Committee on Homelessness

The Committee on Homelessness (COHO) mobilizes architects to help our unsheltered neighbors through the areas of advocacy, education, and service.


COHO meets on the second Tuesday of the month at noon at the Center for Architecture & Design. To receive upcoming meeting and event details, subscribe to our email list. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as other professionals in the design community.

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The Committee on Homelessness (COHO) serves AIA Seattle’s Society vision.

Past Events:
Understanding Homelessness (Lecture 1) with Tim Harris of Real Change

Understanding Homelessness (Lecture 2) with Rex Holbein of Facing Homelessness 

Understanding Homelessness (Lecture 3) with Marty Hartment & Liz McDaniel of Mary’s Place 

Committee Chair(s):

  • Emily Darling
  • Alexander Froehlic Assoc. AIA
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    Updates from Committee on Homelessness

    2019 Volunteer and Committee Awards

    This year we recognize Karen DeLucas AIA (top left) and Cheryl Jacobs AIA (bottom right); Trevor Dykstra AIA (bottom center); and the Committee on Homelessness, co-chairs: Anton Dekom AIA (top right) and Alexander Froehlic Assoc. AIA (bottom left). Volunteer Award

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    AIA Seattle is proud to announce a new leadership and project management program, Getting it Done: The Business of Projects. Tailored to reflect the deep interdisciplinary collaboration that distinguishes architectural practice in our region, this four-part series will focus on

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