2017 AIA Awards

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Call for subissions: AIA Awards 2017

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Show us your best work
AIA awards celebrate the best buildings and spaces and the people behind them. Projects in a class of their own that are innovative, beautifully designed, and improve lives and communities around the globe.

Show us your best work. We’re accepting submissions through August 12 for the following 2017 AIA Awards:

Architecture
This award celebrates stunning contemporary architecture of any type, size, budget, or style.

Interior Architecture
This award honors innovative and spectacular interior spaces including new construction, renovations, and restorations.

Regional & Urban Design
This award recognizes the best in urban design, regional and city planning, and community development.

Twenty-five Year
This award showcases precedent-setting buildings that have stood the test of time for 25-35 years and continue to set standards of excellence.

Learn More >

Questions? HonorsAwards@aia.org

Last Day to Register for the 2016 AIA/CSI Golf Outing!

Don’t forget! Register now!

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golf_event.jpg11th Annual
AIA Akron, Akron Canton CSI, & Cleveland CSI
2016 Golf Outing
July 15, 2016
Deadline to register – July 11, 2016
 
Don’t miss the best golf outing of the season presented by AIA Akron, Akron-Canton, and Cleveland CSI Golf outing which is just right around the dogleg Friday, July 15 at the beautiful Pines Golf Club.
Book your foursome and get a discount, be a sponsor, sponsor a hole,  have some fun, and at the same time you are helping to provide scholarships to some very deserving college students, so don’t hesitate and miss out on a great day.
If you have any other questions feel free to reply to this email or contact Carolyne Tinsley 330-699-9788.
IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INFORMATION: 
At the time of registration, you will receive an “on screen” confirmation of registration. Next, you should receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive this email, you did not successfully register for the Golf Outing.
Please try again or contact the office, 330-699-9788.

The Day Will Include:

9 AM Sign In
10 AM – Shotgun Start
18-hole Scramble with Cart
Box lunch at the Turn
Practice Putting, 18 holes of Golf with Cart, Course Refreshments, Afternoon Reception, Dinner and Prizes.
DEADLINES & NOTES:
All sponsorship information, donations, players names (foursomes) and money MUST  be received by July 6, 2016 to be recognized in the sponsorship program.
Hole in One sponsorship information must be received by Wednesday, June 22, 2016.
 
Want to Pay by Check?
 
If you want to pay by check, please download form and mail form and check to the Akron-Canton CSI office by July 11, 2016. It must be received by July 11.
 

Registration Deadline is July 11, 2016

Sponsorship Opportunities:

Event Sponsorship:

Includes Foursome

Recognition Signage at Check-in Table

Product Display Table at Dinner

Two Minute Commercial at Dinner

Hand Outs on Dinner Tables

Hole Sponsorship Sign

Name and Logo in the Program

Dinner and Refreshment Sponsorship:

Hand Outs on Dinner Tables

Hole Sponsorship Sign

Name and Logo in the Program
Hole-In-One Sponsorship:

Three Sponsorships Available

Hole-In-One Sponsorship Sign

Name and Logo in the Program
Hole Sponsorship:

Hole Sponsorship Sign

Name in the Program

When
Friday July 15, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM EDT
Add to Calendar
Where

Pines Golf Club & Restaurant
1319 North Millborne Road
Orville, OH 44667
Driving Directions

I can’t make it

July 11 – Deadline to Register

If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

 

Sincerely,
Carolyne Tinsley, Executive Director
Akron-Canton CSI

AIAU New Energy Series

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SUPERCHARGE YOUR ENERGY IQ

AIAU’s new Energy Series plugs you into the latest developments in energy use and efficiency. From HVAC innovations to climate-specific strategies, these courses cover the tools, techniques, ideas, and innovations that power your designs forward. The AIAU Energy Series is sponsored by Big Ass Solutions.

Sustainable HVAC Design
Earns 1 LU / HSW / RIBA
Discover how innovative HVAC design delivers surprising savings and improved air quality by pairing traditional HVAC with energy-efficient air movement.

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Designing Climates: Enhancing Thermal and Visual Comfort
Earns 1.5 LUs / HSW / GBCI / RIBA
Re-establish your control of comfort with this course that reintroduces the fundamental principles of thermal and visual comfort in buildings and landscapes.

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Design and Performance: The Tesla Motors Lesson
Earns 1 LU / RIBA
Put your career into high gear, and learn how an integrated design approach can revolutionize process and product.

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Creating Comfortable Outdoor Spaces for People and Communities
Earns 1.5 LUs / HSW / GBCI / RIBA
Learn the tips, tricks, and tools to manipulate the microclimate and maximize comfort and efficiency in your designs.

