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  • Introduction Janet Pike, Hon. AIA, Executive Vice President, AIA Kentucky Alvin J. Cox, AIA, 2010 President of AIA Kentucky
  • Of your career. Soon you’ll be enrolling in the intern development program, taking the A.R.E. and looking for a job. Your architectural education prepares you for a wide variety of careers – practicing architect is just one.
  • The AIA celebrated is 150 th anniversary in 2007, and the first chapter in Kentucky was 100 years old in 2008. We have a long history here in Kentucky!
  • AIA is the association that represents architects and architecural interns. AIA is 83,000 strong nationwide, with 575 members in Kentucky.
  • You may recognized AIA purely from the letters that appear after the names of architects you know. AIA is the designation for a licensed architect Associate AIA is the designation for those between school and license – architectural interns; they include architectural graduates and those working under the direct supervision of a licensed architect We also have Allied Members. These are generally allied professionals – engineers, contractors, interior designers, lawyers - or vendors of products that are used or specified by architects
  • AIA’s strategic initiatives are centered in the areas of Knowledge, Advocacy and Community. The core values underlying these initiatives are rooted in the AIA Code of Ethics, Professional Development includes conferences, tradeshows, educational seminars & workshops, and building tours.
  • One of our primary objectives is to help architects meet these continuing education requirements.
  • AIA has established a terrific quality control program to ensure that state and local chapters, product vendors, related organizations and others provide high quality educational programs to architects. Our program also provides an educational transcript as a free service to AIA members.
  • Professional Development includes conferences, tradeshows, seminars, workshops, tours. AIA Kentucky hosts an annual conference and tradeshow – this year’s is in October at Belterra Casino Resort & Spa in Florence, Indiana. We also host seminars and workshops throughout the year that help our Members meet continuing education requirements. Our Local Chapters also provide continuing education opportunities at lunch & learn sessions and other events. The National AIA Component provides a many learning opportunities both in person and via video, web, and audio podcasts.
  • Tradeshows are where you will be exposed to new products and new applications for existing products. As architects, you will be responsible for specifying all the thousands of products that make up the building – roofing, flooring, exterior skin, door hardware, windows and doors, paint and wallpaper, and many, many more. A tradeshow allows you to compare products and discuss your needs with vendors.
  • Architects never outgrow their love for building tours! There are opportunities throughout the year to visit new projects and learn from the project architects, contractors and consultants about their design challenges and solutions.
  • Architecture is a highly regulated profession. It is regulated at the federal, state, county, and local level. AIA is the profession’s watch dog and advocate in these matters. At AIA Kentucky, we have engaged the services of a registered lobbyist to educate legislators and regulatory agencies on how pending bills or regulations will affect the profession.
  • At the State House we are actively engaged in legislation that affects the profession – energy conservation and natural resources, taxes, licensing issues, contracting issues, historic preservation, codes and standards, etc. AIA Kentucky members fill designated seats on various state oversight committees, including the Architects Selection Committee in the Division of Finance, the Board of Housing Buildings and Construction, the State Plumbing Code Committee, and the High Performance Building Advisory Group.
  • AIA Kentucky has an active Legislative Committee to help develop policies and review pending legislation, and we have a Political Action Committee that raises funds to support candidates who support our issues. Just two weeks ago several of our members visited Capitol Hill in Washington, where they met with Senator Mitch McConnell and Congressmen Chandler, Guthrie, Yarmuth and Rogers.
  • The architects provided the Senator and Congressmen the AIA’s “Blueprint for Economic Recovery 2010” Poster – an attention-getting tool to highlight the AIA’s legislative agenda.
  • Communications is a key benefit of AIA membership.
  • Here are a couple of examples of our most recent membership directory. I have a few copies of both editions and there should be a copies in the COD library.
  • AIA Design Awards at the national and state level are a great way to celebrate excellence in architecture. These awards are highly competitive with a national jury selecting the winners. These awards provide a great way to provide public outreach and showcase good design. Our service awards recognize those who provide outstanding service to the profession or who exemplify the AIA’s ideals in their communities.
  • Each year we publish the award winners in a special insert in Louisville’s weekly business newspaper. The awards are presented to the winners at a banquet during the annual convention in the fall.
