AIA Michigan Monday Minutes

Cathy Mosley, Hon. Aff. AIAMI     

Executive Director


Champion the profession. Nurture our chapters. Build Michigan better.
July 10, 2017
Happy Monday!  

Executive Director Update
Time is running out on registering for the 74th Annual Mid Summer Conference.  There are still a few rooms left. Register today!
Click  here to download Conference Registration Form
Click  here to download Hotel Registration Form
Click  here to download the Conference Brochure

Did you miss the AIA Michigan Honor Awards? Check out the photos here.

Also, several of the projects will be discussed at the 2017 Design Retreat September 15-16th. Registration will be available in August.

Mark your calendars for the AIAMI Leadership Retreat and Annual Meeting in Traverse City, October 12-13th.  Watch your inbox for updates in late August.

Component Updates
  • AIA's new Foresight Report offers an environmental scan looking at trends that could transform our profession. Digital copies are free for members. Download today. Two new tools are also available for members only: a PowerPoint deck with select data points to use and a strategic foresight planning workbook.
  • Film challenge seed film: Midtown. A Blueprint for Better. This year's I Look Up Film Challenge shines a light on the powerful social impact of architects and their work. Watch the newly-released seed film.
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Cathy Mosley, Hon. Aff. AIAMI
AIA Michigan Executive Director

Mary Cobb beloved wife of Alan H. for 40 years loving mother of Alison R. Burke (Sean), Ian M. (Tia) and Elizabeth A. "Mimmi" of Claire, Sophia, Noah, Max, Wyatt and Isla. In lieu of flowers, family suggests memorials to Dr. V. Sahai, Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund (
Weekly Highlights

Structural Masonry Special Inspectors Workshop
presented by  Masonry Institute of Michigan

Special Inspection is the monitoring of the materials and workmanship that are critical to the integrity of the building structure. It is a review of the work of the contractors to assure that the approved plans and specifications are being followed and that relevant codes and ordinances are being observed.
July 13 & 14 - Grand Rapids
August 10 & 11 - Southfield
8am - 5pm both days
MIM Members: $350
Non-Members: $450


In 2017, the State Government Network and SpeakUp conferences will be held in different cities. More networking opportunities will be offered. SpeakUp will focus on training new advocates (there's no need to attend SpeakUp more than once). Grassroots features an optional pre-conference day for Capitol Hill visits if desired.
SpeakUp 2017 (The Curtis Hotel, Denver)
July 19-21, 2017

Click  here to download Conference Registration Form
Click  here to download Hotel Registration Form
Click  here to download the Conference Brochure

We hope to see you on the island!

Please click HERE for more information!

In This Issue

Job Board: 
Oakland County, MI
7.7.17 Oakland County is looking for an Associate Planner. To learn more about Oakland County visit

The Think Shop Architects, Detroit, MI
7.7.17 The Think Shop is looking for a Draftsperson to join their team. To learn more about The Think Shop visit

SmithGroupJJR, Detroit, MI
SSOE Group,Troy, MI
6.27.17 SSOE Group seeks an intermediate to senior Architectural Designer and a Manufacturing Architect. To learn more about SSOE Group visit

Flad Architects, Madison, WI
6.27.17 Flad Architects is seeking an Architect, Healthcare Project Manager, Healthcare Project Architect, Project Designer and S&T Project Architect. To learn more about Flad Architects visit

Three Rivers Corporation, Midland, MI
6.27.17 Three Rivers Corporation is seeking a Junior Architect and a Senior Design Architect. To learn more about Three Rivers Corporation visit

Edgewater Design Group, Northern MI
6.26.17 Edgewater Design Group is seeking an experienced full time architect. To learn more about Edgewater Design Group visit

Quinn Evans, Detroit, MI
6.26.17 Quinn Evans Architect's Detroit Studio is searching for an Architectural Designer. To learn more about Quinn Evans visit

Virtuoso Design+Build, Detroit, MI
6.26.17 Virtuoso Design+Build seeks Architects/Detailers. To learn more about Virtuoso Design+Build visit

NSA Architects, Engineers, Planners
6.26.17 NSA Architects, Engineers, Planners is searching for an Electrical DesignerComputer Systems AdministratorSenior Project ArchitectSenior Mechanical EngineerSenior Structural Engineer and a Senior Electrical Engineer. To learn more about NSA visit
Upcoming Chapter Events:  
Summer Lecture: Restoring the Historic Mehlhose 
Thurs., July 13 - More Information

Meet and Greet
Tues., July 25 - More Information

BEC 2017 Summer Social - Portofino's Boat
Thurs., Aug. 3 - More Information

Life Remodeled Volunteer Day
Fri., Aug. 4 - Save the Date!

Regional and Urban Design Book Club
Thurs., July 27 - More Information

AIAGR Honor Awards Gala
Thurs., Oct. 19 - Save the Date!

City of Kalamazoo Public Works will provide information on their planned infrastructure spending changes
Wed.,  June 28 - Save the Date! 

Golf Outing
Fri., Sept. 22 - Save the Date!

CEU Marathon Day
Fri., Sept. 29 - Save the Date!

Design Awards Celebration
Thurs., Nov. 9 - Save the Date!

2016 Business Boosters

You asked for it and we listened. Key courses to help you deliver on your 2016 goals: Business management skills, recommendations to rev your revenue, and new business insights for large- and small-firm architects. Please click  here  to review the courses!

Strategic Plan
2014 -2020

As the architectural profession moves through the first decade of the twenty-first century, it becomes increasingly obvious that the pace of change continues to accelerate . . .

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Cathy Mosley, Hon. Aff. AIAMI:
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Operations Director:
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