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AIA Grand Valley (Rapids) ?
Posted by: David Maxam, AIA

"Oh, you're with the University?"
"So sorry, we thought AIA was a student organization."
"Grand Valley? Where's that?"
"....Oh, you mean Grand Rapids?"

AIAGV Board of Directors Election
Posted by: David Maxam, AIA

Each year, your AIA Grand Valley board of directors is faced, as is every organization, with succession--the need to find and develop new leadership. Our election of officers will be held at the annual meeting coinciding with a lunch and learn on September 30th from 11:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m.

Mentoring Opportunities

The Academy for Design and Construction (ADC) at Union High School is in need of mentors to continue the success of their program. Mentors can represent any number of disciplines in the architecture, engineering, and construction industries. This program is a one-year commitment beginning with the incoming freshman class, with the hope that the experience will lead to an ongoing opportunity as mentoring continues in Grades 10 through 12.

AIA Grand Valley T-Shirts

AIA Grand Valley has T-shirts for sale! They are high quality American Apparel shirts (Sizes S, M, L, and XL) and can be purchased below.

Pop-Up Gallery

The AIA Grand Valley pop-up gallery proved an innovative approach to elevate attention to West Michigan’s deep pool of architectural talent. The gallery, which for 3 weeks publicly showcased a variety of built and conceptual designs in a downtown storefront, attracted an estimated 7,500 visitors and helped the chapter capture significant print and radio media attention.