February 15-19, 2021
Access complimentary construction economic news and construction forecasts from AIA Innovation Partner ConstructConnect. These trends can help firms and components strategically plan during unprecedented times. Sign up today
Creating equitable, adaptable, and resilient educational environments February 18 at 2pm ET
Earn 1 LU - Register today
Senior housing designs post-pandemic
New strategies for health and safety will be crucial in the post-COVID designs for all senior environments, including multi-family housing, mixed-use, and hospitality. Join the Knowledge Community, Design for Aging, as we explore COVID's impact on senior environment designs and daily operations and consider best practices to create safer spaces for residents, families, and caregivers. Feb. 22 at 12:00ET - Earn 1 LU/HSW Register today
Embodied carbon and life cycle assessment in traditional and heritage buildings 
This live course will explore energy efficiency in traditional and heritage buildings and discuss emerging research on climate change and its effect on heritage buildings. Feb. 25 at 12:00ET - Earn 1 LU/HSW Learn more
Submit your Healthcare Project - Submissions are due March 16 by 5pm ET Submit today
Latest residential firm trends Access the latest releases today
Free Resume Review on Career Center AIA Career Center.
On-demand Housing and Community Development videos Learn more
New Visual Identity Implemented To Support AIA Priorities Read More
Making the 2030 Commitment work for your small firm Learn More
Best Practice: Architecture as a value proposition
Firm Survey Report Available for FREE
Built around health: The impact of COVID-19 on urbanism Learn More
COVID-19 Re-opening tools & resources 
How AIA contracts address the COVID-19 pandemic
Please download the MI Practice Advisory and share with your colleagues!
NCARB Remote (or online) proctoring enables candidates to take the ARE in a private location that meets specific requirements.
Robert S. Raisch, 91 passed away on Feb 11th surrounded by his family. Born in Detroit to Aileen and Albert Raisch, he dreamed of flying jets and had a deep love of country. He graduated from Cranbrook High School, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan in 1947 and joined the Holloway V-S program, attending Duke University to receive his major in mechanical engineering. He was the student team manager of the Duke Basketball team 47', 48' and a member of the Duke Lacrosse Team.

He was commissioned into the USMC Reserve in 1951. He served in the Korean War and was twice awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his service in the Marine Fighting Squadron 224.

As a civilian, he was the owner of The Supersine Co. for more than 50 years, a sign manufacturing business that he created with his father and later ran with his daughters. Read full obituary
Apply for a MAF Architecture Awareness Grant

MAF’s Architecture Awareness Grants provide financial support for architecture-based programs and initiatives that benefit Michigan's residents and communities - including NOMA Detroit’s Project Pipeline Architecture Camps, which expose minority and under-represented high school students to careers in architecture. Read about Project Pipeline. Individuals and organizations, including AIAMI Chapters, are eligible to apply for MAF Architecture Awareness Grants. Learn More.
Karl Daubmann, AIA Dean of the College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) at LTU, will meet with alumni and partners to give an update on the strategic direction and describe the collective vision for the college. Learn about the colleges accomplishments and future plans, and ways you can participate in the college going forward. This will be a Zoom event with a Q&A session at the end. The Zoom link will be sent the morning of Feb 17th - RSVP Today!
LTU / CoAD Lecture Series -Thurs., February 18 at 6:00PM
Joyce Hwang (University at Buffalo, Ants of the Prairie) will speak about her work involving co-species design and architecture for non-humans in a lecture titled Architecture for the Collective. Her practice and research "focuses on confronting contemporary ecological conditions through creative means. For over a decade, Hwang has been developing a series of projects that incorporate wildlife habitats into constructed environments." The talk + Q & A is free - Zoom Link
OldCastle Webinars - Free for AIA Michigan Members Register Here!
Meeting the Energy Code FREE - 1LU|HSW
February 24th 12-1pm
Kickoff Webinar - Thurs., March 18th | 8:00 – 9:30 AM
During the kickoff, will walk through all the logistics and talking points that will be discussed during the legislative meetings which will occur the following day. 

