From the President’s Desk: Academy of Emerging Professionals – Their Time is Now

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By Rona Rothenberg, FAIA – 2022 AIA California President


Every one of us has benefitted in some way from the people who provided professional and personal guidance to us in our career paths-at home, in our educational journeys, and through …

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From the President’s Desk: Some Thoughts About Becoming Human through Architecture and Art

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By Rona Rothenberg, FAIA – 2022 AIA California President


Rona Rothenberg, FAIA

Countless public agencies and jurisdictions as well as corporate and private non-profit organizations have or support art programs in architecture projects and in building programs. With funding models

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From the President’s Desk

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Ask Us About…  Advocacy

The Nobel Laureate and author Maya Angelou wrote, “If you’re going to live, leave a legacy. Make a mark on the world that can’t be erased.”

AIA California’s advocacy work is such a legacy program. It …

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The Future of the Profession: Reflections on architectural education, career pipelines, and opportunities and practice

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The practice of regular reexamination of teaching and practicing architecture continues at AIA California.

On April 21, 2022, the California Architectural Foundation sponsored a “Future of the Profession Summit” at our AIA California offices in Sacramento. A broad representation …

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From the President’s Desk: Why a license to practice architecture matters…

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From the Presidents DeskWhy a license to practice architecture matters . . .

Since January of this year, 83 new architects were licensed in California! Bravo to all! Congratulations on an accomplishment well-earned! I know that we congratulate all of them and proudly …

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From the President’s Desk: AIA California Makes the Business Case for Climate Action

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April 22, 2022 is Earth Day. In honor of Earth Day, 2022 AIA CA President shares an update of the latest AIA CA Climate Action efforts.

California architects, colleagues in engineering and our partners in state government have led the

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From the President’s Desk: Celebrating Women in Architecture during Women’s History Month: Our Ongoing Contributions

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From the Presidents DeskEstablished by Congress in legislation from 1981-1994, Women’s History Month is observed every March to celebrate and recognize the contributions women have made to the U.S. in specific achievements over the course of American history in a vast diversity of …

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From the President’s Desk: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Architecture: If not now, when?

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Colleagues,

As Californians we are most fortunate to live in a state where broad imperatives and statutes reflecting accessible and sustainable goals in building codes and standards as well as in education, housing and social services are a demonstrable and …

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