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Calls for Nominations: 2024 AIA Miami Hall of Fame

The AIA Miami Hall of Fame Award recognizes individual architects for their career accomplishments, their membership and support of AIA Miami, and their distinguished service…

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2024 AIA Florida Honor Awards Recipients

Congratulations to our AIA Miami Chapter Member Winners: Lourdes Solera, FAIA and Henry Rueda, Assoc. AIA

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AIA Miami Design Awards: Submissions are Now Open!

Registration Deadline: July 12

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Letter from AIA Miami President, Angel C. Saqui, II, AIA, NCARB

May 2024 | Greetings AIA Miami: April was an active month for the membership, board, and staff. We hosted everything from our normal CEUs to…

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Why Architecture Matters – Elizabeth Camargo, AIA

“Architecture shapes our memories: our first home, school, the street where we live, the places where meaningful events in our lives take place. These memories are an active part of our present, how we perceive our environment, who we are.”

-Elizabeth Camargo, AIA
AIA Miami

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Unite, Embrace & Inspire

As pride month approaches, we come together to honor the strength of our community. Let’s support one another, and celebrate the love that unites us all!

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Sponsor an Architect in the Making!

Our students rely on the generous contributions of partners and sponsors in order to cover the cost of materials and instruction. Being a part of…

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NCARB Architectural Experience Program Guidelines

The Architectural Experience Program® (AXP®) is an essential step in the path to becoming an architect. Through the AXP, you will learn about the daily…

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NCARB Architect Registration Examination® Guidelines

The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards’ (NCARB) membership is made up of the architectural licensing boards of the 50 states, the District of Columbia,…

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What Has AIA Florida Done For You Lately?

Passing effective legislation is an investment of time, resources, and capital. Countless hours of work are put into advocating for AIA Florida members. Each piece of legislation represents many weeks, if not years, of dedication from a team of association members, staff, lobbyists, and legal representatives. Here is a brief overview of strides AIA Florida has mad over the years.

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Become an AIA Member

Join the largest, most influential network of architects and design professionals. AIA’s 96,000+ member community shares your passion for design, a desire to change the…

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Join AIA as an Associate New Graduate Member—For Free!

AIA is the largest, most influential network of architects and design professionals who are designing a better world. Find out how you can become an Associate New Graduate member of AIA. It’s free, for up to 18 months.

https://www.aia.org/membership/associate-new-graduate

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AIA Member Benefits

When you join AIA, you’re joining our 96,000+ member community—and so much more. Here’s an overview of some of the most valuable AIA member benefits and perks.

https://www.aia.org/aia-member-benefits

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Dues Installment Program

The dues installment plan is now available for renewing members. We are happy to assist you with your renewal. Member support agents are available to take your enrollment by phone at (800) 242-3837, option 2.

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What are the AIA membership requirements for continuing education?

AIA Architect and International Associate members are required to complete 18 learning units (LUs) of continuing education every year. Of those 18 LUs, at least…

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Six Ways to Renew Your AIA Membership

The value of architecture is evolving rapidly as more and more fields recognize the importance of the built environment in addressing social, economic, and environmental…

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10 Resources to Help You Become an Architect

These resources will provide a framework to guide you through the path to licensure.

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Why renew your membership?

For questions or to speak about hardship options, contact AIA Miami Chapter, Marilyn Lugo at [email protected].

Download AIA Members Benefit Guide

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Newly Licensed?

Renew as an Architect after the first or second year of becoming licensed and you will receive a special membership dues discount. Newly licensed architect…

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AIA Florida Continuing Education Survey

Help shape the future of your continuing education! Your voice matters, and by taking less than three minutes to complete our survey, you are making a huge impact. Your feedback could influence the content of future conventions and education programs, helping to ensure they meet the needs and interests of our membership. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to share your input!

The deadline to complete the survey is May 31. Complete the survey today and let your voice be heard. Thank you for your continued support of AIA Florida, we look forward to receiving your feedback.

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Gurrimatute Honored with Prestigious Robert B. Flowers Small Business Award

Orlando, Florida, May 17, 2024 – Gurrimatute, a leading architectural and interior design firm, is thrilled to announce its receipt of the esteemed Robert B. Flowers Small Business Award. Presented annually by the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME), this accolade recognizes outstanding contributions and commitment to excellence by a Small Business.

Named after former SAME National President Lt. Gen. Robert B. Flowers, USA (Ret.), the Robert B. Flowers Small Business Award has been a symbol of excellence since its inception in 2004. Gurrimatute’s achievement reflects its dedication to innovation, leadership, and community engagement.

