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AIA|LA 2013 Design Awards Call for Entry Open

Registration Deadline: May 29, 2013   

Kicking off our awards season at AIA Los Angeles, we are proud to announce the opening of the 2013 Design Awards Call for Entry. Over 30 awards were given last year in the built & unbuilt categories, give yourself and your project the chance of winning a coveted AIA|LA Design Award. Read More 

Cal Poly Pomona's Michael Woo, Hon. AIA|LA & Sarah Lorenzen

May 14, 2013, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Our first series will feature the heads of Cal Poly Pomona's architecture program.  This one hour event will probe the relationship between academia and practice, investigate the interplay between theory and the production of buildings and question the evolving territories of research, design and construction. Read More 

AIA|LA City Leaders Breakfast Series w/
Dodger's Vice President, JANET MARIE SMITH

May 16, 2013, 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM    

The 2013 AIA|LA City Leaders Breakfast Series, sponsored by AHBE Landscape Architects, with LA Dodgers, Senior Vice President of Planning & Development JANET MARIE SMITH.
This reception will also include a tour of the recent improvements to Dodger Stadium and is being provided by the generosity of the LA Dodgers.
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 AIA|LA 2013 Spring Home Tour: The Venetian Tour

Sunday, May 19, 2013, 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM    

"The Venetian Tour," features newly constructed homes by four leading architects & designers that are at the forefront of Venice Beach's new urban landscape. The 4 homes have traces of the bohemian lifestyle that once characterized Venice, but they also are prime examples of urban, refined luxury design underlined by sustainable principles. Read More 

AIA|LA & LABDS - Working Together to Improve the LARR Process

May 29, 2013, 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM 

Please make plans to attend the next roundtable discussion with LADBS about our efforts to improve the LARR process. Read More 

The 2013 AIA|LA City Leaders Breakfast Series:  w/JIM COWELL

June 7, 2013, 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM   

The monthly breakfast receptions serve as a leadership forum to discuss issues relevant to improving the built and natural environment of the city in areas relating to economic development, energy and water conservation, open space, architecture, urban design and land-use policy. Read More 

ADA Seminar: Stepping Thru Commercial Restrooms

June 7, 2013, 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM  

Focused on ADA content and provide 5.0 HSW learning units to fulfill the mandatory accessibility continuing education requirement for architect licensure. Read More 

Small Firms Workshop # 2: The Architect as Small-Scale Developer

June 14, 2013, 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM 

Who needs to depend on the client when you're willing to generate a project and take on certain risk yourself? Serving as both the creative voice and economic decision maker not only helps the architect maintain a design vision but also profit financially by controlling the process from beginning to end. Join us at the small Firms Workshop #2 to find out how! Read More  

AIA|LA Committee on Architecture in Healthcare: Natural Ventilation for Health Care Facilities

May 15, 2013, 4:30 PM

This month's presentation of the AIA|LA Committee on Architecture in Healthcare will explore an idea that is leading change in the way health facilities will be designed in the future: Natural Ventilation for Health Care Facilities.  Read More  

AIA|LA Interiors Committee: Morley Builders Office Tour

May 23, 2013, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM 

Join the AIA|LA Interiors Committee in touring the Morley Builders Office led by Clay Pendergrast of HOK. Refreshements and networking following tour. Read More 

Cappellini's Heroes

May 14, 2013, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Hosted by Giulio Cappellini who will introduce Johan Lindsten's new MELTDOWN lamp. Read More 

CE Academy Event Coming to Los Angeles

May 23, 2013, 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Join us in Los Angeles on May 23, 2013 to learn about a great variety of building products and concepts. Earn multiple AIA CE credits on topics that will include: Roofing Market Trends, Recycled Content Surfacing Materials and Sustainable Materials in Restrooms, Locker Rooms. Read More 


May 23, 2013, 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Caravan Rug Corp. will host a gala party exclusively for members of AIA, ASID (Interior Designers) and SDSA (Set Decorators) in their Beverly Hills showroom. This event will present a unique networking opportunity for professionals who give life to space.