Resources and Website Links

Documents and Updates

This section contains documents and news items of interest to AIA members and related building industry professionals.


Code of Ethics and Bylaws
AIA Contract Documents

Sustainability/Energy Efficiency

Deep Energy Retrofits


Mid-20th Century Architecture in NH: 1945-1975, by Lisa Mausolf for NH Employment Security
Requests for Proposals & Requests for Qualifications
Use of AIA Logo By AIA Members

Northern New England AIA COTE Leadership Summit

Video of the June 2015 NNE AIA COTE Leadership Summit, directed and edited by Conrad Dundorf and produced by John Hession
White paper from the event

Building Codes

NH State Building Code
FAQ About the Accessibility Requirements when Designing and Construction Multi-family Housing

Informational Bulletin on the Electronic Monitoring of Portable Fire Extinguishers

Amendment to the NH State Building Code Effective Feb. 1
Amendment to NH State Fire Code Impacts New Construction after Dec. 22, 2011

Repeal of NH Amendments to IBC Chapter 5
State Building Code Updates
2012 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC)
NH Energy Code
Greening the Codes
ADA Information and Technical Assistance
RSA 155-A
State Fire Code


Professional links

Websites of interest to members and related building industry professionals. If you know of a website you think should be posted here, please let us know by emailing Thank you.

Professional Development & Practice

AIA National
AIA Trust

Boston Society of Architects

AIA New England

NH State Building Code
Building Code Review Board

Design Intelligence
International Code Council

National Fire Protection Association


NH Qualifications-Based Selection

NH Joint Board of Licensure and Certification

NH Office of Energy and Planning

NH State Legislation

Women In Design Network

Environment/Sustainability/Smart Growth

2030 Palette: A network of interconnected actions for the planning and design of sustainable and resilient built environments.
Materials Matter: because your health, our health, the planet's health depend on it.

EPA's Target Finder Calculator

AIA Sustainability: A Resource for Practitioners
AIA Committee on the Environment

Architecture 2030

Sustainable Performance Institute
US Green Building Council
SustAIAnability2030 Toolkit

Active Living by Design: Increasing Physical Activity and Healthy Eating through Community Design
EPA Information on Smart Growth
Building Resource Information Knowledgebase (BRIK)

Design Issues

Bird-friendly Building Design
Ways to keep pests out of buildings by design

A Pattern Language

McDonough Braungart Design Chemistry/Cradle to Cradle 
Structure of Pattern Languages

Pattern Language for Sustainable Communities


Reports and articles by James Garvin, Hon. AIANH, NH State Architectural Historian, 1987-2011

Careers in Architecture

AIA & AIAS Architectural Careers 
Architecture Careers

Other Associations of Interest

American Council of Engineering Companies
American Society of Interior Designers

American Society of Landscape Architects

Associated General Contractors/NH

Brick Industry of Amercia
Plan NH

NH Preservation Alliance

NH Furniture Masters

National Concrete Masonry Association
Society of Design Administration

Technical Issues/Products

The Gypsum Association
CADD/GIS Technology Center