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The Power of Zero: Optimizing Value for Next Generation Green
Earns 1.5 LUs / HSW / GBCI / RIBA
Explore the costs and savings of next-generation green technologies as leading authors and experts evaluate performance against industry standards.

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Designing to an Energy Budget: Focus on Small Firms and Projects
Earns 1 LU / GBCI / RIBA
This case-study course introduces you to the ease, impact, tools, and approach to effectively integrate energy performance into your process and your projects.

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Net Zero Energy Buildings in 7 Climate Zones
Earns 1 LU / HSW / GBCI / RIBA
Study the challenges and learn the techniques and solutions for Net Zero Energy Buildings in 7 distinct North American climates.

View course >

Bundle and save an extra 15%!
Take advantage of AIAU’s bundle discount and save an additional 15% when you buy four or more courses.

That’s 15% off the special member price of $25/course. Non-members save 15% off the non-member price of $40/course.

View all courses >

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2016 Golf Outing

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11th Annual
AIA Akron, Akron Canton CSI, & Cleveland CSI
2016 Golf Outing
July 15, 2016
Deadline to register – July 11, 2016
 
Don’t miss the best golf outing of the season presented by AIA Akron, Akron-Canton, and Cleveland CSI Golf outing which is just right around the dogleg Friday, July 15 at the beautiful Pines Golf Club.
Book your foursome and get a discount, be a sponsor, sponsor a hole,  have some fun, and at the same time you are helping to provide scholarships to some very deserving college students, so don’t hesitate and miss out on a great day.
If you have any other questions feel free to reply to this email or contact Carolyne Tinsley 330-699-9788.
IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INFORMATION: 
At the time of registration, you will receive an “on screen” confirmation of registration. Next, you should receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive this email, you did not successfully register for the Golf Outing.
Please try again or contact the office, 330-699-9788.

The Day Will Include:

9 AM Sign In
10 AM – Shotgun Start
18-hole Scramble with Cart
Box lunch at the Turn
Practice Putting, 18 holes of Golf with Cart, Course Refreshments, Afternoon Reception, Dinner and Prizes.
DEADLINES & NOTES:
All sponsorship information, donations, players names (foursomes) and money MUST  be received by July 6, 2016 to be recognized in the sponsorship program.
Hole in One sponsorship information must be received by Wednesday, June 22, 2016.
 
Want to Pay by Check?
 
If you want to pay by check, please download form and mail form and check to the Akron-Canton CSI office by July 11, 2016. It must be received by July 11.
 

Registration Deadline is July 11, 2016

Sponsorship Opportunities:

Event Sponsorship:

Includes Foursome

Recognition Signage at Check-in Table

Product Display Table at Dinner

Two Minute Commercial at Dinner

Hand Outs on Dinner Tables

Hole Sponsorship Sign

Name and Logo in the Program

 

Dinner and Refreshment Sponsorship:

Hand Outs on Dinner Tables

Hole Sponsorship Sign

Name and Logo in the Program
Hole-In-One Sponsorship:

Three Sponsorships Available

Hole-In-One Sponsorship Sign

Name and Logo in the Program
Hole Sponsorship:

Hole Sponsorship Sign

Name in the Program

When
Friday July 15, 2016 from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM EDT
Add to Calendar
Where

Pines Golf Club & Restaurant
1319 North Millborne Road
Orville, OH 44667
Driving Directions

I can’t make it

 

July 11 – Deadline to Register

 

If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

 

Sincerely,

 

Carolyne Tinsley, Executive Director
Akron-Canton CSI

FINAL CALL to Register – Akron-Canton CSI Awards/Annual Meeting

final call
DEADLINE TO REGISTER – NOON TOMORROW
When
Thursday June 16, 2016 from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT
Add to Calendar
Where

Canal Park
300 S Main St
Akron, OH 44308
Driving Directions

When: June 16, 2016
5:00 Tiki Terrace
Food
Awards & Annual Meeting

7:00  Rubber Ducks vs. Erie SeaWolves

Where: Canal Park
Cost: Members, included in 2016 dues
Non-members – $22
Deadline to Register – Noon, June 9
Register Now!
I can’t make it
If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to call me. Contact information below.
Thank you for your attention and response, and I look forward to seeing you at the meeting.
Sincerely,
Carolyne Tinsley, Executive Director
AkronCanton CSI

330-699-9788

2016 AIA Cleveland Cruise

Join members in the design, planning, construction and building management professions on board the GOODTIME III cruise ship for an evening of informal networking, collegiality and fun!  Over 500+ attendees regularly attend and enjoy themselves on the cruise!  Passengers enjoy food and drink while the Goodtime III cruise ship navigates down the Cuyahoga River and out onto Lake Erie.  This event proves to be a terrific opportunity to network between members from multiple design organizations. Family, friends and guests are welcome and encouraged to attend.

