Raymond “Skipper” Post, FAIA, elected Chancellor of the College of Fellows (AIA)

Raymond “Skipper” Post, FAIA, was inaugurated as the 56th Chancellor of the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). His inauguration was held at the historic Octagon House and the Institute’s headquarters on December 7, 2017, in Washington, D.C. The members of the College of Fellows elected Post to serve as Chancellor, citing his leadership and outstanding contributions to the architecture profession, the AIA and his community. Post has held a range of leadership positions at the AIA. Through the years he … Continue reading Raymond “Skipper” Post, FAIA, elected Chancellor of the College of Fellows (AIA)

Angelle Lavergne Terry, AIA

Angelle Lavergne Terry earned her Bachelor of Architecure from Louisiana State University in 2009. She was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, but moved to Baton Rouge in elementary school and proudly considers it home. Angelle is a Project Architect at WHLC Architecture, and enjoys any opportunity to be involved in the Baton Rouge community to make it a better place. Why did you choose architecture as a profession? I chose Architecture as a profession because I saw it as a unique opportunity to combine problem … Continue reading Angelle Lavergne Terry, AIA


We’ve been getting a lot of questions lately regarding the status of the code adoptions scheduled for July 1 of this year, here’s an update on the current status.  Please let your membership know that at this time, the NFPA codes have already been adopted for July 1 implementation.  They are published in the May Issue of the Louisiana Register, see pages 968 – 972 in the May edition here for a complete listing:  http://www.doa.la.gov/Pages/osr/reg/regs2017.aspx  . .. The attached memo was distributed and placed on … Continue reading GET INFORMED – 2017 CODE ADOPTIONS – July 1, 2017

Louisiana State Licensing Advisory Vacancy

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT  for LOUISIANA STATE LICENSING ADVISOR April 26, 2017 – The Louisiana State Board of Architectural Examiners is seeking an individual willing to volunteer his or her time and talents to serve Louisiana’s architectural profession as the State Licensing Advisor.  This state program is part of a national program of NCARB and AIA. The State Licensing Advisor is appointed by the Louisiana State Board of Architectural Examiners, from nominations and applications received from individuals or AIA components, for a term established by the Board. … Continue reading Louisiana State Licensing Advisory Vacancy

AIA LA & Gulf States Region receive Component Excellence Award at Grassroots 2017

In 2012, a group of passionate young leaders wanted to create a learning experience that would touch the lives and careers of members in our very spread-out region.  They did the planning, found the speakers, developed both the program and the budget, and held the first EP Symposium in Memphis.  The experience was successful, gained recognition and grew. Our 2014 young leaders created another successful event in New Orleans which drew even more emerging professionals, and we began sharing our vision with other AIA EP … Continue reading AIA LA & Gulf States Region receive Component Excellence Award at Grassroots 2017

Alyce Howe, AIA

Enthusiastic, energetic and eager to learn, Alyce Howe officially entered the Baton Rouge Architecture scene in the spring of 2014. After receiving a B.A. in French and Studio Art from Millsaps College, three years of work experience and thirst for a more creative professional outlet, Alyce chose to make a career change and enrolled in LSU’s School of Architecture. After receiving her Master of Architecture in 2014, Alyce decided to remain in her hometown of Baton Rouge and joined the team at Bani, Carville & … Continue reading Alyce Howe, AIA

Kyle R. Smith, AIA

Kyle Smith has been an architect in Baton Rouge for over 14 years and currently practices with Holden Architects. After earning his Bachelors of Science degree in Architectural Engineering Technology in 2000 from the University of Southern Mississippi, Kyle earned his Bachelors of Architecture degree from Louisiana Tech University in 2002. He went on to work for award winning local firms as project manager for numerous multi-million dollar projects. His resume includes managing projects such as the new LSU Foundation Office Building, LSU Student Union … Continue reading Kyle R. Smith, AIA

#GiveBR Day

Mark your calendars for November 29, 2016 – LAF is participating in #GiveBR Day! Starting at midnight on November 29th, generous supporters like you can join the Louisiana Architectural Foundation as we take part in the first Greater Baton Rouge regional giving day for nonprofits, #GiveBR. All gifts you make to LAF on November 29 will increase our impact throughout the state with our architecture-related programming. This year we brought you the first annual Architecture & Design Film Festival: NOLA, Architecture & Ales, Climate Conversations, … Continue reading #GiveBR Day