JULY 2016
Mystery Photo Challenge
Do you know what is shown in this photo?

Photo submitted by Kim Mehl, Hon. Aff. AIAMI, July's winner. 

Click here to send your guess - if you are correct, you
will have the opportunity to submit next month's mystery photo challenge!

Thank you to those who guessed last month's photo! The correct answer is: looking up through the skylight in the atrium of the David Whitney building.
Dumke Open 2016
The Dumke Open, hosted on July 18th, was a success! Thank you to our sponsors and participants.  

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AIA/AGC Mid Summer Conference
AIA Michigan & AGC Michigan will host the 73rd Annual Mid Summer Conference at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island early next month! To learn more about this exciting networking opportunity view the brochure here or visit AIA Michigan here. We hope to see you on the island!  
Cranbrook Welcomes New Dean
Amy Green Deines, Associate AIA, IIDA, has been named Dean of Cranbrook Academy of Art.  Her term began on July 1, 2016. In the past Dean Deines has served as Associate Dean at Lawrence Tech and has held academic positions at Detroit Mercy, School of Architecture.  Dean Deines also currently serves on the AIA Michigan and AIA Detroit boards.  In June she was the recipient of AIA Michigan's Associate Member award. Congratulations to Dean Deines!

To learn more about Dean Amy Green Deines please visit Cranbrook's website here .
Design Retreat 2016
Save the Date: the Annual Design Retreat 2016 is fast approaching! Join AIA Michigan at Camp Hayo-Went-Ha on September 23-25. Network and discuss with other like minded professionals about the challenges the architectural field is currently facing.  Learn about how many are addressing these design issues.  Also open to interns, students and non-AIA members.

To learn more about this year's Design Retreat, please visit the AIA Michigan website.
Association Of Architecture Organizations

Did you know that the Michigan Architectural Foundation is a member of the Association of Architecture Organizations (AAO)? The AAO is a member-based network that connects the many organizations around the world dedicated to enhancing public dialogue about architecture and design. Founded in 2009, AAO currently serves nonprofit architectural organizations and interested individuals in 75 cities across the United States and 10 countries. Members include architecture centers, design professionals, architecture and design schools, educators, historic preservation trusts, design advocacy and urban planning organizations, and museums with architecture collections. Taken collectively, AAO Member organizations conduct public programs that reach an estimated annual audience of 4.5 million children and adult learners.

To learn more about the AAO visit their website here .

In This Issue
Upcoming Events:

AIA/AGC Mid Summer Conference
Aug. 4-6, 2016

AIA Michigan Design Retreat
Sept. 23-25, 2016

MAF Board Meeting - Grand Rapids
Sept. 29, 2016

AAO Design Matters Conference - Miami, FL
Nov. 2-4, 2016 

Stay up to Date: The Affleck House Restoration

Do you follow the Affleck House Restoration? Check out some of the recent updates below! (PC: Gary Quesada, Hon. Aff. AIAMI)

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