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AIA International region awards

The deadline for submissions for the AIA International region design awards has been extended to 31 August. For more information, please visit 2015 Design Awards (conference abstracts) website.

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Vienna 2015 Monday extension

Registration for the optional 5 October extension of Vienna | The world's most livable city. is open to attendees of the conference at €60/person. Read a detailed description and complete the registration form.

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Board of directors call for nominations

On behalf of the 2015 Board of Directors, Richard Anderson AIA, nominations committee chair, is pleased to announce a call for nominations to the 2016 AIA Europe Board of Directors.

Positions to fill for 2016 include:

The bylaws of the chapter describe the roles of the Board of Directors. Each January, the board holds its annual meeting in Paris, when some travel and hotel expenses are covered by the chapter. All assigned members of AIA Europe are welcome to serve.

To nominate yourself or another, please go to the form > Nomination for the Board of Directors




New members

AIA Europe is pleased to welcome new members: Hellen Awino, Assoc. AIA, Germany; Antonio Tort, Assoc. AIA, Spain; Joseph Wiebelhaus III, Assoc. AIA, Sweden; Vanessa Lopez Rocafort, Int’l Assoc. AIA, Spain.




AIA Baltimore gallery exhibit

Recent projects of AIA Europe member Murat Soygenis — S+ ARCHITECTURE — are on exhibit at the AIA Baltimore Gallery from 5-26 August 2015.

Most of the projects on display are selected from S+ ARCHITECTURE’s work within the past ten years and include a wide array of building types such as academic, adaptive reuse, cultural, educational, industrial, mixed use, office, residential, retail-recreation and urban project. The overall goal of architectural office is to establish the harmony between the context and the projects. The design approach of the group emphasizes design integrity from urban to object scale and aims sustainable environments. 
For more about this exhibit, please visit the the AIA Baltimore website.



AIA Europe at Prishtina Architecture Week

Eastern section director Bardhyl Rama, Int'l Assoc. AIA of Kosovo presented a short history of AIA and AIA Europe at Prishtina Architecture Week.

Covering the Board of Directors, Chapters, Membership, the Annual National Convention, ARCHITECT magazine, and goals of the AIA, he also emphasized the conferences of AIA Europe. All participants were invited to remain in contact with AIA Europe for ideas and projects for a planned 2018 Spring Conference in Prishtina and Tirana. Thomas Vonier FAIA provided a brief statement for the event, as a show of support from the AIA and the UIA.

See this Facebook post for a few images from the presentation.


International Academy of Architecture honors

Ahmet Vefik Alp AIA of Turkey received the Special Prize of the Order of the Architects of Rome – a plaque of honor, Interarch Silver Medal and Honorary Diploma for his urban renewal project Whirling Derwishes, Ecocity Konya during the World Triennale of Architecture Sofia, Bulgaria, 17-20 May 2015. He was assisted by a design team led by Turkish architect Betul D. Breitenfeldt.


Summer 2015 Newsletter | AIA International

ICYMI, the most recent AIA International newsletter.



Laufen Bathrooms on Twitter

At the Architecture During Art event @aiaeurope with Kai-Uwe Bergmann, @BIGstertweets #architectureduringart


AIA International Design Awards

The submission process for the 2015 International Region Design Awards includes categories in Architecture, Interior Architecture, Urban Design, and "Open International".

The entry deadline is 20 August 2015. See the International Region newsletter archive for more detail.

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Student Awards Program

AIA Europe is pleased to announce the first winner of the Alan Schwartzman Scholarship, Julia Kwolyk of the University of Virginia. From 6 July-1 August, Julia will attend the American Conservatory at the L’Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Fontainebleau.

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Musée des Confluences

Part of the 2013 AIA Europe conference in Lyon, visited under construction —
Architect Magazine reviews the Musée des Confluences by Coop Himmelb(l)au.



2015 Honors & Awards

AIA Europe is pleased to issue the Call for Entries for the 2015 Honors & Awards program.

Award categories include Architectural design, Interior design, Urban design, Un-built, and other small projects.

Giancarlo Alhadeff FAIA, RIBA leads Luciano Lazzari, President ACE; Joe Farrell AIA, LEED AP; Sibylle Lesay-Giraud; and George Kunihiro, FAIA in the jury of five.

Details regarding entries are available in the submission guidelines. The submission deadline is 31 July 2015, 17h00 CEST. Begin the submission process >

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AIA National president-elect Tom Vonier letter to members

Dear Chapter Members,

By now, many of you have learned that the AIA membership has elected me to serve as the AIA president in 2017. I was elected on the first ballot, by what appears to have been a very large margin. This is a wonderful honor, and a strong, convincing endorsement of the issues raised in my campaign.
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