April 13-17, 2020
Learn more about federal legislation on COVID-19

In case you missed it, last week Robert Ivy, FAIA sent an overview of the third federal legislation passed in response to COVID-19, the CARES Act. Read More
Live Course: Embracing existing building
Whether confronting the COVID pandemic or the climate crisis, how architects adapt and embrace existing buildings is critical to solving our most pressing global issues. During this webinar, we will discuss how to make old buildings work like new and the sustainability and market opportunities they hold. April 23, 2020
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.
AIA National Architecture Week 2020
April 20 - 26, 2020 - POSTPONED
Governor Whitmer Signs “Stay Home, Stay Safe” Executive Order  - Governor directs all non-critical businesses to temporarily close, all Michiganders to stay home or six feet away from others during COVID-19 crisis - click here to read entire Executive Order The full list of critical services that will remain open is at:
AIA Implores Congress to Provide Relief to Business Owners and Employees
Here are links to the letter and the media statement  AIA released 
ARE testing  Centers are closed until May 1, 2020 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. 
AIA Dues renewal has been extended until April 28 th
Board of Architects Revised Administrative Rules Went into affect. Most of the changes had to do with clarifying the Continuing Education requirements. Please click here to read the Revised Administrative Rules
Residential Trends for Firm Leaders The AIA's Home Design Trends Survey is a recognized resource for emerging trends in residential design. We need firm leaders to respond to the survey to help us better track trends. Through HDTS you can use data to track trends and plan for future business conditions. Join today
Best Practice: Employee Benefits Employee benefits are often defined as compensation paid by an employer to an employee over and above regular salary and wages. Employee benefits come in many shapes and sizes and are an integral part of an overall compensation package offered to employees. Employee benefits are essential in keeping current employees happy and have become an important ingredient to attracting new and highly skilled employees to a firm. Learn More
The revised Michigan Health Facilities Rules became effective Feb 21, 2020 Any new healthcare construction/renovation submitted after April 1, 2020 to the Health Facilities Engineering Section (HFES) will be reviewed to 2018 Facilities Guidelines Institute guidelines (with some modifications per Michigan amendments that found in the revised Michigan rules). This includes all three volumes of the 2018 FGI (Hospital, Residential & Outpatient) applied to those types of health facilities covered under the revised rules. Click here to view the final document. Here's the link to the Michigan Michigan Administrative Rulemaking System for the Health Facilities. Once on the page click on Final Rule Language link.
Join the Local State and Local Government Network

The State and Local Government Network (SLGN) Online Community Forum and Resource Library offers component staff and AIA members the opportunity to quickly learn about a variety of legislative and policy issues, discuss advocacy efforts with colleagues, and pose questions. Join Today!
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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
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.
Recent Graduate Seeking:   Resume
Professional with Marketing/Administrative experience in A/E/C seeking:  Resume

2020 Commerce Detroit - Applications are Open
Due by Mon., April 13 - More Information

Mon., April 20 - POSTPONED

Practice Roundtable
Tues., April 28 - POSTPONED

BCRC Codes 103
Wed., May 6 - WEBINAR

Donald E. Lee Architecture Scholarship
Application Due - May 1 - Application

Postponed - Tod Williams & Billie Tsien Keynote Lecture
Tues., April 21 - More Information

Virtual Membership Meeting - Webinar
Thurs., April 16 - More Information

Thurs., April 23 - More Information

Community in Schools Career Fair, Kalamazoo
Sat., April 18 -  TENTATIVE
Tues., April 21 - TENTATIVE

Email AIA Michigan for current ad rates!
TowerPinkster,    Kalamazoo, MI

3.19.2020   TowerPinkster is seeking a   Project Manager . To learn more about TowerPinkster visit

Rochman Design Build,  Ann Arbor, MI

3.19.2020 Rochman Design Build is seeking a  Senior Residential Designer . To learn more about Rochman Design Build visit

AECOM,  Southfield, MI

3.19.2020 AECOM is seeking a  Senior Architect  and an  Architect . To learn more about AECOM visit

Environment Architects,     Traverse City, MI

3.10.2020   Environment Architects is seeking a   Project Architect . To learn more about Environment Architects visit

TMP Architecture,     Bloomfield Hills, MI

3.10.2020   TMP Architecture is seeking an   Interior Designer ,   Project Designer ,   Project Manager   and   Specification Writer . To learn more about TMP Architecture visit

The Collaborative,   Ann Arobr, MI

3.9.2020   The Collaborative is seeking to fill   multiple positions . To learn more about The Collaborative visit

Integrated Architecture, Grand Rapids, MI

3.2.2020 Integrated Architecture is seeking an  Architectural Designer Project Architect ,   Project Manager Senior Project Architect Electrical Engineer  ,  Mechanical Engineer   and  Architectural CAD/BIM Technician . To learn more about Integrated Architecture

HKS, Inc., Northville, MI

2.24.2020 HKS, Inc. is seeking a   Design Professional Job Captain Project Architect Senior Medical Planner Sustainability Engineer   and   Director of Sustainable Design . To learn more about HKS, Inc. visit

PARTNERS in Architecture, Mount Clemens, MI

2.24.2020 PARTNERS in Architecture is seeking an  Architectural Designer Architectural Intern Construction Administrator  and a  Project Architect . To learn more about PARTNERS in Architecture visit

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