International Committee

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Description
The International Committee strives to promote excellence in the international practice of architecture; to serve as a resource to members by disseminating information in international markets, practice and design; to develop expertise in international policy and trade issues in order to advise AIA on international practice; to facilitate and enhance the international practices of the membership; and to foster relationships with architects abroad.

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  • A. Lira Luis, AIA

    '40 Women To Watch Over 40' Honoree to speak at Leapfrog From Disaster Symposium

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    Leapfrog From Disaster Symposium will radically generate and seed distinctive solutions to the challenge of today’s natural hazards

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Announcements

Apply Now: Middle East Trade Mission

The American Institute of Architects and the International Trade Administration are hosting a trade mission to Doha, Qatar from November 17-19, 2014, with an optional mission stop in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia November 16-17. The mission will focus on opportunities for U.S. exporters in master planning (city or regional planning, and port redevelopment); hospitals and healthcare architecture; hospitality; airports and other transportation facilities; mixed-use projects; sports and entertainment; and educational facilities. Mission participants will have market briefings with the Commercial Service and industry experts, networking opportunities with local industry experts, business-to-business meetings, site visits, meetings with government officials, and more.

The participation fee for the trade mission to Qatar is $2900 for small or medium-sized enterprises and $3,000 for large. The additional participation fee for the Saudi Arabia optional stop is $2000 for small or medium-sized enterprises and an additional $2600 for large firms.

VOLAND 2014: Call for Papers

The objective of this Conference is to bring together all stakeholders interested in volcanic landscapes including architects, engineers, geo-scientists, tourism professionals, educators, economists and other professionals as well as government and local authorities to discuss the means and agree on the ways to promote and protect the beauty and individual characteristics of volcanic natural resources in the framework of sustainable development.

VOLAND 2014 organizers welcome abstracts for papers and/or posters that cover the conference topics. The presentations should be in English or Greek Language. Simultaneous interpretation will be provided.

Holcim Awards for Sustainable Construction

The Holcim Awards is an international competition that recognizes innovative projects and future-oriented concepts on regional and global levels. A total of USD 2 million in prize money is awarded in each three-year cycle.

The competition seeks projects that demonstrate an ability to stretch conventional notions about sustainable building and also balance environmental, social and economic performance – while also exemplifying architectural excellence and a high degree of transferability.

Latest Discussion Postings

  • Mr. STUART WILLIAMS

    70th Anniversary of Bombing of Dresden

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    Hello, I am an artist and architect in New York. ...

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  • Theresa Palma

    Call for Nominations: International Practice Committee...

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    Open Positions: Vice Chair, Member at Large, Communications/Resources...

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    One Week Left to Apply for Qatar Trade Mission!

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Upcoming Events

  1. VOLAND 2014: International Conference on Volcanic Landscapes

    Oct 16 - 18
    Santorini island, Greece
  2. World Sustainable Building Conference

    Oct 28 - 30
    Barcelona, Spain
  3. GeoBIM Europe 2014

    Nov 19 - 21
    Amsterdam, Netherlands