San Antonio Young Architects

AIA San Antonio Young Architects (SAYA) aim to provide ample networking, professional growth and development, and public outreach through interaction and collaboration with the community and AIA.  We promote the value of AIA membership and promote the path towards licensure through increased knowledge sharing of our Design Professionals, Young Architects and all A/E/C emerging professionals.

We act as the voice of our chapter’s youth, enriching the chapter’s longevity by providing services and outlets for future practitioners. We encourage active participation in both the community and in the workplace.

Events include organizing various study groups for ARE candidates, bi-monthly mixers, lectures, and tours.

Upcoming Events

May
7
Thu
SAYA PD Series: Client Management @ AIA San Antonio
May 7 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

This after work series will provide quarterly educational opportunities specifically targeted to young architects and designers. The topics are curated by the SAYA Steering Committee to supplement professional expertise and technical knowledge with the soft skills necessary to successfully navigate the business world.

6 FEB 2020, THU – Presentation Skills

7 MAY 2020, THU – Marketing Support as a Technical Profession

6 AUG 2020, THU – Management Skill Development

12 NOV 2020, THU – Client Management

May
21
Thu
Film Series: SAYA presents… @ TBD
May 21 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
May
26
Tue
POSTPONED – SAYA: ARE Trivia Night @ AIA San Antonio
May 26 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

This event has been postponed until further notice.

A competition style study group to keep emerging professionals on tract toward licensure. Each session will include prizes of online study subscriptions and cash prizes to help offset the cost of exams and other costs associated with studying and taking the ARE Exams. All Trivia Nights are from 6-8PM at the AIA.

28 JAN 2020, TUE Contracts + Practice Management
Divisions Covered: PcM & PjM

25 FEB 2020, TUE Project Planning + Quality Control
Divisions Covered: PjM

31 MAR 2020, TUE Enviromental Conditions + Context
Divisions Covered: PA & PPD

26 MAY 2020, TUE Topic: Codes + Regulations
Divisions Covered: PA, PPD & PDD

30 JUN 2020, TUE Structural Systems
Divisions Covered: PPD & PDD

25 AUG 2020, TUE MEP
Divisions Covered: PPD & PDD

29 SEP 2020, TUE Documenting Your Project
Divisions Covered: PDD

27 OCT 2020, TUE Construction + Evaluation
Divisions Covered: CE

Jun
30
Tue
POSTPONED – SAYA: ARE Trivia Night @ AIA San Antonio
Jun 30 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

This event has been postponed until further notice.

A competition style study group to keep emerging professionals on tract toward licensure. Each session will include prizes of online study subscriptions and cash prizes to help offset the cost of exams and other costs associated with studying and taking the ARE Exams. All Trivia Nights are from 6-8PM at the AIA.

28 JAN 2020, TUE Contracts + Practice Management
Divisions Covered: PcM & PjM

25 FEB 2020, TUE Project Planning + Quality Control
Divisions Covered: PjM

31 MAR 2020, TUE Enviromental Conditions + Context
Divisions Covered: PA & PPD

26 MAY 2020, TUE Topic: Codes + Regulations
Divisions Covered: PA, PPD & PDD

30 JUN 2020, TUE Structural Systems
Divisions Covered: PPD & PDD

25 AUG 2020, TUE MEP
Divisions Covered: PPD & PDD

29 SEP 2020, TUE Documenting Your Project
Divisions Covered: PDD

27 OCT 2020, TUE Construction + Evaluation
Divisions Covered: CE

Jul
17
Fri
SAYA: SALSA Competition @ Olmos Softball Field
Jul 17 @ 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Aug
6
Thu
SAYA PD Series: Client Management @ AIA San Antonio
Aug 6 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

This after work series will provide quarterly educational opportunities specifically targeted to young architects and designers. The topics are curated by the SAYA Steering Committee to supplement professional expertise and technical knowledge with the soft skills necessary to successfully navigate the business world.

6 FEB 2020, THU – Presentation Skills

7 MAY 2020, THU – Marketing Support as a Technical Profession

6 AUG 2020, THU – Management Skill Development

12 NOV 2020, THU – Client Management

Aug
25
Tue
POSTPONED – SAYA: ARE Trivia Night @ AIA San Antonio
Aug 25 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

This event has been postponed until further notice.

