Allied Members are not Architects, but are professionals in related fields, who collaborate with and support Architects in the creation of the built environment.
  • Experience Architecture Event Volunteers Needed!

     Want to meet your AIA colleagues and the public? Want to be a part of the success of this year’s event and have an hour or so to spare? Consider volunteering for an Experience Architecture Event! The Chapter is using SignUp.com to make volunteering easy. Here’s how it works:...
  • Review of USGBC NCC ARENA Event

    Feature image: Brenden McEneaney, Commissioner McAllister, Senator Wiener, Senator Skinner, Wes Sullens and Jeremy Sigmon. Photo courtesy of California Energy Commission.   by Susan Rainier, AIA   On the evening of June 21, the USGBC Northern California Chapter extended an open invitation to attend what was originally planned as...
  • Winn Park Competition Award Recipients Announced!

    Late last week the Winn Park jury selected a Grand Prize winner, and also bestowed two honorable mention awards for the Emerging Professionals Winn Park Competition. See below for winners and entries. Entry boards will be displayed in the Chapter Gallery during Experience Architecture and also at the Design...
  • Winn Park Jury Announced

    Many thanks to the twelve Emerging Professional teams who entered the inaugural EP Design Competition, this year focusing on innovative ideas to revitalize Winn Park. The entries will be reviewed on July 20th by an an esteemed jury who will select one Grand Prize award winner to receive $2,500....
  • Green Field Development in California

    by Paul R. Menard, AIA AIACV Board Director Quality Compliance for the Judicial Council of California Facilities Services Office   Earlier this month, as three companions and I drove past Folsom on Highway 50 for a day of hiking in the Desolation Wilderness, I saw the faint beginnings of...
  • Art X Architects Exhibition 2017

    AIA Central Valley is excited to team up with the Sparrow Gallery of Sacramento on a special commissioned exhibition of our member’s work. AIA and Associate AIA members are encouraged to enter a variety of mediums: sculpture, acrylic, watercolor, sketch, photography, etc. A reception and the official launch of...
  • Hunting for a Legacy

    By Samara Lull, AIA Central Valley Director Assoc. Vice President, HGA   My family and I went hunting for treasure again this past weekend. The elusive Delta Dart was our prize and we had been searching high and low. Little did we know that there was one right here in...
  • Experience Architecture ~ Attend this September and Be Inspired!

    By Cody Carpino, AIA Associate Principal, Williams + Paddon The AIACV’s Experience Architecture annual event is a fantastic opportunity to engage with the community, fellow architects, and be inspired by the design buzz of Sacramento!! I have attended many events over the last couple of years, and highly recommend...
  • Need ADA Credits?

    AIA Central Valley is offering four ADA classes in 2017. Attendees will receive the required 5 ADA credits to meet their California licensing requirement by attending either class. AIA members will also receive 5 Health, Safety, Welfare (HSW) Credits. February 28th, 2017 / “Accessibility in a Day” / 5...
  • An Outsider’s View of Architecture and the AIA

    By Clayton Blakley, AIA Central Valley Public Board Member Vice President, Comstock’s Magazine   Anyone who knows me knows I’m not an architect. As the Public Member of the AIACV 2017 Board, I was honored to be asked last year to join a board where I’m in a distinct...
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