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Addenda: September 2017

2017 AIA Iowa Convention

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2017 AIA Iowa Convention


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Don’t forget to sign up for the 2017 AIA Iowa Convention. We have an amazing event planned with engaging keynote speakers, four workshop tracks, and much more.
All online registration will close at on September 26th at 11:59 pm!



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Make your convention experience even better this year by downloading our event app! View exhibitors, find your workshop rooms, share contact information, digitize business cards, and more. All the information you need is in one spot.

 

In your phone's app store, download the free Whova app, then search for the 2017 AIA Iowa Convention.


After downloading, sign up on Whova with the email address that you used to sign up for the Convention, or sign up using your social media accounts. If you are asked to enter an invitation code to join the event, please use the following invitation code: aiaiowa

 

 

Convention- Thursday Lunch Sponsorship

A group of AIA Iowa Allied Members have gotten together, once again, to sponsor the Thursday Lunch at the convention. Join us for this lunch, Thursday, September 28th followed by an opportunity to visit with the exhibitors in the exhibit hall.

Thank you to the following AIA Iowa Allied Members sponsoring lunch:
ACH Foam Technologies, Advanced Architectural Products, Inc., Allen Consulting Group, Inc., Alvine Engineering, ASI Signage Innovations, Beeline + Blue, Coreslab Structures (Omaha), Inc., Enterprise Precast Concrete, Inc., Graham Construction Co, Henning Companies, ICON Construction, Iowa Ready Mixed Concrete Association, King's Material, Inc., Logan Contractors Supply, Michaels Energy, Pigott Inc., Prairie Pella, Skold Companies, SystemWorks L.L.C., The Weidt Group

 

2017 AIA Iowa Convention Sponsors

Thank you to the sponsors of the 2017 AIA Iowa Convention. Our convention would not be possible without the generous support of those listed below:

 

Action Reprographics…………......…..................…….Convention Signage
Allied Membership……………..........…...................….$500 Cash Door Prize
Associations, Inc. ……………...........….................….Special Exhibits- Iowa Architect Magazine
Charles Saul Engineering…………....................……….Wireless Internet
Commercial New Construction……….....................…...Awards Celebration Presentation
Epic Metals………………...............................................Cocktail Party, Appetizers
Hansen Company, Inc. ………….......................……..….Ambiance
Holmes Murphy and Associate……….......................…..Keynote Speaker
Iowa State University College of Design………………….8 students at Awards Celebration
                                                                             Louise Braverman, FAIA Keynote Speaker
IMEG Corp…………………...........................................Afternoon Break, ARE Study Session
Integrated Studio……………........................…….Special Exhibits- National AIA Photo Contest
KCL Engineering……………................................…….Cocktail Party, Keg of Beer
Mansonry Institute of Iowa………….................……….Masonry Awards
MODUS Engineering……………….........................….Awards Celebration Venue
Mohawk Flooring…………...............................……….Awards Celebration Presentation
Pella………………..................................................….Pella AXP Sponsorship
Pella…………………...................................................Corey Martin, Keynote Speaker
Raker Rhodes Engineering, LLC……………......…….Cocktail Party Keg of Beer
RBC Tile & Stone………………….............Special Exhibits – AIA National Honor Awards Display
RCS Millwork…………………....................Mobile Device App, Registration Desk Construction
SGH Inc…………………............................................Cocktail Party, Keg of Beer
Stetson Building Products……………................…….Registration Desk Storage
Snyder and Associates………………….....................Afternoon Break
Terracon…………………............................................Cocktail Party, Appetizers
West Plains Engineering……………..................…….Cocktail Party, Appetizers

 

 Expo Education Program 


NEW THIS YEAR! Attendees will have the opportunity to earn 2 additional LUs during exhibit hall hours from 8 different participation exhibitors. An attendee must attend at least 4 coordinating (15 minute) presentations to earn 1 LU. Participating expo education providers will be listed in the convention program and will be identified with balloons and signage in the exhibit hall. We are excited to bring the opportunity to earn 2 additional LU to our convention
attendees.

 

EP Opportunities

EMERGING PROFESSIONALS EXHIBITION & COMPETITION
You could win up to $300 for your entry! Submissions are due September 7th. You can learn more here.

FEED YOUR FUTURE: EMERGING PROFESSIONALS BREAKFAST
Our annual breakfast is free to attend! Sign up during your convention registration. Join us at 7:45 on Friday, September 29th. Register for Convention.

ARE 4.0-5.0 STUDY SESSIONS
Are you studying for your AREs? How about some study buddies? Join us for just $5 per session. Lean more and register for the study sessions on September 30th here.

