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.


Green California: Greening the Golden State v. 2.0

The Green California Summit, held Apr. 26-27 in Sacramento, will highlight strategies, technologies and best practices that are fueling progress toward the state’s green goals and the growth of its economy. A Green Solutions Expo on April 26 will feature …

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Grassroots 2017: California Style

AIA Grassroots 2017, held Mar. 8 -10 proved to be a powerful and enlightening trip for many. Megan Dougherty, Assoc. AIA, who was a presenter, said, “Grassroots is one of my favorite conferences because it brings together passionate people from …

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In Passing: Jeffrey B. Averill, FAIA

One of our own, Jeff Averill, FAIA, LEED AP passed away this week. Jeff was the UCLA Campus Architect and served on the AIALA Board of Directors, as well as on the AIA|LA Fellows Nominating & Mentoring Committee.

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Paul W. Welch, Jr. Retiring After 37 Years


Paul W. Welch, Jr.

Paul W. Welch, Jr. is retiring after nearly four decades of serving the architectural profession as executive vice president of the American Institute of Architects, California Council.

In early 2018, the AIACC will bid farewell to …

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2017 Board Meeting Highlights

For those who are not on the AIACC Board of Directors, but very interested in decisions made, discussions conducted, topics revealed at the meetings, here is a link to a power point presentation made especially for you. It’s a re-captioning …

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2016: Year-in-Review

yir-foldout2016 came and went in quick-like fashion. As we throw ourselves into creating and accomplishing all that needs to be done in 2017, it’s important to look back and remember what happened, what was accomplished. Conversations had, bills pursued, articles …

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