October 7-11, 2019
The best films of AIA Film Challenge 2019!
After nearly 70 submissions and 117,000 votes, the winners of AIA Film Challenge 2019 are here. Find out who's taking home the coveted Grand Prize, the People's Choice Award, and more! See who won!
2018 AIA President testifies before Congress - AIA President Carl Elefante testified before the House Energy & Commerce Committee Subcommittee on Energy about the importance of buildings in the fight against climate change. As the committee crafts legislation to reduce the carbon footprint of the building sector, they are hearing directly from the AIA - Read the testimony
Free webinar: Updated AIA interiors documents
Attend a free webinar on Oct. 15 to learn how the entire family of AIA Interiors documents were updated to make them easier to understand, suitable for projects beyond commercial buildings and now allows the architect to provide a more cohesive design for a project. Earn 1 LU. Tuesday, October 15 - Register Today!
Grassroots 2020 is live on . Visit the page to make your travel arrangements, hotel reservations and restaurant reservations. Hotel deadline: January 20, 2020 Learn more
2019 Compensation Report is now available
The AIA Codes Network will host two webinars this fall introducing members to the AIA Blue Ribbon Panel report "Disruption, Evolution, and Change: AIA's Vision of the Future of Design and Construction." Each course has been submitted for approval for 1.5 HSW LUs .
Session 2: November 6, 2pm-3:30pm ET - Register
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The Michigan Architectural Foundation is looking for members who do Children's Architectural Programming of any kind - there may be support from the MAF! Please contact Randy Case, AIA
Partners in Preservation Grant to help preserve the Holly Depot , it is one of 20 sites in the US; only one in Michigan that is eligible for a substantial grant to preserve and adaptively use. 5 votes for every email account every day from now to Oct. 30. Grant funding is by popular vote. Vote is all you have to do Vote Early, Vote often (it is legal in this election). To learn more about the project, register to vote, etc. please vote!
AIA Michigan ARE Study Group
Saturday October 12, 2019

Location: Detroit Center for Design + Technology (Large Conference Room) 4219 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201

9:30 - Check-in and Coffee
10:00am - Start Study Session
12:00pm - Lunch
1:00 / 2:00pm - Finish

Content - This will be a study group covering the following 4 sections of the exam:
  • Development + Documentation
  • Construction + Evaluation
  • Practice Management 
  • Project Management

We ask that everyone please bring 10 - 15 quiz questions per category to share with the group. Participants should also bring their laptops. Questions will be provided by the AD from the Brightwood Study Materials.

Docomomo US/Michigan presents: The Shape of Things to Come: Reclaiming the Legacy of Detroit's Black Architects on Sat., Oct. 12 - More Information
This exhibition examines the human experience within Michigan’s evolving cities, through space and time, from post-industrial to emerging creative milieus. The relationship between people and place, both real and perceived, is explored in this collection of Michigan contemporary artist’s works. The exhibition is a rare collection of emotive stories including journey, memory, and sublimity. More Information

Gallery Opening: October 18th Artists and curators will be in attendance. This event is free and & open to the public.

Exhibition Runs: October 18 to November 25, 2019

Project Vermillion is a curatorial collective centered on the intersection of art, architecture, and the built environment. Project Vermillion was co-founded by curators, Amanda Harrell-Seyburn, Associate AIA and Katrina M. Daniels.
Michigan ASLA 2019 Conference
 Anticipating Future Needs
St. John's Inn, Plymouth, MI October 23 - 24, 2019
  10/25   | Practice Innovation Lab - More Information
2019 Brick in Architecture Awards
Submission s due October 31, 2019

