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Join our first ever FAPAC fundraising event on July 14th. We will be bowling from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The firm/team with the most FAPAC contributions wins a trophy! (additional donation options are available during registration and at the event) Reserve a lane for your team for $250.00 (10 people max) or get an individual ticket for $25.00.

Space is limited! Register today!

Not only will you be supporting FAPAC, you can help AIA Florida Northwest become the leader of the PAC at the 2022 AIA Florida Convention and Trade Show.

Thursday, July 14

4 - 6 p.m.

Cordova Lanes Bowling Center

2111 Airport Blvd, Pensacola


The Florida Architects Political Action Committee (FAPAC) supports advocacy on behalf of Florida architects. The purpose of FAPAC is clear: voluntary contributions made by architects help elect candidates who understand and support your interests. Advocacy and grassroots engagement are the keys to protecting your practice.

ADVOCACY gives us a seat at the table ... FAPAC gives us a voice.


Lighting Fluency

AIA/LEED /IDCEC/ Health/ Acoustic Layers/ Optics 

and Lighting Game

Your game show host and lightologist Therese Lahaie together with a lighting designer present the technology and implementation on projects that show you how to improve lighting in residential, commercial, and public projects. We will guide you through the quality of light metrics to affordably improve health & wellbeing at home, lighting layers enhancing dimensionality of your projects, and optics & acoustic technologies, all developed by respected lighting manufacturers.

We are combining 50-minute Innovators in LED Lighting training that ends with a fun 10-minute interactive quiz show and prizes (a $50.00 gift card).

AIA learning objectives:

1. Identify two ways that the quality of light properties of LED products improve, health and well-being for residential and commercial environments.

2. Observe the four lighting layers and what types of products are required to make the spaces you design look three-dimensional.

3. Recognize innovations in optics technology to reduce fixture count, improve lighting levels and save energy.

4. Identify three key properties of successful acoustical lighting solutions.

Free CE Webinar

Wednesday, July 20

12 - 1 p.m. Central


Click HERE for Zoom Registration Link

Attendees are encouraged to have a separate device for the Quiz (tablet or cell phone).



Thursday, September 15

5eleven Palafox

Thank you to our sponsors!


The 2022 AIA Florida Northwest Design & Honor Awards Reception & Presentation will be held September 15 at 5eleven Palafox. Please plan to join us in celebrating outstanding architectural projects that exemplify excellence in design. The annual meeting will take place prior to the presentation. Membership will vote to approve the 2023 Board of Directors and proposed amendments to the chapter's bylaws.

Attendee registration will open soon!

Interested in sponsoring the reception & presentation? CLICK HERE for more information. 


NCARB Live: Licensure 101

Click HERE to watch a video that is a great introduction for anyone starting the ARE process.

Visit the EP section on our Events page to keep to up date on ARE/EP events.

For more EP & ARE news and information, including ARE test prep materials, contact AIA Florida Northwest's Associate Director, Hannah Hubbell, Assoc. AIA.


Did you know that AIA Florida Northwest has funds available for scholarships to augment the participation costs in community leadership development programs that exist within our chapter region? Our intent is:  1) to increase the numbers of our members engaged in these programs, 2) to obtain tools, insights and relationships that will benefit our profession as a whole, and 3) to then create connections within our chapter communities demonstrating the value of architects in leadership roles. 

Download the AIA Florida Northwest Leadership Scholarship application HERE. 

Below are local leadership programs and their approximate application opening dates (please check the respective site for their dates & deadlines):

Leadership Pensacola - February 

Destin Forward - July

Young Professionals of Walton County - July/August

Leadership Okaloosa - August

Leadership Bay - August

Leadership Santa Rosa - September

Leadership Walton - September



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