This award is presented to a Small Business that demonstrates active involvement in SAME activities and exhibit leadership in various capacities. Gurrimatute has not only met but exceeded these criteria, with all three of our Principals serving as the President South Florida Post of SAME, participation in the Architectural Practice Committee (APC), and presenting at the Joint Engineer Training Conference & Expo (JETC).

Gurrimatute’s commitment to nurturing talent and fostering growth is evident through its support of Young Member participation in SAME activities and mentoring programs. Additionally, the company actively engages in veteran transition initiatives and promotes industry-government engagement, underscoring its dedication to serving both the community and the nation.

Moreover, Gurrimatute’s involvement in K-12, College Outreach, and community service initiatives such as STEAM Speaks and scholarships, underscores its mission to create a positive and lasting impact beyond business realms. By supporting these endeavors, Gurrimatute demonstrates its dedication to nurturing future generations and building stronger, more resilient communities.

“Our team at Gurrimatute is deeply honored to receive the Robert B. Flowers Small Business Award,” said Daphne Gurri, Principal/Owner at Gurrimatute. “This recognition reaffirms our commitment to excellence and motivates us to continue striving for innovation and impact in everything we do.”

About the Society of American Military Engineers
The Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) is a venerable organization established in 1920, renowned for fostering collaboration between government and industry to tackle national security infrastructure challenges. With a global presence encompassing 100 Posts and nearly 28,000 members, SAME offers extensive opportunities for professional development, training, and networking. Through conferences, workshops, publications, and other initiatives, SAME facilitates the exchange of expertise across diverse disciplines, including architecture, engineering, construction, environmental management, cyber security, and more, all in service of advancing national security objectives.

About Gurrimatute
Established in 1996, Gurrimatute is an award-winning architectural and interior design firm headquartered in Miami, Florida. They are dedicated to providing first-rate results and exceptional service. With a focus on the Civic, Federal, Education, Healthcare, and Aviation sectors, Gurrimatute strives to make a positive impact in every aspect of its operations.

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Call for Nominations

Seeking Nominations for the 2025 AIA Miami Board of Directors

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Building Bridges: Connect UM Students Today!

Support UM's future architects! Professor seeks internships for students.

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Digitization of the Construction Administration Process to Reduce Time and Risk in Your Projects

When we see in our schedule that the Construction Documents are our next deliverable, we get this sense of relief that makes us feel a great accomplishment. We know there is never a perfect set of drawings, and we are constantly reviewing and verifying that everything is coordinated with the rest of the consultants, that the drawings and Spec book are fully aligned, and that the drawings have all the information.

However, some of the project members are not…

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FEMA & the Florida Department of Emergency Management offer free trainings

Requirement for most city officials sitting in their local/regional EOC’s (Emergency Operations Centers):
https://training.fema.gov/nims/ – Required to take ICS-200, ICS-100, ICS-700 at a minimum.

Have a FEMA Student ID, users can also take SERT TRAC training: https://trac.floridadisaster.org/trac/loginform.aspx

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Need Advice? Gain a Mentor

Join the AIA Miami Mentorship Program

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ARE 5.0 Study Strategy

Resources to help you study

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Get Ready for the ARE With a Free Practice Exam for Each Division

Looking for study resources for the ARE? NCARB has developed ARE 5.0 practice exams to help you prepare for the real thing!

Take the Practice Exams

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AIA Miami Career Center

The AIA Miami Career Center is the exclusive job board and resume listing for the South Florida design community and is FREE to AIA Miami…

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NCARB AXP Update

To complete the Architectural Experience Program® (AXP®), you have to earn 1,860 hours of experience under setting A—that’s work completed under the supervision of a U.S. or Canadian architect, while working for (and paid!) by a firm lawfully practicing architecture.

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Reminder: Qualifier License Number Required

As a reminder due to legislation enacted in 2020, architecture firms are no longer required to obtain a certificate of authorization. Instead, architecture is practiced…

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Allied Members

Welcome New Allied Member and AIM 2024 Summer Camp Program Materials Sponsor
 
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AIA Members

Caitlin Garner, Assoc AIA
Isabella Pastor, Assoc AIA
Aliannys Hernandez, Assoc AIA
Crispin Blamphin, Assoc AIA
Leslie Goldberg, Assoc AIA
Oscar Gonzalez Bragado, Assoc AIA

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