           Applications must be submitted by June 27   th
·     Each session will start at 11:30 starting with a group lunch. At noon the scheduled presentation/exercise/group activity will start and last for roughly the next hour and a half.  
·     Topics for each session focus on personal development, professional advancement, and community involvement. Some examples of session topics include taking a personality & leadership assessment, risk management case studies, panel discussions, and connecting participants with opportunities to become more involved within the Charlotte area.
2019-2020
YAF LEADERSHIP PROGRAM SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Learn how partners in the community can support our YAF Leadership Program,. The YAF Leadership program strives to provide programming and events at little to no cost to it’s membership; this is made possible by sponsor donations.
SMALL FIRM ROUNDTABLE
THE EVOLUTION OF WATER-RESISTIVE & AIR BARRIERS
June 13, 2019
Dilworth Grill
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
1 LU|HSW

Examine the evolution of water-resistive and air barriers (WRB-AB) in commercial building envelopes and introduce new, all-in-one, integrated sheathing + WRB-AB systems as alternatives to traditional water and air management methods.
SMALL FIRM ROUNDTABLE PRESENTERS NEEDED!
We are in search of presenters to host one of the 2019 Small Firm Roundtable educational events. Twice a month AIA Charlotte brings together our members for an educational lunch hour at Dilworth Grill in Charlotte! What better way to get in front of our members. We do ask the presenter to purchase lunch for our attendees. Choose from the open dates listed and email Sandra@aiacharlotte.org


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NOVEMBER 14
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DECEMBER 12
BECHTLER MODERNISM + FILM SERIES:
ART HOUSE
June 20, 2019
6 PM
The Bechtler Museum

The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art’s Modernism + Film program investigates themes in design, engineering, architecture and modern/contemporary art through the lens of film. In his new documentary, photographer Don Freeman explores the homes designed and lived in by notable American artists, revealing the inventiveness derived from the dialogue between each artist's practice and the construction of their handmade homes.
LEGISLATIVE WEDNESDAY 
Update on Negotiations with Interior Designers
No agreement reached with Interior Designers to limit their practice of architecture as permitted by House Bill 858.

Legislative Wednesday event number 5 is quickly approaching! The initiative in opposition to the Interior Design Licensing bill H858 is underway.

On Wednesday, orientation will be provided from 10:00 to 10:45 AM and teams formed to begin canvassing legislators at or before 11:15 AM. Lunch sandwiches will be provided at CfAD at 2:00pm following start of the legislative sessions in House and Senate. Interested participants should contact Richard.Alsop@arcreview.org  prior to Wednesday. 
EXPLORE THE WORLD’S MOST ICONIC ARCHITECTURAL WONDERS BUILT ENTIRELY OF LEGO BRICKS 
Over half a million LEGO bricks come together to create a wonderland of the most mesmerizing, gravity-defying skyscrapers from across the globe!
The whole family will be captivated by elaborate 1:200 scale LEGO towers constructed in stunning detail by Ryan McNaught, one of only 14 certified LEGO professionals worldwide. 

With over 200,000 LEGO bricks to experiment with, challenge your creativity and start building today! Read More
MECKLENBURG COUNTY BI-ANNUAL MEETING WITH THE HOME BUILDER’S ASSOCIATION
July 3rd
8AM to 10AM
Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement
Land Use & Environmental Services Agency
2145 Suttle Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28208

Questions? Email Us
SAVE THE DATE: JM ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT
SPONSORSHIPS OPENING SOON!
September 13th
Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation

AIA Charlotte will soon be opening sponsorship opportunities for the 2019 Annual JM Golf Tournament. The packages are limited quantities and are on a first come, first serve basis.
Players / Teams registration will open up later this summer.

Questions? Email Sandra@aiacharlotte.org
SAVE THE DATE NOVEMBER ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING:
MAYOR LYLES
November 13, 2019
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Triple C Barrel Room

Join us as we welcome Mayor Lyles to a fireside chat to learn about her Energy Action Plan for Charlotte and how AIA Charlotte members can contribute to a greener community!
BEST PRACTICE: DEVELOPING
FOR GREAT IDEAS
Jeffrey Cufaude, a consultant, held a two-hour workshop with AIA national component staff to demonstrate how experiential learning produces great ideas. He showed how firms can maximize organizational creativity by understanding the experiential learning cycle, striking a balance between compliance versus creation, and recognizing relationships that generate creativity,

THE SMALL FIRM EXCHANGE SCAN
The Small Firm Exchange quarterly newsletter is live. Find out what's happening around the Small Firm Exchange and how your small firm can benefit. Join the national SFx  member group  to never miss an issue.


TOUR SAN ANTONIO'S ARCHITECTURE, HISTORY, AND CULTURE
his November, experience the architectureal heritage of San Antonio with Architectural Adventures. From its unparalleled Spanish colonial past to the cutting-edge contemporary art center. Take in five UNESCO World Heritage Missions including The Alamo as well as a private behind-the-scenes tour of David Adjaye's Ruby City; one of the most anticipated buildings of 2019.

LOCAL CAREER CENTER
In 2019, job listings are $100 for members and $200 for non-members, posted for 30 days. 
Post your listing online , and it will also be included here.
THANK YOU TO OUR ANNUAL PLATINUM PARTNERS
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