2021 Virtual Legislative Day Learn more & Register
The 2021 Virtual Hip Hop Architecture Camp® Internship Program -  More Information
AIA Michigan has Brightwood's 5.0 Study Guides. Please call 313-965-4100 or email Evelyn Dougherty

AIA Huron Valley has the ARE 5 Review Manual and the ARE 5 Practice Problems available to loan out free of charge. Please email AIA Huron Valley

AIA Saginaw Valley has the ARE materials available for their section members to borrow! If you're a member of the AIA Saginaw Valley chapter please contact AIA Saginaw Valley

AIA Southwest Michigan has the Brightwood ARE 5.0 Study Guides (physical copies & ebooks), the Ballast ARE 5.0 Review Manual, and an electronic copy of the The Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice (15th edition). All are available for members to check-out with no fee. Please contact AIA Southwest Michigan
NOMA Detroit Black History Month with Noir Design Parti
Wed., Feb. 17 - More Information

AIAD:COMMONS | Fireside Chat with Kimberly Dowdell
Thurs., Feb. 25 - More Information

Mass Timber: A Two-Part Series with the BCRC
Wed., Mar. 10 & 17 - More Information

BEC's Specifying High-Performance Coatings for Maximum Value
Tues., Mar. 11 - More Information

Detroit 2030 District Architect Spotlight: NORR
Thurs., Mar. 25 - More Information

COTE: An Intro to the Framework for Design Excellence
Thurs., Feb. 18 - More Information

Virtual February Lunch & Learn Webinars
Fri., Feb. 26 - More Information

2021 Student Scholarship Program
Applications due April 5th - More Information

Professional Women Builders Virtual Conversation
Wed., Feb. 17 - More Information

Monthly Membership Meeting
Thurs., Feb. 18 - More Information

Virtual Architects Afterhours
Tues., Feb. 23 - More Information

Site Plan Components - Navigating the Site Plan Review Process
Fri, Feb. 19 at 8:30 AM - More Information

Designing with Metal Wall Panels
Fri, Feb. 19 at 10:00 AM - More Information

AIA Michigan is Leasing out their space! Click HERE for more information!
APAC - Architects Political Actions Committee

Please consider giving to APAC.Giving is simple, just follow the link to the APAC donation page and click on the amount you wish to give. All donations must be from personal funds, no corporate donations are allowed by law. Donating by credit card is easy and fast.

Only personal contributions allowed
Affiliations able to contribute: AIA/AIAE, FAIA, Associate AIA

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TowerPinkster, Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo, MI
2.15.2021 TowerPinkster is seeking a BIM Specialist, an Architectural Project Coordinator and an Architectural Designer. To learn more about TowerPinkster visit

CRB, Kalamazoo, MI
2.9.2021 CRB is seeking a Senior Level Architect. To learn more about CRB visit

The Collaborative, Ann Arbor, MI/Toledo, OH
2.8.2021 The Collaborative is seeking Multiple Positions: Entry Level Architect, Technical Architect and Project Designer. To learn more about The Collaborative visit

Jeffery A. Scott Architects P.C., Bloomfield Hills, MI
2.2.2021 Scott Architects is seeking a Project Architect. To learn more about Scott Architects visit

TMP Architecture, Bloomfield Hills
2.1.2021 TMP Architecture is seeking a Project Architect. To learn more about TMP Architecture visit

HopkinsBurns Design Studio, Ann Arbor
1.27.2021 HopkinsBurns Design Studio is seeking a Preservation Architect and an Intern Architect. To learn more about HopkinsBurns Design Studio visit

AKA Architects Inc., Rochester, MI
1.25.2021 AKA Architects Inc. is seeking a Drafter/Architectural Design and a Project Manager. To learn more about AKA Architects, Inc., visit
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Executive Director of AIA Michigan: Events and Programming, Finances, Communications, Membership, Government Affairs, Sponsorship

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