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February 1-5, 2021
COMPONENT UPDATE
Grassroots 2021 - February 16-19 AIA’s premier leadership training event. Join virtually for four days of keynotes, breakout sessions, and networking designed to help you become better chapter and civic leaders. You’ll learn how to stimulate change in your chapter, firm, and community and advocate for AIA’s legislative agenda with Members of Congress. The theme, “Bring It Home,” will address critical issues facing the architecture profession, including COVID-19, racial injustice, and climate change. Earn up to 5 AIA LUs for only $49. More Information/Registration
Tips for using AIA Contract Documents online service Free webinar on Feb. 11 at 3pm ET - Tips and tricks to work faster and easier in the AIA Contract Documents online service. Live Q&A session during the webinar, so come with questions for our online service technical support staff. Register today
Creating equitable, adaptable, and resilient educational environments February 18 at 2pm ET - Earn 1 LU - Applying the AIA Framework for Design Excellence to learning environments in your community is made simple with this session. Sign up to discuss planning strategies that address current and future educational needs and explore best practices to help make educational facilities a community hub during crisis events. Register today
Submit your health care project today - Submissions are due March 16 by 5pm ET The Healthcare Design Awards showcase the best of healthcare building design, planning and design-oriented research. Projects should solve aesthetic, civic, urban, and social concerns in addition to the requisite functional and sustainability concerns associated with a healthcare setting. 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 blueprintforbetter.org. 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 
AIA RE-OCCUPANCY ASSESSMENT TOOL
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.
Bridge to the Future: MAF+AIAMI Internship Bridge Program
With COVID-19 disrupting traditional internship experiences, a virtual architectural internship helped Gwendoline Albright Ndikumagenge fill the period between college graduation and professional life with valuable experience. Read her story.
UPCOMING EVENTS
OldCastle Webinars - Free for AIA Michigan Members Register Here!
2021 Virtual Legislative Day Learn more & Register
The 2021 Virtual Hip Hop Architecture Camp® Internship Program -  More Information
EMERGING PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES
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
DABUG Panel Discussion: Re-Evaluating Remote Work A Panel Discussion
Wed., Feb. 10 - More Information

Aerial Investigations: Integrating UAVs into Enclosure Workflows
Thurs., Feb. 11 - More Information

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 - More Information

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


COTE Planning Meeting
February 11 - More Information

COTE: An Intro to the Framework for Design Excellence
Feb 18 - Save the Date!

Virtual February Lunch & Learn Webinars
February 26 - Save the Date!





AIA SW People's Choice Award
voting ends February 5th at noon - Vote Today!


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

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JOB BOARD
TMP Architecture, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2.1.2021 TMP Architecture is seeking a Project Architect. To learn more about TMP Architecture visit www.tmp-architecture.com.

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

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 www.aka-architects.net.

MHT Housing, Inc., Bingham Farms, MI
1.18.2021 MHT Housing, Inc. is seeking a Residential Project Architect. To learn more about MHT Housing, Inc. visit www.mhthousing.net.

TowerPinkster, Grand Rapids/Kalamazoo, MI
1.13.2021 TowerPinkster is seeking a BIM Specialist and an Architectural Project Coordinator. To learn more about TowerPinkster visit www.towerpinkster.com
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