Chapter Scholarship Each year the AIA Blue Ridge chapter nominates…
Many of you may have noticed the article in our monthly AIA publication recounting the events around the Young Architects Forum turning 20. It spurred a number if significant points about the Forum. The following is a particularly critical excerpt from the Architect Magazine article:
… [T]he YAF represents 28 percent of total AIA membership and 40 percent of all architect members. That may seem like a critical mass. So why does such a large group need special representation, its own voice within the Institute?
According to its handbook, the YAF exists to address issues that are “uniquely relevant to young architects and specifically relate to the development stage of their professional careers.”
Combined with broad definitions for memebership and the flexibility to pursue “uniquely relevant” issues … what do you want the YAF to do for you?