The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has formed a strategic partnership with Kawneer Company Inc., a manufacturer of architectural aluminum products and systems for commercial construction. The partnership aims to support the evolution of the architecture profession while enhancing engagement strategies with AIA members, according to a press release.
Specifically, the partnership will strengthen the development of students and women in the architecture profession through the support of educational resources and events, the release states. Additionally, Kawneer will continue to provide digital and continuing education offerings for architects.
“We are committed to partnering with like-minded organizations in support of our members,” said Robert Ivy, FAIA, executive vice president/CEO of the AIA. “Kawneer is investing in new opportunities to add value to the building design industry. We are proud to have them as a strategic partner of the AIA and look forward to supporting their success in service to our members.”
“Kawneer is incredibly proud to be working alongside both the AIA and the American Institute of Architecture Students to inspire the next generation with smarter, more sustainable ways to advance architectural design,” commented Diana Perreiah, president of Kawneer, “Kawneer is committed to the building design industry and this partnership further demonstrates our desire to inspire architects, create positive environments and promote greater well-being.”