AIA MICHIGAN MONDAY MINUTES
January 11-15, 2021
COMPONENT UPDATE
Latest residential firm trends

The AIA's Home Design Trends Survey is a recognized source of emerging trends in residential design and business conditions at residential firms. The latest release shows that billings, inquires, and design contracts have rebounded at residential architecture firms after the record decline in Q1. Access the latest releases today
Free Resume Review on Career Center

To help you navigate the current job market, AIA is offering free expert résumé review services through the AIA Career Center. Simply visit your account overview page and scroll to the TopResume section at the bottom to submit. 
On-demand Housing and Community Development videos  

Library of housing-related videos, including net-zero energy, housing equity, community advocacy, Living Building Challenge, and mitigating pandemic risks.
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

Take advantage of a special offer to get the newly released 2020 AIA Firm Survey Report for FREE this year. This essential resource includes metrics to measure practice, evaluate performance, and set strategy. Read More
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!
Apply Now for Michigan Architectural Foundation's 2021 Scholarships
 
Do you know a student enrolled in an architecture program at one of Michigan’s colleges and universities? Applications are now being accepted for MAF’s 2021 Scholarships. Deadlines are Feb. 7, 2021 and April 1, 2021, depending on the scholarship. More info
NCARB is excited to announce that Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®) schedule remote-proctored appointments is LIVE. Remote (or online) proctoring enables candidates to take the ARE in a private location that meets specific requirements.
OBITUARY
Freeman Thompson Greer Jr.
1963 - 2021
Freeman Thompson Greer, Jr. Flint, MI Age 57, passed away on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at his residence. A Private Funeral Service will be held at Allen Funeral Home and burial will follow at Evergreen Cemetery. Freeman was born in Grayling, MI on October 29, 1963, the son of the late Freeman and Helen (McQueen) Greer. He married Renee Aube on March 23, 1984. Freeman received his Master of Architecture from Lawrence Technological University. He was a member of the American Institute of Architects - Flint and was a past President. Read More
UPCOMING EVENTS
APG + MIT Sustainability Series #4: Concrete's Impact on Energy Efficiency
Jan. 7 at 1:00PM/1HSW - Register Today!
The 2021 Virtual Hip Hop Architecture Camp® Internship Program - The Hip Hop Architecture Camp
Students around the country have completed their vision for a business in their neighborhood focused on social justice. The students will act as owner/architect of the business venture created during the Hip Hop Architecture Camp. 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
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
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.  
CHAPTER EVENTS
Firestop: Industry Fire-Rated Barrier Testing with the BCRC
Wed., Jan 13 - More Information

Chemical Quagmires: A chemist’s perspective on damage to building facades
Thurs., Jan 14 -  More Information

University Archilecture: Alison Brooks
Wed., January 20 - More Information

co.de.D | Computation Beyond Early Design
Thurs., Jan 21 - More Information

Modular Metal Panel Systems & Their Benefits presented by Imaginit
Wed., Jan. 27 - More Information


January Virtual Lunch & Learn Sessions
Fri., Jan. 22 - More Information

The 2030 Challenge - Goals and Design Processes LIVE Webinar
Thurs., Jan. 28 - More Information

Carbon Neutrality Series - Session 1 - A2 Zero Living Carbon Neutrality Plan Strategies
Tues., Jan. 12 - More Information

Precast Prototypes: A Collaborative Research Study into the Innovative Possibilities of Precast Concrete Commercial Building Prototypes
Wed., Jan. 20 - More Information



Learning in Lockdown: Scranton Products - Privacy Partitions
Tues., Jan. 12 - More Information

Learning in Lockdown: MWA - Single Ply Revolution
Tues., Jan. 26 - More Information

Sustainability Matrix for Cultures Over Time -2021 CEU Relay Days
Fri. Jan. 29 - More Information

Fri. Jan. 29 - 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.

Only personal contributions allowed
Affiliations able to contribute: AIA/AIAE, FAIA, Associate AIA

Thank you and with great appreciation,
APAC
Email AIA Michigan for current ad rates!
JOB BOARD
Daniels and Zermack Architects, Ann Arbor, MI

12.28.2020 Daniels and Zermack Architects is seeking a Project Architect. To learn more about Daniels and Zermack Architects visit www.danielsandzermack.com.

U.P. Engineers & Architects, Inc., Houghton, MI

12.1.2020 U.P. Engineers & Architects is seeking an Architect. To learn more about U.P. Engineers & Architects visit www.upea.com.

Kohler Architecture, Inc., Monroe, MI
11.24.2020 Kohler Architecture is seeking an Architectural Draftsman.To learn more about Kohler Architecture visit www.kohlerarchitect.net

NSA Architecture, Farmington Hills, MI
11.24.2020 NSA Architecture is seeking a Marketing Coordinator. To learn more about NSA Architecture visit www.nsa-ae.com
RESUMES
Interior Architecture recent grad seeking: Resume
Architectural Intern looking for position: Resume 
APAC Architects Political Action Committee

This year’s $20 in support of APAC’s $20 in 2020 Campaign! was designed to encourage first time donations to APAC and assist in the progress of focusing on architectural related issues in Lansing that support our practice. Please consider giving to APAC this year as we work toward our goal of $10,000. 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.

Please consider donating now as you read this update.

Only personal contributions allowed
Affiliations able to contribute: AIA/AIAE, FAIA, Associate AIA

Thank you and with great appreciation,

APAC
AIA MICHIGAN STRATEGIC PLAN
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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

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