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A Week In Brief
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
In This Issue
AIA Architecture Tour Video
AIA June Luncheon
2018 AIACOC Design Awards: Call for Entries
AIA Kickball Tournament
ARE + AXP Success Program
AIAOK Conference Booth & Sponsorship Registration
AIAOK Honor Award Nominations
Oklahoma Modernism Weekend
AIA Central States Region Design Awards
Article Headline
EDRA Conference
OSU New Graduate Program
Mark Your Calendars!

June 9: AIA Kickball Tournament
June 14: AIACOC June Luncheon
June 16-17: Oklahoma Modernism Weekend
June 19-22: AIA National Convention
June 29: AIACOC Design Award Forms Due
July 18: AIACOC Board Meeting
July 19: Architecture after 5 at Wallace Engineering


Did You Miss This Year's AIA Architecture Tour?  

 Watch this great video created by Benjamin Shullaw, AIA 

AIACOC June Luncheon: Developer's Showcase!
Join us for our fourth annual "Developer's Showcase" at which featured speakers will present some of their recent and upcoming projects, and describe the role that design plays in their development work.
The AIA June Luncheon will take place on Thursday, June 14, from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at OSU-OKC in the Student Center building on the 3rd floor.
Our featured speakers are:
Kayla Baker , managing partner at Northline Development, led the largest single expansion of modern-style housing in Midtown with The Dwellings at SoSA, a development of 14 townhomes along NW 6 just east of Classen Boulevard. Northline has also developed many other new, contemporary homes in the area of NW 7 and Shartel, and is currently renovating a former service station into a mix of restaurants and retail.
Brandon and Jennifer Rader , owners of Rader Building Company, have a passion for development. Jennifer brings a background and education in interior design and Brandon in real estate brokerage and homebuilding. They are currently developing "The Campbell" in Edmond's downtown urban district, which will be comprised of two multi-story buildings containing restaurant, retail, apartments, and office space.
Chris Fleming has been a partner in REHCO, LLC since 2008 after serving as its Executive Vice President since 2006. REHCO, LLC is a family office founded by Bob Howard. With partners Howard, Mickey Clagg, and Fleming, REHCO and its affiliates have invested in dozens of companies across diverse industries and geographies. More than half of REHCO's investments relate to commercial real estate development, redevelopment, placemaking, and property management with Midtown Renaissance being REHCO's most visible portfolio company.

Plan to join us on Thursday, June 14th.  Lunch is free for our AIA, Associate AIA and Allied Members.  The cost for nonmembers is $25.  The deadline to register is noon on Friday, June 8, 2018.

AIA Central Oklahoma Design Excellence Awards
The AIA Central Oklahoma Design Excellence Awards showcase the best of built work by members of AIA Central Oklahoma. Entrants must be members of The American Institute of Architects, Central Oklahoma Chapter. 

Earlier this year, AIA Central Oklahoma put together a Design Awards Task Force to review our Design Award categories, jury criteria, and judging criteria. Below you will notice new categories and a more defined judging criteria. One new category is our specialty category. Each cycle we will be rotating a specialty category to help feature various project types. This year our specialty category is Healthcare.

Get your Spectator Band for the AIA Kickball Tournament!

Our brackets are set for this year's AIA Kickball Tournament!  

Spectators attend free but if you'd like to join us for lunch and adult beverages, you will need to purchase a spectator wristband for $25.  The deadline to purchase is Tuesday, June 5.  We will not be selling bands the day of the event.  

Saturday, June 9
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
PCAA Fields
3100 West Britton Road, OKC

Studying for the ARE Exam?  Check Out This Program!


Mark Your Calendars!  
Mark your calendars for the 2018 AIA Oklahoma Conference on Architecture set to take place on Thursday, November 8 - Friday, November 9 in Enid, Oklahoma.

We have a block of rooms at the Springhill Suites by Marriott.
Rooms are $99 plus tax per night.
Reservations must be made by calling the hotel at 580-540-4256. The group code is AIA.
This block and special rate will be on a first come basis and the block will be released on October 7, 2018.

We still have some booths and sponsorship available for this year's conference!     SIGN UP HERE

AIA Oklahoma Honor Awards: Call for Nominations


Oklahoma Modernism Weekend

June 16-17, 2018 at the Gold Dome!

AIA Central States Region Design Awards

Registration is now open for the AIA Central States Regional Design Awards. Pick your favorite projects and enter this year's Central States Design Awards before registration closes on June 8. 

This year's awards banquet will be held in Tulsa on October 12. 

For more information on categories and submissions, please CLICK HERE.

Questions?  Contact Lindsey at 918-583-0013


POK White Party!

2018 Summer White Party
Historically, the best party in OKC!
Saturday, June 16, 2018
Henry Overholser Mansion
405 NW 15th Street
7:00 p.m.

Wear your best summer white and join Preservation Oklahoma for its third annual Summer White Party! Taking place on the lawn of the Overholser Mansion, Summer White Party will include live music, dancing, drinks, heavy hors d'oeuvres, and a raffle. All proceeds benefit the work of Preservation Oklahoma, including its stewardship of the 1903 Henry Overholser Mansion .

EDRA Conference- Register Today!
Plan to attend the EDRA Conference this June!  

They have  Dan Boren and Mick Cornett speaking over lunches on Thursday and Friday.

