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September 23, 2016
Architects and disaster preparedness
As towns and cities brace for increasingly frequent disasters, communities need architect-led strategies more than ever. And architects need to make their voices heard. In this conversation with the executive director of AIA Baton Rouge and the chair of the AIA's Disaster Assistance Committee, we examine how architects can best find their place as community champions.
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Habitat III in Quito, Ecuador
The acting chief resilience officer for the City of Tulsa—and member of the AIA's delegation to Habitat III in Quito, Ecuador—explains why architects need to use high-profile events like this upcoming international conference to kickstart much-needed progress on urban problems like poverty.
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AIA Economics
2016 Firm Survey
According to the AIA's biennial Firm Survey Report, firms have not only mostly recovered from the Great Recession but are reinvesting in themselves and focusing on adding services and rebuilding firm culture.
Home Design Trends Survey
The AIA Home Design Trends Survey for Q2 of 2016 is now available; this interactive report identifies emerging trends in home features, along with residential business conditions.
ABI
Billings at architecture firms continue to demonstrate their volatility, dipping below the 50 threshold in August after six straight months of growth.
Architectural Adventures
Featured Stories
I Look Up Film Challenge
This is your final chance to cast your ballot for the I Look Up Film Challenge's People's Choice Award! Choose your favorite short film from eight categories; voting ends on October 3.
Seven steps for architects to improve communities
The chair of a community outreach committee in Austin, Texas, explains how to build relationships and bring design assistance to your city.
The Drive Toward Healthier Buildings 2016
Architects may underestimate the importance of healthy buildings to owners, according to a new report from Dodge Data & Analytics.
Ten of the most popular AIAU courses
AIAU is celebrating its second anniversary! To commemorate the occasion, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 courses since our debut; we’re also offering a 20 percent discount as a gift from us to you.
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