There are a variety of opportunities to advocate on behalf of the architectural profession. Your involvement does make a difference! Learn why
The following are opportunities for AIA/SC members:
1. AIA/SC members can participate in one or more local Committees: Relate to topics of interest such as design, building performance, architecture for education, the environment, regional and urban design, facilities management, emerging professionals, and technology in practice.
2. Become active with the AIA/SC Government Affairs & Practice Committee (GAP), whose role is to advocate on statewide legislative and regulatory issues affecting the profession and practice of architecture. Contact your AIA/SC GAP Director who advocates on your behalf. Give your input on current and pending issues being discussed at the South Carolina Legislature. Sub Committees include:
Committee on the Environment (COTE)
Carolinas Association of General Contractors Committee (AIA - CAGC)
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
Building Codes Council (BCC)
Building Enclosure Council (BEC)
Construction Specification Institute (CSI)
3. Get Involved with issues that matter to you and your practice: Explore resources on Key Issue Areas AIA is following (such as Permit Streamlining and Project Delivery). Read the AIA Federal Issue Briefs.
4. Stay Current: AIA Archiblog, The ANGLE, a bi-weekly news and analysis from the AIA Government Advocacy Team.
5. Attend Section programs: Get to know your Section leadership and fellow members; participate in programs and share your views. View Upcoming Events.
6. Advocate your profession: Opportunities to advocate on behalf of the architectural profession abound. Your involvement does make a difference! Learn why.
South Carolina Mayors Institute for Community Design
South Carolina Design Arts Partnership
Celebrating South Carolina Community Design