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AIA Eugene 2019 Chapter Meeting - People's Choice Awards Celebration
Oct
23
5:30 PM17:30

AIA Eugene 2019 Chapter Meeting - People's Choice Awards Celebration

The votes are in and the results are being tallied!  Join us in a celebration of the winners at our chapter meeting on October 23rd, at the Civic Winery.

Come mix and mingle, enjoying hors d'oevres and a non-host cash bar, and view the entrants' boards one more time. The evening's program will be the announcing of the winners of the People's Choice, the Colleague's Choice, and the Mayor's Choice Awards. 

This is event is free to attend. Please RSVP by October 16 so we can get an accurate Headcount.

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"Cultural Expression in the Built Environment" - UO African American Lecture Series
Nov
6
11:45 AM11:45

"Cultural Expression in the Built Environment" - UO African American Lecture Series

  • Ford Alumni Center, Giustina Ballroom (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The University of Oregon's Division of Equity and Inclusion, along with AIA Oregon, is proud to present Zena Howard, FAIA, Partner & Managing Director ofPerkins & Wills, as the first Speaker in the University of Oregon's 2019-20 African American Workshop & Lecture Series. Ms. Howard sees the built environment as an expression of human understanding and our collective values. As a key leader in Perkins and Will’s cultural practice, she will share how she has used the power of design to engage disenfranchised communities, unite disparate parties, and infuse cultural meaning into projects from national icons to urban landscapes.

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Eugene Octagon Luncheon Learn with BRAYN Consulting, LLC
Nov
12
12:00 PM12:00

Eugene Octagon Luncheon Learn with BRAYN Consulting, LLC

Join us for Tax Credit Luncheon Learn! Lunch Provided

Credit: 1 LU/CPE
Cost: FREE

You are paying too much in taxes. Over 70% of architecture firms and their owners are not claiming a very powerful tax incentive – the Research & Development Tax Credit. Are you missing out on dollars for design that could give you a competitive advantage? This course will cover eligibility requirements and how to leverage available information and technology within time tracking software to easily access this lucrative incentive.

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OSU Emmerson Lab Tour
Oct
3
5:00 PM17:00

OSU Emmerson Lab Tour

1 AIA HSW LU available for $10.

Oregon State University, which is internationally recognized as a leading natural resources university, is building a complex to accelerate its forestry education programs and research on advanced wood products.

Join AIA Eugene in a presentation on Peavy, a walk around, and a tour of the new state-of-the-art Lab.

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AIA Eugene 2019 People's Choice Awards
Sep
22
12:00 PM12:00

AIA Eugene 2019 People's Choice Awards

Board Submission deadline is 5pm September 9.

File Submission deadline is 5pm September 11.

The Awards will be held at the Broadway Commerce Center in Downtown Eugene during September’s Sunday Streets Celebration, on September 22, 2019. The public will be asked to vote for their favorite designs in several categories. Boards will be publicly displayed and posted on our online voting site.  Votes will be counted and winners recognized at a Chapter Meeting later in the year.

Many thanks to our Sponsors: Arbor South Architecture, Rubenstein’s, Advance Cabinet Designs, Rowell Brokaw Architects, and Central Print Eugene

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AIA Eugene Small Firms Exchange
Sep
13
5:00 PM17:00

AIA Eugene Small Firms Exchange

Where: Convene at Campfire Collaborative - RSVP not needed - from there we will take off around 5:30-ish for a walking tour of downtown Springfield, returning to Campfire Collaborative afterward.

Who: anyone who owns, works for, or just has an interest in small design firms (architecture & allied professions are welcome to join in; no CEUs provided)

Topic: “ Springfield, and How Small-Firm Architects Can Make a Difference”: our very first walking tour!

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AIA Emerging Professionals Mentoring Meeting - Eugene
Aug
28
5:30 PM17:30

AIA Emerging Professionals Mentoring Meeting - Eugene

AIA Emerging Professionals Mentoring Meeting - This month, we will hold a meeting of Emerging Professionals to discuss development of an architectural mentoring program. Whether you currently have a mentor or are interested in one, please bring your experiences and ideas to share with the group. We want to learn how and what mentoring means to YOU.

Please RSVP HERE, so we can get an accurate headcount for snacks.

