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Member Highlight: Heather Davis, AIA

Member Highlight: Heather Davis, AIA

            Member Highlight: Heather Davis, AIA, AMR Architects On Community Engagement and Tactical Urbanism Heather Davis talked by phone with Katherine Lashley, AIAAR Board representative, in November 2020 to explore her experience with community engagement. Your interest in community development seems to be a driving influence. I am curious how this kick started for you. Was there one specific moment? HD: Joe Stanley originally brought me along with him to a studioMAIN meeting and encouraged me to get involved, where I met James Meyer, Chris East, Jennifer Herron, Jonathan Opitz, and several others who quickly […]

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Member Highlight: Amanda Sturgell, AIA

Member Highlight: Amanda Sturgell, AIA

Member Highlight: Amanda Sturgell, AIA Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects On Education Outreach  Amanda Sturgell talked by phone with Lisa Skiles, AIAAR board member, about why she finds educational outreach important to our profession I was drawn to your story about how your grandfather left such an impression on you. How has this influenced your current passion for educational outreach?  AS: I didn’t know an architect growing up or know anyone who knew one. We are unicorns in that way, especially in low income or rural areas. As a young person, perhaps it is thought of as a big city thing […]

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Amazing Job Opportunity in Arkansas! GS-0808-12, Architect, Little Rock AFB, Arkansas

Interested in an amazing opportunity with the 19th Civil Engineer Squadron (CES), Engineering Flight? The 19 CES, Engineering Flight has immediate openings for two GS-0808-12 Architects at Little Rock AFB, Arkansas.  The staff is comprised of mechanical, electrical and civil engineers, architects, geospatial data production/management, surveying, community planning, programming, energy management and construction management professionals. A strong candidate will have experience with design development, facility design, specification writing and unit price cost estimating.  Asset management, planning, and programming experience desirable.  Professional registration or licensure as a Professional Architect in one of the 50 states or territories is highly desirable, but […]

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ELong Architecture + Planning seeking an Intermediate Designer/ Architect or Interior Designer

We are currently seeking an Intermediate Designer/ Architect or Interior Designer who has a passion for everything within the built environment. The ideal candidate will be personable and well-rounded, as it pertains to architecture; creative, organized, and extremely detail-oriented. We are a small studio and you will be involved in every aspect of our projects. Responsibilities will include working directly with the principal throughout the design process; client presentations, client and consultant coordination, construction documents as well as construction observation/project administration. You will be utilizing your talents for problem-solving, uncovering potential problems, and determining the best overall solution. Travel to […]

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ADAM DAY WINS EMERGING PROFESSIONAL AWARD FROM AIA ARKANSAS

ADAM DAY WINS EMERGING PROFESSIONAL AWARD FROM AIA ARKANSAS

  ADAM DAY WINS EMERGING PROFESSIONAL AWARD FROM AIA ARKANSAS Little Rock, Ark.- Adam Day, AIA with AMR Architects was awarded the Emerging Professional Award during this year’s AIA Arkansas Design Awards held virtually on Thursday, October 22, 2020.  This award recognizes a new professional who has expanded the role of the architect through civic participation and professional mentorship, thereby representing the goals of AIA to a larger audience. Day is a Partner at AMR Architects and holds a Bachelors in Architecture from the University of Arkansas. Adam’s career has taken him from Fayetteville, to Fort Smith, to Chicago and he now […]

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