Architects’ Design and Health Research Consortium continues to add members

Submitted by on Mon, 07/18/2016 - 13:31
{"version":"0.3.0","atoms":[],"cards":[],"markups":[["strong"],["a",["href","http:\/\/\/pages\/14926-join-leading-universities-in-shaping-the-future-of-design-and-health"]],["b"],["i"],["a",["href","http:\/\/","target","_self"]]],"sections":[[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"For immediate\nrelease:"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Washington,\nD.C. July 18, 2016 \u2013 The American Institute of Architects (AIA)\nthe Architects Foundation and the Association of Collegiate Schools of\nArchitecture (ACSA) today announced that a third annual new member Request for\nQualifications (RFQ) is available, part of an ongoing expansion of the AIA\u2019s\nDesign \u0026 Health Research Consortium. The 17-member Consortium helps\ntranslate research on design\u2019s influence on public health into architectural\npractice for policymakers, design and public health professionals and the\ngeneral public."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"\nThe AIA has set a deadline of September 30, at 11:59 pm PDT for receiving\nqualification applications from interested university-led teams. Selection of\nthe schools will be made by mid-November. The "],[0,[1],1,"full\nRFQ and application site is now available"],[0,[],0," for interested teams to apply to\nbe members of the Consortium\u2019s third cohort. "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"\n\n\u201cIn the last two years, we have seen the movement of design \u0026 health grow\nrapidly. The Consortium is a manifestation of that movement connecting the\narchitecture and public health communities to promote human health and\nwell-being,\u201d said Suzanna Kelley, FAIA, AIA Managing Director of Strategic\nAlliances and Initiatives \u201cAs we enter the Consortium\u2019s third year, the next\nfrontier will be to expand engagement with architecture firms and, ultimately,\ntheir clients. We will catalyze more research opportunities within the\nuniversities that will inform projects throughout the country.\u201d"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"\nThe Consortium, which is comprised of university-led partnerships, will be\naccepting applications for up to eight new slots. It is a joint project of\nArchitects Foundation, AIA, and ACSA to advance university-led research in the\narea of design and health and to promote and accelerate the translation of\nresearch into practice. The Association of Schools and Programs of Public\nHealth (\u201cASPPH\u201d) provides additional support and guidance for the project. "]]],[1,"h3",[[0,[2],1,"\n\n"],[0,[],0,"About the Architects Foundation\n"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"The American Institute of"],[0,[3],1," "],[0,[],0,"Architects Foundation, now called the\nArchitects Foundation, advances excellence in design for the benefit of the\npublic. As a nonprofit philanthropic extension of the American Institute\nof Architects, the Architects Foundation is the consummate voice and advocate\nfor architecture and design. The Architects Foundation is dedicated to\nthe belief that good design is good for all and plays an essential role in\ntransforming lives and building a better world."]]],[1,"h3",[[0,[],0,"About The American\nInstitute of Architects\n"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Founded in 1857, members of the American Institute of Architects consistently\nwork to create more valuable, healthy, secure, and sustainable buildings,\nneighborhoods, and communities. Through nearly 300 state and local chapters,\nthe AIA advocates for public policies that promote economic vitality and public\nwellbeing. Members adhere to a code of ethics and conduct to ensure the highest\nprofessional standards. The AIA provides members with tools and resources to\nassist them in their careers and business as well as engaging civic and\ngovernment leaders, and the public to find solutions to pressing issues facing\nour communities, institutions, nation and world. Visit "],[0,[4],1,""],[0,[],0,"."]]],[1,"h3",[[0,[2],1,"\n\n"],[0,[],0,"About the Association of Collegiate\nSchools of Architecture\n"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"ACSA is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, membership association founded in 1912 to\nadvance the quality of architectural education. The school membership in ACSA\nhas grown from 10 charter members to over 250 schools in several membership\ncategories. These include full membership for all accredited programs in the\nUnited States and government-sanctioned schools in Canada, candidate membership\nfor schools seeking accreditation, and affiliate membership for schools for\ntwo-year and international programs. Through these schools, over 5,000\narchitecture faculty are represented. In addition, over 500 supporting members\ncomposed of architecture firms, product associations and individuals add to the\nbreadth of interest and support of ACSA goals. "]]]]}
New consortium member applications due September 30
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