Advocacy

Partnership Forum Application Deadline - July 9th

AIA Austin is pleased to announce the 2nd annual Partnership Forum geared towards ambitious young Architects and Architectural Interns.  The AIA Austin Partnership Forum provides an ongoing opportunity to share and discuss issues related to the personal and professional leadership development of Architects and Architectural Interns with a group of ambitious peers and an experienced mentor. Participants should be interested in matters related to becoming a leader within their own firm or in developing a new practice.

Event Design Voice Volunteer Day at Manos de Cristo

March 6, 2010 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

This event has already occurred.

AIA Design Voice partnered with Manos de Cristo to design and build computer desks.

We designed 8 desks with computer tower stands on a very low budget for a very small space that were able to be constructed by volunteers.

Construction time of the desks took two Saturdays, March 6th and 13th 10 am - 2pm.

Extra materials were used to make a projector stand in a couple of hours on an additional Saturday, March 20th, 10am-12pm.

The following is a list of volunteers with estimated volunteer hours including design time and material pick up:

2010 HousingWorks - All Kinds of Homes in All Parts of Town

 http://housingworksaustin.org/events/2010/housing-tour.php

Coming in June is Housing Works' Affordable Housing Tour.  Be sure to check out their website for event information.  Last year's after tour networking event at the Long Center was especially successful.

National AIA Election Information

This year in Miami, AIA Convention delegates will elect a slate of officers to lead the AIA and the profession into the future. Each year, the American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC) asks the candidates to respond to several questions of interest to the AIACC and the Membership.   The candidates’ responses have been posted on their website.  Click here to view the candidate responses.

AISD Facilities Master Plan - This Thursday (May 20th)

 http://www.dejongrichter.com/projects/austin-independent-school-district/

Participate and voice your opinions on the future of AISD facilities this Thursday at Travis High School (6-8pm).  The Strategic Plan for AISD calls for "increase collaboration with other entities to support such areas as affordable housing, health & human services and community planning."  Your opinions can influence how school sites could be envisioned, selected and used.  

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