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Island Architect Weekly - Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Posted By AIA Honolulu, Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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MOSO Bamboo X-treme: the fast growing alternative to tropical hardwood

Visit us at the Pacific Building Trade EXPO Booth #318p.

MOSO North America introduces Bamboo X-treme®: decking, siding, 1 x 4 T&G, lumber – all made of densified, heat-treated bamboo according the unique Thermo-Density® production method. Key benefits are the sustainability (CO2 neutral), durability, stability and the beautiful natural appearance. MOSO® Bamboo X-treme® is a superior sustainable alternative to tropical hardwoods.

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Renew Your 2018 AIA Membership

Renew Your 2018 AIA Membership Today! An AIA membership connects you to 90,000 professionals who share your passion for architecture

2018 Dues Installment Program! Prefer to split up your membership dues payments? Select that option when renewing online. Reinstating Members must enroll through a manual process by completing a Dues Installment Program enrollment form and a membership application. Email AIA Honolulu for questions.

2017 Canstruction® Competition

Congratulations! Our 2017 People's Choice Award Winner Revealed!

TOGETHER our Design and Construction Firms raised:  24,494 lbs of food!

The 2017 AIA Honolulu De-Canstruction Day and Award Ceremony took place at Pearlridge Center on Sunday, October 15.  Can-structions were taking down and the food delivered to the Hawaii FoodBank.

Congratulations to all! After two weeks of voting we can reveal the below results:

  • First Place: UH SoA AIAS/Pearlridge: 1,461 Votes!
  • 1st Runner Up:  Bowers+Kubota Consulting - 758 votes
  • 2nd Runner Up:  WATG - 576 votes.

Mahalo again to all our amazing teams, volunteers and sponsors for supporting such a worthy cause.  View All Canstructions HERE!

Volunteer Opportunity

Four (4) Guides Needed for our Saturday Architectural Walking Tours

As you might know, AIA Honolulu offers architectural walking tours on pre-reserved Saturday mornings. The tour is of downtown Honolulu through the eyes of an architect that both visitors and locals enjoy.  The tours goes from 9am-11:30am (check in 8:45am) and begin at the Center for Architecture.

Interested? At this time we are in need of 4 more walking tour guides and if this sounds like a fun opportunity and you want more information please email Purnima McCutcheon, AIA.

AIA Honolulu Programs

NEXT WEEK! Attend our 18th Pacific Building Trade Expo (4 HSW) Oct 24

You can still register at the Expo! Online registration is now closed but you can register at the event with your business card.

When: Tuesday, Oct. 24, 8am-5:30pm
Where: Hawaii Convention Center

Presented by Honblue and jointly produced by AIA Honolulu and CSI Honolulu. The Pacific Building Trade Expo is the largest trade venue serving Hawaii’s building design professionals and contractors.

Here's why you should attend:

  • 27 Free and Timely Seminars, in Seven Tracks (8am-4:30pm) Earn up to 4 HSW
    incl. the new HONBLUE Center Stage venue
  • Exhibition Hall with Products & Services (9am-5:30pm) - Over 250 Vendors
  • Free Buffet Lunch, Aloha Reception + Great Prize Giveaways

Oct 24: RSVP for AIA Honolulu's Annual Business Meeting & Elections, 11:30am

RSVP & Mark Your Calendar!
When:   Tuesday, October 24 from 11:30am-1:00pm (check in at 11:30am)
Where:  Hawaii Convention Center, Room 314
Lunch:   RSVP online for an accurate lunch count and quorum

Meeting & Candidate Information:
All active AIA Honolulu members are invited to attend this meeting.
Elections will be held to fill expiring terms for 2018 AIA Honolulu Officers, Directors and AIA Honolulu Representative to the AIA Hawaii State Council.

Note; Candidate speeches will be given only by candidates running for contested positions.

AIA Honolulu Board of Directors Elections – Who Can Vote?  As stated in the Bylaws, all AIA members and Associate AIA members in good standing for 2017, and assigned by the Institute to this Chapter as their primary membership, are eligible to vote at this meeting. Local allied members may attend but may not vote.


Nov/Dec: How to Give a Presentation Tomorrow & Sleep Well Tonight (4.5 LUs)

3-Part Presentation Workshop! Become a More Effective and Confident Communicator and Leader!

Join Pam Chambers, Hawaii's Presentation Coach since 1985. She has coached architects, contractors, entertainers and CEO's.  View Event Flyer.

Register Online for Sessions:
Wednesdays from 11:45-1:30pm at the Center for Architecture

AIA/CES LU: All sessions qualifies for 1.5 AIA/CES LUs (total 4.5 LUs).

Cost:  We strongly encourage attendance for the entire series; sessions designed to work effectively together.
Series (All 3):
$150 for AIA members / $185 for Non-Members
Session:
   $60 AIA Members / $75 Non-Members.


2nd Annual Holiday Party on Dec 1

Join AIA Honolulu, the NKBA Aloha Chapter, BIA-Hawaii and the ASID Hawaii as we celebrate the holidays together! 

Celebrate the holidays with colleagues, friends and other design professionals throughout Hawaii!

Cocktails | Amazing Food | Live Music

Online event registration opens in November.

Email AIA Honolulu for Sponsorship Opportunities.

Associate AIA News

Nov 2: ARE Prep Session "Construction and Evaluation Exam Prep"

Register Online!  Thursday, Nov. 2, 5:30-7pm, Center for Architecture

We will be covering ARE 5.0 Construction & Evaluation and the corresponding ARE 4.0 exam, Construction Documents & Services.  We will also review the ARE 4.0 PPP vignette.

Cost: $10/AIA/AIAS members & $20/non-members.

Neighbor Islands! If interested in attending via Go-To-Meeting please choose that option when registering.


