July 19-23, 2021
This program recognizes exemplary use and implementation of innovative technologies and progressive practices among designers, collaborators, and clients to support project design, delivery, operation, and research. Share your innovative work! Submissions are due by 5pm ET on August 5. Learn more
Projects should align with the AIA Framework for Design Excellence and demonstrate community engagement, rehabilitation, sustainability, accessibility, and safety. Designers and allied professionals, such as justice planners and community organizers are encouraged to submit. Deadline is August 19 at 5pm ET. Learn more
The National Associates Committee and the Young Architects Forum are looking for volunteers who want to be a catalyst for change and positively impact the architecture profession. It’s a great opportunity to develop leadership skills, network with peers, and advocate for the profession. The deadline to submit is August 6, 2021, 11:59pm ET. Learn more
Licensure candidates: Apply now for ARE Scholarship Applications are open through August 27 for the 2021 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 today
Floods, cyber-attacks and the unexpected loss of a team member can easily interrupt operations for any firm. Will you be able to provide clients with the assurance that work will continue despite a disruption? Updated for 2021, the Architect's Guide to Business Continuity helps firms become more resilient with a step-by-step process and accompanying worksheets for assessing and reducing risks associated with disruption. Learn more
The AIA Film Challenge 2021 invites you to share your story about architects partnering with civic leaders and communities to design a zero-carbon, resilient, healthy, just, and equitable built environment.

Produce a 1:30- to 3-minute short film on any device for your chance to win up to $7,000, plus recognition by the architecture and film communities. Submission deadline August 16th
AIA National 2022 Awards Cycle: See what’s open Honors & Awards The 2022 Awards cycle has kicked off with several awards that are currently open. Among those are Architecture, Architecture Firm, Gold Medal, Interior Architecture, Regional & Urban, and Twenty-five year. Learn more
AIA Conference on Architecture 2021
Jul 29, Aug 19
The AIA's Home Design Trends Survey is a recognized source of emerging trends in residential design and business conditions at residential firms. View resource
K-12 Resources - Watch today and view the Presentation
Last summer, NOMA and AIA Board members met to strengthen the relationship between the two organizations. Learn more
Access complimentary construction economic news and construction forecasts Economic resources from ConstructConnect
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
Best Practice: Architecture as a value proposition
Firm Survey Report Available for FREE
Please download the MI Practice Advisory and share with your colleagues!
MAF Architecture Inspires! Photo Contest DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SEPT. 15
By popular demand, MAF has extended the deadline for its inaugural photography competition, “Architecture Inspires" to September 15. We are looking for those one-of-a-kind inspirational images showing a unique relationship between people and buildings, and which demonstrate how architecture enriches life.  Read More
Business Planning Many companies say that vaccination is one of the most important variables influencing return-to-office plans. But can firms require employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19 before returning to the office? AIA’s General Counsel discusses considerations for mandatory vaccination policies. As businesses grapple with next steps, Harvard Business Review offers four strategies for Making the Hybrid Workplace Fair and McKinsey shares their latest perspectives on COVID-19’s implications for business.
COVID-19 Re-opening tools & resources 
How AIA contracts address the COVID-19 pandemic
Built around health: The impact of COVID-19 on urbanism Learn More
NCARB Remote (or online) proctoring enables candidates to take the ARE in a private location that meets specific requirements.
July 29, 6:00 PM ET: ARE Trivia Night hosted by AIA Michigan and Studio Detroit

Join us July 29, 2021 from 6:00-8:00PM at Studio Detroit’s new office for drinks, dinner, trivia, and your chance to win various cash prizes or the cost of a free ARE exam!

Studio Detroit address is 2040 Park Ave Suite 200, Detroit MI 48226 - located on the second floor, enter through Park Bar on the first floor.

**This event will also be hosted on zoom but you will not be entered for the free ARE exam raffle.**
OldCastle Webinars - Free for AIA Michigan Members
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
CHAPTER EVENTS Grasshopper Bootcamp
July 27 - Aug 5 - More Information

2021 AIA Detroit Celebration of Architecture
Wed., Sept. 8, Live Broadcast - More Information

AIAGR COTE Education Event: Building Skin - The Importance of the Thermal Envelope Webinar
Tuesday, July 27th. More Information

Art in Public: Enriching the Built Environment with Art
Thurs., July 22 - More Information

Outdoor Lighting: Best Practices for Sustainability
Wed., July 28 - More Information

Ann Arbor 2030 District, Washtenaw Contractors Association, and AIA Huron Valley Carbon Neutrality Educational Webinar Series (listed below)

Tues., Aug. 10 - NZE Communities & Multifamily Projects - More Information

Tues., Sept. 14 - Zero Code/ASHRAE 90.1 2019/Benchmarking ordinances - More Information

Tues., Oct. 12 - Decarbonization in Existing Buildings & Historic Properties - More Information

Learning in Lockdown: Spray Lock: Colloidal Silica Concrete Waterproofing
Tues., July 27 - Moire Information

Architect’s primer on renewable energy Incorporating renewable energy into your projects is easier and more affordable than ever. Learn more
Take action with this Sustainability Action Plan A solid Sustainability Action Plan can transform your firm. Learn more
Northampton, Massachusetts and Dubuque, Iowa have frequently outperformed larger jurisdictions on issues of climate change and resilience, emerging as leading municipalities. Learn more
AIA Michigan is Leasing out their space! If you need space or know someone that is looking to lease 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.

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WTA Architects, Saginaw, MI

7.19.2021 WTA Architects is seeking a Healthcare Architect. To learn more about WTA Architects visit

TowerPinkster, Kalamazoo, MI
7.19.2021 TowerPinkster is seeking an Architectural Designer. To learn more about TowerPinkster visit

Hobbs + Black Architects, Lansing/Ann Arbor, MI
7.12.2021 Hobbs + Black Architects is seeking a Project Architect and Project Assistant. To learn more about Hobbs + Black Architects visit

Integrated Design Solutions, Troy, MI
7.12.2021 Integrated Design Solutions is seeking a Construction AdministratorSenior Project Architect and Specifications Writer.  To learn more about Integrated Design Solutions visit

Ghafari, Grand Rapids/Dearborn, MI

Kohler Architecture, Monroe, MI
7.1.2021 Kohler Architecture is seeking a Senior Level Detailer.  To learn more about Kohler Architects visit

Hobbs + Black Architects, Lansing, MI
6.30.2021 Hobbs + Black Architects is seeking a Project Architect.  To learn more about Hobbs + Black Architects visit

Siegal/Tuomaala Associates Architects And Planners, Inc., Southfield, MI
6.29.2021 Siegal/Tuomaala Associates Architects And Planners, Inc. is seeking an Architectural Team Member.  To learn more about Siegal/Tuomaala Associates Architects And Planners, Inc. visit

Oakland County, Oakland County, MI 
6.29.2021 Oakland County is seeking an Architectural Engineer.  To learn more about Oakland County visit

NSA Architecture, Farmington Hills, MI 
6.28.2021 NSA Architecture is seeking a Senior Design Architect.  To learn more about NSA Architecture visit

Arkos Design, Mishawaka, IN
6.27.2021 Arkos Design is seeking an Architectural Graduate and an Architect.  To learn more about Arkos Design visit
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