AIA Michigan Monday Minutes

Cathy Mosley, Hon. Aff. AIAMI     

Executive Director


Champion the profession. Nurture our chapters. Build Michigan better.
April 30, 2018
Happy Monday!
The 2018 Hanley Wood/AIA Opportunity Fund application is now open for components. The grant awards $5,000 to two AIA local or state chapters to support development of charrettes, continuing education, membership recruitment and youth education.  Deadline: June 30  Submit application >

The State Government Network (SGN) Annual Meeting will be held July 10-13 at the Park Hotel in Madison, Wisconsin. All interested members are invited to attend and catch up on the latest policy trends, learn from other's experiences and reconnect with fellow volunteers. Registration is now open and there is no fee for members to attend.  Register >

The 2018 Grassroots presentations have been posted to Component Connect. Videos of the awards presentation and opening and closing keynote panel can also be found on Component Connect.  View materials >

Now Available - 
Brightwood's 5.0 Study Guides! Please call 313-965-4100 or email  Evelyn Dougherty  to borrow the study materials!

Secure your room for the 2018 convention. AIAMI has secured a block of rooms at the Hilton Midtown which is the AIA headquarters hotel. More  here  about the hotel. If you are interested in reserving a room with the  AIAMI block follow this  link . You will be asked to enter your information. You are responsible for making your reservation, updating and cancellations. The rate is $389 per night. There are other rooms available on the 2018 convention site  here .

AIA Knowledge Community Opportunities
  • With construction activity flourishing, the webcast will disclose what economists in the construction industry expect for the months ahead. ConstructConnect's complimentary May 10 Webcast, featuring three of the sector's top economists, is specifically designed to help you navigate through the uncertainty. The free webcast is open to all. AIA members are eligible to receive 1.5 AIA CEU credits. Register >
  • Free May 7 webinar: The new YIMBY / pro-housing movement. Learn why grassroots YIMBY/ pro-housing movements have sprung up in high cost cities; what they want; how they advocate; and how they impact architects' work. Register > 
  • You're invited to submit an article, case study, etc. in the field of healthcare design for the AAH Academy Journal. The submission deadline is May 31. Learn more >
  • Sign-see and ear CEU! Join Committee of Design in Vancouver Canada for their spring conference from May 17-19.  Learn more and Register >
  • Earn 1 LU free: Finding Money for Sustainable Renovations. Join this webinar discussion on June 4 as an architect and developer talk through ways to creatively fund single and multi-family housing renovations.  Register >
  • Save the dates for COD Conferences in Vancouver and Chile! Vancouver, Canada: May 17-20 - Santiago & Valparaiso, Chile: October 21-27
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Have a great week!

Cathy Mosley, Hon. Aff. AIAMI
AIA Michigan Executive Director
Weekly Highlights

ULI Spring Meeting
May 1-3, 2018

You are cordially invited to the Alger House one of the finest estates on Lake Shore Drive in Grosse Pointe. Join art historians, architects, designers and restoration experts to explore the intriguing legacy of old homes and their neighborhoods. 

Sunday, May 6; 2 pm            

Behind the red door on Vendome: a restoration team is reclaiming historic design

Please click here to register

Re-Imagining the Built Environment
Monday, May 7 2018
8am - 1pm
Kellog Hotel & Conference Center
219 S. Harrison Rd., East Lansing, MI 48824

Gull Rock Light Station Presentation
Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 7:00pm
Grant Township Hall, Copper Harbor

Manitou Island Light Station Presentation
Monday, May 7, 2018 - 6:30pm
Portage Lake District Library Community Room, Houghton

Stannard Rock Light Station Presentation
Tuesday, May 8, 2018 - 6:30pm
Citizens Forum at Lakeview Arena, Marquette

17th Annual Michigan Architectural Foundation Scholarship Fundraiser - Golf Outing
May 16, 2018

2018 Rain Screen Expo
May 16, 2018

Please join us for the 5th Annual Trend Night -  Thursday, May 17, 2018
Feature Presentation- "Syncopating The Urban Landscape" 6:00 pm by Dan Pitera, FAIA
Please click here for more information

"Proactive Preservation"
The Michigan Historic Preservation Network  3 8th Annual Statewide Preservation Conference
May 17-19, 2018, East Lansing

CAM/HBA/AIA Economic Forecast
June 20, 2018
Suburban Collection Showplace

Save the Date!
NCARB's 99th Annual Business Meeting
Join Us in Detroit from June 28-30, 2018

In This Issue

Upcoming Chapter Events:  
Urban Priorities Committee Meeting
Mon., Apr. 30 - More Information
Emerging Professionals Committee Meeting
Tues., May 1 - More Information

Technology in Architectural Practice Computational Design Group Planning Meeting
Tues., May 8 - More Information

BEC-GD February Monthly CEU Program
Thurs., May 10 - More Information

May COMMONS: PechaKucha Night Detroit at Drinks x Design
Thurs., May 10 - More Information

Emerging Professionals Speed Mentoring Mixer
Tues., May 15 -  More Information

COTE Tour of Wayne State University
Mon., May 21, 2018 - More Information

TAP/DABUG Quarterly Program: BIM Utilities for Everyday Design Processes
Tues., May 22 - More Information

AIA Detroit Honor Awards Call for Entries
Registration Deadline: Mon., May. 28 - More Information

South Christian High School Hard Hat Tour
Wed., May 15 -  More Information

AIAGR Golf Outing at Thornapple Pointe
Tues., June 26 - Save the Date!

Member Luncheon
Thurs., May 17, 2018 -  More Information
Member Luncheon
Thurs., June 21 - More Information
Member Luncheon
Thurs., July 19 -  More Information
Member Luncheon
Thurs., August 16 - More Information

Please help AIA Mid Michigan in bringing "SENSORY" to the East Lansing Arts Festival on May 19 & 20 Visit their go fund me page here to find out more about "SENSORY" visit the Mid Michigan website 

A&E Golf League
Wed., May 9th email Paul Van der klok for more information
NOMA Project Pipelines
July 13 & 14 - Save the Date!
Fri., September 21 - Save the Date!

Commercial Carpet Installation and Maintenance by Mohawk Carpet, at Boyne Mountain Resort
Thurs., May 17
The Benefits & Uses of Cellular PVC Trim by Versatex Trimboard, location T.B.D.
Thurs., June 21 
July, date T.B.D. - Annual UGL Summer Social Outing!
Window Shades & Projection Screens by Division 10 Sales, at Sidock Group, Gaylord
Thurs., Aug. 16
Insulated Metal Wall and Roof Panels - High Performing Systems in Design, Sustainability and Operation by ATAS International
Thurs., Sep. 20 - location T.B.D.

Division 1 Design,   Houghton,   MI
4 .30.2018   Division 1 Design   is seeking a Project Architect.  To learn more aboutDivision 1 Design v isit  
PARTNERS in Architecture PLC ,   Mt. Clemens,   MI
4.26.2018   PARTNERS in Architecture PLC   is seeking an   Architectural Intern   and aProject Architect .    To learn more about   PARTNERS in Architecture PLC visit
Michilimackinac Historical Society ,   St. Ignace,   MI
4.20.2018   Michilimackinac Historical Society   is seeking an   Architect to work with them as they move their museum to a new location: download   Request for Proposal .    To learn more about   Michilimackinac Historical Society   visit
Stevens Architects, LLC,   Port Huron, MI
4.20.2018   Stevens Architects, LLC   is seeking a   Graduate Architect.    To learn more about Stevens Architects visit

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