This week's news from AIA San Antonio

C H A P T E R  N E W S  
Calling Residential Architects!
Submit your best project for the 19th Annual AIA Home Tour set for Saturday, October 15, 2016. 
Cook-Off Competitors
Alamo Architects, Zachry Construction, 2M Lighting, Central Electric and ASSA ABLOY intend to wow you with their brisket for the cooking competition at the AIA Shoot’N’Skoot on August 5. Get your shoot squad signed up!

Storybook Houses
If you haven’t seen them, get by the San Antonio Botanical Garden for the Storybook Houses Exhibit. It closes on July 10.
Eco-Art Presentation
A public presentation by Robert Ferry from the Land Art Generator Initiative will be held at the Center for Architecture on July 19 at 7:30pm.

Marmon Mok Architecture: Design. Done
Check out Marmon Mok’s new website featuring their fresh, new look.
Celebrating a Milestone
Congratulations to Cleary Zimmermann on 10 years providing engineering services!
Best Home Renovations
See the Express News list of most notable home renovations from the past decade by Sue Ann Pemberton, FAIA, Jim Poteet, FAIA, John Grable, FAIA, Candid Rogers, AIA and Kristen Hefty, AIA.

Certified Professionals
Kudos to Open Studio’s Stephanie Mayo, CDFA and Ilene Flores, CDFA of SA Partnership on their recent SDA certifications!

Please Consider CoSA Bond Oversight Opportunity
With public conversations about San Antonio’s upcoming 2017 municipal bond well underway, District 1 seeks applications for appointment to one of the four Bond oversight committees: Streets/Sidewalks/Bridges, Drainage, Parks, and Facilities. Consider the opportunity to serve as an AIA representative. Simple online Applications are due by July 15.
Enter Today!
Architects are building progress. Express your vision with a 2-3 minute video exploring the power of architecture to create solutions and uplift communities in AIA’s Look-Up Film Challenge. Register by July 10.
Get Your Hands Dirty
You can join AGC’s Construction Leaders group and support our community with a work day at San Antonio Food Bank’s Community Garden on July 11.
Center City Housing Incentive Policy
See the incentives in CoSA’s CCHIP program which has been extended through June 2018.
2017 AIA Gold Medal & Firm Award
Portals for the prestigious AIA Gold Medal and Firm Award sites are open for submissions. Deadline is July 15.
Let’s Do Saturday Brunch
SDA will meet at Candlelight Coffee House at 10 am on July 16 for a casual networking social.
Prosperity Conference Registration Open
TxA’s first-ever Prosperity Conference in Brenham on August 26 will focus on improving your architectural business and cover risk management, getting what you want, the state of the state, and growth strategies.
Historic Homeowner Fair
The Annual Historic Homeowner Fair at the Pearl Stable, presented by SA Preservation’s Rehabbers Club and ScoutSA, begins at 9:30 am on August 27.
Thoughts on Disparity
Consider these thoughts on How To Break Architecture's Glass Ceiling.

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