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Western Massachusetts Chapter
The American Institute of Architects

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The WMAIA promotes excellence in architecture through professional development, community outreach, and the celebration of architecture in our region.

 

Many of our programs and events - such as our film series - are free and open to the public.

 

We invite the community to sign up for our free monthly e-newsletter or to join the WMAIA.

 


NEWS
BROOKS NAMED PARTNER
Dorrie Brooks
Architect Dorrie Brooks, AIA,​of Florence, was recently elected partner of the Greenfield architecture studio Jones Whitsett Architects, a firm specializing in the design of schools, municipal buildings and high performance residential projects. Read more here.

HERS Rater Trainings with the NEHERS Alliance
Early Bird Discount: Register by April 11th and get $200 off!
Online Component:
May 1st-May 12th, 2017 - Weekdays 9am-12pm 
5-Day Classroom/Field Component:
May 15th-19th, 2017 - 8:30am-5pm - Fitchburg, MA
Training Fee is $2495 (Get $200 off if you register by April 11th) and includes $1895 for the combined online and classroom components and all four RESNET exam fees, a $600 value. Final registration deadline is April 18, 2017. For more information contact Betsy Ames via email, or call/text 978-633-3013, or register online.



PROGRAMS
FILM SERIES - Spring 2017
Architecture Through Film
WMAIA/Five College Architecture’s Architecture Through Film series resumes on April 25. Each film & discussion provides 1.5 LUs. Films are screened in Room 117, Fayerweather Hall, Amherst College, at 6:30 p.m. All films are FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. We will be screening the design trilogy Helvetica, Objectified and Urbanized. See the dates here. More information about each film will be posted as it becomes available.

OTHER PROGRAMS
UMASS Building & Construction Technology
SPRING 2017 LECTURE SERIES

Focus of the lectures: various technologies and aspects of the new Design Building.
Lectures are free and open to the public.
All lectures will be held in 170 Design Building.

The series begins Friday, March 3 and includes four lectures. The last lecture is on April 25. Full information including dates, titles of lectures, and lecturers here in pdf format.

NETFLIX SERIES
Abstract: The Art of Design
Begins February 10, 2017 and runs for eight episodes. More information here.

CLASSIFIEDS
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The WMAIA is grateful for the support of local business sponsors. For information about sponsorship opportunities click here.


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