  • AIA Kentucky strives to foster the capacity of the profession to Serve the Public. We do this in many ways: Our website provides an “architect finder” where potential clients can see a list of firms with links to their web sites, or utilize AIA national’s searchable database of firms. Both are an excellent way for job seekers to get information on firms. We have information on our web site on how to select and work with an architect, and we offer some nice print publications as well. AIA Contract Documents are consensus-based design and construction contracts that are developed by AIA. These documents are available to all in the construction industry in paper and electronic formats.
  • AIA Kentucky has established a Disaster Assessment Program and provided training to our members so they can provide building damage inspection after disasters. In the past we’ve responded to tornados and floods in several regions in Kentucky.
  • Architecture is a team sport! AIA must maintain close relationships with all the players. We meet regularly with our design and construction partners – general contractors, engineers, owner groups. Our business partners include chambers of commerce and owner groups and we participate in the Kentucky Small Business Coalition. On the regulatory scene, we maintain contact with the State agencies that regulate architecture.
  • Get active in AIA and help yourself to the many benefits.
  • AIA at all levels – it is a great place to network, have fun and get connected!
  • You can see here the other pages you can get to that have information that can help you get through IDP and help you take the ARE. “Get Licensed” “Mentorship” “IDP”. I will touch on “Member Groups and Communities” in a little bit when we talk about getting connected.
  • In these pages you will also find this online tool. “ One-stop-shop” for IDP Completion. Worked with NCARB to create this tool to help you manage your IDP experience.
  • How do you get connected to all these things? The answer is to JOIN!
  • Your dues in the year you graduate and your first full year after are free! If you get free dues from June 2010 through 2011, why wouldn’t you join?
  • No matter where you go after graduation, the AIA is there!
  • AIA Membership has three parts: Local state and national. MAKE THE MOST OF ALL OF THEM! For those of you who stay in Kentucky, you’ll belong to the state organization and one local chapter, depending on where you live and work.
  • No matter what your areas of interest are, the AIA has resources and activities to help you on your path to licensure and throughout your lifetime of architectural practice.
  • Get Involved & Get Connected to take advantage of the benefits.
  • AIA can do for us what we cannot do for ourselves individually. AIA speaks for the profession as a whole. We can address concerns and problems that a single architect or architectural firm cannot. AIA is governed by architects and led by architects. Our members set the agenda and AIA component staff like me are directed to carry it out. All members have a voice in AIA – but you must be engaged. If not, we are the poorer for it and you miss the opportunities to make your profession better and help us set the goals.
  • Introduction Janet Pike, Hon. AIA, Executive Vice President, AIA Kentucky Alvin J. Cox, AIA, 2010 President of AIA Kentucky
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    1. 1. Welcome to the Profession Welcome to the Profession Your Future and AIA are Connected!
    2. 2. <ul><li>Graduation is Only the Beginning! </li></ul>
    3. 3. <ul><ul><li>The AIA is a professional organization for architects and emerging professionals that offers education, government advocacy, community design tools and public outreach to support the architecture profession as a whole and improve the public image of architects and architecture. </li></ul></ul>What is AIA?
    4. 4. Why Join AIA? Heil Pettit, AIA, an architect in practice from 1939 – 2001 said it best…. “ Occasionally someone asks me why I belong to AIA. . .  I belong because I do not know all that I should know about the profession of architecture…” AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS
    5. 5. The public recognizes a member of the American Institute of Architects as an established, qualified and progressive design professional. Jane B. Architect, AIA John R. Designer, Assoc. AIA
    6. 6. <ul><li>Programs and Services </li></ul><ul><li>for the Profession </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Code of Ethics & Professional Conduct </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Professional Development/Continuing Education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Government Advocacy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communications & Public Outreach </li></ul></ul>What is AIA?
    7. 7. <ul><ul><li>AIA members adhere to a Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct intended to assure clients and the public of an architect’s dedication to the highest standards in professional practice. </li></ul></ul>Code of Ethics
    8. 8. Code of Ethics Members of The American Institute of Architects are dedicated to the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, and competence. This Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct states guidelines for the conduct of Members in fulfilling those obligations.
