May 25-29, 2020

AIA Re-occupancy Assessment Tool which provides a framework of strategies for re-opening buildings. Informed by authoritative sources (CDC, WHO, OSHA, etc.) and public health experts, the tool includes baseline parameters for re-occupancy, architectural and engineering strategies, and administrative policies that promote the health, safety, and welfare of the public while creating opportunities for non-essential facilities to provide services.
“Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order  - The full list of critical services that will remain open is at:
How AIA contracts address the COVID-19 pandemic

For the foreseeable future, the design and construction industry may experience considerable disruptions, such as material shortages, construction delays, work stoppages, and suspended and terminated projects due to the coronavirus pandemic. This article provides some tips on how to handle project delays, suspensions, and terminations with AIA documents, and also provides a list of some insurance issues to consider.
Jason Pettigrew Memorial ARE Scholarship
Applications are now open through August 14 for the 2020 Jason Pettigrew Memorial ARE Scholarship. Apply today for this grant covering the full costs of the Architect Registration Examination, as well as study materials and access to ArchiPrep®.  Apply now

Richard Morris Hunt Prize  
Applications are open now through August 14 for the 2021 Richard Morris Hunt Prize. Apply today to receive a $20,000 research fellowship for emerging trends in historic preservation. Apply now
ARE testing  Centers are closed As a result, NCARB has extended our no-cost rescheduling period for Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®) appointments and is adding an additional six-month rolling clock extension to all valid passing scores. 
APAC Architects Political Action Committee
Our goal is $10,000 by August 2020
Only personal contributions allowed
Affiliations able to contribute: AIA/AIAE, FAIA, Associate AIA
Now Accepting Credit Cards!
Despite the impacts of COVID-19, this year’s conference will be one of the premier events for Michigan owners, designers, and builders, providing educational and networking opportunities.

We have worked hard with the Grand Hotel to maintain the character and and also keeping the traditions of this great event, while still accommodating the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and providing a safe environment for all attendees. You will also notice the Grand Hotel pricing and conference registration is the same as last year!
Discover what you can learn AIAU brings the industry's best learning to you. Our   300+ instructors   are from leading firms, and they'll immerse you in in-demand topics that will boost your skills and portfolio.  
AIAU's Top 25
As our world continues to rapidly evolve, so do the skills we need to design new solutions. We rounded up the top 25 highest rated courses on AIAU, including some of our newest courses. Leading instructors cover topics like business continuity, designing for pandemics, climate change, and more. They're growth areas that can open new opportunities for yourself or your firm, and longer term, change our world by changing the way we work. See what made the list

Free AIAU courses for AIA members
We're in the midst of a pandemic and the business environment is rapidly changing. Many of our members are already feeling the impact. To help you navigate these uncertain times, we're making some of AIAU's best business and tech courses available to AIA members for free. Learn valuable skills about virtual practice, successful business strategies, risk management, and more from some of the most innovative architects, firms, and design professionals.  Browse Courses
AIA Minnesota is kicking off a series of webinars on the "Future of Design." Each webinar will focus on a particular type of building, and will bring together architects and leaders from other industries to share ideas related to reworking space to address COVID-19 problems in the near-term, and questions to be explored for longer-term planning.

These webinars are free and open to our members! Please share them as you see fit. We have the following webinars scheduled, and are working on a few more to take place in early June. Check back for updates at this website

Tuesday, May 26 at 11:30 am–12:30 pm - REWORK: Arts & Cultural Spaces Designed for COVID-19 Safety. Learn more and register here.

Friday, May 29 at 12:00–1:00 pm - REWORK: Healthcare Facilities Designed for COVID-19 Safety. Learn more and register here.

Wednesday, June 3 at 3:00–4:00 pm - REWORK: Higher Education Facilities Designed for COVID-19 Safety. Learn more and register here.
The  Capital Development Board   is pleased to announce the publication of a Notice of Intent for an exciting new project in conjunction with  University of Illinois and the Discovery Partners Institute.

•. The design team for this significant new project will be selected through a multi-stage QBS selection process under CDB’s new  Excellence in Design Program  that will include a conceptual design competition.

•. All interested firms must be prequalified with CDB prior to the Stage I submittal deadline.
The deadline to enter is June 23, 2020

Michigan Historic Preservation Network - 40th Annual Statewide Preservation Conference
“Preservation on the Frontline” 
Fetzer Center, Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo, Michigan
RESCHEDULED! September 20-23, 2020
AIA Michigan has Brightwood's 5.0 Study Guides. Please call 313-965-4100 or email   Evelyn Dougherty   to borrow the study materials! 
AIA Huron Valley has the ARE 5 Review Manual and the ARE 5 Practice Problems available to loan out free of charge. If you are interested 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 to borrow the materials.
AIA Detroit 2020 Honor Awards Live Q&A
Thurs., May 28 -  More Information

BCRC CEU Webinar: Applying the ‘Rehab Code’ for Commercial Building Projects
Wed., Jun 10th -  More Information

2020 Honor Awards Project Registrations
Due June 15th - More Information

Donald E. Lee Architecture Scholarship
EXTENDED DEADLINE - Application Due - June 1 - Application

Honor Awards Project & Recognition Registrations Due
Fri., July 10th - Save the Date!

Annual Golf Outing
Wed., Sept. 9th - Save the Date!

2020 Honor Awards Celebration
Thurs., Oct. 29th - Save the Date!

Fri. & Sat., July 17-18 NOMA Project Pipeline  - still scheduled but exploring ideas for a virtual camp

Email AIA Michigan for current ad rates!
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Seeking Architectural Designer position:  Resume

Executive Director of AIA Michigan: Events and Programming, Finances, Communications, Membership, Government Affairs, Sponsorship

Operations Director: Event Planning, Documents, Continuing Education, Membership, Sponsorship, Emerging Professionals

Administrative Assistant: Events, Membership, Documents, Continuing Education