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...
Exterior Insulation and Finish Systems (EIFS) have been installed on over 1 million buildings in North...
Interview with AIA CAFM Advisory Group (AG) Past Chair, Casey Martin (Chevron) and Theodore (Ted)...
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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)
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.
NEXT in the Series: EPISPODE 2: Life on the Outside: Architects Outside of Traditional Practice
Interview with AIA CAFM Advisory Group (AG) Chair, Casey Martin (Chevron) and new AG member Bob Hartig, AIA with Medical Associates. Another quirky 8-minute interview on how architects find themselves "architecting" a career outside of traditional practice.
EPISPODE 1: Life on the Outside Series: Architects Outside of Traditional Practice
Interview with AIA CAFM Advisory Group (AG) Chair, Casey Martin (Chevron) and new AG member Bob Dazel, AIA with Dryvit. A quirky 8-minute interview on how architects find themselves "architecting" a career outside of traditional practice.
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