AIA Iowa Advocates for Livable Communities, Sustainability, and Quality Design
Monday, February 10, 2014
Advocates for Livable Communities, Sustainability, and Quality Design
American Institute of Architects,
Iowa Chapter Visits Capitol to discuss 2014 Positions
Des Moines, IA (February 10, 2014) –The American Institute of Architects,
Iowa Chapter (AIA Iowa) will visit the Iowa State Capitol for Design
Professionals Day on the Hill Monday, February 10th. Attendees will meet with state legislators to
discuss issues pertinent to the architecture profession including three major
principles to enhance Iowa’s vitality and viability. Issues of interest for the
2014 legislative session include: Good Samaritan Protection, Alternate Project
Delivery, and Statute of Repose.
"Our goal is to connect with state legislators to show the
importance of the architecture profession and the role that architects play in
our communities,” said Executive Director of AIA Iowa, Jessica Reinert, CAE,
IOM, "Iowa architects enhance the quality of life for both current and future
generations. Livable communities, sustainability and quality design is vitally
important to enhancing Iowa’s vitality and viability. Our legislative positions
help to ensure Iowa’s prosperity.”
The Chapter’s main goal in 2014 is to secure Good Samaritan Protection.
As an inherent part of its professional citizenship, Iowa architects are
willing, when needed and invited, to volunteer without compensation to assist
emergency management officials in assessment of post-disaster damage. Emergency
management officials enthusiastically support this proposal.
ABOUT AIA IOWA
the American Institute of Architects has represented the professional interests
of America’s architects.
AIA Iowa, headquartered in Des Moines, is an affiliate of the national AIA with
nearly 1,000 members statewide. AIA Iowa members express their commitment to
excellence in design and are proactive in the design of livable communities.
Members adhere to a code of ethics and professional conduct that assures the
client, the public, and colleagues of an AIA member architect’s dedication to
the highest standards in professional practice.
interviews please contact Jessica Reinert at AIA Iowa, (515) 244-7502, or
e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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