The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced that James Hardie Building Products has agreed to become an Innovation Partner of the AIA. The relationship provides support to AIA local chapters and knowledge communities, and creates opportunities for architects to engage with James Hardie on needs and challenges in the residential construction design market.
“We are pleased to have the support of James Hardie as an Innovation Partner in 2017,” says Robert Ivy, FAIA, EVP/Chief Executive Officer of the AIA. “Their knowledge and expertise in the residential construction industry can help us serve architects and advance good design in the built environment.”
“James Hardie and the AIA are a natural partnership. Architects look to the organization for resources to grow their business, and James Hardie has been at the forefront of exterior design,” says Sean Gadd, chief marketing officer at James Hardie. “We’re proud to partner with the AIA, which has been serving architects for more than 160 years.”