Ric. Abramson, AIA, who initiated a California law to Protect Architects’ Copyright
Elected as AIA|CC Representative on American Institute of Architects National Strategic Council

January 22, 2016--The AIA|California Council elected AIA|LA member Ric. Abramson, AIA, for a three-year term to represent the interests of California architects and the profession as a member of the AIA National Strategic Council.

Amongst Abramson’s priorities are “how architects can re-exert greater control over design-related outcomes within the built environment” and “how to adapt to a new public realm created by social media.”

The AIA National Strategic Council is charged with investigating emerging forces influencing the profession and enhancing architect’s leadership roles in making sustainable cities and as a bi-cameral complement and advisor to the AIA National Board of Directors

A recognized advocate for architecture, urban design, small firm practice, affordable housing and the built environment, Abramson’s West Hollywood-based firm Workplays studio*architecture has been active in local and statewide policy affecting the profession.

“Ric has an extraordinary ability to conceive policies that benefit architects, and implement them,” notes AIA|LA Executive Director Nicci Solomons, Hon. AIA. “He’ll be a terrific asset on the national level.”

In addition, to AB 630 a California state bill that resolved key copyright issues impacting architects, as a member of the AIA|LA Board of Directors, Abramson launched the popular Small Firms Workshop series.


Last updated: 22-Jan-2016 05:57 PM
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