The mission of the Architectural Practice Committee is to promote architectural practice within SAME, broaden the organization’s exposure in the architectural community, and recruit more architects, along with expanding networking and mentoring opportunities.

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Committee Chair

Col. Paula Loomis, FAIA, F.SAME, USAF (Ret.)

Deputy, Office of Civil Engineering (CG-43)
Headquarters US Coast Guard
(202) 475-5556

Education Opportunities

APC Quarterly Call
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2018 JETC - May 23 

10:45 AM - 11:45 AM - Room: 3501 C
Architectural Practice Committee Meeting & Presentation-1PDH 
Practice of Architecture: Urbahn Medal Recipient Lecture - Speaker: Dr. James Pocock, USAF Academy, Dept. of Civil & Env. Engrg. 
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM  Room 3501 C
Innovative Pavement Repair Reduces Costs, Maintains Readiness-1PDH, 1 AIA LU

2018 JETC - May 24
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Room 3501 C
Future Strategic Directions in Facility Design & Construction-1PDH, 1 AIA LU | HSW 
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Room 3501 C
A-E Challenges in Design-Build Contracts-1PDH, 1 AIA LU  
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM Room 3501 C
Common Errors in Building Flood Design-1PDH, 1 AIA LU | HSW
4:15 PM - 5:15 PM Room 3501 C
Informing Design with Reality Capture/ Terrestrial Lidar-1PDH,1 AIA LU

2018 JETC - May 25
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Room 3501 C
Design for Cyber and National Security-1PDH,1 AIA LU | HSW
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Room 3501 C
New Weapons System Beddown Successes and Challenges-1PDH,1 AIA LU
1:45 PM - 2:45 PM Room 3501 C
Life Safety Compliance on Military Renovation Projects-1PDH,1 AIA LU | HSW


Organization Structure

Vice Chair for Collaboration with AIA: Paula Loomis, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, PMP

Vice Chair for Professional Education Programs: Rad Delaney, AIA, FSAME

Vice Chair for Communication: David A. Packard, R.A., PMP, USACE

Vice Chair for Coordinating Among SAME Local Posts: Homer Guy, AIA, FSAME


Stay Engaged

To kick-off the Urbahn Medal Summit initiatives, the AIA (American Institute of Architects) featured the first SAME Urbahn medal recipient, Harold Adams, FAIA. View the article here!

Harold Adams, FAIA