This week's news from AIA San Antonio

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Locked & Loaded

The 7th Annual Shoot ‘N’ Skoot on August 5 is your chance to tune up before hunting season. Need to add a new weapon to your arsenal? Check out the raffle for a Beretta 424 side by side. Tickets are $25 each and $40 for two. Must be present to win. Register

P3 on the Menu
AGC teams with AIA San Antonio for our annual joint chapter meeting exploring The Future of Public Private Partnerships in Texas presented by Samuel Franco, Director, Center for Alternative Finance and Procurement at the Texas Facilities Commission on August 22 at Pearl Stable. RSVP required by August 17.
Call for Entries
Achievement in Design, Sustainability, and publicly funded projects will be recognized at the chapter’s Design Awards on September 22 at the St. Antony Hotel. Deadline to submit is August 29.

50% off
Half-year dues are in effect until August 31st.  Join now and attend the Texas Society of Architects 77th Annual Convention and Design Expo as an AIA member.  Your membership will be active through March 31st, 2017.  Convention registration opens next week. 


On the Cover

Check out the magnificent project by Tobin Smith, AIA featured on the cover of the Austin/Hill Country edition of Luxe Magazine. 

Just in Time for the Olympics
Register for AIA’s most frequently downloaded online LU on the Rio de Janiero Olympic Park Master Plan hosted by our own Gabriel Durand-Hollis, FAIA.
Firehouses in Focus
Hot off the presses is a national story in MarketWatch and the Wall Street Journal's Mansion Global section on repurposing historic firehouses quoting our very own Joseph Smith, AIA.

Career Changes
Jessica Brehm Soliz, AIA, Leed AP is PBK Architects' newest Project Manager. 
DRG Architects names Larry Graf, AIA, Program Manager for the Bexar County Adult Detention Center Expansion. Larry is current Vice Chair of the US Green Building Council South Texas Region.  


Connect with the CoSA Bond
Plug in to the City of San Antonio’s 2017 Bond process to have an impact on the future of our community.

Winged Wonders
Enjoy a Saturday with your family in the garden to see everything from monarchs to hummingbirds. Family Drop in Days on August 13 and 26th.

Share Your VIA Vision
VIA Metropolitan Transit has released their draft Long Range Plan, VIA Vision 2040, for public comment through August 19.  Check it out to leave a comment, or share with friends and family. 
Leadership In Transportation
San Antonio Mobility Coalition’s September 27th Luncheon will feature Transportation Commissioner J. Bruce Bugg, Jr. and TxDOT San Antonio District Engineer, Mario Jorge on Tuesday, September 27


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