Archinect - News 2017-08-24T00:40:29-04:00 Can't make it to Denver? Bring the AIA National Convention 2013 to you! Archinect 2013-06-19T14:22:00-04:00 >2013-06-19T14:52:18-04:00 <img src="" width="507" height="166" border="0" title="" alt="" /><p> For the 145th consecutive year, the American Institute of Architects is holding its annual convention this week, June 20-23. It is the biggest gathering of Architects and designers each year, and it is always held different host cities. This year, Denver is the location.</p> <p> Traveling to the convention has generally been a challenge for many architects who are not within driving distance, but with increasingly more robust internet capabilities, it is now possible for architects, non-architects, AIA Members and non-members to take in the convention experience from their home, office, library, coffee shop or any other location with hi-speed internet access.</p> <p> The 2013 AIA National Convention will provide the most real-time access to online participants ever as the AIA will host the 2013 AIA Virtual Convention over the same days as the event in Denver. Eager participants can join the experience with live streaming of content from the convention via computer (Windows and Mac OS platform...</p> Colin L. Powell, Blake Mycoskie, and Cameron Sinclair to speak at 2013 AIA National Convention Archinect 2012-12-04T12:41:00-05:00 >2012-12-10T18:52:28-05:00 <img src="" width="650" height="294" border="0" title="" alt="" /><em><p>General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.), former Secretary of State (2001 &ndash; 2005), joins Cameron Sinclair, co-founder and chief eternal optimist of Architects For Humanity, and Blake Mycoskie, founder and chief shoe giver of TOMS, as keynote speakers for the 2013 AIA National Convention. The nation&rsquo;s architects and design industry meet June 20-22, 2013 in Denver.</p></em><br /><br /><p> The AIA Convention is architecture&rsquo;s largest annual gathering to keep current with innovative design solutions and the latest products and services that architects specify for the clients and communities they serve. The 2013 &ldquo;Building Leaders&rdquo; theme will give architects and design professionals opportunities to learn, share, and demonstrate the essential qualities that define leadership today.&nbsp; Learn more at the AIA Convention site.</p> <p> &ldquo;Architects are more likely leading teams of talented professionals than working in the isolated, stereotypical way we see them in popular culture,&rdquo; said AIA President-elect, Mickey Jacob, FAIA. &ldquo;The &lsquo;Building Leaders&rsquo; convention theme is focused on better preparing architects to contribute creative solutions with lasting positive impact on the health and well being of society.&nbsp; General Powell, Blake Mycoskie, and Cameron Sinclair will inspire us through their insights and experiences to bring more to our roles in business, architecture, and civic li...</p>