VSAIA News: January 2013

Potentially Sticky Issues Anticipated in Coming General Assembly Session
Few anticipate General Assembly sessions with glee. Most approach them with caution. In the upcoming session, the Joint Legislative Committee and its legislative counsel anticipate a few sticky issues arising.

Award-winning Architect Marvin Malecha to Chair Exhibition Jury
The Virginia Center for Architecture announced today that Marvin Malecha, FAIA, will serve as juror for its upcoming Art by Architects exhibition.

Fairfax IBC Seminar in February
On Feb. 20, 2013, the Virginia Society AIA is offering a Significant Changes to the International Building Code 2012 seminar in Fairfax. Learn about the important changes from the 2009 edition of the code.

Scholarships Awarded
In December 2012 the Virginia Center for Architecture Foundation in collaboration with the AIA’s Component Scholarship Grant program, awarded scholarships to the following Virginia Architecture students.

Entry Deadline for Art by Architects Exhibition Looms
The exhibition is intended to showcase the range of artistic talent in Virginia’s architecture community.

Hansen, Design Cabinet Honored
A decade has passed since it began operating and Loudoun County is all the better for it. “It” is the Loudoun County Design Cabinet, the brainchild of member Alan Hansen, AIA. More>>
February Career Day and Design Expo at Tech
Under the leadership of Greg Tew, Director of Professional and Industry Relations, the Career Day and Design Expo on February 25 will be a unique and exciting event for Virginia Society AIA members and firms to show support for design education.

VHDA Sponsors Prize
Recognizing that architects can provide the solutions they seek, the VHDA is sponsoring the 2013 student prize.

Sun Sets on SD Requirement
AIA members will no longer need to complete the sustainable design requirement to fulfill their AIA continuing education.

Society Seeks Candidates for Gubernatorial Appointments
The Virginia Society AIA offers the governor a slate of nominees that the Board believes is capable of leading the Commonwealth in becoming more responsive and more efficient in providing services to the public.

Call for Entries: Inform Awards
The exhibition is intended to showcase the range of artistic talent in Virginia’s architecture community.

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