Toguchi Lecture Series


On Tuesday September 3, 2013, the Kent State University College of Architecture, along with support from AIA Akron, Akron-Canton CSI and AIA Eastern Ohio, will once again offer the Toguchi Lecture Series. The program will take place at Cartwright Hall Auditorium after a joint social and diner meeting at the Ballroom Balcony on the third floor of the University Student Center.  

This years speaker is James P. Cramer, founder and chairman of the Greenway Group, which is one of the countrys leading strategic consulting and business foresight firms for the design and construction industry.  He is also the founding editor and publisher of Design Intelligence and the Almanac of Architecture and Design.   Members are encouraged to attend. Please sign up by contacting Carolyne Tinsley at AIA Akron.  The registration information and details for the can be found on the Registration Form 

AIA Foresight Report

Have you downloaded your copy of the Foresight Report? The report was created by the AIA for members by the Greenway Group, the same people behind Design Intelligence, to provide members with the latest information on business and practice trends and opportunities.

This document is a member service and is free for members to download.  Non-members can get this report, but not without first paying a fee that reflects the benefits of AIA membership. 

Read more: AIA Foresight Report

A.R.E Testing Scholarship Fund

Earlier this year, the AIA Ohio Board of Directors adopted a program that is geared toward helping ARE Candidates meet one of the challenges in taking the registration exam.  Through a program that is titled AIA Ohio CARES (Catalyst for Architectural Registration Exam Scholarship), AIA Ohio is making available grants to help economically challenged eligible graduates complete their ARE testing.  This program is open to all Ohio residents who are eligible to take the ARE and the funds may be used for either the cost of testing or for other associated costs, including study material.  

Read more: A.R.E Testing Scholarship Fund

AIA Associates Advancement Program

Are you an associate member or registration candidate?  Do you know that AIA Eastern Ohio, with support of Phillips|Sekanick Architects, inc, has created an Associates Advancement Program that works to bring together ARE candidates, provide study materials, and coordinate and offer other support necessary to help graduates advance to registration.  If you are interested in participating, Click Here for more information.

Ohio Elects New Associate Director

The AIA Ohio Board of Directors elected Rich White, Assoc. AIA, from AIA Dayton as the new Associate Director to the AIA Ohio Board.  Rick will serve as the representative for Associate Members to the Board of Directors and will work closely with Sarah Markley, Assoc AIA, through the remaining part of 2013 until his two yer term begins in January.  Congratulations to Rick on his election.

Chapter Board Meetings

The next regular monthly meeting of the EOC Board of Directors is scheduled for Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 5:15 PM, at the chapter offices in the Ohio One Building.  Board Members will receive their Meeting Packages by email before the meeting.  All members of AIA Eastern Ohio are invited to attend the Board Meetings.

AIA Eastern Ohio recognizes all members of the Institute and we welcome members from other chapters to participate with us in our events and programs. 

AIA EOC Website Goes Mobile

Keeping up with technology is not always the easiest.  The problem of course is that it is always changing.  With the introduction of the updated AIA Eastern Ohio website, we are proud to announce mobile compatibility with the improved site offerings.  Whether a desktop, tablet or smartphone, the site includes adaptive features that permits users to view and use the site in a manner that works best with the device of their choice.  Now information on-the-go should be even easier through the chapter.  Take a tour of the site and let us know how it works and let us know how we can improve the site to better serve you.

Lunch and Learn:"Stainless Steel Thru-Wall Flashing"

The program is on Thursday, August 8, 2013
The program is on Stainless Steel Thru-Wall Flashing
The program provider is  York Manufacturing
The program will earn 1 HSW Credit

Please Respond to Marlene Mort with RSVP by no later than August 5, 2013

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