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DC NOMA Member Melissa Daniel is “on the move”

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DC NOMA Member Melissa Daniel is “on the move”

DCNOMA member Melissa Daniel Honored by District of Columbia Council of Engineering and Architectural Societies (DCCEAS) Melissa Daniel, Assoc. AIA, was recently recognized by the District of Columbia Council of Engineering and Architectural Societies (DCCEAS) with the Architect of the Year Award. Melissa is a Project Designer for KCCT and is active in the architecture community, both locally and nationally. She was also recently awarded the “Emerging Architect” Award in AIA|DC’s 2012 Honor Awards. Melissa has served two years as a member of the national AIA’s Diversity and Inclusion Council. She is also member of the National Organization of Minority...

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The New Black is Green

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Architects, As Leaders in the Design and Construction Industry, have the power to be agents of change for our nation’s energy problem. by Rico Quirindongo, AIA, NOMA Prinicpal DKA Architects EMPOWERING A NEW GREEN ECONOMY Architecture 2030 It is a unique time to be an architect in the United States , let alone an architect of color. In a time of profound change, we have an exceptional opportunity and a responsibility to lead. In a publication released in December 2008 called Green Building Facts, the US. Green Building Council noted that residential, commercial, and public buildings account for 38% of U.S. carbon dioxide emissions, and consume 72% of the nation’s...

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2013 Conference

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2013 Conference

Join us this year for our 41st Annual Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana There will be many other events happening in Indianapolis during our conference so hotel rooms will be scarce.  Reserve your room early to insure you have a place to stay. Hyatt Regency Online Reservations NOMA 2013 resweb.passkey.com/go/NOMA2013 2013 Student Design Competition Program - ”The Community Connector” The annual student competition program and guidelines have been released.  Clickhere to download the complete...

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Awards

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  2012 NOMA Award Winners PROFESSIONAL CHAPTER OF THE YEAR DC NOMA (Washington DC Chapter) MEMBER OF THE YEAR Camille Jackson, NOMA   FOUNDER’S AWARD Anzilla Gilmore, AIA, NOMA 2012 Design Awards PROFESSIONAL DESIGN COMPETITION UNBUILT Category: Design Excellence Citation In the UN-BUILT Category PRESENTED TO MARSHALL MOYA DESIGN FOR HORACE MANN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL WASHINGTON, DC (UN-BUILT WORK) Design Excellence Citation In the UN-BUILT Category PRESENTED TO HKIT ARCHITECTS FOR AFFORDABLE SENIOR HOUSING OAKLAND, CA (UN-BUILT) BUILT CATEGORY Design Excellence Citation In the BUILT Category PRESENTED TO THE FREELON GROUP FOR UNC/ELIZABETH CITY STATE...

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Project Pipeline

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Project Pipeline

Project Pipeline provides an opportunity to educate African American youth about the process and impact of architectural design.  The program is designed and taught by local African American architects. Each camp location will create an architectural design project which fosters greater connection with the local community. The camps provide multi generational mentorship as the programs combine NOMA professional and student members to provide the instructors for the camps. The intensive two day weekend camp program introduces the students to site investigation, principles of design, scaled drawings, model making, critical thinking skills and presentation skills. The...

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