In May, representatives from AIA Columbus traveled to Washington DC to attend the AIA National Convention. Our Executive Director, Gwen Berlekamp, who sits on the CACE Executive Committee was even asked to attend a White House briefing with representatives from the current administration address issues facing architects and the building industry as a whole. Besides having the opportunity to advocate for architects at the national level, several Bylaws ammendments were voted upon, as well as some newly elected officers.
For more information about the goings-on at the convention, visit the AIA National Website.
Read more: 2012 AIA National Convention
AIA Film Challenge: A Blueprint for Better
The 2018 AIA Film Challenge invited architects and filmmakers to collaborate in telling stories of architects, civic leaders, and their communities working together toward positive community impact, creating a Blueprint for Better.
Participants produced, shot, and edited 3 to 5 minute documentary-style short films showcasing their Blueprint for Better story to win cash and experiential prizes, distribution at film festivals, and exposure on AIA’s online channels, as well as partner film and architecture organizations.
A panel of judges made up of architects and film/media professionals will select the Grand Prize Winner, the Runner Up, and the Third Place Winner based on the films’ adherence to the prompt, storytelling arc, architectural placement, and technical merit.
Check out Marika Snyder's, AIA submission:
Urbanizing the Suburbs - Bridge Park, Dublin, Ohio from Marika Dalley Snider on Vimeo.