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05/11/11 Lunch and Learn Meeting

AIA & CSI Lunch and Learn

May 11, 2011

DIRTT Environmental Solutions

Topic: Design, Bottom Line, and the Environment

This course is designed to discover why material choices are not enough to create a truly environmentally sustainable workplace.

You will explore and discuss the evolution of the Modular Interior Construction Industry from being movable parts and pieces to a design opportunity offering end-users better return on investment and an environmental choice that does not simply create a better class of waste.

Course presenter, Julie Nelson, has a BS in Interior Design, 20 years experience in the industry, and six years experience in modular construction

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)
Time: May 11, 2011 – Promptly 12:00 noon – Lunch is provided.
Cost: AIA & CSI members are free. Non members will be charged $15. | NO-SHOWS (member & non-member)- will be invoiced $15 + 5% administration fee. Must contact Carolyne Tinsley five by noon April 7 to cancel reservation to avoid being invoiced.
To Register: Contact Carolyne Tinsley at 330-699-9788 or admin@aiaakron.org
by noon Thursday, May 5, 2011
Learning Units: 1.0 AIA Learning Units or 0.10 CSI Continuing Education Units will be issued for the Lunch and Learn presentation. This presentation is equal to 1.0 contact hours for other organizations requiring continuing education.

 

ARCHITECTURE IS … May Chapter Meeting

MAY CHAPTER MEETING – MAY 3, 2011

Architecture Is…

T-shirt Design and Essay Competition


… AIA Akron’s annual competition for T-shirt Design and Essay writing contest.  Come join us for a fun night and see the creativity in pictures and in words as submitted by the next generation.  The competition is for grades Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade and Special Education. The purpose of the contest is to help promote an awareness of the roles that architecture and the built environmental play in everyday life.  Dinner for members is included in their dues.

 

Thanks to Cleveland Vicon for being a Silver Sponsor for the Architecture Is… Competition

 

Location: Camp Y-Noah · 815 Mount Pleasant Road · Clinton, OH 44216
Time: Registration 6:00  |  6:30 – Dinner  |  7:30 – Program
Cost: AIA Akron members (including student members) – included in 2011 dues.
Non-chapter AIA or guests – $10.00
To Register: Contact Carolyne Tinsley at 330-699-9788 or admin@aiaakron.org
by noon Monday, April 26, 2011

 

AIA National Commends Congress for Repealing 1099 Provision in HCR Legislation

American Institute of Architects Commends Congress for Repealing Punitive 1099 Provision in Health Care Reform Legislation

Washington, D.C. – April 5, 2011 – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today commended the 112th Congress for passing the 1099 Taxpayer Protection and Repayment of Exchange Subsidy Overpayments Act of 2011, which repeals the expensive and unneeded new Form 1099 paperwork requirement that was slipped into the health care reform bill last year.

Read more at aia.org …