One part of the orders that is often built out of order. [Monday Minute]

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December 12, 2022 edition of the AIBD’s Monday Minute weekly newsletter.
One part of the orders that is often built out of order.
Located across the street from one of my favorite burger joints is a building that always catches my attention.


The way the columns and entablatures are laid out is quirky.

But, the ability to see their interaction got my attention.

Check it out here
Meet our newest CPBDs!
Help us congratulate our latest achievers.
  • Brian Hendrix, CPBD #29-106, from Carson City, NV (11/29)
  • Kara Desaro, CPBD #03-138, from Prescott Valley, AZ (11/29)
  • Reginald Shropshire, CPBD #04-107, from Little Rock, AR (11/21)
  • Dallas Massey, CPBD #41-116, from Columbia, SC (11/3)
If it’s your goal to be certified in 2022, you have 19 more days. So far there have been…
  • 17 new CPBDs in 2022/2023 (Pace = 38 by June 30, 2023)
  • 33 in 2021/2022
  • 47 in 2020/2021 (the record)
  • 46 in 2019/2020 & 44 in 2018/2019
You can pass the exam. Let us help you. Start by taking the Sample Test.
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Contact Us: 704.528.7136

Welcome our new members and those rejoining us!
  • David Elliot Murray, Student Member from FL
Compass Club Report
Help us welcome, and thank our newest Compass Club members.
  • Jason Aselin (NH) recruited a Professional member in October.
  • Elias Rodriquez (TX) recruited an Associate member in October.
  • Javier Gonzalez (TX) recruited a Professional member in October.
  • Hunter Godfrey (TN) recruited a Professional member in September.
  • Beatriz Castro (TX) recruited a Professional member in August (And with it reached the 2500 Compass Club point plateau)
  • Heather Baldwin (OH) recruited a Professional member in August.
  • Angel Silva (TX) recruited one new Professional Member in July.
The total points this Fiscal Year (July to June).
  • Total Score = 51 points. (Our pace = 122 by June 2023)
  • Last Year’s Score = 120 pts. (2021/2022)
  • The Record = 154 pts. (2018/2019)
Upcoming chapter meetings (and more).
  • December 15 – Discover the Great Game of Business – 11:00 am to 12:30 pm EST. Attendance is free.
  • December 15 – AIBD, Charlotte Metro – 3:00 to 4:30 pm EST – Virtual, on Hopin.
  • December 16 – AIBD, Central Colorado & Denver Metro – 12:30 to 2:00 pm EST – Virtual, on Hopin.
  • January 4 – AIBD Board of Directors monthly meeting. Contact President Benjamin Tabolt to make arrangements to attend.
  • January 13 – Coffee With Bernie, Virtual, 8:00 am MST
  • January 31 – AIBD Pizza Party – 6:00 to 8:00 pm MST – Naked City Pizza, 4608 Paradise Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169
  • January 31 to February 2 – Design & Construction Week – Visit the AIBD exhibit booth to recharge, and catch up.
  • March 3 & 4 – D&B North Myrtle Beach (Hybrid) – Ocean Drive Beach & Golf Resort, North Myrtle Beach, SC.
All AIBD events (and more) can be found at
Training and Education
Hey CPBD! Are you short on CEUs for the year? Get them here:
  • How to design homes and light commercial buildings with componentization in mind.
  • How to set up your architectural design for successful offsite integration, and
  • About componentization opportunities and how you can incorporate them into your design.
  • New exterior siding opportunities for contemporary design styles.
  • How building materials can now play a role in wildfire defense.
  • About security software and practices for protecting your business without spending much time or money.
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Have a triumphant week!

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