October 9, 2017 - AIA Indiana E-Newsletter

2017 AIA Indiana Design and Service Award Winnners 

CLICK HERE to view the 2017 AIA Indiana Design Award winners.

CLICK HERE to view the 2017 AIA Indiana Service Award winners.

Congratulations to all of this year's winners!

New Design - Historic Context, Celebrating 50 Years of IHPC

4:30 p.m. - 7 p.m., Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Harrison Center for the Arts - Speck Gallery, 1505 N. Delaware St., Indianapolis, IN 46202
What does "appropriate" mean? Join us for a discussion panel on mixed approaches to contemporary design in historic neighborhoods - districts that are recognized and protected, yet nonetheless, are changing organic places where real communities live. A panel of professionals in architecture, landscape architecture, and planning will share their unique perspectives as they delve into this ever-changing, ever-challenging, sometimes controversial design realm.

*4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. - Networking, Beer/Wine/Soft Drinks/Snacks
*5:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. - New Design - Historic Context Panel Discussion

Panel Moderator: Donna Sink, AIA, Rowland Design

Panelists: Tom Gallagher, Ratio Architects; Drew White, FAIA, Axis Architecture + Interiors; Mark Demerly, AIA, Demerly Architects; Duncan Stroik, AIA, Duncan G. Stroik, Architect LLC

Earn 1 AIA LU!

CLICK HERE to learn more and to register!

AIA Northern Indiana Presents CE Courses and Octoberfest

Thursday, October 12, 2017
CE Courses
St. Joseph County Public Library,  304 S. Main St.,  South Bend, IN 46601
*2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. - Structuring Your Business Development Program - Earn 1 AIA LU!
*3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. - Kinetic Architectural Systems - Earn 1 AIA/HSW LU!
Vegetable Buddies,  129 North Michigan Street,  South Bend, IN 46601
*5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m., Buffet, Two Complimentary Drink Tickets, and Door Prizes!
CLICK HERE to learn more and to register!

Is Your Building Healthy? Wellness and Sustainability Summit

9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Wednesday, October 11, 2017  
Butler University, Robertson Hall, Ford Salon, 4600 Sunset Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46208
Join the USGBC Indiana Central Branch at their full-day educational event. Each education session will be registered for 1 GBCI continuing education hour (including 4 LEED Specific) and 1 AIA/HSW LU. CLICK HERE to learn more! 

Masonry Day in Fort Wayne 

Masonry Day will be held in Fort Wayne, IN on Wednesday, October 18, and hosted by the International Masonry Institute and Indiana/Kentucky Structural Masonry Coalition.
Masonry Day covers various topics within masonry, including structural masonry case studies, grouting and reinforced masonry construction, and cutting edge masonry codes and standards. The goal of masonry day is to provide the necessary education and tools needed for the design and construction community to succeed on projects. Completing the program will earn you 5 PDH or 5 AIA/CES LU's for continuing education.
This event begins at 7:30 a.m. with registration and breakfast and concludes at 1:30 p.m. after the final session. The deadline for registration is Friday, October 13. There is no cost for this event. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. CLICK HERE to learn more and to register!

Indianapolis Public Library Request for Qualifications

The Indianapolis Public Library (IndyPL) has issued a Request for Qualifications to solicit Statement of Qualifications from qualified vendors for architectural design services for the Fort Benjamin Harrison Branch Library Project, the next step in the implementation of the IndyPL Strategic Plan. CLICK HERE to learn more.

Ball State CAP Guest Lecture Series

CALL FOR ENTRIES: Stewardson Keefe LeBrun Travel Grant  

New York City's Center for Architecture is currently looking for applications for the Stewardson Keefe LeBrun Travel Grant, a $15,000 award. The grant seeks early to mid-level architects who wish to further their personal and professional development through travel. The travel scholarship was originally based on the idea of the Grand Tour, in which recent architectural graduates would travel through Europe experiencing art, architecture, and culture first-hand. The scholarship focus is less on academic projects than on self-directed education.
Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens with a professional degree in architecture. Applicants must be practicing architects. Academics may apply as long as they are also practicing architects.
Grant Amount: $15,000
Deadline: Wednesday, November 1st 5 p.m. (EST)
CLICK HERE to learn more.

