March 2017 President’s Letter – Leadership and Advocacy at Different Levels

As I thought about what to write this month, advocacy and leadership have been fresh in my mind, partly because we hear about legislative issues almost daily, whether it is in the city, state or nation, and partly because of all the activity going on in our chapter. continue reading

AIA Maryland Statewide Advocacy Update

March has brought a taste of springtime and a flurry of legislative activity for AIA Maryland. There are over 40 bills that our lobbyist Joe Miedusiewski and our legislative committee are following. Several are of interest to multiple disciplines. We are monitoring the bills and will respond accordingly should the status or direction change. continue reading

The American Institute of Architects, Baltimore Chapter Position on Proposed McKeldin Plaza Design

The American Institute of Architects, Baltimore Chapter Board of Directors adopted the following position statement regarding the status of McKeldin Plaza, Baltimore. The position statement was originally drafted on December 2, 2014 and edited on June 5, 2015 following the design discussion hosted by Downtown Partnership on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 continue reading