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May 2019

YAF: Building Cure Construction Tour

May 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Young Architects Forum for a construction tour of Building Cure, a new research incubator in Denny Triangle. Read more

2019 is the year of Balance. From August 6–25, the Seattle Design Festival (SDF) will connect designers, community members and civic leaders to explore how we design for Balance.

SDF 2019 Call For Proposals

May 22 @ 5:00 pm

We invite you to collaborate with SDF 2019: Balance: Ready to apply? Submit here. KEY DATES April 20 – Design Jam May 8 – Design Jam May 16 – Design Jam May 22, 5pm PT – Deadline to submit program proposals June 7 – Notification of Festival acceptance July 1 – Final program/installation info due August 16–25 – Seattle Design Festival! Questions? Contact Debra Webb, Director, Design in Public.

YAF: ARE Program Discussion – May

May 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

oin YAF for a robust discussion of the challenges and resources for completing the ARE exams, and come prepared to help shape the future of exam prep AIA Seattle and YAF can provide. Read more

NEW DATE & LOCATION: Urban Design Forum Happy Hour + Committee Meeting

May 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 5:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until November 30, 2019

Come have a beer, geek out on current urban issues in our region and get involved with the Urban Design Forum. Read more

CoHo: “Trickle Down Town” Film Screening

May 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join CoHo for a documentary screening featuring director Tomasz Biernacki present for a talkback. Read more

DWB: Bertschi School – Science Wing Tour

May 23 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join the new Design & Wellbeing Committee for a tour of the Bertschi School and its innovative approach to integrating wellness into design. Read more

NWW: Wood Product Tour Field Trip

May 24 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

Join an intimate group of AIA Northwest Washington members to observe framed and engineered lumber production, a presentation about cedar products, and tour a prototype CLT building. Read more

Committee Meeting: Codes

May 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Click for more information about the Code Committee and to sign up for their email updates.

CANCELLED: Commitee Meeting: Young Architects Forum

May 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

**CANCELLED** Please join Young Architects Forum again in June for their regularly-scheduled meeting. AIA Seattle’s Young Architects Forum meets the fourth Tuesday of every month at 5:00pm at the AIA Seattle office. AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Click for more information about the Young Architects Forum and to sign up for their email updates.

SIAF + DRT Social Hour – May 2019

May 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The AIA Seattle Social Hour Series is a bimonthly gathering presented by the Seattle International Architecture Forum and Diversity Roundtable committees to encourage connections amongst diverse practitioners within the Seattle design community. Read more

SIAF: Emerging Markets In Africa

May 29 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

AIA Seattle International Architecture Forum invites you to join three experienced architectural practitioners will share their experiences of embarking on projects, setting up branch offices and consulting on large scale works in Africa. Read more

COTE: Life-Cycle Assessments

May 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Committee on the Environment to discuss the strategy of Life-cycle analyses to reduce carbon impact in building design. Read more

June 2019

Committee Meeting: Diversity Roundtable

June 4 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

The Diversity Roundtable meets the first Tuesday of every month at 4:30pm at AIA Seattle. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join as well as other professionals in the design community. Read more

SIAF + Goethe: Dr. Astrid Bahr and bauhaus journal

June 4 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

AIA Seattle International Architecture Forum (SIAF) in partnership with Goethe Pop Seattle welcome Dr. Astrid Bähr, research associate at Berlin’s Bauhaus-Archive, for a talk on architectural and design photography and the renewed significance of the bauhaus journal. Read more

COTE: Resistence is Futile. Resilience is About Recovery

June 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Committee on the Environment and Steve Moddemeyer for a robust discussion on mirroring natural resilience for mending our buildings and infrastructure for a more sustainable future. Read more

Committee Meeting: Committee on Architecture for Education

June 5 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 4:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

The Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) meets the first Wednesday of the month, from 4:30-5:30pm at the Center for Architecture & Design, unless otherwise specified. AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Read more

Solo Practitioners Roundtable (SPRout) Meeting

June 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until January 2, 2020

Solo Practitioners Roundtable (SPRout) is an opportunity for solo practitioners to share ideas, challenges, and resources. This group meets at noon on the first Thursday of the month at DeForest Architects in Ballard. All are encouraged to join us, you do not need to be a member to attend. Read more

Committee Meeting: Design & Wellbeing

June 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

Join Design & Wellbeing for their monthly meeting to learn about upcoming events, projects, and opportunities for involvement. Read more

Join us for the Opening Night Reception for DISCOVER + DISRUPT, the latest exhibit @ the Center for Architecture & Design.

DISCOVER + DISRUPT Opening Night Reception

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

City systems operate similarly to people. Much of the day is concerned with utilitarian and functional needs. The blueprint for the average city is largely shaped more by cost and efficiency than whimsy and humanity. When moments of delight do exist, art is often corralled into commercial spaces such as advertisements or limited public art initiatives, unable to infiltrate the rest of city life. DISCOVER + DISRUPT is a renewed call to balance in the way art functions in a…

CAE: From Commuter to Community – Bellevue College’s First New Residence Hall

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Committee on Architecture for Education for a multifaceted tour and discussion of the master planning process for Bellevue College’s residential development. Read more

Committee Meeting: Committee On Homelessness

June 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 12, 2019

AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Click for more information about the Committee On Homelessness and to sign up for their email updates.

