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February 2020

2020 Path to Fellowship

February 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Are you a seasoned professional who is considering applying for AIA Fellowship? Or are you an emerging professional who’s curious about steps you can take now to make a future application more competitive? Join a panel of local FAIAs to learn more about the College of Fellows eligibility and submittal process, our chapter’s coaching and nomination of candidates, and tricks and tools you can employ now to tell your own professional story. Read more

Laddership: 2020 Winter Social

February 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Laddership group for its annual Winter social, this time taking us to Flatstick Pub in South Lake Union for a night of FREE drinks, snacks, and merriment! Read more

Urban Design Forum Happy Hour + Committee Meeting

February 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 5:30pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

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

Committee Meeting: Women In Design

February 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

The Women in Design Committee meets on the fourth Thursday of every month at noon at the Center for Architecture & Design, unless otherwise noted. 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…

Happy Hour with Young Architects Forum + Women In Design – February 2020

February 27 @ 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

Home of Distinction 2020A – Submissions Due

February 28 @ 5:00 pm

Submit your Home of Distinction application by February 28 to be featured in Seattle Magazine. Read more

March 2020

Committee Meeting: Diversity Roundtable

March 3 @ 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, 2020

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

The Art of Project Management – Course 1

March 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wait, What’s My Job? kicks off a 4-part Project Management Series tailored to reflect the deep interdisciplinary collaboration that distinguishes design and construction practice in our region. The kick-off course is all about getting to know one another, defining the role of a project manager, establishing shared meaning on terms, and defining that the ‘secret sauce’ of great project management is (spoiler alert!) not the newest project management tools (but we’ll touch on those briefly). Rather, it’s the “soft” skills…

Proactive Practice Opening Night Reception – Postponed

March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

As speculative development and fast-paced growth transform urban space, architects must not be complacent in service to the market economy. How can we practice architecture as caretakers for our communities and reclaim an active role in the production of space? Proactive Practice examines how architects self-initiate projects to nurture vibrant and adaptive communities. Through the lens of five architects’ practices and their progressive work, different models and scales of intervention are presented to encourage us to question the malleability of…

CANCELLED – Committee Meeting: Committee On Homelessness

March 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

**THE MARCH 2020 COHO MEETING IS CANCELLED ** Read more

CANCELLED Committee Meeting: Mass Timber

March 10 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The March 10 meeting of the Mass Timber Committee is cancelled. 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.

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

CANCELLED: Task Force Meeting: Transportation

March 10 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

The March 10 Transportation Task Force meeting is cancelled due to health concerns.  We’ll update this space when it’s rescheduled. 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.

POSTPONED – WID: Meaningful Mentorship

March 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

POSTPONED – Join AIA Seattle’s Women in Design committee for guided group discussions on mentorship in the design professions, and how to establish and grow this networks both inter- and intra-workplace. Read more

Housing Task Force Meeting

March 12 @ 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 10, 2020

AIA Seattle’s Housing Task Force operates under the Public Policy Board. It discusses, researches, and makes policy recommendations related to the chapter’s policy interests related to housing. All members are welcome to attend Task Force meetings. For more information, please contact Kirsten Smith at [email protected] or 206-957-1926.

CANCELLED – Committee Meeting: Design & Wellbeing

March 12 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

**THE MARCH 2020 MEETING IS CANCELLED.** Join Design & Wellbeing for their monthly meeting to learn about upcoming events, projects, and opportunities for involvement. Read more

POSTPONED: Happy Hour with Young Architects Forum + Women In Design – March 2020

March 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

POSTPONED – 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

CALL-IN ONLY – Committee Meeting: COTE

March 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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

CANCELLED: Committee Meeting: Seattle International Architecture Forum

March 18 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

CANCELLED – 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

ONLINE – Committee Meeting: Small Practice and Residential Committee

March 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

**March meeting is ONLINE – click for details** 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

CANCELLED – Commitee Meeting: Young Architects Forum

March 24 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

**THE MARCH YAF MEETING IS CANCELLED** Read more

Design Jams are an opportunity to generate ideas, connect with others in the design community, and ask questions of the Festival planners.

SDF Design Jam

March 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on April 25, 2020 at 9:00am

One event on May 7, 2020 at 6:00pm

Design Jams will be held: April 25, 9am-12pm May 7, 6-8pm Virtual Design Jam Meeting Link In light of the current Covid-19 situation, we are pivoting to virtual information sessions for our Design Jams with breakout sessions. Design Jams are for anyone interested in participating in the Seattle Design Festival. We welcome participants from all fields of design – and more. You don’t need to be a professional designer to propose a program/experience for the Seattle Design Festival. Come with…

CANCELLED – Committee Meeting: Women In Design

March 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

**The March Women in Design meeting is CANCELLED.** Read more

ONLINE: Ask An Architect – March 2020

March 28 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

**MARCH SEMINAR IS ONLINE ONLY.** Dreaming about a home design project and not sure where to start? Wondering how to make the most of your budget? Curious about green design or how to plan for your family’s changing needs? Join two AIA architects to discuss your building project, no matter the stage. Read more

Committee Meeting: Codes

March 31 @ 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, 2020

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.

April 2020

ONLINE – Committee Meeting: Committee on Architecture for Education

April 1 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

APRIL MEETING IS ONLINE – 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

ONLINE – Committee Meeting: Design & Wellbeing

April 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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

Join us for a review of AIA's climate initiatives at all levels of government, including an recap of the just-completed state legislative session.

AIA Climate Comprehensive: State, Local + National View – MOVED ONLINE

April 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

**This event will still take place but is being moved to a Zoom online meeting. If you’d like to participate, please RSVP and you’ll receive info on how to log on the week prior to the event.** This session will recap AIA’s work on climate issues across many policy levels. We’ll review what happened in Olympia this year as well as state and local climate policies currently in the works. We’ll also take a look at AIA National’s Big Move…

ONLINE – Committee Meeting: Diversity Roundtable

April 7 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

**The April committee meeting is ONLINE ONLY.** 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

CANCELLED – YAF: ARE Trivia March 2020

April 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

CANCELLED – Young Architects Forum is excited to present its latest ARE trivia session! A room is reserved–come and study in good company, with good food and drinks. Read more

Housing Task Force Meeting

April 9 @ 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 10, 2020

AIA Seattle’s Housing Task Force operates under the Public Policy Board. It discusses, researches, and makes policy recommendations related to the chapter’s policy interests related to housing. All members are welcome to attend Task Force meetings. For more information, please contact Kirsten Smith at [email protected] or 206-957-1926.

WEBINAR: Virtual Collaborative Spaces with Sheryl Cababa

April 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle for a short, live webinar on how to facilitate creative collaboration virtually. Read more

CANCELED – Committee Meeting: Committee On Homelessness

April 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

**The April CoHo meeting is CANCELLED** Read more

CANCELLED – Committee Meeting: Mass Timber

April 14 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

**The April Mass Timber meeting is CANCELLED.** Read more

ONLINE – Committee Meeting: Adaptation & Resilience

April 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

**April’s meeting is online only.** Join AIA Seattle’s Adaptation & Resilience Committee for its monthly meeting, focusing on disaster preparedness, safety assessments, and resilient design in the Puget Sound and beyond. Read more

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

CANCELLED – Task Force Meeting: Transportation

April 14 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

The April 14th meeting is canceled.  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.

YAF: April ARE Virtual Trivia Night

April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join AIA Seattle’s Young Architects Forum for a *virtual* trivia meetup to keep you on track for the ARE! Read more

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