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Business Conditions at Architecture Firms Continue to Improve

For the first time since the Great Recession began, all regions of the country report increased billings.

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Going Global: Solar Decathlon Extends Reach to Europe and Asia

Some 7,000 students from 70 schools across three continents are expected to participate in the Solar Decathlon over the next two years.

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AIA Potomac Valley Awards Refresh Contemporary Modernism

Empowered by adventurous and sophisticated non-profit clients, the architects of AIA Potomac Valley near Washington, D.C., are delivering a fresh, renewed breath of contemporary architecture to the nation’s capital.

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Harvey Gantt, FAIA: Architecture, Politics, and Building Community

The 2012 Democratic National Convention introduced this citizen architect and former mayor of Charlotte to a national audience, where he stumped for a former campaign volunteer, Barack Obama.

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Form, Function, Force Multiplier: Design for the Common Good

In case you missed it, see how architects everywhere are making design work for everyone at a multitude of scales, from single building products to entire cities, in the Nov. 16 issue of AIArchitect.

Architecture for People, by Robert Ivy, FAIA >

Public Interest Design Institute Asks, ‘Who do Architects Work For?’ >

Video: San Angelo’s Second Act—The Story of an AIA R/UDAT >

Interactive Graphic: Anderson Anderson Architecture’s Alluvial Sponge Combs >


Koning Eizenberg Architecture: Children’s Institute, Inc. Otis Booth Campus

2012 recipient of an AIA Honor Award for Interior Architecture.

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AIA Code of Ethics Now Requires Members to Assist in Internship Documentation

Working with the National Associates Committee and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, the AIA’s Code of Ethics ensures that emerging professionals’ IDP time is properly acknowledged and documented.

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News and Resources

Career Center | Featured Jobs |
Navigating the Economy
RFQ: Mayors’ Institute on City Design University Partnerships
RFP: Louisville, Colo., Historic Grain Elevator
Competition: AIA Flint Flat Lot
Competition: Architectural League of New York’s Folly 2013


Advocacy: How the Affordable Care Act Will Affect You and Your Practice—Webinar Dec. 6
AIA KnowledgeNet: Complete Your KnowledgeNet Profile by Dec. 12 and Win an iPad
Renew Your 2013 AIA Membership Today
AIA Minnesota: Videotect Returns
Read AIA Arizona’s Oct. 2012 Journal Forum
AIA 2030 Commitment Case Studies: Lessons from Participating Firms
COTE Top 10 Project Submissions Due Jan. 25
The AIA at the Pan American Congress of Architects: Building Global Connections
Submit Your Work by Feb. 6 for AIA Diversity Recognition Program Honors
8 Architecture Firms Selected for IDP Outstanding Firm Awards
Weigh in on Proposed NAAB Changes: Maximum Terms of Accreditation Increased to 8 Years
Comment on the National Capital Planning Commission’s New Urban Design Plans for Washington, D.C.
Attend AIAS Forum, Dec. 29-Jan. 1, in Savannah, Ga.
Atlantic Cities:
Why Mayors Should Run the Department of Transportation
New York Times:
Vetoing Business as Usual After the Storm
Washington Post:
Finding and working with an architect
2013 Top 10 Green Products
Washington Post:
Pioneering the granny pod: Fairfax County family adapts to high-tech dwelling that could change elder care

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Link to Architecture for People, by Robert Ivy, FAIA Link to Public Interest Design Institute Asks, 'Who do Architects Work For?' Link to nteractive Graphic: Anderson Anderson Architecture's Alluvial Sponge Combs Link to video: San Angelo's Second Act--The Story of an AIA R/UDAT