Tag Archives: AIA

OFA fundraiser 360 Challenge

In less than a year the American Institiute of Architects National Convention is coming to Orlando! In order to showcase our impressive local architecture and city, and to garner individual support of educational tours, programs, and activities by AIA Orlando’s … Continue reading

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Architects and Ethics

The “devotion to the art of architecture” that Carl Sapers, Hon. AIA, references as his fourth “tension point” in the video “Ethics: From Building to Architecture” might also be termed an ethical obligation—or, more safely, an ethical aspiration. His cohorts … Continue reading

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Diversity Architecture Student Scholarships

The Architects Foundation’s Diversity Scholarships promote equity within the field of architecture, offering mentors, professional training and monetary awards. Student recipients receive $4,000 per year with more than 2,000 recipients since the program’s launch. To be eligible, applicants must be … Continue reading

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Debra Lupton Finalist in 2015 Women Who Mean Business

Architects have a reputation for not being very business savvy, and focused more on the object they are creating, but Debra Lupton never fit that mold. She is a finalist in the 2015 Orlando Business Journal’s: Women Who Mean Business – … Continue reading

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First Female US Architect Practiced Here in Central Florida

Born in 1873 in Waltham MA, Ida Annah Ryan was the first American female architect. She graduated from MIT with a Masters of Science, and a Masters of Architecture in 1907. Ida was attracted to the idea of the study … Continue reading

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Spring Into Action 4/16 Art, Food & Fun

AIA Orlando’s Women in Architecture Committee is proud to host a spring fundraising night of fun – with proceeds going to Mending Hearts Charities. Don’t miss this night of architecture, art, food & fun – all taking place at the … Continue reading

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National Architecture Week, Instagram and More!

National Architecture Week (NAW) is a public awareness campaign from the AIA dedicated to increasing attention to the role architects play as a force for positive change in our communities and to elevate the public’s appreciation of design.  NAW is … Continue reading

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