AIA Tennessee’s Advocacy Central details on our annual Architects’ Day on the Hill event as well as current position statements and advocacy related news.

Architects are Invited to Attend the 2017 TN Historic Preservation Conference

The 2017 Tennessee Historic Preservation Conference promises to be an exciting and informative event that builds upon this year’s theme – Preservation and Placemaking Possibilities – that exist across Tennessee.

Designed for leaders and practitioners from the historic preservation, community revitalization, government, design, development, land conservation, and non-profit communities across Tennessee, this year’s conference will be fast-paced,


urbanSTITCH Community Outreach Program

Held in Memphis, Tennessee, during the 2017 AIA TN Conference on Architecture and funded by a Memphis Medical District Collaborative grant, urbanSTITCH Community Outreach Program, was the idea of knitting together gaps and pauses in the urban tissue of the city. An intentional exercise in healing a neighborhood sliced by progress and paved


AIA’s Public Outreach Tools

AIA National’s Board recently approved several initiatives that is intended to raise the visibility and understanding of architecture and the profession with targeted audiences. Take a look below at some of the latest developments:

Architect’s Voice Message Book

Do your part! Would you like to get involved in the public awareness campaign?

The greatest impact


State of Tennessee Professional Privilege Tax Due June 1

If you already paid the tax, please disregard this message. This is just a courtesy reminder to members about the deadline.REMINDER:  The State’s Professional Privilege Tax payments are due for all professionals, including architects, by Monday, June 1 to avoid penalties.  State law now requires the tax to be paid online.  File and pay HERE


State Fire Marshal’s Office Adopts New Codes

2012 Edition of the Commercial Codes

The 2012 editions of the commercial codes of the State Fire Marshal’s Office will become effective on August 4, 2016. Department of State released this Rulemaking Notice which contains the new rules.

Please be aware that Rule 0780-02-03-.12 GRANDFATHER PROVISION FOR REVIEW OF PLANS allows plans submitted within one hundred