AIA Michigan Weekly Highlights 

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October 2-6, 2017

Keith M. Wirth, AIA , of Hope Michigan passed away unexpectedly Wednesday afternoon, September 27, 2017.
Keith was the current AIA Saginaw Valley President. He was a graduate of Meridian High School and earned a BA from Lawrence Tech in Southfield, Michigan. He was employed as an architect by Three Rivers Corporation for over 17 years. 

Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider the Michigan Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 21311 Civic Center Drive, Southfield, MI 48076, or to the American Diabetes Association, 2451 Crystal Drive, Suite 900, Arlington, VA 22202.
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Stewardson Keefe LeBrun Travel Grant
The application deadline for the LeBrun Grant is November 1st by 5:00 pm EST.
If the deadline falls on a weekend, the application must be submitted by 5pm on the following Monday.
Single award of $15,000.
To further the personal and professional development of an architect in early or mid-career through travel. Travel plans should be focused on a selected topic of interest to the individual, rather than a part of a larger humanitarian or institutional endeavor. If appropriate, the winner may be asked to present at the Center for Architecture upon return.
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The Masonry Institute of Michigan in cooperation with
AIA Michigan announces its 43rd Annual Masonry Honor Award Program for Excellence in Masonry Design. The Masonry Awards Program seeks to honor works of distinction by members of AIA Michigan and to bring to public attention outstanding buildings and projects designed by AIA Michigan architects.

To qualify for entry, buildings must use masonry as the primary exterior material and the architect must show masonry was important in the solution of the
design problem.

Projects will be judged on the basis of the appropriate and innovative use of unit masonry construction as well as excellence in design. Unit masonry includes brick, block, stone, and glass block masonry construction laid in in the traditional manner bedded in mortar by masons.
      Intent to Enter deadline: October 6, 2017
Submissions due electronically: December 15, 2017
      Judging: January 2018
      Awards Reception: April 2018
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2017 Green Construction Education Workshop
October 26, 2017
"Water Management in Commercial Buildings with Continuous Exterior Insulation"
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In This Issue

Upcoming Chapter Events:  
BEC-GD Regional Symposium
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AIAGR Honor Awards Gala
Thurs., Oct. 19 - More Information

West Michigan Design and Construction Expo
Thurs., Oct. 26 - More Information

Building Tour
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Design Awards Celebration
Thurs., Nov. 9 - More Information

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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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