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May 18, 2019
DAVID CHASE TO SPEAK MAY 23 AT AIA PALM BEACH EVENT 

(WEST PALM BEACH, FL) – David Erik Chase, AIA will be speaking on the topic “Architect’s Standard of Care,” Thursday, May 23, 2019 at SOPEMA, 2900 Center Point Circle, Pompano Beach, FL, an AIA Palm Beach event. For more information, contact director@aiapalmbeach.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 23, 2019
ENRIQUE NORTEN TO SPEAK MAY 11 AT DESIGN PALM BEACH 

International Architect Enrique Norten, Hon. FAIA

(PALM BEACH, FL) – Bruce Retzch, AIA, Chair of DESIGN PALM BEACH, announces that World-famous Architect Enrique Norten, Hon. FAIA, designer of the currently under construction condominium building at 2000 South Ocean Blvd. in Hallandale Beach, will be an AIA Palm Beach Chapter guest lecturer Saturday, May 11, 2019, at the Hilton West Palm Beach, 600 Okeechobee Blvd., at 2:00 pm, with a wine and cheese reception following at 3:00 pm.

“It is indeed an honor and a privilege for our AIA Palm Beach Foundation for Architecture to be a Gold Sponsor hosting Mr. Norten, who has impacted the world with his creative genius and dedication to design,” said Foundation President David Erik Chase.

Mr. Norten’s career spans over 30 years. In addition to receiving the “Legacy Award” from the Smithsonian Institution in 2007 for his contribution to the arts and culture in the U.S., he also was awarded the “Excellence in Architecture and Design Award” by PODER – Boston Consulting Group Business Awards in 2008.

a Master of Architecture from Cornell University, Mr. Norten is the Elliot Noyes Visiting Design Critic at Harvard University, and has been a visiting professor at Cornell, Parsons School of Design, Pratt Institute, Yale School of Architecture, and Columbia University, among others. In 1986 he founded TEN Arquitectos in Mexico City, initiating a lifelong commitment to architecture and design.

For more information go to https://aiapb.memberclicks.net/events-calendar.

New contemporary condominium building designed by Enrique Norten, under construction at 2000 S. Ocean Blvd., Hallandale Beach, FL.

January 28, 2019
PALM BEACH ARCHITECTURAL CENTER ON TRACK FOR DEVELOPMENT 

Trustees (left to right): JESS SOWARDS, AIA, Past President, AIA Palm Beach; DAVID ERIK CHASE, AIA, President, AIA Palm Beach Foundation for Architecture, Inc.; VICKI SODERLUND, AIA, Past President, AIA Palm Beach; TIERY BOYKIN, AIA, President, AIA Palm Beach; and CYNTHIA SPRAY, AIA, Past President, AIA Palm Beach

On December 19, 2018, the AIA Palm Beach Foundation for Architecture, Inc. held its first annual meeting at the Palm Beach Yacht Club.  In attendance were the six trustees:  David E. Chase, AIA, Foundation President; Tiery Boykin, AIA, President, AIA Palm Beach; Jess Sowards, AIA, Past President, AIA Palm Beach; Vicki Soderlund, AIA, Past President, AIA Palm Beach; and Cynthia Spray, AIA, Past President, AIA Palm Beach. The 2018 first-year accomplishments were highlighted by awarding three architectural student scholarships and the formation of a “Legacy 2022 Committee,” co-chaired by AIA Palm Beach Chapter Past Presidents Vicki Soderlund and Cynthia Spray. The committee will work to facilitate a Palm Beach Architectural Center in 2022 to house a multi-purpose building that will serve as both a public resource (hosting art/architecture/sculpture/etc. events, exhibitions, and lectures) as well as a permanent venue for AIA Palm Beach Chapter and Foundation meetings and events.

June 11, 2018
DAVID ERIK CHASE AIA PALM BEACH TALK GOES INTO OVERTIME

(W. Palm Beach, FL – June 9, 2018) — David Erik Chase, AIA, President of Chase A+EP, pc, presented the topic, “Why Are Architects Targets of Opportunity?” to AIA Palm Beach’s Small Firms Roundtable on June 9, 2018 in City Place, West Palm Beach, FL.  In his discussion, Mr. Chase identified threats and practice management tools which can be used to minimize liability in the all too frequently encountered architectural forensic practice risks that architects engage in their professional endeavors.

A licensed architect for more than 50 years in 21 states, Florida Supreme Court Qualified Arbitrator, Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Civil Mediator, and Architectural Expert Witness, with more than 80 representations, engaged in the attendee discussions at the end of his presentation, doubling the length of time dedicated to his scheduled appearance.

To learn more about Mr. Chase’s opinions and insights, refer to his blog at: http://chasearchitect-aep.com/blog/. For more information about David Erik Chase, AIA, or to schedule an appearance, go to: http://chasearchitect-aep.com/contact/.

March 1, 2017
AIA FLORIDA SELECTS DAVID ERIK CHASE 
FOR 2016 CITIZEN ARCHITECT AWARD

Joyce Owens, AIA, RIBA, President, AIA Florida presents David Erik Chase, AIA, with the 2016 Citizen Architect Award.

(PALM BEACH, FL) – AIA Florida recently announced its recipients of the 2016 AIA Florida Citizen Architect award, and named David E. Chase of West Palm Beach, Florida as one of six Florida architects to be honored.  AIA Florida “recognizes those who have contributed to their communities through service on not-for-profit boards, governmental offices or boards, design charrettes or any other effort that demonstrates the leadership of the architect as a citizen in the community.”

Licensed to practice architecture in 21 states, Mr. Chase is an experienced construction forensic expert witness, mediator, and arbitrator with over 60 case assignments. He has been responsible for approximately $1 billion of constructed projects as designer, interior designer, specifier, project manager, architect-of-record and / or principal-in-charge.

In addition to being a member of more than a dozen professional organizations, he has served on numerous boards of directors, and currently serves as a member of the Palm Beach County Building Code Advisory Board. His years of public service played an integral role in being selected by AIA Florida as a 2016 Citizen Architect. “…AIA Florida is actively seeking to identify and recognize those members who in their daily lives are playing an important part in shaping the world through their leadership.”

For more information about David E. Chase click here.