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    Earn Continuing Education Credits with the FREE webinars provided by the AIA Knowledge Communities. Each free webinar counts towards your continuing education requirements by granting AIA Continuing Education Credits (aka Learning Units or LUs). Interns may use the free webinars to qualify for Supplemental Experience IDP hours as well.

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  • Webinar Transcriptions Now Available

    Transcriptions of select, high-ranking webinars are now available for download as a resource. The library entries below include not only the recording and supplemental materials, but also the transcribed webinar as a downloadable document.

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New & Noteworthy

2015 CAFM Scholarship Due February 27

The CAFM Advisory Group is pleased to announce we are now accepting applications to award two $5,000 scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year.

To qualify applicants must be enrolled and working toward their first professional degree in architecture and can be:

• In the third or fourth year of a five-year program that result in a B Arch degree

• In the fourth or fifth year of a six-year program (4+2 or other combination) that results in a M Arch degree

• In the second or third year of a three- to four-year program that result in a M Arch degree and with an undergraduate degree in a discipline other than architecture

Deadline submission is February 27, 2015, 11:59PM EDT and awards shall be selected by June.

2015 AAJ/JFR Justice Facilities Review Awards Open

Submission Deadline: February 9, 2015 before 5:00 PM Eastern.

The Justice Facilities Review (JFR) documents best practices in planning and design for Justice Architecture including functionality, security and safety, technology, accessibility, community impact, sustainability and economic feasibility (first cost and long-term cost of ownership), longevity (lifecycle performance and operation), as well as aesthetic achievements are essential elements for identifying the success of these projects.

2015 SPP Design Competition

Submission Deadline Extended: February 13, 2015

The AIA Small Project Practitioners invites architects and architecture students to submit design ideas to the 2015 SPP Small Project Design Competition – POP-UP 2015

In this unique design competition, submitters are asked to design a discreet, compact and efficient shelter for the homeless.

The fully constructed and completed winning design will be donated to the local non-for-profit partner, The Mad Housers (, for use by their clients and program participants.

The Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice (AHPP), 15th Edition

For the first time and exclusively for AIA members:

Get select chapters of your choice from The Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice, 15th ed! They are sold individually and accessed electronically, costing only $19.95 while the full tome costs $225.

Authored by The American Institute of Architects (AIA), the chapters are the updated architecture profession's standard on practice issues. These indispensable resources cover all aspects of architectural practice, including legal, financial, marketing, management, and administrative issues. Content is significantly revised to reflect the changing nature of the business of architecture related to the impact of integrated practice.

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AIA Contract Documents

Beginners Guide to Using AIA Contract Documents and Software- In person!

Friday, March 13, 2015 | 9:00am - 1:30pm | Eligible for 4 AIA/CES LU Hours

Location: AIA National Headquarters in Washington, DC

As an architect, owner, or contractor, using comprehensive contract documents is the most important thing you can do to protect your project, minimize risk and avoid costly litigation. However, developing contract documents can be cumbersome, confusing and time-consuming. Having the right tools and knowledge to develop iron-clad contracts can make the process more efficient and help you better protect your assets. Don't miss this opportunity to attend an interactive session on the latest version of AIA Contract Documents and Software!

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