Examples of detail drawings gone WILD! [Monday Minute]

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January 10, 2021 edition of the AIBD’s Monday Minute weekly newsletter.
Examples of detail drawings gone WILD!
A well-detailed set of construction drawings may help everyone involved avoid errors in the field, construction defects, and possibly lawsuits.


For those reasons, our High-Performance Homes Team has been working these past six months to build a library of standard construction details.

These details are available to ALL AIBD members as a membership benefit.

But they are only available to AIBD members.

Show me how to get my designs out the door faster with design details!
Why every 3D designer/architect should embrace the Web 3.0 movement to adopt a new business logic and benefit from the creator economy in the metaverse
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LANDS sales making headlines with multi-million dollar price tags. 

Celebrities and brands are scrambling to establish virtual domains to host events, extend their businesses, and they need 3D designers/Architects to make that virtual world happen.

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Meet our newest CPBDs!
Help us congratulate our latest achievers.
  • Jason Thomas Williams, CPBD #44-808, from Leander, TX (12/30)
  • Luciana Corwin, CPBD #44-807, from Pflugerville, TX (12/23)
  • Eric Richmond, CPBD #48-726, from Langley, WA (11/25)
  • Robert Nedd, CPBD #44-806, from Conroe, TX (11/23)
Follow our progress (July to June).
  • 16 (So Far!) We are on pace to have 32 in June.
  • 47 in 2020/2021 (the record)
  • 46 in 2019/2020
  • 44 in 2018/2019
Become a CPBD.
It’s a testament to your expertise—like a badge of honor. It demonstrates to clients and employers that you are experienced and committed to following best practices and standards.


Want help scheduling your exam?
Watch this short video by ProctorU or Email us, certification@AIBD.org.

Already a CPBD? Know your status.
CLICK HERE, search by name, CPBD#, state, or zip code, and make sure you’re current. 

  • William Hatfield, Associate Member from FL
  • Daniel J. Aponte, Professional Member from FL
  • Christopher Thomas Jonsson, Professional Member from OR
  • Robert Haxton, Professional Member from OR
  • Matt Biswell, Professional Member from OK
  • Anfernee Ellis, Student Member from NC
Compass Club Report
(July 1, 2021, through today)
Total Score = 49 points, we’re on pace to reach 98 by June 30th.
Last Year’s Score = 93 points
The Record = 154 pts (2018/2019)


Welcome to our new Compass Club members 

  • Brian Smith (TX) recruited a Professional member in December
  • Dinesh Shah (TX) recruited a Professional member in November
  • Jason Orlowski (TX) recruited a Professional member in September.
  • Roya Azimzadeh (MO) recruited a Student member in August.
  • Geoffrey S Jones (OK) recruited a Professional member in August.
  • Steve Smith (TX) recruited a Professional member in August.
  • Casey Thompson (NC) recruited a Professional member in July.
  • Ron Globke (OH) recruited a Professional member in July. 
This Week’s Movers and Shakers.
Although we recruited new members this week, none of them reported having been referred by another member. 😢 


Does Reality “Design” TV Constipate You? A touch Crampy?
Us too!  


Announcing the birth of ANTI-REALITY-TV! 

Finally, a program produced by Designers to reveal the REALITY of Design & construction. 

It’s time to pull back the curtain to let the Homeowner see Oz.  

Watch our Intro and give us your thoughts. 

Take a Look
Upcoming chapter meetings (and more).
January 14Coffee With Bernie, join AIBD President Bernie Kern for an open-space discussion.


Be informed about all AIBD events and those hosted by our industry partners at AIBD.org/events.

Unleash the Power of BIM in Your Project Designs
LotSpec brings automation to the process of creating lot specific documents used for permitting and construction and includes a powerful set of tools for building master plan documentation used for bidding and approval processes.


Training and Education
Weber State Seeks Industry Partners
We are excited to announce the kick-off of the registration process for the annual Design-Build Day at Weber State University.
Their Construction Management, Facilities Management, Architecture, and Interior Design students interact with industry partners to find internships and job opportunities. They also invite 1000+ concurrent enrollment high school and technical college students from Northern Utah. This is the premier career fair event in Northern Utah, as all attendees will be taking courses relating to the construction industry.
Event Timing: Friday April 1, 2022 8:00AM – 1:30 PM
Event Address: 2750 University Park Blvd Layton, Utah 84041
Watch this video to catch a glimpse of what the 2019 event looked like (Watch for AIBD president Bernie Kern at 0:2:28). The only difference is that the career fair will be happening in the parking lot in 2022, and there will be 15-minute breakout sessions for industry/education partners to present to students in the ballrooms.
The funding collected to participate in this event will be used to fund scholarships and to pay for the food trucks that we will have on-site for everyone to enjoy.
Jeremy Farner DBIA Assoc., CPBD, LEED GA, NAHB CGP, ACU, RCU


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