After the cruise the fun continues at the After-Party which will be held on the private upper deck of Shooters in the Flats! A limited number of tickets are available for the After-Party so make sure to purchase yours before they are sold out.

Ticket Prices:

$25 for boat cruise ONLY ticket

$30 for boat cruise and after-party combined ticket

 

For more information on the event including times, locations, parking and to purchase your tickets, please visit www.aiacleveland.com/boatcruise. This year’s theme is a “Black | White Party” so come dressed in all black, all white, or a little of both!

Click here for flyer!

Kent State CAED Spring Lecture Series 4/1

No April Fool’s here…this lecture is really happening!

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Save the date!

Please join us at the Cleveland Museum of Art on April 1 for a major symposium exploring productive relationships between comics and architecture. Short presentations and roundtable discussions among leading architects, artists and scholars will begin at 1:00 PM, followed by an illustrated keynote conversation between Françoise Mouly and Chris Ware at 5:00 PM. MIX at CMA (art, music, and mingling) will follow the keynote conversation.

The symposium is free and open to the public, but there is a charge for parking and tickets to MIX at CMA (http://www.clevelandart.org/events/special-events/mix-at-cma). Please arrive early for seats in Gartner Auditorium!

April Chapter Meeting

We’re shaking it up and trying something new…come join us for breakfast!

April Chapter Meeting
Breakfast & Workshop
Best Practices Marketing, Business Development Practices
For Seller/Doers
When:  April 6, 2016, Deadline to register is April 1, 2016
Where: The Tangier, 532 W Market St, Akron, OH 44303, free parking
Cost:  AIA Members – Included in dues, Non-Members of AIA Akron – $25, AIAS Students – $10, KSU students – $15
Schedule:
7:30 – 8:30       Registration & Breakfast
8:30 – 10:00     Presentation
  10:00 – 10:30     Break, beverages provided
  10:30 – 12:00     Presentation
Continuing Education: 3 hours / 3 LUs (AIA CES approved)
Peter J. Kienle, FSMPS, CPSM, MBA
Kienle Communications, LLC
Strategies for Marketing Professional Services
Pete Kienle currently works in Virginia, but is a native of Ohio where he attended OSU for his BSBA and MBA.  Mr. Kienle has over 25 years of experience in the AEC Industry and is a past SMPS National President (Society for Marketing Professional Services). He has worked in marketing and business development for such firms as NBBJ, Acock Associates and Moody Nolan. His background also includes work as an Owner’s Representative, allowing him to understand what Owners are looking for.  He was the manager for the Ohio Department of Mental Health and oversaw the planning, design and construction of institutional facilities totaling over 200 million dollars.
Kienle writes a monthly column called Executive Strategies for the PSMJ publication, AE Marketing Journal.  He has also written articles for numerous national publications, including Marketer, the Journal of the Society for Marketing Professional Services.  He has presented over 100 marketing and BD programs for AEC firms, ACES, SMPS and AIA Chapters across the country. Mr. Kienle is a Certified, Professional Services Marketer (CPSM) and has been designated a Fellow of SMPS, the highest national honor for an AEC professional services marketer.
Workshop Program
Kienle will cover best marketing / BD practices for Seller/Doers, the backbone of any successful marketing/BD program in this very competitive environment.
   Topics will include:
  • How to make a good first impression
  • Why AE firms are hired
  • Effective networking practices at a conference or event
  • Tips for making effective presentations
  • Developing and leveraging relationships that win
  • BD selling exercise.
  • The four buying influences
Bring your tough marketing and BD questions for this experienced AEC marketer.
Deadline to Register Is April 1, 2016

REGISTER NOW sign

When
Wednesday April 6, 2016 from 7:30 AM to 12:00 PM EDT

Where

The Tangier
532 W Market St
Akron, OH 44303
Driving Directions

If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to call me. Contact information below.
Thank you for your attention and response, and I look forward to seeing you at the meeting.
Sincerely,
Carolyne Tinsley, Executive Director
AIA Akron
admin@aiaakron.org
330-699-9788

AIA Convention 2016

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You’re invited!

The Philadelphia Museum Art crowns the city’s illuminated Benjamin Franklin Parkway. The culturally rich stretch is home to many parks, public works of art and museums, including Swann Memorial Fountain (pictured), the Barnes Foundation, the Rodin Museum, The Franklin Institute, The Academy of Natural Sciences, Sister Cities Park and many other attractions.

Have it all in Philly

May 19-21

AIA Convention 2016 is the architecture and design event of the year.
A provocative lineup of celebrity speakers. An awe-inspiring array of tours, parties,
exhibitors, seminars, and more. All happening in a legendary American city known
for attitude, passion and perspective.
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Click here for more info and to register now!