AIA Michigan
October 2020
Norman Hamann, Jr., AIA, LEED AP, NOMA
President Message
Hello AIA Michigan members!

There seems to be a great deal of debate about an issue that affects many of us. It’s not the presidential election. Its when to stop working from home even when the pandemic wanes and life returns to a new normal. Some workers say never. Many firms have already decided this past summer that they were not going to require returning to the office until the end of year, or early next year. Some companies have said they will wait until the summer 0f 2021. Read More
Chris Stefani, Assoc. AIA
Emerging Professionals Corner
Happy October to all of our Michigan AIA Associate Members!

First, I hope that everyone finds themselves happy, safe and healthy as we move through October and the fall season. 2020 continues to be a crazy year, but as in the past, architecture and your AIA State and National Chapter are working hard to be resilient and carry on through these times. I want to congratulate AIA Michigan & AIA Detroit on very nice honor awards ceremonies. Some extremely talented members of our community were recognized – so let’s congratulate them! Read More

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,
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New Members - September 2020
Farinaz Asghari Torkamani, Assoc. AIA - AIA Detroit
Marie Arrington, Assoc. AIA - AIA Grand Rapids
Trisha Das, Assoc. AIA - AIA Detroit
StellaDiane Abijuru, Assoc. AIA - AIA Southwest
Hunter T. Hughes, Assoc. AIA - AIA Detroit
Kathryn Hancock, Assoc. AIA - AIA Grand Rapids
Amlin I. Eshita, Assoc. AIA - AIA Huron Valley
Yiying Tang, Assoc. AIA - AIA Detroit
Max Freed, Assoc. AIA - AIA Detroit
Austin H. Wiskur, Assoc. AIA - AIA Detroit
Rena Makki, Assoc. AIA - AIA Detroit
Jon Stevens, AIA - AIA Huron Valley
Newly Licensed Members September 2020 Congratulations!
Nathan Loree AIA - AIA Detroit
2020 Upcoming Events
  • PSMJ Seller-Doer - November 11-13, 2020
  • Holiday Open House - December 10, 2020
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