To AIA Miami Members and Friends:
This week’s Resource Newsletter deals with Volunteering during a time of disaster, and how to protect yourself and your firm when you do.
As more and more firms have adopted telework policies, what will be the lasting impact on studio culture and the engine of architectural production? Read more >
Mentorship Survey generated by the National Associates Committee’s Mentorship Workgroup. The AIA is conducting a study to gather data and build research on the environment of architectural mentorship as it currently exists. The survey should take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete. Deadline is Sunday, May 31.
ADDRESSING INEQUITIES AFTER COVID-19: A National Discusstion sponsored by the Knight Foundation. As cities reopen, it will take active management of public spaces to address the inequities amplified in communities during the COVID-19 crisis. Episode 2 of Coast to Coast, which explores the future of American cities, will feature Carol Coletta, president and CEO of the Memphis River Parks Partnership, Alexa Bush, director of urban design for the City of Detroit, and Stephen Gray, Harvard assistant professor and founder of Grayscale Collaborative. Hosted in partnership with the High Line Network and Reimagining the Civic Commons. Hosted by Lillian Coral and Lilly Weinberg | Knight directors in Community and National Initiatives Program. CLICK HERE TO RSVP.
AIA NATIONAL COVID-19 ARCHMAP TOOL
AIA has created a new COVID-19 project database to increase information sharing and to support the development of best practices for responding to the pandemic. Architects, designers, engineers and facility owners are asked to contribute COVID-19 project information to the survey below to increase information sharing and to support the development of best practices for responding to pandemics.
Bipartisan Bill Introduced to Include 501(c)(6)s in PPP
Here is a link to a description of the bill that would open up PPP to 501c6s. Mary-Margaret Zindren spoke to several Congressional staffers on Thursday, and it sounds like more than 50 members of Congress have already indicated their support, and that support is growing. This bill seems to have momentum. Thanks to the team at AIA for helping to move this forward – and please reach out to your Congressional delegation, too!
REVISITING FILMS THAT SHOWCASE MIAMI ARCHITECTURE: THE BELLBOY 1960: Starring Jerry Lewis, this film hasn’t necessarily aged well, but it was shot at the Fontainebleau Hotel and makes Miami Beach look gorgeous. Principal photography took place from February 8 to March 5, 1960 and marked Jerry Lewis‘s debut as a director. Filming took place at the Fontainebleau Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida; Lewis would film during the day and perform in the nightclub at night.
HEALTH & SANITY
NEED INSPIRATION? HERE ARE SOME GREAT RUNNING ROUTES IN MIAMI: Sun, water, heat, and sweat are the defining words of running in Miami. Considering the weather and the unique geography, Miami should be a running mecca, but finding good routes takes a little doing, especially downtown. This online guide to running in Miami includes Downtown, the iconic Miami Beach area, some good waterfront spots downtown, a jaunt out to Key Bicscayne, as well as some lovely parks and residential neighborhoods. there are also running guides to areas just north, such as Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood, and south to the Keys.. CLICK HERETO CHECK IT OUT.
Stay safe and let us know what AIA Miami can do to help.