The St. Paul Chapter of AIA Minnesota hosts several special events throughout the year to bring members together for networking. It also features several recognition programs including the St. Paul Heritage Preservation Award, the St. Paul Prize Competition, Design Charrettes, and the Unauthorized Design Event.

Food for Thought

AIA St. Paul organizes quarterly lunchtime meetings featuring a speaker who presents on a topic of relevance to the membership. There is no fee for AIA St. Paul members to attend, and lunch is included. 

Annual Meeting

A luncheon where chapter members are updated on the past year's chapter events, financials and vote on new Board members and by-law changes. The 2018 Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 16 at the Science Museum of Minnesota. 

St. Paul Prize Competition

This annual design competition is open to interns and architects within seven years of receiving an architectural degree. The 2018 competition will open on October 5. Learn more.

University of Minnesota, College of Design Fellowship

AIA St. Paul annually awards a University of Minnesota, School of Architecture student with a merit based fellowship.  This year's scholarship was enhanced by a special gift from AIA National's Component Matching Grant program. 

St. Paul Heritage Preservation Awards

The Heritage Preservation Commission of the City of St. Paul and AIA St. Paul recognize projects, individuals, and organizations at a public event annually. 

View the 2016 St. Paul Heritage Preservation Award press release.

View the 2015 St. Paul Heritage Preservation Award winners.

View the 2014 St. Paul Heritage Preservation Award winners.