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2014 Call for Nominations
Posted by: Brian Swem, AIA, LEED AP, 2014 AIAGR President

Each year, your AIA Grand Rapids Board of Directors is faced, as is every organization, with succession--the need to find and develop new leadership. The Board is asking that you seriously consider yourself or others that you think would be particularly well suited to serve on the AIAGR Board by nominating that person. Please contact me if you are interested in serving on the AIA Grand Rapids Board, if you know anyone who would be interested, or if you have any questions.

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It Takes a Village (an Invitation for AIA Mentors)
Posted by: Megan Feenstra Wall, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

If you were asked, you could probably come up with a name or a face of someone who helped guide you, formally or informally, through your early years of architectural practice. Perhaps it was a supervisor for you or your first boss, a previous professor or a friend of a friend. We all know how important those relationships have been for our career and even personal development.

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Active Commute Week - May 12-16
Posted by: Joyce Lee, FAIA, LEED AP

May 12-16, 2014, marks Grand Rapids Active Commute Week in honor of National Bike to Work Week. 

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KCAD and the New MArch - An Update
Posted by: Brian K. Craig, AIA, LEED AP

The Master of Architecture Degree at Kendall College of Art and Design has been a long time coming, but now it is rushing forward and arriving soon.  Here is the quick version of what has happened

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Well Drafted License Provisions in Architectural Design Agreements are Good Business
Posted by: Mark A. Rysberg, Hilger Hammond PC

Architectural design agreements should be carefully drafted to identify the extent to which someone may duplicate or otherwise use the resulting work product.  In the legal context, that concept is

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AIA Grand Rapids [Second Annual] Bowling Night
Posted by: Deborah Dik

Join us for the second ever AIA-GR bowling night, a fun and relaxed evening of bowling and catching up with your favorite people (your fellow architects and designers, obviously, and their possibly more athletically inclined friends/relatives).

Thursday, April 10, 2014
Clique Lanes (Upper Level), 533 Stocking, NW, Grand Rapids
5:30 p.m. Cocktails/6:00 p.m. Bowling
$10 Per Person Includes 2 Hours of Bowling, Shoe Rental, Pizza, and Drinks!

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AIAGR Student Scholarship Program 2014
Posted by: Deborah Dik

Announcing the American Institute of Architects Grand Rapids Chapter Student Scholarship recognizing a deserving junior, senior, or master degree architecture student having the characteristics and qualities critical to achieving success and leadership in the architecture profession.

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