Texas Society of Architects – Updates


AIA National – Updates


To Our Members and Industry Partners:  

Due to the existing situation regarding the COVID-19, we would like to ensure everyone’s health, safety, and welfare. As is being communicated by AIA National, CACE, and AIA chapters across the state and country, we are urged to take all necessary precautions and ffollow all safety recommendations to ensure the effects of this situation remain at a minimum.
As the pandemic continues to evolve, we want to share the steps we are taking to protect the health of our Members and partners while
continuing to offer the best Member service and value.
Our communications remain open and we are here to assist you in any way possible.
We will be following the latest developments as we assess any actions or changes moving forward. We thank you for your understanding and hope we continue to stand together as things evolve and change daily.  

At present:
*Communications and regular meetings will be electronic and/or virtual
*Membership Meeting and Architour for March is cancelled
*Annual Fundraising Golf Tournament is pending a final decision
*Future calendar events will be addressed as situation evolves
A letter from Robert Ivy, FAIA:
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AIA Best Practices: COVID-19
Concern for member health and safety, airline restrictions, and travel warnings are affecting association global operations and conferences. These resources are compiled here to help you stay informed on this rapidly evolving situation. We have compiled a list of resources for you to refer to. This list will continue to grow as the situation changes and additional resources become available.  
Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
ASAE Issue Roundup
World Health Organization (WHO)
Recommendations for Mass Gatherings
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
United States of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center
AIA National Telework Policy
Contingency Planning
COVID-19 Checklist of Associations
Sample Message to Members about the Coronavirus
COVID-19 Event Chart
Straightforward Advice on Preserving Cash Flow
Navigating the Economy: Architects Weather Ebb and Flow of Projects
The AIA Foresight Report and navigating through a recession with new business models
Small Firm ExchangeHow COVID-19 is Impacting
Intentions to Visit Cultural Entities
An Architect’s Guide to Virtual Practice