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Recent News

Register for WMAIA Annual Meeting

November 6th, 2017|0 Comments

December 5: WMAIA Annual Meeting & Green Giants Awards

This year’s annual meeting includes a tour of the iconic Old Chapel at U.Mass/Amherst and […]

ABX 2017 Registration now open

September 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Registration for ABX 2017 is now open!
Thousands of building professionals from the Northeast come together at ABX for three days of outstanding educational sessions, renowned […]


August 31st, 2017|0 Comments

Disaster Response to Hurricanes Irma, Jose & Maria

Hurricanes Jose and Maria have caused catastrophic destruction to Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Significant […]

WMAIA 4th Quarter Newsletter

July 26th, 2017|0 Comments

With the AIA MA update, COTE update, Church on the Hill Charette report, Executive Director Lorin […]

Stephen Screiber is NCARB Regional Director

July 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Stephen D. Schreiber, FAIA, NCARB, of Amherst, MA, was elected as a regional director of the National […]

Student Scholarships & Honorary Memberships

May 26th, 2017|0 Comments

The WMAIA Design Awards Program was co-hosted in 2016 by the WMAIA and the Boston Society […]

Upcoming Events

HERS Training – Registration

November 19 @ 8:00 am - December 10 @ 5:00 pm

Just Big Enough – Design Competition

November 22, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - January 22, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Building & Construction Lectures

November 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

WMAIA Annual Meeting

December 5 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Just Big Enough – Design Exhibition

February 6, 2018 @ 11:00 am - February 10, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

WMAIA at Your Service

Submit News
Please email information of interest to WMAIA member (meetings, lectures, competitions, classes, etc.) to Julie Waggoner for posting on the WMAIA website.

Classified Ads:  Jobs Wanted / Positions Offered
WMAIA offers this free service to members and member firms. See more info on our classifieds page.

Advertise in the WMAIA Newsletter
We offer a 30% discount to Corporate and Individual Affiliate members who contract with WMAIA News for a full year (four issues). Contact Lorin Starr for more information.

WMAIA News Needs YOU!
Our quarterly print newsletter is always looking for interesting articles about your practice, conferences you’ve attended, your hobbies or things you’ve observed. To contribute or for more information, contact WMAIA News editor Rachael Chase via email.

Join the WMAIA
Not a WMAIA member? WMAIA membership is open to all. For more information, visit our membership page.

ARE Study Materials

ARE Study Materials – Lending Library
WMAIA has purchased ARE study materials to support WMAIA Associate Members and others living and/or working in Western Massachusetts who are preparing for the ARE exam.   Materials are provided free of charge for WMAIA members and for a annual fee for non-members.

We currently have:
4.0 Kaplan ARE Learning Systems
Building Design & Construction Systems (study guide)
Building Systems (study guide)
Construction Documents & Services (study guide)
Programming Planning & Practice (study guide)
Schematic Design (study guide)
Site Planning & Design (study guide)
– Structural Systems (study guide)

For more information, contact Lorin Starr via email.

Cleaning house?  If you have recently taken the exam and have materials you would like to donate to WMAIA to be shared through our lending library, please let us know!