Your Coach: Christopher Martersteck, AIA, LEED AP, DBIA, AECPM Chris has more than 40 years of experience in the A/E/C industry. He has led teams in Project, Program and Construction Management as well as Design-Build engagements for several international architecture, engineering and, construction firms. As Director of Project Management and Integrated Services, he has been responsible for client relationships as well as training, development and management of project delivery processes for fully integrated and unbundled A/E services for commercial, corporate, and institutional facilities. He has trained thousands of A/E/C PMs in the best practices of project delivery More Information and Register Today!
The theme of Place Shapers - Detroit is "the transition to people-first cities." We'll dive deep into mobility, housing, environmental practices, community activism, and other practices that are shaping cities throughout the Midwest and Rust Belt regions. Samantha Szeszulski, AIA is an Advisor at the retreat. November 7-8, 2019 - Register Today!
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
Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI

10.3.2019 Ferris State University is seeking a  Adjunct Professor - Architecture and Facility Management . To learn more about Ferris State Universitys visit

Jeffrey A. Scott Architects, PC, Farmington, MI

9.23.2019 Scott Architects is seeking a  Project Architect . To learn more about Scott Architects visit

Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

9.17.2019 Wayne State University invites you to submit competitive proposals in accordance with the requirements of  this Request for Proposal  for the provision of Professional Design Services.If you are interested in participating in this process, please use the online registration form at

Edgewater Design Group, LLC Petoskey, MI

9.10.2019 Edgewater Design Group, LLC is seeking a  Full Time Architect . To learn more about Edgewater Design Group, LLC visit

i nFORM studio Northville, MI

9.4.2019 inFORM studio is seeking a  Marketing Coordinator . To learn more about inFORM studio visit

Tiseo Architects, Inc., Livonia, MI

8.30.19 Tiseo Architects, Inc. is seeking a  Specifications Writer/Project Manager . To learn more about Tiseo Architects, Inc. visit
Recent Graduate Seeking:   Resume
Professional with Marketing/Administrative experience in A/E/C seeking:  Resume
Architectural Designer Seeking:  Resume  
Graduate Architect Seeking:  Resume

EPC October Meet UP: Kiesling
Tues., Oct 8 - More Information

2019 CANStruction Team Registration
Fri., Oct. 11 - More Information

BEC-GD 2019 Enclosure Consciousness Symposium - earn 7 credits!
Tues., Oct 15 - More Information

COTE October Meeting: Design for Water
Wed., Oct 16 -  More Information

AIA Detroit 2019 Annual Business Meeting
Tues., Nov 12 - Save the Date!

COTE Presents: Embodied Carbon - A Path Toward Carbon Neutral Buildings
Thurs., Oct. 10 - More Information

designTHUNK: Mathison|Mathison Architects
Tues., October 15 - More Information

2019 Honor Awards Celebration
Thurs., Oct. 17 - More Information

ARE Study Session
Tues., October 22 -   More Information  

October Lunch & Learn
Fri., October 25 - More Information

Annual Business Meeting | Opening of 2020 Election
Tues., November 5 - More Information

COTE Presents: Design, Democracy, + Climate Change - A Workshop
Thurs., November 14 - More Information

C ALL FOR VOLUNTEERS - October 22nd  the Washtenaw Contractors Association will be hosting the 22nd  “JUST BUILD IT!”  Construction Career Expo. This is the longest running and most comprehensive construction career exploration program in Michigan. It provides students in grades 8-12 and their counselors and teachers with hands on activities with the skilled trade apprenticeship programs; demonstrations by industry professionals such as architects and engineers; and exhibits by construction firms, educational institutions and industry organizations. Since the Expo was introduced, 31,718 students from 178 schools in 12 counties in southeast and central Michigan have participated. AIA Huron Valley will be sponsoring and exhibiting. We are looking for volunteers to design the exhibit and staff the event from 8:00 until 2:00 (we will be working in shifts). If you are interested in participating in this wonderful opportunity to se rve our community and promote our profession to over 2,000 young people please reach out to Don Barry

Fresh Lighting: A Conversation with Laurie Gross
Wed., Oct. 16 - More Information

2020 Honor Awards Celebration
Wed., Oct. 30 - More Information

Mid-Michigan Code Officials Association & AIA Mid-Michigan - Joint Seminar with ICC Instructor
Tues., Nov. 12 - More Information

2019 Design Awards
Thurs., Nov. 7 - More Information

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