Below is the schedule for the conference in case anyone would like to register for a day or come to the lunches:

Lunch is $75. 

Here is the link to lunch information:
Schedule at a Glance

Wednesday, June 6
7:30am-5:30pm                Registration Desk Open
8:00am-1:00pm                Half Day Pre-conference Intensives
8:00am-5:00pm                Graduate Student Workshop
8:30am-5:30pm                Full Day Pre-conference Intensives
1:30-5:30pm                     Half Day Pre-conference Intensives
5:30-7:30pm                      Welcome Reception

Thursday, June 7
7:00am-5:00pm                Registration Desk Open
7:00am-5:00pm                EDRA49 Book Display
7:30-8:30am                     Knowledge Network Meetings
9:00-10:30am                   Concurrent Sessions
11:00am-12:00pm             Lunch Session- Dan Boren at the Cox Convention Center- second floor north side
12:00-1:00pm                   Plenary Session
1:00-2:00pm                     Recognition Presentations
2:00-2:30pm                     Poster Sessions/Break
2:30-4:00pm                     2018 CORE Recipient Presentations
2:30-4:00pm                    Concurrent Sessions
4:00-4:30pm                    Poster Sessions/Break
4:30-6:00pm                    Concurrent Sessions
6:00-6:30pm                    Poster Sessions

Friday, June 8
7:00am-12:00pm             Registration Desk Open
7:00am-5:00pm               EDRA49 Book Display
7:30-8:30am                    Knowledge Network Meetings
9:00-10:30am                  Concurrent Sessions
10:30-11:00am                Poster Sessions/Break
11:00am-12:30pm           Concurrent Sessions
12:30-1:30pm                  Lunch Presentation by Mick Cornett and GT Bynum-Tulsa Mayor at the Cox Convention Center- second floor north side
1:30-2:30pm                    Plenary Session
2:30-3:30pm                    Poster Sessions/Break
4:00-5:30pm                    Concurrent Sessions
5:00-6:00pm                    Cocktail Reception
6:00-8:00pm                    Banquet: EDRA Awards Presentation & Keynote

Saturday, June 9
7:00am-12:00pm             Registration Desk Open
7:30-8:30am                    Network Chairs Meeting
8:30-9:00am                    Break
9:00-10:30am                  Concurrent Sessions
10:45-11:45am                Plenary Session
12:00-1:15pm                  Member Meeting & Closing Session
1:30-5:00pm                    Mobile Sessions

OSU New Graduate Certificate in Integrative Design of the Building Envelope

The OSU School of Architecture is pleased to offer a new Graduate Certificate in Integrative Design of the Building Envelope, a 12 credit hour endeavor allowing architects to increase their skills and knowledge in the interdisciplinary technical realm of architecture.  See the attached document, and contact Dr. Tom Spector ( tom.spector@okstate.edu) for more information.


The OSU School of Architecture is empowering
architects and engineers to better serve society through
advancements in performative design and construction.
New materials, technologies, and methods for
evaluating building envelope performance are a rich
area for innovation and specialization.

The Graduate Certificate in Integrative Design of the
Building Envelope is a degree now offered by the
School as an opportunity for current students, recent
graduates, and mid-career professionals to refine their
knowledge and skill set toward the future of
performative analysis and design. This program is
geared for busy students and professionals, consisting
of twelve credit hours from a diverse selection of
alternative courses.

The customizable program consists of coursework in
computational design, sustainability, construction,
systems, finance, and other advanced studies. We
encourage you to find more information at our website,
arch-ceat.okstate.edu or contact us directly at

Oklahoma State University School of Architecture
Graduate Certificate in Integrative Design of the Building Envelope

Today's clients demand high-performance building envelope
design supported by sophisticated research methodologies and
hard data. The graduate certificate in integrative design provides
both students and practicing professionals a directed study of
new tools and technologies to provide this value-added service.
The interdisciplinary nature of this program ensures students will
be able to apply knowledge from allied disciplines.

The certificate is 12 hours, and must include one of the following courses (3 credit hours maximum):

ARCH 4253 Computational Foundations/Computer Applications in Architecture III

ARCH 4233 Sustainable Design in Architecture

ARCH 4263 Comprehensive Design Seminar

MAE 4263 Energy Conversion Systems

MAE 4703 Design of Indoor Environmental Systems

MAE 4713 Thermal Systems Design, Simulation and Optimization

CMT 4283 Business Practices for Construction

MET 4413 Ground Source Heat Pump Systems

Students choose two courses, or six credit hours, from the following list of courses:
ARCH 5023 Masonry Design & Analysis

ARCH 5093 Real Estate Development

ARCH 5233 Sustainable Design in Architecture

ARCH 5253 Computational Foundations/Computer Applications in Arch III

ARCH 5493 Entrepreneurship in Architecture

CMT 5133 Quantitative Decision Making

CMT 5263 Sustainable Construction Methods

CMT 5273 Integrated Project Delivery Methods in Construction
Students must enroll in this capstone course, supervised by at least two graduate faculty representing
two fields of expertise:

ARCH 5100 Advanced Topics in Integrative Design

For further information about this program, please contact:

Professor Tom Spector, AIA
School of Architecture
or visit: https://gradcollege.okstate.edu/apply

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