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Resilience Starts with Financial Preparedness: Save for the Unexpected

During America Saves Week, the Association for Financial Counseling & Planning Education® (AFCPE®) and FEMA’s Individual and Community Preparedness Division are conducting a Webinar on the importance of financial preparedness for emergencies and the best ways to prepare.  

Join top financial preparedness experts Rebecca Wiggins, Executive Director, AFCPE® and Sara Croymans, AFC® Professional, AFCPE® on Wednesday, February 27th from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST

Register by using this link.

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2019 Architecture and Design Film Festival

February 21-24 – National Building Museum’s Great Hall. More than 20 long and short films – READ MORE

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2019 AIA National Photography Competition Opens

The 2019 AIA National Photography Competition © was founded to promote appreciation and awareness of the built environment as captured in images by architects.  The competition is open to all AIA and AIAS members and architects registered in the United States.  Entries will be accepted through April 15, 2019 and may be submitted online or via CD ROM.

The entries must have an architectural theme or must contain some element of the man-made environment.  The jury will use the photographic interpretation of the subject matter as their main criteria for judging, not the architecture itself.

Cash awards are:  First place, $500; Second place, $400; Third place, $300; Fuller Award (must be of American architecture; Al Fuller was the founder of the competition).

A total of fourteen images are selected to be honored for display at A’19 Conference on Architecture in Las Vegas, Nevada and made into note cards in 2020.

The entry fee for AIA members is $35; entry fee for Associate AIA members is $30;  entry fee for AIAS members is $15; entry fee for registered architects who are non-members is $70.  Entrants may submit up to five slide for each entry fee and may enter as many times as desired.  Please visit www.aia-stlouis.org to learn more, submit online or download entry form.  Please call 314-621-3484 with questions.

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Virtual Capitol Hill Day on March 6th

AIA members who cannot join us for Grassroots in DC on March 6th are invited to participated in a Virtual Capitol Hill Day.

Our goal is to have at least 5, 000 architects nationwide take part. Watch your email for a message from The AIA with a link to the portal. AIA Maryland President, Joel Fidler and Executive Director, Sandi Worthman, will be in Washington, DC visiting members of Congress and sharing our message on school safety and sustainability. We need your help to amplify our message.

Using AIA’s Virtual Capitol Hill Day portal you can review the issues and quickly send a message to your Congressman/woman and Senator via email or Twitter. Show Washington our widespread support for these very important issues. With 94,000 members, architects are a powerful force in their districts and, in our state.

Mark your calendar for March 6th!

Join the conversation on social media by following @AIA_Advocacy and #citizenarchitect.  You can also text “AIA” to 40649 to join Architect Action Alerts and receive timely updates on issues impacting architect.

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2019 AIA National Photography Competition Opens

The 2019 AIA National Photography Competition © was founded to promote appreciation and awareness of the built environment as captured in images by architects.  The competition is open to all AIA and AIAS members and architects registered in the United States.  Entries will be accepted through April 15, 2019 and may be submitted online or via CD ROM.

The entries must have an architectural theme or must contain some element of the man-made environment.  The jury will use the photographic interpretation of the subject matter as their main criteria for judging, not the architecture itself.

Cash awards are:  First place, $500; Second place, $400; Third place, $300; Fuller Award (must be of American architecture; Al Fuller was the founder of the competition).

A total of fourteen images are selected to be honored for display at A’19 Conference on Architecture in Las Vegas, Nevada and made into note cards in 2020.

The entry fee for AIA members is $35; entry fee for Associate AIA members is $30;  entry fee for AIAS members is $15; entry fee for registered architects who are non-members is $70.  Entrants may submit up to five slide for each entry fee and may enter as many times as desired.  Please visit www.aia-stlouis.org to learn more, submit online or download entry form.  Please call 314-621-3484 with questions.

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AIA Maryland President, Joel Fidler, AIA to testify before Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee

AIA Maryland President, Joel Fidler, AIA will testify in support of Senate bill 0314 – Department of General Services – Energy – Conserving and Bird-Safe Building Standards (Maryland Sustainable Buildings Act of 2019) on Tuesday, February 12th, 1pm. Read the AIA Maryland letter of support.

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