The AIACC represents the interests of more than 11,000 architects and allied professionals in California. Founded in 1944, The AIACC's mission supports architects in their endeavors to improve the quality of life for all Californians by creating more livable communities, sustainable designs and quality work environments.

2017 AIACC Call for Nominations

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to serve the architectural profession as a member of the AIACC Board? What the process is about and how you could assist to help implement change and be part of the …

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2015 Maybeck Awards


San Francisco Architect is Honored and Humbled by California Architecture’s Highest Award

Sacramento, Calif. — The American Institute of Architects California Council introduces the 16th recipient of the Maybeck Award: Mark Cavagnero, FAIA.

Coined in some circles as “The Gold …

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Dwell on Design LA


America’s Largest Design Event, curated by the editors of Dwell magazine, returns to the Los Angeles Convention Center, May 29-31, celebrating its 10th year. Join 30,000+ attendees at this magnificent 3-day wonderland of modern design that will be sure to …

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National AIA 2016/2017 Candidates for Office

It’s that time of year again—election time.

Elections for AIA National 2016 First Vice President/2017 President-elect, 2016-2017 Treasurer and At-Large Directors, will be held in May at the AIA 2015 National Convention in Atlanta, Georgia.

Candidates responded to five questions …

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AIA Los Angeles 11th Annual Restaurant Design Awards


The Restaurant Design Awards are open to all individuals and practices (owners & architects/designers can equally submit entries for consideration) for projects located in the United States and to US-based individuals and practices for projects outside of the USA.


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ENR Future Tech 2015


This year’s Engineering News-Record FutureTech 2015 conference program is packed with valuable insights on High Performance Construction. Our two day conference includes:

  • Two Inspirational keynotes discuss how to bring innovation and intrapreneurism to construction.
  • 7 engaging presentations on the

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2015 Concrete Masonry Design Awards

It’s time once again to begin the submittal process for the Concrete Masonry Design Awards.

This program, brought to you by the Concrete Masonry Association of California and Nevada (CMACN) and co-sponsored by yours truly, the American Institute of Architects, …

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2015 Online Accessibility Courses

It’s the beginning of February which means there could well be mandatory license renewal continuing education units looming heavily upon you.

The AIA California Council and aecKnowledge have made it easy to satisfy your units. Our online courses satisfy the …

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New Upcoming Sessions of CASp 101

The Division of the State Architect, (DSA), has announced new upcoming sessions of the CASp 101: Certification and Practice

CASp 101: Certification and Practice – $75
This one-day seminar (worth up to four continuing education units) covers improvements to …

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Paul W. Welch Scholarship Recipients Announced

PaulJWelchScholarship-LogoThe American Institute of Architects, California Council, Names Four to Receive Scholarship

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—Nov. 4, 2014— The American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC), was excited to award four recipients the Paul W. Welch Scholarship: Emily Falk of San Francisco; …

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Academy of Emerging Professionals Award Recipients Announced


American Institute of Architects, California Council, Recognizes Dedicated Professionals

Sacramento, Calif.—Not only have the best and the brightest minds been recognized, but those who support architects in the early stages of their career. The 3rd Annual Academy of Emerging Professionals …

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AIACC 2015 Candidate Responses

Pursuant to the Rules of the Board, the following members have been nominated for 2015 – 2016 AIACC and AIA offices. Candidate biographies and statements of philosophy are located below. The elections will take place during the AIACC Board of …

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