Las Vegas, Nevada – The Las Vegas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects announced today that architect Dwayne Eshenbaugh, AIA has been installed as the 2019 AIA Las Vegas President. Mr. Eshenbaugh was installed at the chapter’s annual business and design awards gala in December 2018.
As AIA Las Vegas President, Dwayne will lead efforts to engage membership, UNLV School of Architecture students and the community in a program to better understand affordable housing and homelessness in our city. Blueprint for Better: Explorations into Affordable Housing and Homelessness will begin with a panel discussion at the chapters’ January meeting. Three more meetings, throughout the year, will focus on best practices in affordable housing, a design charrette to study two vacant City of Las Vegas parcels and then a final presentation, in October to present affordable housing design solutions on the City of Las Vegas parcels.
Dwayne Eshenbaugh, AIA has been a resident of Las Vegas for thirty-five years and AIA member for twenty-five years and is well-known and respected in our community. His firm, NOVUS Architecture is located in downtown Las Vegas where he has also been involved in non-profit projects around the valley. He is currently designing interior improvements for The Shade Tree, valued at over $1.5M in conjunction with Wynn Las Vegas.
About AIA Las Vegas The AIA is the voice of the architectural profession and a resource for its members in service to society. The local AIA Las Vegas Chapter was established in 1956 currently has more than 450 architects, associates, emeritus and allied members.