 

Special Exhibits at 2017 Convention

There will be several special exhibits on display at the 2017 AIA Iowa Convention. Make sure you take the time to view them all. They include:

  • AIA Iowa Design Awards 2017, West Exhibit Hall, Upper Level: watch a continuous slide show of this year's entries
  • AIA National Honor Awards, Grand Concourse, Lower Level: exhibit of 2017 National Honor Awards
  • Central Iowa Canstruction, Exhibit Hall, Upper Level: includes images of past competitions and a chance to vote for next year's theme
  • Emerging Professionals Exhibition- People’s Choice Contest!, Balcony- Upper Level- cast your vote- the winner receive cash prizes!
  • Iowa Architect Magazine, Balcony, Upper Level: learn more about the magazine and new opportunities available for upcoming issues
  • Iowa State University College of Design/AIAS, Balcony, Upper Level: display of recent design projects from ISU students and groups
  • 2016 Central States Region Awards, Grand Concourse, Lower Level: View the winners of the 2016 CSR Awards
  • 2017 National Architecture Photography Competition, Grand Concourse, Lower Level: view winners of the AIA National Photography Competition for Architects.
  • 2017 COTE Top 10 Green Buildings, Grand Concourse, Lower Level: display of the 2017 COTE Top 10 and Top Ten Plus Green Building Awards
  • Registration Desk, Balcony, Upper Level: check out the desk's design, use of materials and handy storage operations and be sure to pick up your name tag!
  • Information Desk, Balcony, Upper Level: Visit the AIA Iowa staff with questions, we have answers! You can also view the most recent Compensation Report here.

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2017 AIA Iowa Convention Exhibitors

The 2017 AIA Iowa Convention Exhibit Committee has invited many great companies promoting products and services related to architecture to exhibit at this year's convention. We would like to encourage all attendees to visit each of their booths to see what new and exciting products and services they have to share with us this year.

 

Year after year, exhibitors play a vital part of the success of the convention:

 

*ACH Foam Technologies, 42
ACGI Wood Walls and Ceilings, 52
*Advanced Architectural Products, Inc., 103, 104
AES Lighting Group / LumenWerx Lighting / Impact Lighting, 22, 33
All Makes Office Interiors, 50
*Allen Consulting Group, Inc., 53, 65
*Alvine Engineering, 55
*Andersen Windows, Inc., 85, 86
Architectural Polymers, Inc., 35
*Architectural Wall Systems - Seedorff Masonry, Inc., 157
*ASI Signage Innovations, 105
*ASSA ABLOY Door Security Solutions, 92
Atlas Roof and Wall Insulation, 126
*Automatic Door Group, 7
Baker Electric, Inc., 8
*Bell Structural Solutions, 46
Bendheim Glass Wall Systems, 39
Bolton & Hay Inc., 1
Braun Intertec, 23
Carl A. Nelson & Co., 75
Carroll Seating Company, 45
*Central Sales, Inc., 94
Central States Terrazzo Association, 12
Coldspring, 57
Commercial New Construction Program, 151, 152
Construction Update Network, 117
*Coreslab Structures (Omaha) Inc., 140
CTC Express Tools, 58
*DCI Group, 115
Derbigum Roofing & Waterproofing Products, 133
Diamond Kote Building Products, 146
*DuPont Tyvek / BPI, 153
Elite Masonry Products, 38
*Energy Panel Structures, 51
*Enterprise Precast Concrete, Inc., 119
EPIC Metals, 109
ESI Ergonomic Solutions, 63
Fabcon Precast, 9
*Graham Construction Company, 47
*Henning Companies, 78
Henry Company, 11
*HiLine Unique Flooring Solutions, 64
Hillesheim Architectural Products, Inc., 143
Id metalco, 106
Inpro, 44
*Integrated Sales/Lutron/GE Lighting, 160
*Interior Contract Group, 89
*Iowa Ready Mixed Concrete Association, 82, 83
*IPI - Iowa Prison Industries, 116
*JE Dunn Construction, 150
*JTH Lighting, 36
*Kate-lo Tile & Stone, 18
*Keller & Associates, 14
KI/Van Meter, 132
Knutson Construction, 139
*Koch Office Group/Teknion, 15, 16
KONE, 5
Lang Construction Group, 29
*Lighting Solutions, 41
*Logan Contractors Supply, 59
Lumicor, Inc., 28
EATON/ SPI Lighting, 98,99
Major Industries, Inc., 32
Managed Design, 76
*Manko Window Systems, 93
*Mannington Commercial/Amtico LVT, 49
*Masonry Institute of Iowa,110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 121, 122, 123, 124, 125
*McGough Construction, 24
*MEP Associates, LLC, 34
Metal Design Systems, Inc., 3
Mid-Continental Restoration Co., Inc. , 27
*Mid-States Concrete Industries, 20
Midland Door Solutions, 2
Midwest Tile, Marble & Granite, Inc., 134
Millennium Forms, 40
*Molin Concrete Products, 43
*Multivista, 159
Nagle Signs, Inc./ Eagle Sign Co., 21
*Nawkaw Midwest, 141
*Neumann Brothers, Inc., 37
Nichiha USA, 17
*NRG Sales Lighting & Controls LLC/ Philips, 155, 156
*Pigott, 60, 72
Plasterkraft, 4
*PMI Iowa Custom Fabrication, 107, 108
PowerLift Hydraulic Doors, 101
*Prairie Pella, Inc., 66, 67
*Rapid Results, Inc, 10
*Rapids Reproductions Inc., 26
*RCS Millwork LC, 71
Riser Solutions/ Carroll Supply, 30
*Roof Top Sedums, LLC, 130
SageGlass, 13
*Saxton Inc & Knoll, 149
Schuler Shook, 19
*Schumacher Elevator Company, 118
Service Reps Inc., 147
*SGH, Inc., 135, 136
*Shaw Contract, 96
*Sika Corporation, 148
Sitescapes Inc., 56
*Skold Companies, 120
Sky Factory, 145
*SNB Building Solutions, 79, 80
Snyder & Associates/Shuck Britson, 154
Spacesaver - Midwest Storage Solutions, 25
Speck USA, 158
*Stetson Building Products, LLC., 102
*Storey Kenworthy, 54
*Story Construction, 97
*Strauss Architectural Systems, 61, 62, 73, 74
*SystemWorks LLC, 48
Tandus Centiva, 81
*Terracon, 90
*The Garland Company, Inc., 138
*The Hansen Company, 84
*The Weitz Company, 95
*Tremco/ Canam/ Dryvit- RPM International, 68, 69, 70
Tubelite, Inc., 144
UltraLox Aluminum Railing, 127
VersaDry, 128
Versico Roofing Systems, 91
Vitro Architectural Glass, 100
Walsh Door & Security, 6
*Wells Concrete, 77
*WindSmart Roof Systems, 87
Woodman Controls Company, 137
*Workspace, 31
Wurth Baer Supply Company/ Panolam Surface Systems, 131
Zephyr Aluminum Products, Inc, 142
Zero Energy Systems, 129

