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Our CAFM Mission Statement

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.
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    Drawbase

    Is anyone familiar with the program Drawbase? It's what we use as a CAFM system here and I'm having a difficult time navigating it. I'd love some help if anyone knows it well. Thanks! ------------------------------...

  • Melissa, Would be more than happy to assist! We work with different CAFM systems in Higher Education. I can share similar experience and any trends we are seeing. Don't hesitate to reach out! (I believe...

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  • Thursday, November 5, 1-2:15PM (EST) Earn 1.25 AIA/HSW LUs (No Fee) This session will...

 

CAFM at the AIA Convention 2016

Join Corporate Architects and Facility Managers Knowledge Community at this year's AIA Convention in Philadelphia, May 19-21


  • EV102 - Find Your Community at Philly and Beyond!
    May 18 | 6-8PM | The Racquet Club of Philadelphia | Learn More
    Kick off your convention experience! Connect with first time and returning attendees who share your interests at this new event as you indulge in festive cocktails and hors d'oeuvres and partake in fun activities all while reveling in unique architectural details of the venue. 

Explore the convention schedule with 500+ sessions by clicking here.

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Congratulations to the 2015 CAFM Scholarship recipients!

Ben Halpern,
M.Arch Student - Harvard Graduate School of Design

"As a total discipline, architecture intersects so heavily with culture, politics, history, art, ecology, and technology that insular design thinking is not an option. With my diverse undergraduate background in civil engineering and fine art--as both a researcher and a creator--I have never been satisfied with a singular approach to solve a problem or a narrow lens through which to see the world." 
 
Read Ben's essay here.




    Tyler Silvers
M.Arch & MBA Student,
Clemson University 

​"The future of architecture is driven by innovation woven into every aspect of our profession. Rising architects are faced with navigating an intangible network that covers the globe, reshaping the working culture of our profession, and operating in a fully client-driven marketplace."
Read Tyler's essay here.

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