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AIA Akron is a local component of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). We represent over 170 members in 11 counties of the greater Akron area. Our mission is to organize and unite in fellowship the members of the Architecture profession. We promote the aesthetic, scientific and art of planning by advancing the standards of architectural education, training, and practice, to coordinate the building industry and the profession of architecture to ensure the advancement of the living standards or people through their improved environment.

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Akron AIA, Akron Canton CSI, and Cleveland CSI 2011

Register Now, DON’T DELAY, positions are filling up fast!


July 22, 2010

11:30am Lunch

12:00 Noon – Shotgun Start


The Pines Golf Club

1319 North Millborne Road

Orrville, Ohio 44667 · 330.684.1010

Please be our guest…


Don’t miss the best golf outing of the season presented by AIA Akron, Akron-Canton CSI, and Cleveland CSI Golf Outing which is just right around the dogleg Friday, July 22 at the beautiful Pines Golf Club.

Book your foursome, sponsor a hole, have some fun, and at the same time you are helping to provide scholarships to some very deserving college students.

Akron-Canton CSI’s share of the profits will benefit the scholarship fund so we can again award a scholarship to a deserving student in the construction industry at one of Northeast Ohio’s colleges or universities. The day will include lunch, an 18 hole scramble, dinner and prizes for everyone! It is a great event to bring clients or to reward your employees.


Akron-Canton CSI, Akron AIA, and Cleveland CSI Chapters


Sign up as a foursome, a pair, or even a single golfer!

Golf registration includes: 18 holes of golf (sunshine guaranteed!), lunch, evening reception, dinner, course refreshments, access to practice putting greens and driving range, and DINNER & PRIZES!

$ 100 per person



Event Sponsorship – $1,000.00: Includes a foursome, recognition at check-in table, display table at dinner, two minute commercial, hand out distribution on dinner tables, hole sponsorship, and name and logo identification in the sponsorship program.

Hole Sponsorship – $100.00: Includes signage at a tee on the course

Hole-in-One Sponsorship – $350.00: Includes hole-in-one sponsorship sign, name and logo identification in the sponsorship program.

Course Refreshment Sponsorship – $500.00: Includes handouts on dinner tables, hole sponsorship, signage on the beverage carts, and name and logo indentification in the sponsorship program.

Dinner Sponsorship – $500.00: Includes handouts on dinner tables, hole sponsorship, and name and logo indentification in the sponsorship program



If you would like tickets, please email AIA Akron with your contact information.

Set includes: Taylor Made Burner Plus 5 Iron thru Wedge and a 3 and 4 Hybrid. Complete with a Hunter Carry Bag — a $900.00 value!

$5 per ticket, 3 for $10

Drawing on JULY 22, 2011 – Winner need not be present to win.


Need More Information?

Golf outing registration & sponsorship form click here.

Please right click the pdf link above to download if it does not open in your browser.

2011 Lunch & Learn Schedule

2011 AIA Akron & Akron-Canton CSI Lunch & Learn Schedule

To register, please notify Carolyne Tinsley 330-699-9788 or admin@aiaakron.org
The deadline to register is noon Friday prior to the meeting date.
Location: AIA/CSI Office, 2841 Riviera Drive, Suite 120, Fairlawn OH 44333
Enter at the back of the building, down the stairs, and first door on right. Free parking is available in separate lot directly behind Riviera Bowling Lanes (next to AIA/CSI Office Building)
Lunch & Learn times: 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm
Lunch is provided. Arrive about 15 minutes early so you can get your lunch and the presentation may begin promptly at noon.
Cost is FREE


July 27, 2011, Beyond Repair: Historic Window Replacement, presented by Charles McBrien, Marvin Windows & Doors
This program examines fenestration issues inherent in historic building projects. Because seemingly minor changes in window configuration can have surprisingly major – and adverse –effects on the overall appearance of a building, most historic district design guidelines pay special attention to windows. Window evaluation and preservation methods are reviewed. Rehabilitation planning and window specification for historic applications are addressed. Commercial and residential case studies are included to illustrate successful replacement solutions for windows in historic buildings. 1LU/HSW.

August 24, 2011, Architectural Hardware 101, presented by Tom Cammock, Hager Companies
Tom will present an overview of architectural door hardware, proper sequencing, and basic codes as relates to each component discussed. At the end of this program, participants will be able to 1) become familiar with nomenclature, as well as the “parts & pieces” that become an opening; 2) know the correct sequence for specifying door hardware; 3) understanding of basic code compliance with regard to door hardware. 1LU/HSW.

September 14, 2011, Basics of Sound Control, presented by Gregg Scharrer, USG Corporation
Discussion of sound control as it relates to acoustical ceiling systems in the working environment. Program includes various types of products and applications used in acoustical ceiling systems. At the end of this program the participants will be able to: Understand difference between sound absorption and sound transmission, the various types of materials used in acoustical ceiling systems, and the ASTM testing methods. 1 LU/HSW.

September 28, 2011, Code Consideration in Fire Rated Glass, presented by Adam Olson, Olson Architectural Products, Inc.
The presentation will cover fire-rated glazing and framing within the context of the International and Ohio Building Codes. After the presentation attendees will have a better understanding of the various issues and pitfalls of fire-rated glazing, including but not limited to fire & safety glazing requirements, the difference between fire-protectives and fire-resistives as they are defined in the building code and options available in the market (i.e. glass and framing types). 1LU/HSW.

October 26, 2011, Slate Roofs in America: An Enduring Architectural Statement, presented by Brian Martucci, Tapco International.
Discussion of the basic review of slate roofing material and the variety of alternative slate roofing options. You will learn the basic performance aspects for alternative slate roofing and the key components for long-term composite roof performance. 1 LU/HSW.

November 9, 2011, Daylighting 201: A Simple Guide to Motorized Shades and Controls, presented by Art Tober, Draper Inc.
Discussion to provide a clear understanding of how the benefits of natural light can be maximized and energy conserved through the proper specification of motorized shades and controls. Correctly specified shades can meet the needs of the individual and provide a superior opportunity for energy savings compared to manual shades. 1LU/HSW.

December 14, 2011, Choices of Air Barriers for Commercial Building Enclosure, presented by Doug Clase, DuPont Building Innovations.
This will be a review of the main types of air barrier materials. Based on the application method there are three main types of commercial air barriers. After attending this presentation, you will be able to understand the main types of air barrier membranes and the main accessories required for continuous air barrier systems. You will also learn specific challenges and common mistakes with examples for each system described. 1LU/HSW.

Contact Us

Jillian R. Tipton
Executive Director

2841 Riviera Drive, Ste. 120
Fairlawn Ohio 44333
Appointment Only. 

P: 330-699-9788
E: jtipton@AIAakron.org