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AIA Akron

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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2018 Cleveland Sand Festival

Saturday, August 4, 2018


Every summer, AIA Cleveland goes to the beach! The event combines volleyball and sand castle construction to present a unique opportunity for local architects and designers to engage with the public on one of Cleveland’s premier beaches. Register your team for what will be a day to be remembered! All are welcome to this family-friendly event, generously hosted by Cleveland Metroparks and co-sponsored by AIA Akron.

To register for this great event, click here!

Lunch + Learn: May 23, 2018

AIA & CSI Lunch & Learn (May 23, 2018)

Kerran Sink & Countertop Design, presented by Bennett Supply



Wednesday, May 23, 2018.

This AIA accredited course details the key considerations of sink and counter top design. This informative presentation will cover in detail sink material, shape, type and installation. We will also cover counter top materials and mounting options. 

At the end of this course, participants will be able to: 

  1. List the pro’s and con’s of the common materials used in sink and countertop construction, 
  2. Define the design considerations related to sink selection, including the various configurations and style features that are available, 
  3. Explain the different installation methods of sinks, including topmount, undermount and seamless integration, and
  4. Discuss the key design features, seam technology, and installation steps of seamlessly integrated sinks.

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Registration will close with 20 registrants or
the Friday before our event, whichever comes first.
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 meeting. Please try again or contact jtipton@AIAakron.org

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