The AIA Corporate Architects and Facility Management (CAFM) Knowledge Community consists of architects working within and for businesses and corporations. Our mission is to share expertise in the strategic, tactical, and operational activities of real property and facilities management in order to deliver value to the owners we represent.
The CAFM sponsored webinars are recorded and posted on the AIA National YouTube channel, organized by community playlist. The library entries pair the video recording with supplemental materials, presentation slides, and Q&A with speakers.
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The AIA Corporate Architects and Facility Management (CAFM)
Knowledge Community consists of architects working within and for businesses
Our mission is to share expertise in the strategic, tactical,
and operational activities of real property and facilities management in order
to deliver value to the owners we represent.
Roof snow loading has been a research area for Prof. Michael J. O'Rourke, RPI, for over 30 years. He's developed codes and standards based on observations in the Adirondacks. I expect he's making...
An Update and Additional Information
I probably should mention that we have a robust snow shoveling contract in place every season that includes roof shoveling in order to clear mechanical equipment...
Life on the Outside: Architects outside of Traditional Practice
EPISODE 3: Interview with AIA CAFM Advisory Group (AG) Past Chair, Casey Martin (Chevron) and Theodore (Ted) J. Weidner, Associate Professor of Engineering Practice of Construction Engineering and Management (Purdue University)
Episode 3 features an in-depth interview with Ted Weidner, Associate Professor of Engineering Practice of Construction Engineering and Management of Purdue University. Ted shares his experience in alternative career paths following his degree in architecture and his insights on the value the owner’s architect brings to the table.
Scholarship essay by one of the two awardees of the 2015 AIA CAFM Scholarship.
Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) have been installed on over 1 million buildings in North...
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