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Nordby to Serve as Associate Editor for Iowa Architect Magazine

Wednesday, November 16, 2016  

Des Moines, IA (November 16, 2016) The American Institute of Architects, Iowa Chapter (AIA Iowa) is pleased to announce that Grant Nordby, AIA, has been invited to join the Iowa Architect Editorial Board as an associate editor.


Nordby is an architect at Shive-Hattery Architecture-Engineering in Iowa City and Cedar Rapids. He graduated with his Bachelor of Architecture from Iowa State University in 2009 and with his Master of Sciences in Architectural Sciences from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2012. “I value the opportunity to encourage and help Iowa architects more thoroughly engage and inspire the larger culture, locally and beyond, by serving as an associate editor for Iowa Architect magazine,” said Nordby.


Jessica Terrill, AIA, Editor of Iowa Architect Magazine said, “Grant has been a valuable member of the editorial board over the last year.  He is a holistic an innovative thinker and we are delighted to have him expand his role in the magazine.”


Iowa Architect magazine is the official publication of AIA Iowa. It reaches a uniquely balanced audience of architects, trade professionals and design minded individuals in all walks of life. The publication serves as a voice for advocating design excellence, in architecture, arts, literature, innovative products and technologies and serves as a link to society, place, space, and experience. People are the fuel that feed design.Iowa Architect has been re-designed to bring architecture and design to the people. With the exploration of concepts, both interior and exterior, striving for harmony, while paying keen attention to our environment, and inspiring the use of space.


Since 1857, the American Institute of Architects has represented the professional interests of America's architects. AIA Iowa, headquartered in Des Moines, is a statewide affiliate of the national AIA. 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. For more information, go to www.aiaiowa.org or call 515.244.7502.


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