Allied Members are not Architects, but are professionals in related fields, who collaborate with and support Architects in the creation of the built environment.
  • It’s Design Award Time! Check out the NEW Emerging Professionals Winn Park Competition

    The Chapter is excited to launch our biennial Design Awards program. In addition to the Design Award categories of architecture, interior architecture, reconstruction / renovation (with opportunities for special recognition for sustainable design  (COTE) and custom residential projects (CRAN), we are excited to announce a new competition specifically for...
  • Region Builders Update

    by Mike Novak, AIA AIACV Director 2015-2017   As the liaison to Region Builders for the AIACV, I am excited to share with you an update on where Region Builders is focusing this year and how it directly benefits the AIACV. Let me first address the state of American...
  • Announcing the NEW Emerging Professionals Winn Park Design Competition

    by Kevin Young, Associate AIA, Competition Chair   There is a brand-new design competition in the works–developed specifically to showcase the talents of our Emerging Professional members. The competition will run in conjunction with the AIACV’s Design Award program, and its focus is to activate the historic vacant building...
  • Looking Fine at 75

    You’re invited to the AIACV gala celebration Saturday, September 23rd! By Genevieve Vargas, AIA Board Secretary   The Chapter is celebrating a big milestone, it’s the 75th anniversary of the year we became a chartered Chapter of the American Institute of Architects! Back in 1942 a group of five...
  • AEC Workforce: Trends, Challenges & Solutions

    Thursday, March 30th, 5:30 – 7:30pm AIA Central Valley Gallery, 1400 S Street Suite 100, Sacramento The Association for Architectural and Engineering Business Leaders (AEBL) and AIA Central Valley have teamed up for an informative panel discussion addressing: What AEC companies are doing to retain their staff – both...
  • Film Screening: Workplace

    Tuesday, March 28th, 5:30pm Rainforth Grau Architects, 2407 J Street, Suite 300 – Kickball Room, Sacramento   Join us for a film screening of “Workplace”! Click here for a flyer. Check out http://www.hustwit.com/objectified/new-film-project-workplace/ for more information on the film! ADMISSION: $5 AIA Members, $8 Non-Members, Free for students w/valid...
  • The First Living Building in California – Sacramento

    by Susan Rainier, AIA Photo Credit: Architectural Nexus   On March 2, 2017 a morning block party occurred, complete with a police car parked perpendicular on R Street making space for a live music stage. At 9:30AM the crowd was asked to sit in the audience for announcements and...
  • A Bite of Design: KRU

    This tasty series continues with AIA Central Valley and IIDA Northern California teaming up on a tour and presentation at the new location of KRU restaurant! Enjoy a special selection of sushi + small bites and a discussion with architect Daryl Chinn, AIA, interior designer Whitney Johnson of MTA...
  • “Connect & Create” EP Kick-Off Event

    Kick off the new year right with some of your favorite AIA Central Valley Emerging Professionals! Enjoy a unique opportunity to tour one of Sacramento’s most interesting entrepreneurial endeavors. Guests will have a chance to watch state of the art machinery manufacture our very own 3-dimentional 75th anniversary logo!...
  • President’s Message

    by Brian Whitmore, AIA 2017 Chapter President It is my honor to serve AIA Central Valley Chapter as your 2017 Chapter President. I joined the AIA when I was 26 years old, when I became licensed, for the same reasons that many of you also join the AIA. It...
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