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2015 AIA Ohio Valley Region Convention
October 11-13, 2015
Registration open now!
Keynote speakers include:
Marshall Brown, a licensed architect and urban designer in Chicago, IL
Bryan MacKay-Lyons, FRAIC, Hon. FAIA, from Nova Scotia, Canada, has contributed to architectural education in the region for 30 years
Monica Ponce de Leon, AIA, a National Design Award winner, is widely recognized as a pioneer in the application of robotic technology to building fabrication
FINAL CALL for REGISTRATION, September 2nd, 2015!
Toguchi Lecture at Kent State University
Case Studies in the Architecture of Sustainable and Performative Urbanism: The Work of Kevin Daly Architects
Tuesday, September 8th, 2015
5:00- Social & Registration, Room 306abc*, 3rd floor Student Center
5:45 – Dinner
6:45 – Depart to Cartwright Hall**, Registration
7:00 – Program, Cartwright Hall
*Remember to bring your parking ticket to room 306abc to be validated
**There is a short, outdoor walk between the location of dinner and the program. Please plan accordingly. There is no guaranteed parking at the Cartwright Auditorium and walking is recommended.
Cost: Akron-Canton CSI members & AIA Akron members – included in 2015 dues. AIA Eastern Ohio members, register as AIA Eastern Ohio, pay by credit card or PayPal or check – must be received at the office by Sept. 2. No fees collected at the door.
Non-chapter members of CSI or AIA, and guests – $50.00, to be paid in advance by the Sept. 2 RSVP deadline. Please make checks payable to Akron-Canton CSI.
Payment may be made by credit card at the time of registration.
Kevin Daly Architects
Kevin Daly Architects believes architecture must transform the everyday built environment. Established in 1991 as Daly Genik Architects, Kevin Daly Architects practices the practical magic of architecture as an alchemy of craft, materials, and form. Kevin Daly Architects weaves innovation into its projects by bonding technology with fabrication, sustainability with urbanism, and livability with economy. The firm’s award-winning portfolio includes environmentally and socially responsive educational, residential, and institutional projects ranging in scale from single room artist work spaces to campus master planning. The practice has been recognized with over thirty AIA awards, the Rudy Bruner Foundation’s Gold Medal for Urban Excellence, and the AIA Los Angeles Firm of the Year Award.
Kevin Daly, FAIA
For over twenty years, Kevin Daly, FAIA, has made architecture that explore the paradox between urban conditions and the consequences of intervention. Projects by Kevin Daly express his belief in an architecture that performs on every level: environmentally, structurally, economically, and aesthetically. His work exhibits the benefits of research into advanced and unconventional building technology. His projects include expertise ranging from public schools, custom residences, university buildings to affordable housing.
He is a design faculty member at UCLA and has served on juries or lectured at institutions internationally, including Stanford University, Cornell University, Rice University, SCI-Arc, the Architectural League of New York, the University of Texas at Austin, and RISD.
Kevin received a Master of Architecture degree from Rice University and he holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of California in Berkeley. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and has served as a board member for the AIA Los Angeles Chapter.
2015 AIA Akron Design Awards
AIA Akron hosted its 2015 Design Awards program at Northside Lofts on Saturday, August 1st in conjunction with the Akron Art Walk. There were 75 in attendance who enjoyed spectacular views of the city from the unfinished penthouse space and rooftop terrace. Michael Maise, AIA, of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson and Mike Gwinn, AIA, of Rothschild Doyno Collaborative, served as this year’s keynote speakers and design jury along with a third juror, Mary Cerrone, AIA, of Mary Cerrone Architecture and Interiors. The evening was topped off by perfect weather, delicious food and local brews.
Many thanks to our event sponsors – Chambers, Murphy & Burge Restoration Architects, Thorson Baker & Associates, Milliken & Company, Belden Brick, and SE Blueprint.
Also, thank you to our ‘celebrity’ bartenders – Dennis Check, Rob Habel, Elizabeth Murphy, Domenic Ferrante, Matt Sutter, Eric Wright and Zada Lines
Congratulations to this year’s AIA Akron Design Award Winners:
THE CORNICE COMPANY
Brandilyn Fry, AIA; Melinda Scalfaro, AIA President; David Leach
KAY JEWELERS PAVILION
Scott Radcliff, AIA; Marge Zezulewicz, AIA; Michelle Tomei, Lucas Moore, AIA; Melinda Scalfaro, AIA President
SOL HARRIS/DAY ARCHITECTURE
CAMPBELL OIL COMPANY
Sarah McCurdy, Yvette Zingery, Melinda Scalfaro, AIA President, Andrew Lallathin, RA
BRAUN & STEIDL ARCHITECTS
CUYAHOGA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY CENTER
Chas Schreckenberger, AIA; Tom Stecky; Cindy Leitson (VP of Facilities at Tri-C); Rob Habel, AIA; Melinda Scalfaro, AIA President
SOL HARRIS/DAY ARCHITECTURE
Burt Marzley, AIA; Melinda Scalfaro, AIA President
SOL HARRIS/DAY ARCHITECTURE
AKRON COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
Dennis Jansky (Controller at Akron Community Foundation), Yvette Zingery, Sarah McCurdy, Melinda Scalfaro, AIA President
MOTA DESIGN GROUP
DANTE BOCCUZZI AKRON
Brett Moses, AIA; Melinda Scalfaro, AIA President
CHANG + ONG
ALLEGHENY PUBLISHING COLLECTIVE
Derek Chang, Timothy Ong, Melinda Scalfaro, AIA President
PAULO AZEVEDO CLINICAL LABORATORY
ZIGZAG, A LIVING BUILDING
Timothy Ong, Melinda Scalfaro, AIA President
LEGO COMPETITION WINNER
Burt Marzley, Andrew Lallathin, Sarah McCurdy, Dave Zingery
Awards Jurors: Mike Gwin, AIA and Michael Maiese, AIA
2015 AIA Akron Canstruction
CALL FOR ENTRIES
Deadline for Entries is Friday, July 24th, 2015
DEADLINE EXTENDED: Friday, July 31st, 2015!!
2015 Theme: Rubber City
This year’s Canstruction competition is being hosted by Goodyear in conjunction with the Akron Marathon’s Burn Rubber Race on August 15th. Teams will build the structures Friday, August 14th which will then be on display near the start/finish line throughout the race activities. Let’s show Goodyear and the public our creativity and help Akron Canton Regional Foodbank in their Fight Against Hunger.
Design Awards Submission Deadline: Friday, July 3rd, 2015
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Mark your Calendars for the AIA Design Awards Program
Don’t Miss this year’s AIA Akron Design Awards Program! This year’s event will take place at Northside Lofts with a spectacular view of Akron. We are hosting the program on Saturday to coordinate with the Akron Art Walk.
Our jury chair will be Michael Maiese, AIA, Associate Principal at Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, Pittsburgh. More details to come…