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5 Lessons in Historic Restoration from the Cincinnati Music Hall provided by Steve Butler, Marvin

5 Lessons in Historic Restoration from the Cincinnati Music Hall provided by Steve Butler, Marvin

5 Lessons in Historic Restoration from the Cincinnati Music Hall Learn how the acclaimed $143 million historic rehabilitation project saved a musical gem. For a masterclass on how to renovate an aging landmark with painstaking historical precision, study the recently completed Cincinnati Music Hall in Cincinnati, Ohio. So assert the editors of The New York Times. At completion of the project, The Times lauded a $143 million renovation of the 140-year-old, 280,000 square foot fine arts institution that left virtually no aspect of it untouched. Today the Cincinnati Music Hall stands as a tribute to the art of renovation, looking every bit as […]

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AIA’s Robert Ivy issues guidance for architecture firms coping with COVID-19 fall out

AIA’s Robert Ivy issues guidance for architecture firms coping with COVID-19 fall out

            Robert Ivy, Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has penned a letter to AIA members offering advice and resources for how firms and individuals can navigate the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Ivy’s message, which touches on what firms can do, plans for rescheduling the recently cancelled AIA Conference, and other topics, is published in full below. Dear AIA community, We are living in a challenging time. As we awaken each new day of this unfolding public health emergency, our perspective changes, sometimes radically. Despite all of our professional knowledge and […]

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Advocating for Careers in Architecture

Interested in helping AIAAR advocate for architecture careers among students?  Committee volunteers want to help members that interact with K-12 classrooms, especially for Career Days, by providing them with support and materials.  As we are now immersed in unprecedented distance learning, this opportunity may be especially appreciated when students are able to return to their schools. If you have developed Career Day programs and wish to share your ideas or if you want to be on the referral list for schools that request guest speakers, please let us know at info@aiaar.org.. Our goal is to develop a firm neutral template to share for school presentations by […]

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AIA Gulf States Region 2020 Honor Awards Call for Entry is OPEN!

The AIA Gulf States Region Honor Awards Call for Entries is open! This year all entries must be submitted online through the Region’s new website, www.aiagulfstates.com/callforentries2020. The deadline to submit entries is Friday, March 13th at 5:00 p.m. CST. Click Here For more information regarding eligibility and criteria.

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2020 ALLIED PRESENTATION PROPOSALS FOR STATE CONVENTION BEING ACCEPTED

2020 AIA Arkansas State Convention October 21-23, 2020 AIA Arkansas is now accepting proposals from our Allied members at the Blue level or higher, for presentations at the 2020 AIA Arkansas State Convention in Hot Springs, AR. Only current AIA Arkansas Allied Members at the levels of Blue, Silver or Gold are eligible to submit presentations. Companies that are not current members or at the Basic level will not be reviewed by the convention committee. Please complete the form below to submit your presentation for review by the Convention Committee. Selections will be made and notification of acceptance or denial will be […]

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