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2018 WMAIA Design Awards


The WMAIA 2018 Design Awards program was held in conjunction with the Western Massachusetts Section of the Boston Society of Landscape Architects, and was sponsored by Pella Products and Keiter Builders.

2018 WMAIA Design Awards2019-01-14T14:21:07-04:00

Study Materials through C|W Mars


EP / Architectural Exam Study Materials – delivered to your town!

WMAIA is pleased to have made a major investment in materials to support the emerging professionals (EPs) in our region who are studying for the registration exam.

To facilitate access to these materials throughout the region we have donated them to the public library system.  They […]

Study Materials through C|W Mars2018-12-18T19:14:59-04:00

Green Design & Historic Preservation


This 3-credit course will be offered in spring 2019 through UMass Continuing and Professional Education (CPE).  This course examines—through lectures, precedent studies and equipment demonstration: the tension and marriage between green design and preservation; life cycle assessment’s impact on the preservation movement; historic design strategies use in traditional buildings to achieve comfort and efficiency; contemporary […]

Green Design & Historic Preservation2018-11-21T17:49:00-04:00

Competition: Amherst Bandshell


The purpose of this competition is to solicit ideas for a new Band Shell/Outdoor Performance Structure on the Amherst Common from a wide variety of interested parties.  The hope is to select a preferred design and then find the funds, some of which will be provided by the ABID, to construct the Band Shell […]

Competition: Amherst Bandshell2018-09-11T13:58:22-04:00

RFP: Clinton Church Restoration, Great Barrington


Clinton Church Restoration, Inc. is seeking proposals for historic preservation, architectural design and engineering services for the former Clinton A.M.E. Zion Church at 9 Elm Court in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. The nonprofit purchased the historic property last year and plans to restore and repurpose it as an African American Heritage […]

RFP: Clinton Church Restoration, Great Barrington2018-09-11T10:13:49-04:00

ABX2018: Register Now


Thousands of building professionals from the Northeast come together at ABX for three days of outstanding educational sessions, renowned speakers and special seminars. There’s no better place to share information, develop skills, and discover untapped resources while networking with established colleagues and making new connections that can power your business. […]

ABX2018: Register Now2018-08-23T10:45:09-04:00

AIA National Releases Statement on EPA Asbestos Ruling


Yesterday, architects and designers took to Twitter to voice their concerns over the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed Signification New Use Rule (SNUR) that would allow manufacturers and importers to seek the agency’s approval to reintroduce asbestos into their manufacturing or processing of certain products. Fearful of what this policy could mean for the building […]

AIA National Releases Statement on EPA Asbestos Ruling2018-08-23T08:52:39-04:00