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Thank you to everyone who attended our February 13th continuing education presentation (mid-snowstorm!) and thank you to our presenter Benjamin Obdyke.  This month’s e-newsletter features select CEU presentations of interest, as well as info on exciting events including the Women in Architecture Committee’s film screening and panel discussion taking place at the Southampton Arts Center on March 21.  

Maria Fumai Dietrich
Executive Director
AIA Peconic



Accessory Dwelling Units: A Solution to Housing Inequity
March 13 | 2–3pm | Virtual
1 LU / HSW

Discover how alternative living solutions can integrate sustainable and equitable design goals into new and existing single-family communities in urban, suburban, and rural regions. Explore examples of the challenges and benefits of building accessory dwelling units (ADUs), tiny homes, and pre-fabrication homes, and how they serve as a possible solution to nationwide housing problems. Cost: $0 member, $15 non-member



Sip & Sketch
March 14 | 4:30-6pm | Location TBA

Bring your favorite writing utensil.  Napkins (and coffee) provided.  Open to established and emerging architects, as well as those who simply enjoying sketching in community.  After brief networking, prompts will be given for a sketching session.  Participants will have the option to contribute their napkin sketch to a potential exhibition project.  Registration will open once venue is confirmed.



Film Screening and Panel Discussion Hosted by Women in Architecture Committee
March 21 | 6-8pm | Southampton Arts Center
2 LU

In celebration of Women’s History Month, enjoy a screening of the documentary Making Space: Five Women Changing the Face of Architecture, followed by a brief panel discussion featuring local architects.  Making Space brings to the screen the personal journeys and outstanding designs of Annabelle Selldorf of New York, Farshid Moussavi of London, Odile Decq of Paris, Marianne McKenna of Toronto, and Kathryn Gustafson of Seattle, Washington DC, and London.  Co-presented with the Southampton Arts Center.



Deadline to Apply April 5

The  AIA Peconic/Anthony DiSunno Scholarship is an annual, merit and financial aid based resource that supports aspiring architects from the East End of Long Island attain their educational goals. Each year, AIA Peconic awards multiple scholarships ranging from $500 to $3,000 each.  Since the inaugural scholarship awards in 2007, AIA Peconic has issued more than $125,000 in scholarships to deserving students.



Design Awards Celebration
April 13 | 6-8pm | The Ross School

Join us for an evening of festivity, celebrating architecture and the people who make it happen.



Registration Open

Registration just opened for the premier AEC industry event—the AIA Conference on Architecture & Design 2024

—happening June 5–8 in Washington, D.C.


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