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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

2016 WMAIA DESIGN AWARDS
Submissions due: 10/21/2016
Early regist. discount: 09/30/2016
Awards will be presented at our Annual Meeting on 12/01/2016. We are partnering with the Western Massachusetts Section of the Boston Society of Landscape Architects. There is a Landscape Architecture category as well as a combined Architecture/Landscape Architecture category. Start planning your submission now! Registration form and full information here.

5-COLLEGE ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN LECTURE SERIES
This series begins September 13, 2016, and continues through November. See the schedule on our Continuing Education page, or download the poster / flyer here.

AIA NE 2016 AWARDS &
REGIONAL CONFERENCE

AIA Maine is pleased to host the 2016 AIA New England Design Awards program and Regional Conference.
More information about the Conference and the Awards Program here.



FILM SERIES
WMAIA/Five College Architecture’s Architecture Through Film series resumes in October! Each film & discussion provides 1.5 LUs (approval pending). Films are screened in Room 117, Fayerweather Hall, Amherst College, at 6:30 p.m. All films are FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Check out our FILMS page for more information, or download the poster.
Tuesday October 11th
The Gruen Effect: Victor Gruen and the Shopping Mall
Tuesday October 25th
How Much Does Your Building Weigh Mr. Foster?
Tuesday November
22nd Moshe Safdie: The Power of Architecture

HERS TRAININGS
Become a HERS Rater with the NE HERS Alliance
Online Component:
September 19th-30th - Weekdays 9am-12pm 
5-Day Classroom/Field Training:
October 17th-21st - North Haven, CT
More info here.

Our CLASSIFIEDS are buzzing! Check out the ads for positions here, or send us your ads via email.

 


 


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


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