Community Mission

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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You can join any of our communities of interest by logging into your member profile and scrolling down to “Communities of Interest” and click to join.”

Organization Structure

Vice Chair for Collaboration with AIA: Ed Gauvreau, FAIA

Vice Chair for Professional Education Programs: Jose Matute, AIA  

Vice Chair for Communication: Laura Lavelle, AIA

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

Education Opportunities

When: Wednesday, February 12, 2020  from 1200 – 1315 Eastern
Topic: "Container Architecture"
Speaker: Stephen Wakeman and Derrick Steltzer
Agenda: SAME APC Next Quarterly Call - 12 February, 2020  

Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.

Dial In: United States: +1 (571) 317-3129
Access Code: 921-502-013

Stay Engaged

NEW: 2020 Design Awards Program

Please submit your nominations by Friday, February 21, 2020

National Awards wil be presented at 2020 JETC


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“I love to serve the Society with my fellow SAME architects for such a good cause and along the way develop a strong bond both professionally and personally with these people. I can truly call them my friends.”

-J.J. Tang, FAIA, F.SAME, Chair, SAME Architectural Practice Committee 2013-2016