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Advocacy Update – February 2023

March 2023 Advocacy Update

STATE NEWS State Legislative Session Update Washington’s State Legislature is back in person and moving through the long 105 day session at an effective pace. This year there have been well over 1,500 bills introduced so far. While the legislation

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2023 Fellowship Announcement

Bill LaPatra FAIA, LEED AP, is a design partner at Mithun with 40 years of experience leading higher education, civic, commercial, and corporate workplace projects. His diverse body of work includes the mixed-use Weyerhaeuser Headquarters in Seattle’s Pioneer Square; the

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2022 Year in Review

Dear AIA Seattle Community, As we close the calendar on 2022, we have so much to celebrate. In the past year, our community has adapted to a shifting work environment and embraced many of the silver linings and lessons of

Posted in For the Profession, Home Page

2022 Honor Award Winners

Collage of Honor Award 2022 Winners

SEATTLE, November 8, 2022 – Last night, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Seattle hosted the 72nd annual Honor Awards for Washington Architecture to celebrate excellence in design. The distinguished jury included Billie Faircloth FAIA, LEED AP BD+C (KieranTimberlake), Ghazal

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Continued Connection

A message for our valued AIA Seattle Community,  Summer has finally found us in Seattle, and all around us are signs of increasing community engagement. In our highly hybrid and virtual times, our committees and staff team at AIA Seattle are

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2022-23 Board of Directors

Vote today for our 2022-23 slate of new/moving board members

AIA Seattle’s Board Nominating Committee is pleased to present this slate of accomplished members to fill open seats on our Board of Directors or current board members moving to officer positions or different positions beginning September 1, 2022. All AIA

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2022 Fellowship Announcement

Kjell Anderson FAIA

Kjell Anderson FAIA, LEED Fellow, practices architecture and serves as a Principal and the Director of Sustainable Design at LMN Architects, working with all of LMN’s clients to set and exceed sustainable design goals. He wrote the first architect-centered book

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International Women’s Day 2022

A collage of Women

In principle and in practice, AIA Seattle values and seeks diverse and inclusive participation within the field of architecture. Over 60% of AIA Seattle leaders are women, including Board, Committee Chairs, and Staff, and our chapter continues to exceed the national average

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2021 Year in Review

AIA Seattle will be closed December 24 through January 3

Dear AIA Seattle Community, Thank you for the warm welcome to lead AIA Seattle’s mission to champion the central role of architects in creating and sustaining a better built environment. It’s a pleasure to share with you a reflection on

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Recipient Announced for 2021 Northwest Washington Section Scholarship

2021-22 Recipient: My name is Ciera Gordon. After graduating from Burlington-Edison High School, I studied architecture and mechanical engineering with a minor in energy studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. I am currently in the final year of the

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2021-2022 Board of Directors

AIA Seattle’s Board Nominating Committee is pleased to present this slate of accomplished members to fill open seats on our Board of Directors beginning September 1, 2021.  All AIA and Associate AIA members were eligible to vote. Votes are yes or

Posted in For the Profession, Home Page