Monday, February 11, 2013

AIA|LA Political Outreach Meeting - Tuesday, February 12 (6:30pm - 8:00pm)

As a reminder, we look forward to seeing you tomorrow evening at the next POC meeting.

AIA|LA Political Outreach Committee
architects shaping public policy to enhance the built environment

AIA|LA Political Outreach Strategy Meeting #2.12.13
Tuesday, February 12 (6:30pm - 8:00pm)  

AIA Los Angeles - 3780 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 800 Los Angeles, CA  90010

Topics to be discussed:
1.  Questions for Mayoral Candidates
a. How do we evolve into a city of great public architecture?
b. Is it a Deputy Mayor of Architecture?  Or is it an Office of Architecture and Urban Design?
c. Do we follow the model of NYC with their Department of Design and Construction?
d. How can re-thinking the procurement process (even further than we managed to accomplish on the 6th street viaduct initiative) work towards building a city of great public architecture?
e. How can we focus this into a particular ask and discussion with these particular Mayoral candidates, at this time?
4.  The AIA National/ DBIA Design-Build task-force versus the AIA|LA position paper on Alternative Project Delivery. Should we engage, and how?
a.  see attached documents
3..  County of Los Angeles, Clean Water & Clean Beaches Measure
a.  Requesting to have design professionals on the oversight board and Watershed Advisory Groups
4.  Prospective Issue Briefs for 2013 AIA|LA Legislative Day at City Hall
a. Call for Issues
b. Deadlines


SAVE THE DATE - the AIA|LA Roundtable Discussion on the ZONING CODE REFORM process with Los Angeles Department of City Planning will be on Wednesday, February 27 (6:30pm - 8pm) at Gensler in Downtown LA.

Very truly yours,

Will Wright, Hon. AIA|LA
Director, Government and Public Affairs
The American Institute of Architects // Los Angeles

3780 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 800
Los Angeles, CA 90010
213.639.0764  phone
213.639.0767  fax

Design Build Procurement Task Force - 2012-02-05.pdf Download this file

AIA_LA Project Delivery PositionREV Feb 4 2013.pdf Download this file

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