Links to Helpful Resources
For your convenience, we have included some resources here that you may find helpful and informative. Please let us know of any other sites you think our readers may find useful.
American Institute of Architects
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) represents the professional interests of the country’s many architects and has been doing so since 1857. The AIA boasts a membership of more than 80,000 licensed architects, emerging professionals and partners. AIA members must adhere to a strict code of conduct, assuring clients and colleagues that each architect is dedicated to the highest standards. This website offers the latest architectural news, highlights, upcoming events, architect finder, AIA initiatives, member services, online newsletters, awards, careers, contract documents, press releases and other resources.
Boston Society of Architects
Established in 1867, the Boston Society of Architects (BSA) is a non-profit organization providing programs and resources that enhance the practice of architecture, as well as the professional and public appreciation of design. Browse through the BSA website to learn more about the organization, membership, design awards programs, news and events, publications, committees and resources, careers, directories, links, and calendar highlights.
The Associated General Contractors of America
The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC), established in 1918, is a full-service national trade association representing more than 32,000 leading firms in the industry, including specialty contractors and general contractors. AGC is the largest and oldest national construction trade association in the country. To find out more, check out the AGC website for hot topics, legislative activity, contracts and construction law, construction markets, programs and events, career development, safety training, newsletters and annual reports.
Occupational Safety & Health Administration
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA for short, is a U.S. government agency charged with ensuring a safe and healthy work environment. OSHA’s mission is to prevent or reduce work-related injuries, illnesses and death. OSHA outlines and enforces strict guidelines for employers to follow to help keep employees’ health and safety a number one priority. Check out this website for information on the latest news, job openings, laws and regulations, facts, events, state and local programs, safety/health topics, statistics and other resources.