AIA Michigan Monday Minutes 

Cathy Mosley, Hon. Aff. AIAMI     

Executive Director

October 13, 2014 
Edition 10.2
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Happy Monday!


The staff is back from a productive Leadership Retreat and Annual Meeting in Flint where we had the pleasure of listening to continuing education from Edward Woods from MSAE and Lindy Hunt from PCIA and Fred Butters, FAIA.  Many chapters participated and enjoyed the tour of the Flint Institute of Arts and commented how pleasantly surprised they were of the progression of the city!



Join the Cranbrook Art Museum for Crandemonium on November 1, 2014 and spend "an evening where anything is possible". All proceeds go towards the Museum's education programs benefiting the underserved areas in the region!

The Markitect Seminar scheduled for November 6th with AIAMI and SMPS is currently full with a wait list and will not be accepting any others on the wait list. However, due to popular demand we will keep this list and look into repeating this seminar at a later date.


The next ARE Seminar is scheduled for November 8, 2014 from 8:30a.m to 4:30p.m. We will be discussing Structural and Building Systems. Breakfast and Lunch is included in the cost.


Lastly, please remember that December 11, 2014 is the AIA Michigan Board Transition Meeting followed by the Holiday Open House from 4:00p.m. to 7:00p.m.  Please mark your calendars for this event!


Have a great week and remember to contact me anytime with your ideas or if you would like to join a committee!


Cathy Mosley, Hon. Aff. AIAMI
AIA Michigan Executive Director  
In This Issue
ARE Seminar: November 8th
New Code Books Available!
AIAMI/MAF Speakers Bureau: Call for Presentations
BEC-GD Annual Symposium
MIM / AIA Awards
Clifford Holforty, AIA, PE Architecture Book Collection Donated
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Save the Date ~ ARE Seminar: November 8th


New Code Books Available!

Code updates became law on October 9, 2014. If you haven't done so already, code books are available for purchase.

For more information, visit the International Codes Council site here and visit the LARA webpage to purchase these books. (If you follow the links from the LARA webpage, they books are available at "member" pricing!)
AIAMI/MAF Speakers Bureau: Call for Presentations
AIA Michigan and the MAF want to get the word out about the benefits architects provide to their communities. To accomplish this we are gathering passionate speakers to create the Speakers Bureau which, in conjunction with our local chapters, will bring exciting, informative presentations to organizations around the state. This is a great opportunity for our members to raise awareness about their firm's work and their passion while advocating for the architectural profession.     

Applications are being accepted until October 31, 2014 for the 2015 program. If you are a member in good standing and would like to join the Speakers Bureau, please review the Call for Presentations and the Speaker Questionnaire


Please visit the Speakers Bureau webpage and if you have any questions, contact the Speakers Bureau Task Force:

  • Ralph W. Moxley, AIA, LEED AP: home 616-676-0425, or cell 616-560-9174
  • Charles T. Bultman, AIA: office 734-214-0810, or cell 734-223-1358
  • Lonny S. Zimmerman, AIA: office 248-352-0099
  • Thomas R. Reder, AIA, LEED AP BD&C: office 517-272-9835, or cell 517-819-0622
Building Enclosure Council Greater Detroit (BEC-GD)6th Annual Symposium
Last chanco to join the Building Enclosure Council Greater Detroit (BEC-GD) chapter for its 6th annual Symposium! It will offer national experts in the fields of masonry rehabilitation, forensic investigation, water tightness, and air tightness of building enclosures.  Early registration is only $50 and 5 AIA HSW CEU's and MI CEH's will be provided.  The event will be held at the VisTaTech Center at Schoolcraft College from 8:00am to 5:00pm on Tuesday October 14th. Visit BEC Greater Detroit for more information.
MIM / AIA 40th Annual Masonry Honor Awards

Intent to Enter deadline: October 3, 2014

Submittals Due: November 21, 2014

Honor Awards Cocktail Reception: April 23, 2015


Projects completed since January 1, 2011 are eligible for entry


For more information:


For Rules/Registration booklet and form:



Contact Michelle at

Or 248.663.0415

Clifford Holforty, AIA, PE Architecture Book Collection Donated by Ralph W. Moxley,AIA, LEED AP

After my father-in-law, Clifford Holforty, passed on, the family was faced with how to manage his extensive architecture book collection. With the intent of finding new homes for most of the 130 architecture books, the family asked that they be donated to architecture schools in Michigan, preferably those schools he had attended, or a public library that would emphasize and display architecture books. They requested that each donated book include a decal inside the front cover that states "Donated by Clifford Holforty, AIA, PE". 


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Crandemonium:A Benefit for Cranbrook Art Museum
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An Evening Where Anything is Possible
Saturday, November 1, 2014
7 pm
Cranbrook Art Museum

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