A competition style study group to keep emerging professionals on tract toward licensure. Each session will include prizes of online study subscriptions and cash prizes to help offset the cost of exams and other costs associated with studying and taking the ARE Exams. All Trivia Nights are from 6-8PM at the AIA.

28 JAN 2020, TUE Contracts + Practice Management
Divisions Covered: PcM & PjM

25 FEB 2020, TUE Project Planning + Quality Control
Divisions Covered: PjM

31 MAR 2020, TUE Enviromental Conditions + Context
Divisions Covered: PA & PPD

26 MAY 2020, TUE Topic: Codes + Regulations
Divisions Covered: PA, PPD & PDD

30 JUN 2020, TUE Structural Systems
Divisions Covered: PPD & PDD

25 AUG 2020, TUE MEP
Divisions Covered: PPD & PDD

29 SEP 2020, TUE Documenting Your Project
Divisions Covered: PDD

27 OCT 2020, TUE Construction + Evaluation
Divisions Covered: CE

Sep
29
Tue
POSTPONED – SAYA: ARE Trivia Night @ AIA San Antonio
Sep 29 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

This event has been postponed until further notice.

A competition style study group to keep emerging professionals on tract toward licensure. Each session will include prizes of online study subscriptions and cash prizes to help offset the cost of exams and other costs associated with studying and taking the ARE Exams. All Trivia Nights are from 6-8PM at the AIA.

28 JAN 2020, TUE Contracts + Practice Management
Divisions Covered: PcM & PjM

25 FEB 2020, TUE Project Planning + Quality Control
Divisions Covered: PjM

31 MAR 2020, TUE Enviromental Conditions + Context
Divisions Covered: PA & PPD

26 MAY 2020, TUE Topic: Codes + Regulations
Divisions Covered: PA, PPD & PDD

30 JUN 2020, TUE Structural Systems
Divisions Covered: PPD & PDD

25 AUG 2020, TUE MEP
Divisions Covered: PPD & PDD

29 SEP 2020, TUE Documenting Your Project
Divisions Covered: PDD

27 OCT 2020, TUE Construction + Evaluation
Divisions Covered: CE

Oct
27
Tue
POSTPONED – SAYA: ARE Trivia Night @ AIA San Antonio
Oct 27 @ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

This event has been postponed until further notice.

A competition style study group to keep emerging professionals on tract toward licensure. Each session will include prizes of online study subscriptions and cash prizes to help offset the cost of exams and other costs associated with studying and taking the ARE Exams. All Trivia Nights are from 6-8PM at the AIA.

28 JAN 2020, TUE Contracts + Practice Management
Divisions Covered: PcM & PjM

25 FEB 2020, TUE Project Planning + Quality Control
Divisions Covered: PjM

31 MAR 2020, TUE Enviromental Conditions + Context
Divisions Covered: PA & PPD

26 MAY 2020, TUE Topic: Codes + Regulations
Divisions Covered: PA, PPD & PDD

30 JUN 2020, TUE Structural Systems
Divisions Covered: PPD & PDD

25 AUG 2020, TUE MEP
Divisions Covered: PPD & PDD

29 SEP 2020, TUE Documenting Your Project
Divisions Covered: PDD

27 OCT 2020, TUE Construction + Evaluation
Divisions Covered: CE

Nov
12
Thu
SAYA PD Series: Client Management @ AIA San Antonio
Nov 12 @ 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

This after work series will provide quarterly educational opportunities specifically targeted to young architects and designers. The topics are curated by the SAYA Steering Committee to supplement professional expertise and technical knowledge with the soft skills necessary to successfully navigate the business world.

6 FEB 2020, THU – Presentation Skills

7 MAY 2020, THU – Marketing Support as a Technical Profession

6 AUG 2020, THU – Management Skill Development

12 NOV 2020, THU – Client Management

Dec
4
Fri
SAYA: Gingerbread Structure Competition @ AIA San Antonio
Dec 4 @ 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM

2020 Sponsors

Mara Castro, Assoc. AIA

Mara Castro, Assoc. AIA

Co-Chair, San Antonio Young Architects
Michelyn Smith, AIA

Michelyn Smith, AIA

Co-Chair, San Antonio Young Architects
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