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Special Section: Palm Springs Modernism Week


Palm Springs Architectural “What Ifs” on Display

For a West Coast desert resort city that seems perennially preserved in mid-century Modernist quirk and character, Palm Springs’ architectural history could have taken it in very different directions, like this Frank Lloyd Wright design.

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Something to Laugh At: Charles Phoenix on Mid-Century Modernist Preservation

The unsung icons of California mid-century Modernist design (neon lights, dingbat apartments, all things Googie) have long, nostalgic lives in our memories, but not within the established community of architecture and design tastemakers. Author and lecturer Charles Phoenix is one voice singing the praises of this Southern California landscape of mundane peculiarity.

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Stories of Quiet Elegance: Hugh Kaptur, AIA

A new film and exhibition are shining a light on this influential Palm Springs architect.

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Honors and Awards

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Paul Bockhorst, Hon. AIA S. Richard Fedrizzi, Hon. AIA Walter J. Humann, Hon. AIA
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What Reforming the Federal Tax Code Could Mean for Architects

A tax reform proposal by the chairman of the House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee could have a significant impact on architecture firms. The plan, which is unlikely to become law anytime soon, lowers overall rates while cutting back on tax incentives, like the historic preservation tax credit.

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» Eight AIA Members Declare Candidacy for Elective Office: Deadline is April 25


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AIA Names 10 Honorary Members

Honorary membership is one of the highest honors that the AIA presents to an individual outside the architectural profession.

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Affordable Care Act Offers Insurance Flexibility for Small Firms

By offering employees subsidies to purchase insurance, the Affordable Care Act gives employers, like architects, more options on how to compensate their staff with money previously earmarked for health insurance.

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Renovation and Reuse Featured in Indiana Awards

Architecture offers beloved buildings a second chance in this year’s AIA Indiana Awards.

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Belzberg Architects, The Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust

2014 Recipient, Institute Honor Awards for Architecture.

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» RIBA Awards Joseph Rykwert 2014 Royal Gold Medal
» GSA Historic Building Film Series: Victor Lundy: Sculptor of Space


» New York Times:
A Translator of Blueprints
» Huffington Post:
10 Unfinished Buildings To Get You Excited About Architecture In 2014
» Atlantic Cities:
The Fascinating History of New York and Boston’s Race to Build a Subway

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