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The AIA Arizona office will be closed
Monday, February 20th, in honor of President’s Day.

 

February 24th AIA Grand Canyon Lunch & Learn Comments Off

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Doormerica Products is hosting a Luncheon and AIA/CES Presentation for AIA Grand Canyon:  Flush Doors 101

Flush Doors 101 is a step by step education program that will enable an attendee to have a greater understanding of how to achieve a desired appearance, capabilities and uses, and possible applications for architectural wood flush doors. We will achieve this by an in-depth review of the following areas–

By the end of this program you will learn about:

  • Selecting face veneers
  • Slice types and how they impact the final appearance
  • How veneers are sliced to achieve a specific appearance, and grade (Video of veneer slicing from tree to skin)
  • Veneer matching options
  • Skin grading options
  • How to specify veneers to gain the desired appearance
  • We will also discuss fire-rating options; ply definitions, Core options, Green Build options, Smoke and Draft Control options, and a video that shows the innovative and unique pre-finishing process that will give your doors the look and feel of furniture. And much more…

1 AIA HSW LU available.

Presented by: Wally Berry, AHC, LEED-AP, BD+C

LOCATION: Gurley St Grill, 230 W Gurley St, Prescott, AZ 863013

TIME: 12pm

RSVP by February 20th to Joel Westervelt or 928-567-2255

 

AIA AZ Office Closed for Holiday Comments Off

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The AIA Arizona Office will be closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Office is closed Monday, January 16th
& will reopen Tuesday, January 17th.

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AIA Arizona offices will be closed for the Holidays

We will be closed beginning Thursday, December 22, 2016 thru Tuesday, January 2, 2017 in observance of the Holiday Season.

Normal hours will resume on Wednesday, January 3, 2017.

Hope you and yours have a wonderful Holiday Season!

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Join AIA Grand Canyon for Our Annual President’s Night!


There will be food, drink, and socializing as well as wrapping up business for the year and recognizing the AIA Grand Canyon 2017 Firm of the Year! Jeffrey Zucker, AIA will be the guest speaker for the evening.

WHEN:  Saturday – December 10, 2016
WHERE:  THE HASSAYAMPA INN, GRAND BALLROOM, 122 East Gurley Street, Prescott, AZ 86301 (see map below)
TIME:  6:00 p.m. no host bar | 7:00 p.m. dinner
RSVP: Diana by Wednesday, December 7th
COST:  $20 per person

RSVP’s and menu selections are required by Wednesday, December 7th.
As always, your spouse or guests are welcome to join us.

Dinner includes Appetizers, Southwest Caesar Salad, and your choice of entrée:

  • Chicken Saltimbocca
  • Atlantic Salmon
  • Marinated Tri-Tip
  • Vegetarian Chile Poblano

Click here to reserve on-line.  For additional information, please email Diana or contact her by phone at 602-252-4200.


The 2017 slate of volunteers for AIA Grand Canyon:  

  • President: Joel Westervelt, AIA
  • President Elect: Michael Taylor, AIA
  • AIA AZ State Board of Directors: Joel Westervelt, AIA
  • Past President: William Otwell, FAIA   

Michael is a 36 year resident of Prescott. He is married to wife Jennifer with 5 kids and his seventh grandchild on the way. His career in architecture has all been in Prescott beginning with his apprenticeship for Otwell Associates. Following that he formed RTB Architects with two other local architects. In 1996 he started Taylor Architects. Taylor Architects has a staff of six and practice primarily in northern and western Arizona.  Taylor Architects does mostly commercial work including a sizable number of churches and schools with occasional residential commissions.


This year we are proud to be honoring Zucker Architecture as the AIA Grand Canyon 2017 Firm of the Year.  Jeffrey Zucker, AIA will be our guest speaker for the evening.

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November 18th AIA Grand Canyon Meeting + Lunch & Learn Comments Off

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“The Next Generation of Electronic Door Opening Solutions”

ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions is excited to be hosting a Luncheon and AIA/CES Presentation for the AIA Grand Canyon Members!

Join us for a one hour accredited AIA Continuing Education Seminar, with HSW LU credit, covering:

“The Next Generation of Electronic Door Opening Solutions”
presented by Kathie Gittins, AHC, CDT, CSI, LEED Green Assoc., of ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions (an ASSA ABLOY Group Company).

This course will provide an in depth review of the evolution of electronic access control systems, including the four basic and numerous peripheral components. Emphasis will be on the newest and future electronic access control technologies and solutions.

WHEN:  Friday, November 18th, 12pm
WHERE:  Gurley Street Grill, 230 W. Gurley St., Prescott, AZ 86303

RSVP Required:  Please email Sheri Miller or call 928-445-4951, x10

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Cuba at the Dawn of a New Era; Architecture, Ingenious People and Classic Cars

Join us for our monthly meeting and a presentation made by William Otwell, FAIA

Offered at the offices of William Otwell & Associates.

Lunch will be provided.

RSVP required; please email Sheri Miller or call 928-445-4951, x10

WHEN: Tuesday, September 13th
TIME:  12pm
WHERE: William Otwell & Associates, 121 E. Goodwin St., Prescott, AZ 86303
RSVPs Due:  September 8th

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The AIA Arizona office will be closed Monday, September 5th, in observance of Labor Day.

 

 

June 2nd Section Lunch & Learn: “Closed Cell Spray Polyurethane Foam Basics” Comments Off

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WHEN: Thursday, June 2nd
TIME:  12pm
WHERE: William Otwell & Associates, 121 E. Goodwin St., Prescott, AZ 86303
RSVPs Due:  May 25th

Join us for a one hour accredited AIA Continuing Education Seminar, with HSW and SD credit, covering: “Closed Cell Spray Polyurethane Foam Basics.” Dave Spice, of DAS Products, Inc., will be presenting about this product manufactured by BASF Corporation

More information and course overview available here.

RSVPs are required; please email Bill Otwell or call 928-445-4951 by May 25th.

NOTE:  Due to AIA National Convention, there will be no May meeting.

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Technology Education Webinar: “Cybersecurity – How Businesses Lose Tens of Thousands of Dollars”

Konica Minolta is providing a technology education webinar series for AIA-AZ members on technology concepts that can be used to 1) grow revenue 2) cut cost and 3) mitigate risk in a business.

June 15th’s webinar will cover ways to help protect your business from threats and the potential financial costs if you are hacked.

Presented by Nick Losole
1 AIA Learning Unit available
Registration:  Email Charnissa and include “Cybersecurity” in the subject line.

This webinar series is designed for individuals with any level of knowledge of technology.  Technology is becoming more important to businesses, but the education around technology is not keeping pace for those who aren’t tech-savvy.  The goal of this webinar series is to help attendees understand the business impact of various technologies so that they can make informed, strategic decisions with technology regardless of their background.

All webinars are live and will be recorded to play on-demand.

Other topics to be covered in upcoming months include:
•    Cybersecurity – How Businesses Lose Tens of Thousands of Dollars
•    Business Intelligence – Making Strategic Decisions From Accurate Data
•    Customer Relationship Management (CRM) – Making Your Sales Team More Efficient
•    SEO Optimization – Drive More People to your Website and Increase Sales

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