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Latinos in Architecture (LiA)

Mission

LiA's goal is to serve and support our local communities, strengthen networks between design professionals and enrich our practices through diverse cultural views by fostering participation in educational, professional and community-oriented programs.

Please feel free to email us for more information about this committee and to learn how you can get involved.

The LiA Committee meets every third Thursday of the month at 5:00 PM at the Austin Center for Architecture

Paul Medrano, AIA - Chair
Dan Campos - Co-Chair

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The AIA Austin Latinos in Architecture (LiA) 2014 Scholarship Application is now available! Click here

 

 

Please join us next week at the Opening Night of PERSPECTIVASdosmil13. The show is free, open to the public, delicious food and drinks, and most importantly it is a great collection of architectural work done in our community by Latino Architects. The donations given by our generous sponsors go directly to fund scholarships for latino...

This year's “PERSPECTIVASdosmil13" will once again showcase the work of many talented architects and designers from around the State of Texas.  This 'one-of-a-kind' exhibit will feature innovative designs created by young professionals and seasoned firms from Austin, San Antonio, Harlingen, Comfort and McAllen. Additionally, this...

Enjoy an evening while catching up with old friends and meeting new ones during our joint networking mixer with "Latinos in Architecture" and "Emerging Professionals". We hope you can join us!!!

Gloria's Latin Cuisine, Downtown at 300 W 6th Street (NW corner of 6th & Lavaca)

Thursday Sept. 12, 2013 - 6:00-7:30pm

 

Joined by friends and family at the Austin Center for Architecture, Latinos in Architecture (LiA) recently awarded scholarships to three talented Austin area students.  In our continued effort to promote our profession amongst young Latinos, the three full-tuition scholarships will assist Franco, Jessied and Sindy attend the “Summer Academy in Architecture” at the...

AIA Austin's “Latinos in Architecture Committee" presents “New Architecture for a New World:  Convergences in the American Continent”, by Fernando Lara, PhD. Associate Professor of Architecture and Chair of Brazil Center at UT Latin American Institute.

At The University of Texas at Austin, Mr. Lara teaches seminars on 20th century...

Movie trailer available at http://www.unfinishedspaces.com/trailer.html

Please join “Latinos in Architecture” for our first movie night of the year, featuring “Unfinished Spaces”.  This highly acclaimed movie features Cuba’s ambitious...

Please join your friends and colleagues with "Latinos in Architecture" for our first Social Mixer of the year. Great way to catch up with old friends and make new ones. We hope you can make it!

Thursday February 28th from 5:30-7:00pm at TAKOBA (1411 East 7th Street)

 

Please join Latinos in Architecture for our first Movie Night featuring SIDEWALLS (Medianeras) from Argentina ... a story about architecture, design, love, and Buenos Aires. What's not to like?!

Friday November 30th from 6-9pm at the Austin Center for Architecture (801 W 12th St.)

Refreshments will be provided.

HD movie trailer available at...

Just days away from “PERSPECTIVASdosmil12”, we are glad to announce this year’s exhibit will showcase the work of many talented architects and designers from around our wonderful State of Texas.  A record number of entries will display innovative designs created by young professionals and seasoned firms from Austin, San Antonio, Houston, Dallas and Fort Worth....

Please join AIA Austin’s “Latinos in Architecture” for the second annual "From an Architect's Bookshelf"

This book donation drive/library development program will provide Austin area High Schools with books that are essential for the teaching and research of Architecture.

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Joined by friends and family at the Austin Center for Architecture, Latinos in Architecture (LiA) recently awarded scholarships to two talented Austin area high school graduates.  In our continued effort to promote our profession amongst young Latinos, the two scholarships will assist two bright students attend the “Summer Academy in Architecture” at the...

On a warm and humid Friday night in May, AIA Austin members celebrated the opening of El Naranjo, an adaptive reuse project at 85 Rainey Street designed by local architect, Martin Barrera, AIA.  The joint social mixer was hosted by the Latinos in Architecture, and Emerging Professionals committees and was well attended by members and their guests.  Martin Barrera, AIA...

AIA Austin’s “Latinos in Architecture Committee” and “Emerging Professionals Committee” invite you to a joint networking event hosted at “El Naranjo”.  The successful Rainey Street food trailer has recently opened its doors as a newly remodeled and full-service restaurant, designed by Austin architect Martin Barrera, AIA....

LiA’s Opening Night for “PERSPECTIVASdosmil11”, held at the Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC) on October 7th, was a great success. Well over one hundred people came to view this remarkable exhibit aimed to showcase the innovative work and talent of Austin Latino architectural professionals and designers during the 2011 celebrations of...
LiA-Austin volunteers got together, on the last weekend of August, to sort through hundreds of books and magazines collected during the 1st annual book donation drive, “From an Architect’s Bookshelf”. At the end of the day, it was clear that final numbers had surpassed initial expectations, as Austin architects and designers donated nearly 350 books and more than 400...
Please join AIA Austin’s “Latinos in Architecture” for the first annual "From an Architect's Bookshelf"   This book donation drive/library development program will provide Austin area High Schools with books that are essential for the teaching and research of Architecture. Additionally, your books will provide motivation to a young...