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Pella AXP Sponsorship Program

Pella recognizes the importance of the future of the architectural profession and our emerging professionals by graciously funding the Pella AXP Sponsorship at the 2017 AIA Iowa Convention. This program celebrates AIA Iowa Associate members (those enrolled in the Architectural Experience Program (AXP) by providing funding for them to attend the convention at a reduced rate. AIA Iowa Associate members may sign up for this program by entering a discount code during convention registration that has been emailed to them. 

 

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Member News


Welcome New Members 

 

New Student Affiliate Members
Alexander Blum
Mackenzie Deiuliis
Connor Gatzke
Lauren A. Miner
Emily Near
David Phan
Tyler Wurr

New Associate Members
Jasmine Au, Assoc. AIA, Neumann Monson Architects
Samantha Claman, Assoc. AIA, Design Alliance, Inc.
Brady W. Daniel, Assoc. AIA, ASK Studio
Cole Davis, Assoc. AIA, BNIM Architects
Nicholas R. Deasy, Assoc. AIA
Alvin W. Hamilton, Assoc. AIA, Design Build by Architects
Graham Hanson, Assoc. AIA, RDG Planning & Design
Charvi Jagani, Assoc. AIA, Substance Architecture
Katherine McNulty, Assoc. AIA, Levi Architecture
Paolo Orlando, Assoc. AIA, Substance Architecture
Collin Palen, Assoc. AIA, Slingshot Architecture
Yuxiang Wang, Assoc. AIA, Substance Architecture

New Architect Members
Tara M. Goldsberry, AIA, Veenstra & Kimm, Inc.
John L. Kalousek, AIA, Skott & Anderson Architects
Darci K. Lorensen, AIA, Solum Lang Architects, LLC
Jeffrey Portman, AIA, Solum Lang Architects, LLC

Re-Instated Members

Eric Wirth, AIA, Solum Lang Architects

Transfer In
Alaa Aldoss, Assoc. AIA, Shive-Hattery Architecture-Engineering
Paul S. Gehrke, AIA, Inspect Des Moines

Upgrade to Registered Architect
Azusa Allard, AIA, FEH DESIGN
Nicholas DeCarlo, AIA, OPN Architects, Inc.
Annamarie Snider, AIA, OPN Architects
Kevin Wagner, AIA, Substance Architecture
Lana Zoet, AIA, BNIM

Upgrade to Emeritus
Gregory Quick, AIA

New Professional Affiliate Members
Laura Pavone, BNIM Architects

New Allied Members
Service Reps Inc, Chris Rearick, New Allied Bronze, Central & SE Sections
United Brick, Dave Martin, New Alternate member, South East Section

Allied Member Updates
JE Dunn Construction, change in primary contact to Troy Hodapp
Koch Office Group, change name from Koch Brothers
Mar-Flex, Change primary contact to Chris Gallagher
The Weidt Group, change alternate contact to Bud Renken

 

Professional Affiliate Membership
 

The AIA Iowa Professional Affiliate Membership is made for design collaborators - whether it be engineers, marketing or administrative professionals, planners, landscape architects, sculptors, muralists, and other artists and designers; or professionals in government, education, industry, research, and journalism.

