Monthly Archives: June 2013

Be OUR Messenger

One of the great things about an organization with the size and reach of the American Institute of Architects is our thousands of messengers. But here’s the key: we have to work together. We must have a unified message. We must communicate that message with each other and with the public. There needs to be a symbiotic relationship between members and local and national components. We all have to do our part. Continue reading

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Candidate Question Series Volume 6

Recently Candidates for the 2014 / 2015 AIA First Vice President / President Elect were asked to answer a series of questions from the AIA California Council and the AIA Center for Emerging Professionals. Over the next week or two leading up to the National Convention, I’ll publish my answers here in a series called “The Candidate Question Series.” This is the sixth post in that series. Continue reading

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The Candidate Question Series Volume 5

Recently Candidates for the 2014 / 2015 AIA First Vice President / President Elect were asked to answer a series of questions from the AIA California Council and the AIA Center for Emerging Professionals. Over the next week or two leading up to the National Convention, I’ll publish my answers here in a series called “The Candidate Question Series.” This is the fifth post in that series. Continue reading

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The Candidate Question Series Volume 4

Recently Candidates for the 2014 / 2015 AIA First Vice President / President Elect were asked to answer a series of questions from the AIA California Council and the AIA Center for Emerging Professionals. Over the next week or two leading up to the National Convention, I’ll publish my answers here in a series called “The Candidate Question Series.” This is the fourth post in that series. Continue reading

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Let’s Connect

What do you think is the biggest benefit of being a Member of the American Institute of Architects? Given the fact that the 2013 edition of the AIA National Convention is less than two weeks away, let’s take a minute to focus on the idea of connecting. Most of all, I hope that you can go to Denver and connect. Connect with your peers and connect with all the opportunities that come from engaging in a network that has rich resources for Architects in every stage of their careers. Continue reading

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The Candidate Question Series Volume 3

Recently Candidates for the 2014 / 2015 AIA First Vice President / President Elect were asked to answer a series of questions from the AIA California Council and the AIA Center for Emerging Professionals. Over the next week or two leading up to the National Convention, I’ll publish my answers here in a series called “The Candidate Question Series.” This is the third post in that series. Continue reading

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The Candidate Question Series Volume 2

Recently Candidates for the 2014 / 2015 AIA First Vice President / President Elect were asked to answer a series of questions from the AIA California Council and the AIA Center for Emerging Professionals. Over the next week or two leading up to the National Convention, I’ll publish my answers here in a series called “The Candidate Question Series.” This is the second post in that series. Continue reading

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Why do Businesses Need Architects?

Why do you need an Architect? The answer to that question has been a major tenant of the AIA’s outreach for years. Above any other professionals, we’re suited for connecting all the players in the building industry. We’re often the connection between the developers, the builders, the Officials, the agents and the users. It is our work that guides the process and drives efficiency in the industry. Our contributions lead to economic returns. Architects are good for business. Continue reading

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The Candidate Question Series Volume 1

Recently Candidates for the 2014 / 2015 AIA First Vice President / President Elect were asked to answer a series of questions from the AIA California Council and the AIA Center for Emerging Professionals. Over the next week or two leading up to the National Convention, I’ll publish my answers here in a series called “The Candidate Question Series.” This is the first post in that series. Continue reading

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