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AIA|LA Announces New Website Launch!

January 15, 2013

Notice anything different? Look again! AIA Los Angeles (AIA|LA) kicked off the New Year by launching our brand new website. The new site features a new MapsLA database of noteworthy landmarks in the city, full color images and a more editorial feel to inspire our membership and the public. 


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January 15, 2013, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM

In 2013, Los Angeles and its city leadership will undergo a vast transformation. All of this comes at a critical time for the architecture profession, as it sees more and more of its profit margins lost due to ineffective project delivery and procurement processes.

Please make plans to attend our first Political Outreach Committee Meeting of the year, which will be on Tuesday, January 15 (6:00pm - 7:30pm) at AIA Los Angeles.  

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Note:  future meetings will be held on the second Tuesday of each month from 6:30pm - 8:00pm.  

Call for Projects: AIA|LA Seeking Homes for 2013 Tours

January 15, 2013, 4:00 PM 

AIA|LA is looking for homes to be considered for inclusion in all our Tours for 2013 including: 

  • Home Tours Series: beautiful contemporary homes designed by Los Angeles's leading architects
  • Modernist/Contemporary Tours: one modernist project that has been renovated by a contemporary AIA|LA Architect member 
  • Residential Monographs Tour (NEW): 3-4 residential projects in the Los Angeles area packaged as a monograph of an architect and his/her firm.

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ADA Seminar: A Principles Based Approach to Accessibility - Achieving a Superior Understanding of the Accessibility Landscape for Your Projects

January 18, 2013, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Since 2013 is a license renewal year in California, AIA|LA is offering 55 hours of educational opportunities specifically focused on ADA topics to help architects earn the mandatory accessibility learning units. For AIA members, our ADA seminars also provide health, safety & welfare (HSW) credits that count towards the 18.0 learning units required to maintain AIA membership in good standing.

We kick off our this license renewal year this Friday, January 18th, with our first ADA Seminar of the year: A Principles Based Approach to Accessibility." Read More

 AIA|LA & LABDS - Interpreting The Building Code Together

January 24th 2013, 7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Who do you talk to when the building code says one thing and the inspector says another?!
In effort to facilitate a better built environment, AIA|LA is coordinating a quarterly series of leadership-pipeline meetings directly with LADBS management to discuss specific building code interpretation questions, challenges and discrepancies. Read More

AIA|LA & The Department of City Planning: Working Together to Build Better Communities

February 5, 2013, 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Join the AIA|LA & DCP Professional Volunteer Program today! We're looking for leading design talent to help the Los Angles Department of City Planning's Urban Design Studio critically review upcoming projects throughout the City. Read More

January 16, 2013, 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM

This month's presentation of the AIA/LA Committee on Architecture in Healthcare will showcase three children's hospitals designed by ZGF Architects - Children's Hospital Los Angeles, The Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago, and Randall Children's Hospital at Legacy Emanuel in Portland. Read More

February, 13, 2013, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Join the AIA|LA Urban Design Committee with guest speakers Nat Gale, of the Mayors Office and Bill Roschen, FAIA of the LA City Planning Commission as they discuss Mayr Vaillraigosa's Transit Corridors Initiative. Read More

The BIGGEST Thing To Happen To LA Since The '84 OLYMPICS

January 25th 2013, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

The BIGGEST Thing To Happen To LA Since The '84 OLYMPICS - in fact, EVEN Bigger!Come be a part of this before the press announces it. Read More

Join Fellow Colleagues for the 2nd Annual AIA Chapter* Natural Stone Education Exchange

January 29, 2013 to January 31, 2013

Architects gain direct, frontline exposure to natural stone processors and distributors, education and networking at the largest and only dedicated stone event in North America at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV. Read More

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