American Institute of Architects, San Francisco Chapter

Committees

AIA San Francisco committees address a wide variety of design, advocacy, and practice issues. Committee meetings and activities are open to all and provide opportunities for networking, continuing education and community building. Learn More



AAJ

Academy of Architecture for Justice Bay Area

Fosters the exchange of information and knowledge between members, professional organizations, and the public for high-quality planning, design, and delivery of justice architecture.


BAYA

Bay Area Young Architects

Connects designers, students and newly licensed architects through networking, volunteer opportunities and social events.


BEC

Building Enclosure Council

Increases awareness of building envelope design as a critical aspect of the successful construction and sustainability of buildings, and fosters the education of building industry professionals regarding proper design, construction, and maintenance of building envelopes tailored to local practices and climate.


COTE

Committee on the Environment

Promotes environmentally sound design and construction and presents the leading edge of green design through lectures, seminars, tours, and other activities.


Communications

Communications Committee

Hosts Technology and the Small Firm, a seminar series demonstrating how technology and online tools can enhance the small firm practice.


Design + Aging

Design for Aging Committee

Brings together interested parties to foster design innovation and disseminate knowledge necessary to enhance the built environment and quality of life for an aging society.


EQxD

Equity by Design

Equity by Design is a call to action for both women and men to realize the goal of equitable practice, advance architecture, sustain the profession and communicate the value of design to society. Our mission is to understand the pinch points and promote the strategic execution of best practices in the recruitment, retention, and promotion of our profession's best talent at every level of architectural practice.


Historic

Historic Resources Committee

Presents programs covering a variety of historic resources issues including historic building codes, endangered buildings, and preservation technologies.


LiA

Latinos in Architecture

LiA serves and supports local communities, strengthens networks between design professionals and enriches our practices through diverse cultural views.


Small Firms

Small Firms Committee

Provides a monthly forum and online resource to share and address the unique issues that are of concern to the small business practitioner. Promotes small firms work through exhibits, publications and public presentations.


Mentorship

Mentorship Committee

Promotes collaborative learning by bringing people with different career experiences and perspectives together. This program introduces a new model for partnering mentors and mentees, ultimately reinspiring the way architects think about mentorship.