Mark your calendars…it will be here before you know it!
AIA Akron will be co-hosting this event alongside AIA Eastern Ohio.
Committee planning is in full swing and geared to deliver another outstanding convention!
++ October 6th – 8th ++
Interested in being part of the convention planning committee?
Please contact AIA Akron Past President: Melinda Scalfaro AIA, LEED AP BD+C
With the start of the new year right around the bend, the convention committee has continued to work to advance the planning of the conference. Join us in our efforts. As one of the Host Chapters, all members are encouraged to participate in the planning committee.
As part of our effort, we ask that members help us secure sponsorship for the event. While we are currently developing our sponsorship brochure, we ask that you consider contacting suppliers and vendors and visit your office and ask them to be part of this state wide event. We look forward to seeing you in Downtown Akron!
The 2016 AIA Ohio Convention. design. remake. & renew.
October 6th – 8th
John S. Knight Convention Center
2015 AIA Akron Fundraiser
DEADLINE to REGISTER is November 9th, 2015
On November 12, 2015, AIA Akron is hosting our first Dueling for Schooling Fundraiser to benefit the Chapter’s annual scholarship program at the Tangier. Past fundraisers have been a great success, raising monies for Kent State University’s College of Architecture students and professional education programs for mentors. This year’s event will feature Dueling Pianos provided by Dueling Pianos International (www.duelingpianoshows.com) and is sure to be an enjoyable evening! There will also be a number of silent auction items to bid on. Please consider joining us for an evening of fellowship and entertainment.
Thursday, November 12, 2015
The Tangier – 532 West Market Street, Akron
5:30 Social; 6:30 Dinner; 7:00 Entertainment
Reserve your tickets now!
tickets include dinner, drinks and entertainment
Single Tickets: $60.00
Table Tickets (8 tickets per table): $450.00
Student Tickets: $30.00
We are still looking for sponsor and silent auction items. Please click on the links below for more information regarding these opportunities.
October 6, 2015 Tour & Annual Meeting
DEADLINE to REGISTER is September 30th, 2015
3:00 – 5:00pm: Tours, 2 HSW
Meet at Student Center Main Lobby by the main staircase. Be there between 2:45 and 3:00.
Tour leaves promptly at 3:00.
5:30 – 6:30pm: Dinner
Dinner at Ballroom Balcony, 3rd Floor Student Center.
*Remember to bring your parking tickets to be validated.
6:30 – 7:00pm: Annual Meeting
Center for the Visual Arts- Future Home for the School of Art
- Discussion of material selection and products used on exterior and interior of the ATB and CVA buildings.
- Discussion on the project delivery method and the success of the projects from a team delivery aspect.
- Discussion of the energy efficiency methods put in place and green building practices included in the projects.
- Discussion of overall building design including spacial relationships and code implications.
Click here for all upcoming Events & Lectures at Kent CAED
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 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.