By securing this membership, you can stay informed of our upcoming events, award deadlines, calls for projects for our quarterly magazine, and more. You won’t have to depend on the word eventually making it around, instead, you'll be the first to know.

Other Professional Affiliate Member benefits include:
-Subscription to AIA Iowa's weekly e-newsletter, the ARCH-E-NEWS
-Subscription to AIA Iowa official e-newsletter, the Addenda
-Subscription to the Iowa Architect Magazine
-Listing in the AIA Iowa Online Directory
-Discounts on AIA contract documents and bookstore items
-Discounts on registration for AIA Iowa events
-AIA Iowa Section Membership

Give us a call at 515.244.7502 with questions, or email Vicki Scott at vscott@aiaiowa.org.

You can sign up as an AIA Iowa Professional Affiliate online today- click below.

 

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Allied News


Best Booth Award


Exhibitors! Get ready to show off your products and services. AIA Iowa is excited to once again hold the Best Booth Award at the 2017 AIA Iowa Convention. In order to encourage quality and excellence in exhibit displays, AIA Iowa will be judging the 160 exhibit booths at this year’s convention to find the most interesting, attractive, and effective use of booth space and the clearest product communication. The winner will receive a free booth at the 2018 AIA Iowa Convention in September. The winner of the competition will be announced Friday, September 29th during the door prize drawing.

15 for 12 Convention Membership Promotion

The best new member deal of the year is back!  Sign up for all levels of 2018 Allied Membership at the convention and receive the rest of 2017 for free! Reach over 1,000 members across the state and build new relationships through firm visits, socials, and business meetings. Learn more, View our 2018 Allied Brochure and then visit the information desk at the convention to get signed up! This promotion is for new Allied Members only.

 

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Iowa Architectural Foundation


IAF’s Walking Tour

The Hub Spot - 215 Water Street, Des Moines
Wednesday, September 27, 6:00 PM

Join the Iowa Architectural Foundation the evening before the AIA Iowa Convention begins for a special architectural walking tour. The tour will feature the “City Beautiful” architecture of Des Moines’ Civic Center Historic District along the riverfront. The tour will conclude with a social at a downtown restaurant/bar for hors d'oeuvres and drinks.

Tickets are $30 per person; $10 for AIA Iowa Student Affiliate members (Students, log-in to see your pricing!)

This event is open to the public.
Purchase your tickets here.

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Awards


2017 Design Awards Celebration

The Tea Room
713 Walnut St., Des Moines, IA 50309
Thursday, September 28, 7:00 p.m.


Located in the heart of downtown Des Moines, head just south of the Iowa Events Center to Walnut Street and join us in honoring the winners of the annual awards contest at the newly restored Tea Room. An evening of conversation and refreshments with colleagues is the perfect night cap to round out the first day of convention. This event will recognize the exceptional design of Iowa architects from the past year.

Venue space sponsored by: MODUS Engineering
Awards Presentation sponsored by: Commercial New Construction, Mohawk Flooring
Student attendees sponsored by: Iowa State University Department of Architecture

Learn more and purchase your ticket during convention registration. Or, if you do not plan to attend convention or already registered- purchase your tickets here.

Architecture Scholarship Award Recipients

The Iowa State University Department of Architecture has selected the recipients of this year's AIA Awards.

AIA Iowa / AIA National Diversity Scholarship ($1,000 per winner):
David Phan

Emily Near

AIA National / AIA Iowa Merit Scholarship ($1000 per winner):
Alexander Blum


Iowa Chapter AIA Scholarship ($800):
Zachary Hansen 

The students will be honored at an awards ceremony on September 8th at the College of Design. Congratulations to these future architects!

 

 

Friday, September 29, 8:15 a.m.

Lecture Hall, Lower Level

The Masonry Institute of Iowa’s Architectural Design Awards celebrates Masonry and Architectural Design Excellence in Iowa. Entries are judged by a panel of architects from outside of Iowa focusing on the excellence of each individual project, including creative use of masonry, structural and architectural design, proper masonry installation details, technical innovations and their influence on design selection, and suitability of design to its environment.

 

Sponsored by the Masonry Institute of Iowa

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