Emerging Professionals Community

The Emerging Professionals Community of the Connecticut Chapter of the American Institute of Architects serves Associate AIA members, architectural designers, and newly licensed architects. Members of the Emerging Professionals Committee foster the relationship between their profession and their local communities through volunteer work and various events such as CANstruction®. This group also hosts social events across the state to introduce emerging architects to their professional peers and members of related organizations. Members are also provided with educational literature to support their successful completion of the Architect Registration Examinations. The Emerging Professionals Community prepares today’s younger generation of architects to become tomorrow’s leaders.

2020 Co-Chairs:
Andrew Collins, Assoc. AIA Pickard Chilton
Thomas Barker, Assoc. AIA Amenta Emma Architects

Please see Calendar for meetings and events. (Schedule information is subject to change.)

Please contact Masha Nazarko for general inquiries or to be added to the Emerging Professionals contact list.
All AIA Connecticut members are invited to attend.

The Emerging Professionals currently utilizes the following coordinated methods of communication:


The Young Architects Forum (YAF) Connection is the primary method of communication from the YAF to the Emerging Professionals and architects within 10 years of licensure. The publication features the accomplishments, programs and musings of Emerging Professionals from across the country.
2019 Q1 Issue

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Architect Registration Examination Review

5.0 ARE Candidates – The Architect Registration Examination Review Series is being revamped for the new exam format. Please see the Calendar to register for individual dates, as they become available.

Contact Masha Nazarko about series discounted pricing  and the Amber Book Video Discounted Subscription.


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