March 2, 2018
Upcoming Events
Modernism + Film - Eileen Grey
The Bechtler Museum of Modern Design
Modernism + Film 
Reception 6:00
Film Screening and Discussion 7:00 
Prior to the screening, a panel discussion moderated by  Josie Holden Bulla  will discuss the film, with Josie and Christine Hayes providing opening remarks. The panel includes  Kathryn Horne , AIA,  Kristina Held, AIA and  Veronica DeVita .

Women in Architecture Post-Film Discussion
After the film screening, join AIA Charlotte's Women in Architecture for drinks and discussion at Vapiano's immediately following the film.  The first drink is sponsored by AIAC Women in Architecture. 

Please RSVP for the post even discussion here.

Sign in at the event to earn 1 LU.

Architecture Month
Sketchy Tuesday Sketch Off
The Speak Easy & Cluck Design Collaborative
1530 Elizabeth Avenue
Discovery Place
Architects Takeover Day
Saturday, March 10

AIA Charlotte is proud to be a part of the Discovery Place 'Year of the Engineer' with their March 10th takeover.  Volunteer or sponsor for the event with your promotional materials for only $100 - confirmation needed TODAY!
Our objectives for this takeover day are to:
1.     Connect with the public to expand their awareness to architecture and the architectural profession
2.     Provide engaging activities to the public for fun learning, targeted for all age groups

Architecture Month 2018
Schedule of Events


April 5th - Uptown Firm Crawl
April 6th - UNC Charlotte SoA Lecture - Anton Garcia-Abril
April 10th - Building Tour
April 14th - Bike Crawl
April 17th - Sketchy Tuesday
April 19th - Southend Firm Crawl
April 25th - Architecture Month Social -  Registration Open!
April 26th - Modernism + Film - Santiago Calatrava's Travels
April 28th - CANstruction 
Mark your calendars! Registration opening for events soon.
Sponsorship opportunities available! 
We want your company logo on the back of our Architecture Month shirt! 

CANstruction 2018 Team Registration Open

Saturday, April 28 - Sunday, April 29

New Venue!!!  Lenny Boy Brewing, 3000 South Tryon Street 

Team registration is open for CANstruction 2018! 

Each year, the Charlotte AEC community and affiliates join together for this charitable design/build event as teams assemble structures made from canned goods. The structures are then judged in various categories before being demolished and the cans donated to Second Harvest Food Bank. 

CANstruction will take place over one weekend at Lenny Boy Brewing. This will be a great community event.  Even if you don't have a team, come watch the build! 

Read the fine print on the registration page and direct any questions to Mike Gardina.

Last year, our teams donated a record 25,000 pounds of food. Can you beat that in 2018?!  (Pictured at right: CANtucky Derby  by Neighboring Concepts and Miles-McClellan)
Small Firm Roundtable - Automated Moveable Wall Systems

Thursday, March 8th

11:30 - 12:00 Lunch
12:00 - 1:00 Presentation
Dilworth Neighborhood Grille - 911 E Morehead Street

Trevor Maxson of Maxson Associates presents 
Modernfold: Automated Movable Wall Systems when the Small Firm Roundtable meets on March 8.
Lunch starts at 11:30 and the program begins promptly at noon. Attendees earn 1 LU/HSW.

Sign in at the event to earn 1 LU/HSW.

Associate Member Building Tour Only
 AvidXchange Corporate Headquarters
AvidXchange Corporate Headquarters
AvidXchange Lane, Charlotte 28202 
Thursday, March 6th
5:30 - 6:30 PM

AIA Associate Members - earn your hours! Come tour AvidExchange's new office space adjacent to the Music Factory. The group will gather at the building's lobby before beginning the tour. Parking is available on the street or in the AvidExchange parking deck.

AvidXchange, a national automated bill payment solutions company, commissioned LS3P to design the core, shell, and interior space for their new 200,000 SF office building located at the North Carolina Music Factory in Charlotte, NC.

City of Charlotte UDO Summit
Saturday, March 24
8:30 am - 1:30 pm
UNC Charlotte Center City Building
Earn 4 AIA HSW/LU credits 
Registration and more event details  here
The half-day event will feature keynote speaker Mitchell Silver, FAICP. Mitch Silver was previously the Chief Planning & Development Officer for the City of Raleigh and the President of the American Planning Association. He now serves as the New York City Parks Commissioner and is internationally recognized for his leadership in the planning profession and his contributions to contemporary planning issues. 
The summit provides an opportunity to share input related to the Charlotte Place Types and Unified Development Ordinance (UDO), a city-wide effort aimed at updating the policies and regulations that guide growth and development in Charlotte.

To learn more about Charlotte UDO, and how YOU can get involved, visit their website
World Architecture Day UIA Poster Competition


The International Union of Architects (UIA) has launched a poster competition in honor of World Architecture Day 2018 and marking UIA's 70th anniversary. Submissions are due by midnight Central European Time, Friday, June 1. Visit the  UIA Prizes Website  for more information and to enter. 



Leadership Institute 2018 Call for Proposals
Help shape tomorrow's leaders at Leadership Institute 2018, a powerful one-day event hosted in multiple cities. If you're an AIA Chapter wanting to host this event for your chapter or a subject matter expert with a great concept for a leadership session, we invite you to submit your proposal by March 5.
AIA Women's Leadership Summit
Unable to attend the 2017 Women's Leadership Summit? The AIA has made available a few educational sessions for viewing by members on  AIAU . Search 'Women's Leadership Summit' to access this great content!
AIA Knowledge Community Opportunities
  • Earn 1 HSW free: Designing Net Zero Energy Buildings: Obstacles and Lessons Learned. This webinar will flatten the learning curve for designers undertaking-or hoping to undertake-a net zero energy project. 
    Date: March 5, 12-1pm ET 

  • Avenues of Exchange: Building Equitable, Healthy, and Resilient Cities This ACSA Annual Meeting pre-conference workshop will explore rising challenges cities face with ensuring equitable growth and ecological health in the face of redevelopment. Learn more about housing and community development projects and practices that promote equity and ecology in the built environment. Workshop will take place in Denver, CO, March 14. Earn up to 7 CEU (with HSW) 
    Register > 
  • Submit your project to the 2018 Justice Facilities Review! Share your built or unbuilt project as an example of today's exceptional justice architecture. Submissions are due March 19, 5pm. 

Career Center: Latest Job Postings

In 2018, 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.
Position Primary Category Organization Date Posted
Charlotte, NC,  Intern Architect Clark Nexsen 3/1/2018
Charlotte, NC,  Architect Clark Nexsen 3/1/2018
Charlotte, NC,  Intern Architect Clark Nexsen, Inc. 2/28/2018
Charlotte,  Project Manager Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools 2/22/2018
Charlotte, North Carolina Other University of North Carolina Charlotte 2/22/2018
Raleigh, North Carolina Architectural Designer Cline Design Associates, PA 2/22/2018
CHARLOTTE,  Project Architect TOBIN, PLLC 2/14/2018
Charlotte, NC, Charlotte Project Architect 505 Design Charlotte, Inc 2/14/2018
Charlotte, North Carolina Architect Schrader Design, Inc. 2/6/2018
Charlotte,  Intern Architect BB+M Architecture 2/1/2018

Visit the AIA Charlotte Career Center for the most current list of job postings.

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