    9. 9. AIA = requires 18 hours/LU’s annually to retain your membership in the AIA. 8 of the 18 hours must qualify for Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW). 4 of the 18 hours must be satisfy the sustainable design requirement. www.aia.org/education/ces/index.htm . Kentucky Board of Architects = requires 12 hours/PDU’s annually to retain/renew your license in Kentucky. 8 of the 12 hours must qualify for Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW). Continuing Education
    10. 10. AIA/CES Registered Providers To ensure the highest qualify professional standards, AIA/CES Providers complete a comprehensive evaluation. Only AIA/CES Providers can offer professional learning units, the hallmark of quality in continuing education and training. When attending a program sponsored by an AIA/CES Provider, the provider will report your attendance to AIA/CES for inclusion on your AIA transcript. Continuing Education
    11. 11. Earn CE at Annual Convention & Workshops
    12. 12. <ul><li>“… I want to attend meetings where I can learn and exchange ideas with others...” </li></ul>Learn About New Products at Tradeshows
    13. 13. Building Tours
    14. 14. The AIA is on the firing line every day on a twenty-four hour basis, watching over the interests of the architectural profession. National AIA staff in Washington focus on federal issues, with help from Members across the country. AIA KY Lobbyist Greg Brotzge is on the scene in Frankfort during the Kentucky legislative session – and throughout the year - monitoring bills and regulations and advocating our position. Government Advocacy
    15. 15. <ul><ul><li>Establishment of high performance building standards for KY projects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Efforts to implement model school plans in KY </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Efforts to modify scope of practice for the various design professions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Small business issues like health insurance and tax reform </li></ul></ul>Government Advocacy Examples of issues:
    16. 16. Members Meet with Legislators in Frankfort and in Washington DC during AIA’s annual Grassroots Leadership & Advocacy Day Government Advocacy
    17. 17. Building Tours
    18. 18. <ul><ul><li>Architecture magazine subscription </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Knowledge Community News </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AIA KY E-Newsletter Monthly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Periodic News Updates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Legislative Updates & Alerts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Membership Directory/Firm Profile </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.aiaky.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>www.aia-ekc.org </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ww.aia-ckc.org </li></ul></ul>Communications
    19. 19. 2008 marked AIA’s 100 th Anniversary in Kentucky with a special “commemorative edition” of the Membership Directory & Firm Profile The latest edition…
    20. 20. <ul><ul><li>Awards for Excellence in Architectural Design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Awards for Service/Contributions to the Profession </li></ul></ul>Celebrating Excellence A sampling of AIA Kentucky Award-Winning Projects Public Outreach
    21. 22. <ul><li>Providing Services for the Public </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Client Information – print resources, online resources (Architect-Finder) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AIA Contract Documents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On Site Community Assistance </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Community Disaster Assessment </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>KY Design Assistance Team (KyDAT) </li></ul></ul></ul>Public Outreach
    22. 23. <ul><ul><li>AIA Contract Documents have been the industry standard for over 120 years. There are over 140 AIA contract documents </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AIA Kentucky distributes paper documents through a partnership with Lynn Imaging as our sales office. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Electronic Format documents available via software license; some available via Documents On Demand on the web. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AIA Contract Documents are copyrighted. </li></ul></ul>Contract Documents
    23. 24. Providing Structural Assessment of Buildings After Disasters Disaster Assistance
    24. 25. <ul><li>2007 was AIA’s 150 th Anniversary - A Celebration of Community </li></ul><ul><li>AIA Central Kentucky provided design assistance and community planning services to the distressed Portland neighborhood in Louisville </li></ul><ul><li>AIA East Kentucky produced &quot;A Living Picture for Lexington, Kentucky and the Bluegrass Region: 2010 and Beyond&quot; incorporating AIA’s 10 Principals of Livable Cities </li></ul><ul><li>AIA Northern Kentucky’s “Pit to Park” effort reclaimed and transformed an old gravel pit into a community park. </li></ul>Community Design
    25. 26. Community Design NKC Members at AIA 150 “Pit to Park” Design Charrette in 2007 Community Design
    26. 27. Liaison & Outreach <ul><ul><li>UK College of Design: AIAS & Scholarships Support, Endowed Professorship </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Industry: AGC, Builder’s Exchange, USGBC, Code Administrators Assn. of KY (CAAK) , ACE Mentor Program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business: KY Small Business Coalition, KY Chamber of Commerce </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Government: Board of Architects, Dept. of Education, Finance & Administration Cabinet, Dept. of Housing, Buildings and Construction, Administrative Office of the Courts </li></ul></ul>Liaison & Outreach
    27. 28. Remember. . . <ul><li>Your education has only started! Architecture </li></ul><ul><li>necessitates lifelong learning. Many states require </li></ul><ul><li>continuing education to maintain your license. </li></ul><ul><li>No project gets built without a team – respect for all the </li></ul><ul><li>players is crucial for success </li></ul><ul><li>The best PR for the profession is YOU being involved in </li></ul><ul><li>your community </li></ul>AIA is Where Architects & Architectural Interns Belong! Remember . . .
