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Doyle Proclaims "Wisconsin Architecture Week" April 9-14, 2007

ProclamationsMadison (April 5, 2007) — Governor Jim Doyle has proclaimed April 9-14, 2007 , as “Wisconsin Architecture Week.” This corresponds to the National Architecture Week celebration honoring the 150th Anniversary of The American Institute of Architects (AIA).

The Governor's proclamation congratulates the AIA and its 80,000 members for their contributions. It also recognizes the architecture profession in Wisconsin for its vigilant “stewardship of our great architectural and historic treasures” and “commitment to building healthy, safe, livable and sustainable communities that enrich the lives of people in every walk of life.”

The proclamation calls “upon the people of Wisconsin and all government agencies” to observe Wisconsin Architecture Week “with appropriate ceremonies and activities paying tribute to the Architects of Wisconsin.”

Similar Architecture Week proclamations also have been approved by the mayors of Madison, Milwaukee and Racine.

Events are planned throughout the United States to celebrate the week. Please visit www.aiaw.org and select Calendar of Events for a schedule and details of the events in Wisconsin hosted by AIA Wisconsin and local AIA Chapters.

About AIA Wisconsin

Founded in 1857, The American Institute of Architects is celebrating its 150 th anniversary. Through education, government advocacy, community development and public outreach activities, the AIA and its 80,000 members work to achieve a more humane built environment and a higher standard of professionalism. AIA Wisconsin, the state society of the AIA, represents 1,500 members in private practice, business, industry, education and government.

Media Contacts

William Babcock, Hon, AIA,
(608) 257-8477

Brenda Taylor
(608) 257-8477

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