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Longtime AIAri Member Derek Bradford Passes Away

Derek Bradford died on January 23, 2017, from complications of Parkinson’s Disease. Born in London, England, Derek earned a Diploma in Architecture from the University of North London. He received a Masters of Landscape Architecture at the University of Pennsylvania. Derek taught for 40 years at the Rhode Island School of Design and held the faculty position of Professor Emeritus of Architecture and Landscape. While at RISD, he was the first recipient of the Frazier Award for Excellence in Teaching. After retiring from RISD in 2004, he joined the faculty at Roger Williams University.

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(NESEA) is now accepting applications for the Kate Goldstein Scholarship for Emerging Professionals

The Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) is now accepting applications for the Kate Goldstein Scholarship for Emerging Professionals spring 2017 cycle.

Recipients of the scholarship will each receive

a pass to BuildingEnergy Boston Conference + Trade Show, Boston's premier event for professionals and practitioners working on energy efficiency initiatives, high performance buildings, and renewables.
recognition at the Opening Plenary and on nesea.org
a one-year NESEA Membership
You can access the scholarship application here - you must be logged in to view the form.

We are encouraging all eligible candidates to apply and asking the extended NESEA community to help spread the word to qualified emerging professionals.

These scholarships will be underwritten by the Kate Goldstein Fund for Emerging Professionals, which supports individuals who have been working in the industry for less than 5 years.

If you have any questions about the process, please email

 

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2017 ACX Conference Call for Submittals

The 2017 ACX Conference and Expo, brought to you by the Vermont Chapters of the American Institute of Architects (AIAVT) and the Constructions Specifications Institute (CSIVT), is scheduled for May 11. This year, the 2017 ACX Conference and Expo will be a full day event to highlight and focus on Leading By Example: how today’s design professionals are setting the course for the future built environment.
 
Submittal Themes: Presentations appropriate to the conference focus, audience members, and targeted areas listed below are invited for submittal.

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Barnaby Evans and Peter Mello of Waterfire and the Waterfire Arts Center Receive the Archistar Award

AIA Rhode Island awarded its prestigious Archistar Award, which recognizes exceptional individual contributions to architecture by non-architects at the 2016 AIAri Design Awards Celebration on Thursday, December 1st at Linden Place in Bristol, RI.  The purpose of the program is to honor individuals who make outstanding contributions to architecture but who are not architects. Any AIAri member may nominate an individual who has made significant contributions to a specific project or has had success in a particular program or initiative.

This year AIAri recognized Barnaby Evans and Peter Mello of WaterFire and The WaterFire Arts Center for their inspiring work and creative community development of the Capitol City, in particular the WaterFire Arts Center project.

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2016 AIAri Design Awards Winners!

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Maine Chapter was pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 AIA New England Design Awards Program at their September 30th Design Awards Celebration. The event took place at the Customs House building in Portland, Maine.

The annual award program recognizes design excellence in projects in Rhode Island or by Rhode Island Architects.

A Vermont-based jury met to review entries of varying size and scope. The jury included Jesse Beck, AIA, Freeman French Freeman, Andrea Kerz-Murray, AIA, Vermont Integrated Architecture John Rahill, AIA, Black River Design Architects, and John McLeod, AIA, McLeod Kredell Architects.  The jury moderator was Jennifer Space, Assoc. AIA

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New England Region of the American Institute of Architects Announces 2016 Design Awards Winners

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Maine Chapter was pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 AIA New England Design Awards Program at their September 30th Design Awards Celebration. The event took place at the Customs House building in Portland, Maine.

The annual award program recognizes design excellence in projects in New England or by New England architects.

A New York-based jury met to review 237 entries of varying size and scope. The jury, led by Susan Rodriguez FAIA, partner at ENNEAD ARCHITECTS LLP included: Rosalie Genevro, executive director of the Architectural League of New York; Kimberly Holden, principal of SHoP Architects; and Michael Manfredi, co-founder of Weiss / Manfredi Architects.

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