    28. 29. Compiled by Pablo de la Llama V Manager, Outreach AIA National Component
    29. 30. Getting a Job Click Here to get to the Career Center www.aia.org
    30. 31. Getting a Job http:// careercenter.aia.org / <ul><li>Post Your Resume </li></ul><ul><li>Search Jobs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>by featured employer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>by geographic area </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>by company </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>by job title </li></ul></ul>
    31. 32. Create a profile and use tools similar to other more mainstream job search engines. Getting a Job http:// careercenter.aia.org /
    32. 33. Getting Your License – Completing the Intern Development Program
    33. 34. Getting Your License – Completing the Intern Development Program
    34. 35. Getting Your License – Completing the Intern Development Program www.epcompanion.org
    35. 36. www.epcompanion.org
    36. 37. www.epcompanion.org
    37. 38. www.epcompanion.org
    38. 39. Getting Connected – Networking, Community, FUN! Join Online by clicking here
    39. 40. Getting Connected – Networking, Community, FUN! FREE AIA MEMBERSHIP*
    40. 41. <ul><li>Apply for membership as soon as you graduate to get the most “free time” </li></ul><ul><li>AIA Kentucky and all three local chapters in KY honor the free membership offer. </li></ul><ul><li>Upon graduation, request an application at [email_address] </li></ul>Getting Connected – Networking, Community, FUN!
    41. 42. Getting Connected – Networking, Community, FUN! 49 State Components 217 Local Components Also internationally: AIA Continental Europe AIA UK AIA Japan AIA Hong Kong We’re everywhere!
    42. 43. AIA National AIA Kentucky AIA Northern Kentucky AIA Central Kentucky AIA East Kentucky The AIA is a three-tiered organization requiring membership at the local, state, and national levels.
    43. 44. <ul><li>TThe national component of the AIA unites local and state members in the common causes of advocacy, community, and knowledge. </li></ul>National Component
    44. 45. <ul><li>MMany state components offer educational conferences and networking opportunities and they play an integral role in representing your interests before state legislatures and regulatory agencies on architecture-related issues. </li></ul>State Components
    45. 46. <ul><li>LLocal components sponsor a wide range of activities, including educational programs, member networking opportunities, community service projects, house tours, post-disaster assistance and urban design workshops. </li></ul>Local Components
    46. 47. Getting Connected – Networking, Community, FUN! Committee on Architecture for HEALTH Committee on Architecture for JUSTICE Committee on Architecture for EDUCATION Committee on DESIGN CORPORATE Architects and FACILITY Management Design for AGING Knowledge Community DESIGN – BUILD Knowledge Community HISTORIC Resources Committee HOUSING and CUSTOM RESIDENTIAL Committee Interfaith Forum on RELIGION, ART, AND ARCHITECTURE INTERIOR Architecture Knowledge Community PRACTICE MANAGEMENT Knowledge Community INTERNATIONAL Program PUBLIC Architects Committee RETAIL and ENTERTAINMENT Committee SMALL PROJECT Practitioners TECHNOLOGY in Architectural Practice
    47. 48. Getting Connected – Networking, Community, FUN!
    48. 49. “ Every man owes a part of his time and money to the profession or business in which he is engaged. No man has a moral right to withhold his support from an organization that is striving to improve conditions within his sphere…” – Theodore Roosevelt Why AIA?
    49. 50. Janet D. Pike, Hon. AIA Executive Vice President AIA Kentucky PO Box 911128 Lexington, KY 40591-1128 859-223-8201; info@aiaky.org Thank You Best Wishes for a Successful Career Good Luck in your Architectural Career! Thank You!
    50. 51. Welcome to the Profession Welcome to the Profession Your Future and AIA are Connected!

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