Diversity by Design (DxD)

Diversity by Design (DxD)

Diversity by Design (DxD) is a Collective Leadership Group advocating difference towards authentic design solutions. We provide support and pipeline development to enhance diversity, equity & inclusion within the profession of architecture. This includes encouraging and celebrating the contributions of those who bring diverse experiences, views, and needs into the design process.

2018 Meeting Schedule:

The committee hosts several events throught the year such as Stories of Architects and a fundraiser for Camp Architecture

Committee Chair:

For questions or to join this committee, please email Committee Co-Chair Jennifer Rittler, AIA at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or Co-Chair Anup Janardhanan, AIA at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Golf Committee

Golf Committee

The AIA Columbus Golf Outing Committee promotes interaction between the architectural profession, allied professionals, engineers, contractors, subcontractors and material suppliers. Money raised through sponsorship of the AIA Columbus Golf Outing supports the AIA Columbus Associateship Scholarship for a full $14,000 scholarship that goes to a graduate student at The Knowlton School of Architecture each year.

2018 Golf Outing

The 2018 AIA Columbus Golf Outing will be on September 17, 2018 at The Club at Little Turtle.

Meetings are TBD as needed.


Committee Chair: 

For questions, suggestions, or to join the Committee, contact Committee Chairs Matt Toddy, AIA, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Hannah Evwaraye, Associate AIA, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Technology in Architectural Practice

Technology in Architectural Practice (TAP)

The AIA Technology in Architectural Practice (TAP) Committee serves as a resource for AIA members, the profession, and the public in the deployment of computer technology in the practice of architecture. TAP monitors the development of computer technology and its impact on architecture practice and the entire building life cycle, including design, construction, facility management, and retirement or reuse.

2019 Meeting Schedule:

The TAP committee meets from 4 p.m. - 5 p.m. throughout the year at different locations. The TAP Takeover committee meeting schedule:

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Tentative Schedule:

  • January 22, 2019 - Platform Taproom
  • March 19,2019 - Seventh Son
  • May 14, 2019 - Lineage
  • July 9, 2019 - Actual Brewing
  • September 10, 2019 - Columbus Brewing Co.

Committee Chair:

For questions or to join the committee, please email Committee Chair Nicholas Bittner, AIA at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

TAP Committee is sponsored by:

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Emerging Professionals

Emerging Professionals (EPs)

The Emerging Professionals Committee engages associate members right out of school through architects within their first ten years of licensure through programs and activities that encourage membership, participation, and leadership in the Chapter. The Committee will provide a forum in which the specific needs of emering professionals can be discussed and addressed. The Committee will also seek young professionals in architectural firms, and distribute information to them to increase the basic understanding of AIA Columbus.


2015 Meeting Schedule:

The Emerging Professionals typically meet the 4th Monday of each month from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM at The Center for Architecture and Design or at a downtown bar. 

Tentative Schedule:

  • January 20, 2015
  • February 23, 2015
  • March 23, 2015
  • April 27, 2015
  • May 26, 2015 (Tuesday due to Memorial Day)
  • June 22, 2015
  • July 27, 2015
  • August 24, 2015
  • September 28, 2015
  • October 26, 2015
  • November 23, 2015
  • December - TBD


Committee Chairs:

For questions or to join the Committee, contact Committee Chairs Mandy Thomas at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or Ryan Keener at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

*Participation in Knowledge Communities is open to all AIA Columbus members and Affiliate Members.

Healthcare Committee

Academy of Architecture for Health

The Healthcare Knowledge Community establishes a more visible and recognized regional presence for the Academy for Architecture on Health (AAH) through the recruitment of prospective academy members and to provide educational and networking opportunities to our current members. The committee provides the chapter members with building tours, lectures, seminars and round-table discussions on healthcare related topics. More information can be found on the AIA National Academy of Architecture for Health website

 

2019 Meeting Schedule:

The Healthcare Committee typically meets the last Friday of every other month from 7:30 AM to 8:30 AM at Panera Bread Company, 684 S. High St., Columbus, OH 43215, unless otherwise noted.

  • Friday, January 25, 2019
  • Friday, March 29, 2019
  • Friday, May 31, 2019 
  • Friday, July 19, 2019 (Shifted to this week because of SLS)
  • Friday, September 27, 2019
  • Friday, November 22, 2019 (Shifted to this week because of Thanksgiving) 

Committee Chair:

For questions or to join this committee, please email Committee Chair Craig Watterson, AIA at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

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