Architects Action Day Re-Cap 2017

The faces above represent the nearly 45 AIA Pennsylvania and AIAS Drexel student members that visited the state capitol to advocate for architects on Wednesday, March 22nd

Ten groups of AIA Pennsylvania members met with over 45 legislators and/or legislative staff and dropped off over 200 educational materials including our 2017 issue briefs and an interactive three dimensional cube positioning architects as the keystone of the built environment. Download and build your own mini cube here. Additionally, AIA Pennsylvania members toured the the Pennsylvania Capitol Preservation Committee‘s restoration of the Pennsylvania Law Library.


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AIA Pennsylvania advocated for the legislative initiatives impacting you and your profession as dictated by our annual legislative survey results 

  • Building Codes
  • High Performance Buildings
  • Mandatory Continuing Education
  • High Performance Building
  • Professional Services Tax
  • Architect’s Student Loan Forgiveness
  • Mechanics’ Lien
  • PlanCon and School Construction Reform

As a result of Action Day’s efforts, supporting Mandatory Continuing Education (HB 223) passed the house on April 3, 2017.