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Eugene Octagon Luncheon Learn - Certainteed
Aug
27
11:55 AM11:55

Eugene Octagon Luncheon Learn - Certainteed

“Acoustic Ceilings: for the Eye, the Ear & the Mind”

1 LU-HSW & GBCI CE Available 
Free for AIA Members, $10 for non-members

RSVP HERE

Lunch will be provided

Speaker: Eli Griffin, Territory Manager, Certainteed Ceilings

Attendees will gain a better understanding of how the suspended ceiling can positively affect general space design.

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Tour of the Newly Constructed Tykeson Hall at the University of Oregon 
Jul
31
4:00 PM16:00

Tour of the Newly Constructed Tykeson Hall at the University of Oregon 

Please join us for a co-facility tour at the University of Oregon's Tykeson College and Careers Building. The new Tykeson Hall is located in the heart of campus and will serve as the headquarters for the College of Arts and Sciences. This highly visible 64,000-square-foot facility is on track to meet LEED Gold building standards operating 35% more efficient than current Oregon Energy Codes. RSVP Here. 1.5 AIA LU|HSW available

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2019 Construction Craft Awards
May
8
5:30 PM17:30

2019 Construction Craft Awards

Co-Organized by AIA Eugene and the UO School of Architecture & Environment

This award ceremony honors those selected for the 2019 Construction Craft Awards.

The purpose of this long running chapter awards program, last held in 2015, is to give special recognition to those individuals in the building industry who have mastered the ideals of craftsmanship on a particular project or over the course of their careers.

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Eugene Octagon Luncheon Learn - Interior Tech
Apr
23
11:55 AM11:55

Eugene Octagon Luncheon Learn - Interior Tech

11:55am to 1:05pm (Please arrive 10 mins early!)
“Flexible Space Design Trends”
1 HSW Available
Lunch will be provided

This presentation is a course on Skyfold, which will provide the architects the means to explore space utilization trends and challenges in three major areas – corporate, hospitality, and education. Also to understand acoustics and acoustical control in those spaces and to investigate how space flexibility can impact design.

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AIA Eugene Design Spring Beer:30
Apr
10
5:30 PM17:30

AIA Eugene Design Spring Beer:30

Our next Emerging Professionals Networking Happy Hour is coming up! 

Rex Prater, AIA, will share his experiences during his recent trip to the Grassroots Conference, AIA's annual leadership and legislative event for elected chapter leaders and chapter staff.  


We welcome members of all design disciplines; including architects, landscape architects, engineers, interior designers and students.

There is no cost to attend. Pizza and Hors d'oeuvres will be provided, and your first drink is on us!. Additional drinks are available for purchase from the venue.  The event is open to chapter members and non-members, and families of all the above.

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AIA Eugene Section Meeting
Mar
27
5:30 PM17:30

AIA Eugene Section Meeting

  • Bill & Tim's Barbecue & Tap House (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In this month's Eugene Section Meeting, members Kaarin Knudson, AIA and Curt Wilson, AIA will lead a discussion on the current local legislative issues affecting increasing housing density and increasing affordable housing stock.  

These issues are being discussed locally with many voices debating the pros and cons on the potential zoning changes to all R1 properties. Increased affordable housing is also being incentivized with increased local construction excise taxes which will be applied to a broad range of projects.

Do we have a unified voice from our membership as professionals? Kaarin and Curt will give us updates on the current debates and implementation schedule.  These are relevant discussions to our practices as well as to our life here in the Willamette Valley.

There is no cost to attend.  Food and drink will be available at the venue.

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Eugene Octagon Luncheon Learn - Milgard Windows & Doors
Mar
26
11:55 AM11:55

Eugene Octagon Luncheon Learn - Milgard Windows & Doors

Milgard Windows & Doors

11:55am to 1:05pm (Please arrive 10 mins early!)
“Using the 7 Principles of Universal Design for Specifying Windows and Glass Doors" 

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Presented by Patrick Duffy, Regional Architectural Specification Rep for Milgard Windows & Doors


Credit: 1 AIA (HSW), 1 GBCI 
RSVP to Will Dixon, AIA at:
wcd@willardcdixon.com or (541) 689-3548

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