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.


AIACC 2017 Candidates for Office

Pursuant to the Rules of the Board, the following members have been nominated for 2017 AIACC and AIA offices. Candidate biographies and statements of philosophy are located below. The elections will take place during the AIACC Board of Directors Annual …

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AIA DEEP dive … Texas Style

mfm-at-large-statesIs AIA complex?  Yup … and then some.

Our Institute is multilevel organization – starting with a members’ “home base” – i.e., their local component, we have states or regions, and National as additional levels.  Diving in even deeper, …

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38th Annual Conference on School Facilities


2017 CASH / AIACC Leroy F. Greene Design & Planning Awards – Call for Entries

2017 CASH / AIACC Leroy F. Greene
Design & Planning Awards

CASH and AIACC are now accepting entries for the 2017 Leroy F. Greene Design

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AIACC 2017 Nominations for Office

The following are the candidates for various offices for 2017.

Pursuant to the Rules of the Board, the following members have been nominated for 2017 – 2018 AIACC offices. The elections will be held on Friday, November 4, 2016 at …

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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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AIA Leadership Institute 2016

AIA Leadership Institute – November 18, 2016 – San Francisco

AIA California Council and the AIACC Academy for Emerging Professionals are excited to be hosting the Leadership Institute in San Francisco on November 18! This powerful full-day event will leverage …

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Healthcare Facilities Forum 2016


Join us as professionals across multiple industries come together to learn, discuss, and shape future trends in healthcare.

In our fast-paced communities, we must pivot and respond to needs, advancements, and technology within the healthcare industry. Key factors are integrating …

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Wet Signatures Not Required

Were you aware that wet signatures are not required on plans submitted to the Division of the State Architect (DSA)? 2016 AIACC President, Michael Malinowski, AIA, received this letter when he inquired as to the status of this rule. According …

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New Electronic BackCheck

School districts, community colleges, and architects statewide are utilizing DSA’s new electronic backcheck process for enhanced efficiency, an expedited review process, and improved environmental sustainability.

Backcheck appointments are typically the final step in the DSA plan approval process, when project …

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National AIA 2017/2018 Candidates for Office

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

And this year we have two Californians running for positions, so be sure to show your support.
Candidates responded to five questions which centered around AIA’s initiative, increasing public awareness of the profession, …

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Latest Gadgets in the Firm Toolkit

In an effort to best represent the design firm and its culture, and how the most successful can stay the most successful boasting much happiness and prosperity, part of the AIACC focus is on creating tools to serve that purpose.This …

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2016 AIACC Firm Award Recipient: KFA

Whether the subject is how to hire an enthusiastic and motivated staff member; how to affect a community with design and renovation that does actually change someone’s life, so simply about what it takes to run a solid and successful …

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