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September 15, 2017
Infrastructure statement
The American Institute of Architects asserts that, whether they live in big cities or small towns, Americans have the right to quality schools, hospitals, and libraries—all the infrastructure that shelters, protects, and uplifts our communities. The infrastructure we design today must be worthy of passing down to our children tomorrow.
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Disaster Assistance Program
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma may have departed, but they've left behind millions of dollars in mayhem. Fortunately, architects in both areas of the country are either on standby or already hard at work on building safety assessments.
Find out how you can help >
Read our interview with the executive director of AIA Houston >
Discover why Good Samaritan laws are critical to disaster recovery >
Download the AIA Disaster Assistance Handbook >
I Look Up Film Challenge
More than 80 short films were submitted to this year's challenge, and 60 qualify to win the People’s Choice Award. Each film shines a light on the projects and architects who are helping to change communities for the better—a blueprint for better. Watch, vote, and share your favorite film.
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Home Design Trends Survey
The AIA Home Design Trends Survey for Q2 of 2017 is now available; this interactive report identifies emerging trends in home features, along with residential business conditions.
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Member benefit spotlight

All AIA members receive a subscription to ARCHITECT Magazine, where the AIA Architect section covers industry trends in longform and profiles exceptional architects who are bringing the profession to new heights.

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Featured Stories
EPs craft your career
Emerging professionals need to be mindful of the steps they take in their career, and the skills they choose to improve upon. In this competitive industry, developing your non-design skills can help you craft the best possible career.
Architects and innovation
Through research and feedback from peers, the AIA Strategic Council’s Innovative Business Models Working Group has been working to further innovation and question the assumption that architects "dismiss new ideas."
K-12 Scan
Stuart L. Coppedge, AIA, the 2016-2017 Treasurer and chair of the K-12 Working Group, provides an update on the Institute's K-12 initiatives and presents new research into architecture and design education programs across the country.
Andersen Windows
As the indoor-outdoor lifestyle becomes less of a trend and more of an architectural movement, AIA partner Andersen Windows provides solutions that meld the two and open up new design opportunities.
Commercial restrooms
The centerpiece of a commercial restroom is the hand-washing system; choosing a system from AIA partner Zurn Industries means seamless integration and installation that allows you to focus on design.
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