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Elected Students for 2019-2020 AIASCMU Executive Board
Elected Students for 2019-2020 AIASCMU Executive Board

Announcing the results of our 2019 - 2020 Executive Board Elections! Thank you to everyone who came to the General Body Meeting to hear presentations from the candidates, and congratulations to the elected students!

President Elect: Chitika Vasudeva

Vice President Elect: Jai Sawkar

Treasurer Elect: Mohammed Rahman

Outreach Programming Coordinator (OPC) Elect: Lake Lewis

Professional Development Coordinator (PDC) Elect: Joao Castro

Freedom By Design Coordinator Elect: Alex Lin

Freedom By Design Project Manager Elect: Eddie Fischer

Freedom By Design Development Manager Elect: Angela Castellano

AIAS Honor Awards
AIAS Honor Awards

This year at Forum 2018 (Seattle), AIAS CMU brings home two Honor Awards; the AIAS Chapter President Award (Zain Islam-Hashmi), and the AIAS Chapter Award (2017-2018)! 

Notable Past Events

March 7-10, 2019

The AIAS Quad Conference invites some of the most engaged and enthusiastic students from around the United States and parts of Canada to attend a 3-day conference full of interactive workshops, city tours, seminars, and keynotes. This year, Wentworth Institute of Technology was selected to host the 2019 AIAS Northeast Quad Conference. The Northeast Quad Conference is an annual regional conference that takes place in a different city in the Northeast each year. One American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) chapter from each quadrant of the United States is selected to host and organize a conference for their quad.

December 27, 2018 - January 2, 2019

Every year, the AIAS collects in one city over the winter holiday to network, hear from our sponsors, learn from other leaders, discuss issues relevant to architecture and design education, and conduct official AIAS business. In addition to the energy of being surrounded by others with the same interests, the new Board of Directors is elected from a pool of incredibly inspiring candidates as they have speeches, debates and networking opportunities with AIAS members!

October 3, 2018

Description: Studio d'ARC Firm Tour with Gerard Damiani We will be continuing our fall firm tours with a visit to Gerard Damiani’s Studio d'ARC. “The firm has a body of work that responds to the unique qualities of region, site, program, budget, construction and environment. Their sensitivity to the found conditions of place, design process, use of humble materials, and cost effective solutions set them apart from other offices.” The tour will focus on Studio d'ARC relationship with material and place, as well as investigate the link between academia and practice.

September 28, 2018

Our fall Membership Dinner! Welcoming all new members, old members, and interested individuals to a night of fun conversation and great food.

September 12, 2018

Original Description: We will be kicking off our fall firm tours with a visit to Pittsburgh based office Strada Architects. “Strada is a cross-disciplinary design firm where architects and interior designers regularly collaborate with urban designers, landscape architects, and graphic designers to create places that people truly enjoy.” The tour will focus on Strada’s recent emphasis on the importance of healthy studio culture which you can read about on their website.

April 2, 2018

Come join AIAS CMU at our Silent Auction for Puerto Rico. We will be auctioning a wide range of donated items including baked goods, books, artwork and student commissions! All proceeds will be donated to ACSA's Puerto Rico Fund. This event is being hosted in conjunction with the SoA Spring 2018 Lecture Series. Amount Raised: $700