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Western Massachusetts Chapter
The American Institute of Architects

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The WMAIA promotes excellence in architecture through professional development, community outreach, and the celebration of architecture in our region.

 

Many of our programs and events - such as our film series - are free and open to the public.

 

We invite the community to sign up for our free monthly e-newsletter or to join the WMAIA.

 


NEWS
BROOKS NAMED PARTNER
Dorrie Brooks
Architect Dorrie Brooks, AIA,​of Florence, was recently elected partner of the Greenfield architecture studio Jones Whitsett Architects, a firm specializing in the design of schools, municipal buildings and high performance residential projects. Read more here.

9th EDITION OF BUILDING CODE
The Department of Public Safety (DPS) has received approval pursuant to Executive Order 562 to convene public hearings to elicit testimony on a proposed new, Ninth Edition of the State Building Code (780 CMR). 
Western MA Hearing:
March 14, 2017
Springfield Technical Community College
One Armory Square in Springfield - First floor auditorium, Building 2 - beginning @ 10:00 a.m.
For more information and date/place of the Eastern MA hearing, click here.



FILM SERIES - Fall 2016
Architecture Through Film
WMAIA/Five College Architecture’s Architecture Through Film series resumes on April 25. Each film & discussion provides 1.5 LUs. Films are screened in Room 117, Fayerweather Hall, Amherst College, at 6:30 p.m. All films are FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. We will be screening the design trilogy Helvetica, Objectified and Urbanized. See the dates here. More information about each film will be posted as it becomes available.

PROGRAMS
Save the date!
TOUR: HITCHCOCK CENTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
Where:
Amherst, MA
When:
Wednesday March 22nd
Stay tuned for more information.

CLASSIFIEDS
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OTHER PROGRAMS
SUSTAINABILITY BY LAND & SEA:
The 2017 Massachusetts Sustainable Communities & Campuses Conference
Where: Endicott College, Beverly, MA
When: March 17, 2017
Visit the website here.

NETFLIX SERIES
Abstract: The Art of Design
Begins February 10, 2017 and runs for eight episodes. More information here.


 


The WMAIA is grateful for the support of local business sponsors. For information about sponsorship opportunities click here.


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