2017 AIA Leadership Institute 

Join AIA on November 16 for a powerful, one-day leadership training event for architects. Earn up to 6.25 LU|HSW by participating at one of five Regional Venue locations (Bentonville, Arkansas; Detroit, Michigan; New Orleans, Louisiana; Pasadena, California; and Washington, DC) and learn essential leadership skills to take on a larger role in your firm and community. CLICK HERE to learn more.

AIA National News

Architectural Billings Index
Architecture firm billings increased for the seventh consecutive month in August, with the Architecture Billings Index score rising to 53.7, as more firms reported improving business conditions in August than in July. Inquiries into new projects remained strong as well, and firms continued to report an increase in the value of new design contracts. CLICK HERE to learn more.

AIA State Economic Profiles 
The midyear update to the AIA's State Economic Profiles has been released. The profiles provide a collection of economic indicators that can be used to make better business decisions. 
The data demonstrates the importance of architects and the industry to society. Each profile contains national, regional, and state indicators such as employment and gross domestic product. CLICK HERE to learn more.  

2018 AIA Grassroots - Call for Presentations
Showcase your program during the Grassroots 2018 meeting by presenting during one of the breakout workshops. The workshops are an integral part of Grassroots and will focus on the seven Core Member Services and other programs that relate to the theme. Proposals are due by October 20. CLICK HERE to learn more.

Lean Concepts Drive Healthcare Architecture Planning and Design Webinar 
The Academy of Architecture for Health is presenting a webinar titled, Lean Concepts Drive Healthcare Architecture Planning and Design, October 10, from 2 p.m. - 3 p.m. EST. Earn 1 AIA LU/HSW! CLICK HERE to learn more and to register. 

Generative Design for Healthcare Planning Webinar
Generative design, a method of design investigation utilizing algorithmic or rule-based systems to generate automated digital outputs, is gaining importance within schools of architecture and the design software development community. Often paired with parametric modeling tools, generative design techniques allow rapid production, analysis, and visualization of design options based on varied data inputs.  This session will present the concept of generative design using healthcare projects as case studies. Attendees will learn how the forefront of digital technology can shape the way programmers, planners, and designers approach healthcare design through cutting-edge research undertaken by Autodesk, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Perkins+Will. Earn 1 AIA/HSW LU. CLICK HERE to learn more and to register.

AIA Housing Awards - Call for Submissions
It's a life necessity, a sanctuary for the human spirit, and many people's first and most personal encounter with architecture: the house. By recognizing the best in home design, AIA Housing Awards show the world how beauty, safety, sustainability, and comfort can come together. CLICK HERE to learn more.
AIA/HUD Secretary's Awards - Call for Submissions
Affordable, accessible, and well-designed housing sets important benchmarks in the industry and proves that good design is not exclusive. The Office of the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development teams with AIA's Housing Knowledge Community to celebrate projects that demonstrate these traits. CLICK HERE to learn more.

AIA Small Project Awards - Call for Submissions
These awards highlight the value of every contribution to a project and showcase standard-setting small projects, regardless of size and budget. Small Project Awards have a yearly theme and are given in three categories, offering opportunities for recognition to a wide range of project sizes and budgets. CLICK HERE to learn more.

Permit Streamlining: Architects as Change Agents Webinar
2 p.m. - 3 p.m. EST, Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Architects are natural leaders in helping communities move toward more effective and efficient permit processing. As the economy continues to improve, design professionals and code officials must find ways to perform quality service with less time and money. By working together, a win-win-win scenario emerges: code compliant buildings that can be permitted in less time, while meeting today's design, energy and sustainability performance standards.This program provides an overview of the core concepts behind high performance permit processing, case studies from across the country, and a road map for engagement of architects as leaders in shaping more effective and efficient permit processing. Earn 1 AIA/HSW LU. CLICK HERE to learn more and to register.

AIA Knowledge Community Events 
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