Approximately 75% of all firms within the AIA are small firms (10 employees or less), which equates to 14,288 small firms within the organization.
~25% = sole practitioners = 4,750
~35% = 1-5 employees = 6,650
~15% = 5-10 employees = 2,850We need to find ways to leverage that size for collaboration and influence, just like the individual large firms do.
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The 2022 California Building Code development process will begin detailed hearings in early 2021. AIA California generally monitors this process and has noted some early discussion of potential changes to the California Fire code that may be of interest to California residential design architects and their clients. A few examples:
Let me know if you may have interest in being a part of a virtual group of California design professionals for review and comment of code change proposals for the California Fire Code which will be effective January 1 2023.