5 Things to Know About ARE 4.0’s Retirement

In advance of the ARE4.0's retirement below is some useful information NCARB would like to share with you.

  • The last day to take an ARE 4.0 division in a test center is June 30, 2018.
  • Now is the time to make a plan to finish the exam if you are currently testing in ARE 4.0.
  • Your rolling clock will not change if you transition to ARE 5.0.
  • Prometric test centers fill up fast so plan ahead when scheduling remaining divisions in ARE 4.0.
  • Click here for more information on all the above!

    For any additional questions, please email the Council Relations team.

ARE 5.0 Study Materials at the Center for Architecture

We are happy to announce that our Center for Architecture's ARE Resource Library have both Brightwood's (former Kaplan) ARE 5.0 Study Guides + PPI's ARE 5.0 Review Manual, for loan to our AIA Honolulu members free of charge (non-members small fee).

Both study materials covers all six divisions:

Practice Management | Project Management | Programming & Services | Project Planning & Design | Project Development & Documentation | Construction & Evaluation

Brightwood & PPI Offer AIA Honolulu Members Discounts!

  • 20% for Brightwood: Use the discount code "AIAHI" when ordering online.
  • 15% for PPI: Use the discount code “AIAH5” when ordering online.

Weekly Ad


Oct 19: NAIOP Breakfast Forum: #HIPHOTELS - The Next Generation in Hospitality

Register Online!  Thursday, October 19, 7:30am-9am at The Pacific Club

Attend NAIOP's upcoming breakfast forum where they will discuss how the rise of “hip hotels” proves that unique travel experiences pay off, as the resurgence of boutique hotels continues to be one of the most noticeable hotel marketing trends of recent years. View Event Flyer.

Speakers:  Erik Warner, Co-Founder/Lead Principal, Eagle Point Hotel Partners; Casea Collins-Wright, Director of Experience, The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club and Bernard Uy, Co-Founder / Creative Director, Wall-to-Wall Studios: A Brand Design Agency.

Cost: NAIOP Hawaii Members $35 ($40 at the door), Non-Members $45 ($50 at the door).

AIA Honolulu Job Board

Two New Jobs Listed on our Job Board

Jobs are posted for 1 month. Posting fee: $25/members, $40/non-members.

Sister Organization News

Congratulations to SMPS Hawaii 2017-2018 Board of Directors!

Congratulations to the newest board members of the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) in Hawaii who just announced their 2017-2018 Board of Directors. View the press release with the full list.

“I am pleased to welcome our new board,” said Drew Henmi, President of SMPS Hawaii. “This group of professionals brings a wealth of knowledge and experiences that will help us achieve our primary mission of advocating for, educating, and connecting leaders in the building industry.”

Upcoming Events in the Community

  • Oct 25: Crystalline Concrete Waterproofing and Repair Systems
    This lunch program will begin with a brief introduction to crystalline technology and will delve into the new categories and how this changes the way you design, specify and approach your project.
    When/Where: Wednesday, Oct. 25, 9am-11am, Center for Architecture
    RSVP: Email OK Hardware or call them at (808) 671.2886.

  • Oct 25: Iwilei – Kapalama Transit Oriented Development Corridor
    As rail construction moves into the Iwilei-Kapalama corridor, SMPS Hawaii has assembled a panel of developers, architects and planners involved with the area to speak about the TOD plan specifics.
    When/Where: Oct. 25, 11:30am-1:30pm, Plaza Club (20th floor)
    Cost: $35.00 SMPS Member / $55.00 Non-SMPS Member
    Register: Register with SMPS Hawaii

  • Oct 25 & 26: Film Nights "Salon Lumiere 2017"
    Design Talk Hawaii and Film Curator Don Brown presents and intimate 2 night series of movies illuminating iconic women of Design. Come watch "Gray Matters" and "Zaha: An Architectural Legacy."
    When/Where: Oct 25 & 26, 6pm-9pm, INspiration Loft, Honolulu Design Center
    Cost: $10 per person, per movie

  • Oct 26: LOFT INspiration | Cassina Lunch + Learn
    Attend an inspirational presentation on one of the most iconic and prestigious furniture makers in the world, Cassina. Special guest speaker is Allyn Davis, our North American Sales Manager for Cassina.
    When/Where: Thursday, Oct. 26, 11:30am-1pm at LOFT INspiration 3rd Fl
    RSVP: Email LOFT INspiration by Oct. 23 or call 808.237-5483.

  • Fall Seminar Series: Green Infrastructure Designing for a Resilient Landscape in Hawaiʻi
    When/Where: Wednesdays 3:30-4:20pm, St. John 11 at UHM
    (You could also join from your PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://zoom.us/j/850662695)
    A seminar series on the positive impacts of Green Infrastructure (GI) on watershed health, especially in relation to populated areas:
    Nov. 01:  Policy & Legal considerations Randall Wakumoto (Facilities Maintenance Storm Water Quality)
    Nov. 15:  GI Design & Implementation in Communities Judith Stilgenbauer (UH School of Architecture)
    Nov. 29:  Cultural & Community benefits Kanekoa Kukea-Shultz (Kākoʻo ʻŌiwi)

  • Nov. 9: Hawaii's First Aloha Expo 2017
    INspiration's Kitchen and Bath division has put together a one day Expo with two International speakers,  vendor booths and a cool reception for the industry at the end of the expo.
    There is no fee to attend the expo or seminars which come with CE units.
    When/Where: Thursday, Nov. 9, 9am-5:30pm, INspiration Design Studio, Honolulu Design Center
    Pre-Register: Call (808) 237-5460 or email the Design Studio at INspiration.

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Questions?
Email Camilla Nicholas, AIA Honolulu or call (808) 628-7245.

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