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AIA Spokane Keynote
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Maintaining Historic Masonry and Wooden Buildings and Unraveling 123 Years of Wear and Tear on a Masonry Building
Oct 8 and 9


AIA Spokane and the Spokane City/County Historic Preservation Office are pleased to have Mark Liebman, an expert in the field of investigative restoration, offer two presentations on Oct 8 and 9 focusing on maintainance of heritage buildings.

The Oct 8 evening presentation will explore the means and methods of construction of traditional masonry and wooden structures, the causes of structural and material deterioration and how to best address and repair the resultant damage. Liebman will address issues concerning sustainability, nondestructive investigative techniques and the value of preservation. Information and Registration.

The Oct 9 morning presentation at the downtown Genesee building (limited to 20 people) is a “hands-on” workshop allowing Liebman to demonstrate how to look at a historic building, how to analyze the building envelope for signs of material degradation and structure distress and how to assess the interior of a building. Information and Registration.

Coming Soon...

Oct 8 
AIA Spokane Board Meeting
Integrus Architecture
noon - 1:30pm


Oct 8
Maintaining Historic Masonry and Wooden Buildings
Spokane City Council Chambers
5 - 7pm

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Oct 9
Unraveling 123 Years of Wear and Tear
Genesee Building
819 W. Riverside
9 - 11am


Oct 22
Tour of Hutton Elementary and Annual Meeting
908 E 24th Ave
5:30-7:30pm

Annual Meeting and Tour of Hutton Elementary - Oct 22


Join AIA Spokane for a tour of the recently renovated and expanded Hutton Elementary School. The $28.8 million project involved demolishing some portions of the structure, modernizing the original 1931 Spanish-style building, and erecting new classroom wings. This will also be our Annual Meeting. More information and a registration link coming soon. 1 AIA|HSW

Thank You Sponsors and Volunteers


Once again the AIA|CSI Golf Tournament was a success! September 17th was a great day out on the course at Qualchan and at the dinner that evening for the almost 130 golfers and the multitude of Sponsors. (Thankfully, very little of the threatened rain materialized.) A Huge Thank You to all of the sponsors, volunteers and golf committee for all of the hard work. Monies raised from the Golf Tournament support AIA Spokane, Inland Northwest Architectural Foundation and CSI Spokane and their Scholarship Fund. View Tournament photos on our facebook page.

Platinum Sponsors

Masonry Industry Promotion Group

Gold Sponsor

Kilgore Architectural Products
 
Silver Sponsors
 
Abadan Reprographics
GLR Engineers
LSB Engineers
Standard Digital Print

Bronze Sponsors

AHBL, Inc
Belsby Engineering
Bouten Construction Co.
GeoEngineers
Greg Thomas Consulting
L&S Engineering Associates, Inc
MSI Engineers, Inc
Oldcastle Precast
Pella Windows & Doors – Commercial Division
Spokane Regional Plan Center
Spokane Wall Systems
Structural Forte, Inc
Trindera Engineering, Inc

In Our Community 


Don Trail, AIA recently viewed some of the demolition and re-building taking place in the old Ridpath Motor Inn. Read more for some interesting history about the Ridpath's original construction. Thank you Don for sharing.

Please welcome two new Architect members to AIA Spokane. Peter Kanyer transfered his membership from AIA Salem to AIA Spokane and is working at nystom + olson architecture. Evan Verduin joins AIA Spokane after recently receiving his Architects license.  Congratulations Evan!

HDG seeks to fill a Project Architect/Project Manager position with an experienced professional with background in commercial, residential, hospitality and restaurant design. Applicants should have strong technical and communication skills and be able to communicate effectively with clients, consultants and contractors. Architects license and design/graphic skills preferred but not a must. More Information and HDG's Craigslist posting.

ALSC Architects is seeking enthusiastic, collaborative project architects and designers (interior & architectural) proficient with Revit. Are you looking to leverage your passion to bring client stories to life? More Information for interested applicants.

Join CSI Spokane at their Oct 8 meeting at Nectar Tasting Room – (Downtown) 120 N Stevens from 5:30-7:30pm for Alternative Delivery Methods: A Comparison. More Information and Registration. $25; includes hors d’oeuvres and hosted Bar.

MAS Spokane presents a Manufacturing/Industrial Panel Oct 8, 11:30am – 1pm Spokane Convention Center: 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd, $25/$40 MAS member/non-member. Information and Registration.

Join IIDA Oct 1, the morning of REVEAL, for RISE, an inspirational breakfast keynote featuring Laura Guido-Clark, founder of Project Color Corps™ a nonprofit organization dedicated to painting urban neighborhoods with color and pattern that impart positive messages of optimism and hope. RISE event sponsors include: BWA Architects, ZBA Architecture and NAC|Architecture. Register for RISE.

In Our Region, State and Elsewhere


AIA Seattle will host the second season of Getting To Zero this fall, featuring four new sessions delving deeper into the next targets of the 2030 challenge: 70% reduction and beyond. Learn more...

AIA Southwest Washington is accepting call for entries for projects for their 2015 Honor Awards Program. The Entry Form is due in the SWW Chapter office by Oct 8. More information

Celebrate Architecture in Central Washington with AIA Central WA, at their 2015 Design Awards and Gala Oct 16 at Walter Clore Wine and Culinary Center in Prosser.  This will be an evening of wine tasting, great food, and celebration of great architecture! Event Tickets

An outcome of AIA National’s Repositioning initiative requires all AIA state components to submit a Memorandum of Understanding by year end 2015 specifying how all their components will work together to best serve all AIA members within that state.  As a result of this initiative, expect to see more coordination between AIA Spokane and AIA Central Washington. Learn more about AIA|WA Council and AIA Spokane are doing to better serve AIA members.

The AIA Trust is sponsoring a webinar on Managing Professional Exposures as a Small Project Practitioner for 1 HSW Credit. Oct 28 1-2pm EDT; (10-11am Pacific)

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