AIA 2013: Conscious Capitalism and the Future of Business

AIA president Mickey Jacobs © ArchDaily

Thousands have flocked to the Mile High City in Colorado to attend the American Institute of Architects (AIA) . The three-day event was enthusiastically kickstarted this morning by AIA president Mickey Jacobs who honored Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects with the 2013 Architecture Firm Award; highlighted this year’s theme of leadership; and featured words of advice from founder and chief shoe giver, Blake Mycoskie.

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Registration now open for 2013 AIA National Convention

2013 National Convention

It’s that time of year again: the 2013 AIA National Convention is gearing up to provide architects with the latest technological, conceptual and design innovations over the course of a three-day conference in , Colorado.  This year’s theme: Building Leaders, is an opportunity for architects to see leading achievements in the profession as well as build upon their own knowledge. 

AIA2012: An Optimistic Future

HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan © ArchDaily

AIA President Jeff Potter welcomed everyone this morning by restating his promise that the 2012 convention would inspire all who attend. With a consistent theme focusing on the architects commitment to service, President Potter welcomed Shaun Donovan – the 15th Secretary for Housing and Urban Development (HUD) – as today’s keynote speaker. However, before Secretary Donovan took the stage, the 2012 AIA Vice President and 2013 President-elect Mickey Jacob invited the crowd to come, stay and explore the mile-high city of for the 2013 National Convention.