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The next quarterly luncheon will be on Thursday March 15, 2018-11:30am-1:30pm at the Discovery Museum, 490 S. Center Street, Reno

Topic:Roundtable Discussion with City Planners

Presented by Armando Ornelas (City of Sparks), Sienna Reid and Claudia Hansen (City of Reno)


Buy you tickets HERE





WMR Conference Design Awards

Entries due August 16, 2017

Information and Entry Registration HERE


CEU Event with NSBAIDRD/AIA Nevada

December 7, 2-17 8am-11:30pm

Silver Legacy, Reno, Nevada

$45 includes lunch

Deadline to sign up December 4th

Register HERE.




Architecture Week April  2017



April 29th Bust Tour Local Projects designed by Local Architects. Buy your tickets HERE


DICE '17 Design Confernce

Friday, September 22, 2017 1-6pm

Discovery Museum

D.I.C.E is a multi-disciplinary design conference in Northern Nevada demonstrating that great design empowers individuals, inspires the masses, and enriches entire communities.

Buy your tickets HERE.






The 27th Annual Denny Askew Memorial Golf Tournament 2017 will be held at Montrêux Golf and Country Club. August 21, 2017

Tournament Forms Here



AIA Northern Nevada Night at the Ballpark with the Aces

June 1, 2016 7:05 pm first pitch

$31 Adults including dinner

$19 Kids 3-10 including dinner

Buy your tickets HERE.





See 2016 event HERE.

Canstruction is a spectacular community service national design competition benefiting millions of hungry people nationwide. It is a non-profit foundation of the Society of Design Administration (SDA) and is sponsored in partnership with the American Institute of Architects. Teams of architects and other design professionals build enormous (800 cubic feet) structures made entirely out of canned foods. At the conclusion of the event, all the food is donated to the Food Bank of Northern Nevada.

Canstruction History 2003 was Reno's first competition and we raised 21,500 pounds of food for our Community Partner, the Food Bank of Northern Nevada. In 2004 we raised 18,300 pounds and in 2005 we raised 20,500. In 2006, the event was our largest ever as 18 teams competed and raised 40,000 cans of food! Our competition is unique, in that we encourage student teams with designer mentors to assist. Funds are available to assist with can purchases for student teams.

The 14th Annual Canstruction event will be held on March 1, 2017 at Meadowood Mall.

See Critical Dates below:

Black Rock Lectures

Black Rock Design Institute (BRDI) is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 comprised of Reno-area designers dedicated to improving our urban environment. For more information, contact Brad Van Woert, AIA at 775.328.1010 Ticket prices vary per event and tickets are available at the door or may be purchased from the Nevada Museum of Art (775.329.3333) or from BRDI (775.328.1010) prior to the event. AIA Continuing Education credits are available.

Board Meetings

Board meetings are held monthly. Let us know if you would like to join in.

March 1, 2018
AIANN Board Meeting

12:00 - 1:00

Yodeng Mixers

Architectureal Trivia Night


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