Emily Grandstaff-Rice FAIA Speaking at AIA Central Valley Empowering Conference

Arrowstreet Senior Associate Emily Grandstaff-Rice, FAIA is speaking at the AIA Central Valley Empowering conference. She will be discussing how increasingly, architects will be called to lead efforts in finding solutions to many of our society’s most pressing issues. To successfully meet these challenges, as well as the unknown challenges ahead, we must have the talent, passion, and creativity of…

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Arrowstreet at AIA’s Blueprint for a Better Future 2019

Arrowstreet Senior Associate Emily Grandstaff-Rice will be attending the AIA’s 2019 Conference on Architecture. This year’s theme is “Blueprint for a Better Future” in Las Vegas, Nevada. Beyond its excess, extremes, and appetite for the ersatz, Las Vegas is a global pioneer in design. Its ever-changing landscape is an incubator for the kind of transformation that influences architecture and design…

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Arrowstreet Wins Citation in Campus and Urban Planning at 2019 BSA/AIA Design Awards

At the 2019 BSA/AIA Design Award Gala held on January 17th, Arrowstreet was honored with a citation in the Campus and Urban Planning category for the MIT Green Roof Study. MIT’s 169-acre campus of 133 buildings with over 2.5M sf of roof area encompassing over 42% of MIT’s land area, offering enormous potential for implementing sustainable roofs and sites throughout…

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Amy Korté Presenting at Designing Climate Resilience Forum

Join Arrowstreet Principal Amy Korté AIA for a forum exploring the impact of climate resilient implementation measures on the public realm. This is the second of two forums presented by the BSA, BSA Foundation and the Boston Green Ribbon Commission. At the first forum the City of Boston presented its plans to make every vulnerable neighborhood more resilient to increased…

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Emily Grandstaff-Rice on Affecting Change in Architecture

A Senior Associate at Arrowstreet, Emily Grandstaff-Rice, FAIA talked with Girl Uninterupted about making policy changes, being a woman in architecture, and observing challenges for emerging professionals. Emily served as Boston Society of Architects President in 2014 and is currently the Chair of the AIA Equity in Architecture Commission. She is the 2018-2020 Director at-large for the AIA Board of…

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Arrowstreet Presenting at AIA ’18

This year, Arrowstreet has six staff members presenting at the AIA ’18 Conference on Architecture in New York City. Be sure to check out their sessions! Share Your Voice: Guides for the Future of Equitable Practice (EV204) June 20 | 800am – 12:00pm Featuring: Nicole Martineau AIA Are you interested in building a more equitable workplace, but unsure of how…

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AIA SpeakUp 2017

Last month I attended the AIA SpeakUp 2017, an advocacy leadership workshop. This workshop was a great opportunity to learn key skills necessary in advocacy as well as day-to-day work in architecture, such as effective communication, public speaking, and strategic planning and organization. The conference was sprinkled with informative sessions with Colorado state legislators, Sen. Holbert and Rep. Garnett, media…

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Senior Associate Emily Grandstaff-Rice, FAIA, Elected to At-large Director of AIA

Arrowstreet is pleased to announce that Senior Associate Emily Grandstaff-Rice, FAIA, has been elected as 2018-2020 At-large Director of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). This role will build upon Emily’s AIA leadership chairing the Equity and Future of Architecture Committee, Equity in Architecture Commission, Continuing Education Committee and serving as a member of the Culture Collective and Young Architects…

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