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Recent News

Aelan B. Tierney AIA Becomes President of Kuhn Riddle Architects

January 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

A New Generation of Leadership –Kuhn Riddle Architects Becomes a Woman-Owned Firm

As of January 1, 2018, Aelan […]

WMAIA 2018 1st Quarter Newsletter

January 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

With a letter from new WMAIA President, Ludmilla Pavlova-Gillham AIA, info about the Green Giants […]

Green Giant Awards

January 4th, 2018|0 Comments

The Green Giants Award Program was created in 2013 by the West Branch USGBC Massachusetts to honor the work of tradespeople, educators, […]

Tax Bill Information

December 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Do you have questions about how the proposed Tax Bill will impact design & construction, and what the AIA is doing about it?

To learn how […]


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 […]

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 […]

Upcoming Events

Arnold W. Brunner Grant – AIA NY

January 10 @ 8:00 am - February 1 @ 5:00 pm

Just Big Enough – Design Exhibition

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

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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!