LeFrak Center at Lakeside Prospect Park

Architect: Vinci Hamp Architects | Photo Credit: © Tom Rossiter; Bill Zbaren

AIA Convention

AIA Convention 2015 is in full swing, and our Convention Daily issues are here to provide all the news from Atlanta.

Housing Awards

2015 Honors & Awards

AIA Housing Awards for Architecture

Established to emphasize the importance of sanctuaries for the human spirit, the 2015 AIA Housing Awards for Architecture honor exemplary custom residences, multifamily homes and specialized housing, including 160 Massachusetts Avenue Tower in Boston.

Stephen Ayers


Leader of the Preservation World

By Steve Cimino

In celebration of National Architecture Week, the person in charge of 17.4 million square feet of historic government land — Stephen T. Ayers, FAIA, the Architect of the Capitol — shares his thoughts on ongoing restorations, negotiating with Congress, and energy consumption on Capitol Hill.

Jack Portman


Dissecting the Big Peach

By Steve Cimino

With the 2015 AIA Conventon less than a month away, Atlanta-born architect Jack Portman, FAIA, examines the city’s history, its worldwide influence, and what attendees can expect when visiting in May.


AIA Dallas


AIA Dallas Takes Advocacy Efforts to the Streets

By Scott Frank

After spending months cultivating their thoughts on the proposed—and controversial—Trinity Parkway toll road, AIA Dallas executed a tactical masterstroke with the wording and focus of their statement.

Emerging Professionals


Emerging Designs

By Steve Cimino

A yearly Institute exhibit aimed at emerging professionals offers much-needed exposure, and a creative outlet, for young architects.

Knowledge Communities Workshops


Prep for Convention and Garner Knowledge

These workshops, held the day before the 2015 AIA Convention, will provide detailed insight on topics such as housing design and public architecture.



Feedback Always Welcome

By Carolyn Snowbarger

A new tool from the AIA CES program will allow members who attended an educational session to provide star ratings and an evaluation.


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