Committee Meeting: Mass Timber

June 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Click for more information about the Mass Timber committee and to sign up for their email updates.

The Transportation Task Force works to frame AIA Seattle’s overall policy on local and regional transportation initiatives, and reviews new policy proposals as they develop.

Task Force Meeting: Transportation

June 11 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

AIA Seattle members are invited to attend these policy-focused committee meetings, which occur on the second Tuesday of each month. For more information, or if you are interested in participating, please contact Kirsten Smith.

City Leaders Breakfast Series: Councilmember Teresa Mosqueda on What’s Next for Housing

June 12 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

The AIA Seattle City Leaders Breakfast Series connects AIA Seattle members to elected officials, policymakers and thinkers who are transforming Seattle and the Puget Sound region in critical areas ranging from housing and homelessness to city design, sustainability, transportation and more. The series provides opportunities to learn about key issues impacting our communities and the built environment and to hear the viewpoints of and interact with leaders who are shaping our future. Our inaugural series event will feature Seattle City…

Task Force Meeting: Housing

June 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

AIA Seattle members are invited to attend these policy-focused committee meetings, which occur on the second Thursday of each month. For more information, or if you are interested in participating, please contact Kirsten Smith.

Happy Hour with Young Architects Forum + Women In Design – June 2019

June 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The AIA Seattle Happy Hour Series is a monthly gathering presented by the Young Architects Forum and Women in Design committees to encourage connections within the Seattle design community.  Read more

AIA Seattle’s Housing Task Force presents a tour of built DADUs and AADUs in Seattle: June 15, 2019, 11am - 4pm.

AIA Seattle Self-Guided ADU Tour

June 15 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us as we showcase innovative ADU designs across the city. Whether you’re a seasoned practitioner or just interested in seeing what ADUs can look like in Seattle, this is your opportunity to explore built projects and talk to the architects. The tour is free to all participants. The tour is self-guided. In the week prior to June 15, registrants will receive maps and additional information to help locate each featured ADU. Please register for the tour via the button…

Please join us for an evening reception on Saturday, June 15 to celebrate the 2019 AIA Seattle honorees for championing outstanding design in our city and region.

2019 President’s Dinner

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Each year, AIA Seattle recognizes leadership and achievement in design and the built environment through its honors program. Join us as we honor the 2019 award winners! Read more

Committee Meeting: COTE

June 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Click for more information about the Committee on the Environment (COTE) and to sign up for their email updates.

The Seattle International Architects Forum (SIAF) broadens cross-cultural horizons, provides mentoring and educational opportunities, and inspires awareness of international architectural practice.

Committee Meeting: Seattle International Architecture Forum

June 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until October 31, 2019

The Seattle International Architecture Forum meets the third Wednesday of every month at 5:00pm at AIA Seattle. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join as well as other professionals in the design community. Read more

WID & WiSE: Joint Happy Hour

June 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for Women in Design (WiD) and Women in Structural Engineering (WiSE)’s first interdisciplinary social. Read more

DRT: 2019 Solstice Celebration

June 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Diversity Roundtable for its annual celebration of the growing richness of our architectural community. Read more

Committee Meeting: Women In Design – DATE CHANGE

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The Women in Design Committee meets on the fourth Thursday of every month at noon at the Center for Architecture & Design. Every other month, we will have a discussion topic. AIA Seattle members, allied members and sponsors are encouraged to join as well as other professionals in the design community. Click for more information about Women in Design and to sign up for their email updates.   Join the from your computer or phone: https://www.uberconference.com/missyg Optional dial in number:…

Committee Meeting: Small Practice and Residential Committee

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

The Small Practice and Residential Committee (SPARC) meets the third Thursday of every month at noon at DeForest Architects. AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Read more

Join AIA Seattle's Women In Design and Diversity Roundtable committees for a series of monthly discussions about the culture and climate of the architecture community in Seattle and beyond, and how to build a stronger pipeline and retention practices for equity in the field. June's discussion centers on engaging communities with your architectural practice.

WID + DRT: Conversations Towards An Equitable Practice – June – Engaging Communities

June 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Despite increasing diversity in students and young professionals entering the field, architecture remains a remarkably homogeneous profession. The retention statistics are alarming. We are losing potential talent and important perspectives. How can we help retain more diverse voices in our profession? As practitioners, what can we do? Using topics and resources from the just-released AIA GUIDES FOR EQUITABLE PRACTICE, this event series is a recurring monthly, small group based discussion. Each month we will gather to discuss a different topic,…

Commitee Meeting: Young Architects Forum

June 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2019

AIA Seattle’s Young Architects Forum meets the fourth Tuesday of every month at 5:00pm at the AIA Seattle office. AIA Seattle members, allied members, and sponsors are encouraged to join, as well as professionals in the design community. Click for more information about the Young Architects Forum and to sign up for their email updates.

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