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Field House of Dreams

A dematerialized Little League field house is the latest Virginia Tech design/buildLAB project that gives students an opportunity to get their hands dirty.

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AIA New Hampshire Design Awards Harken Back to New England Villages

In many parts of the country, a simple gabled roof, reminiscent of rural villages, barns, and vernacular farm architecture, brings to mind notions of home and tradition, domestic comfort, and a deep-seated sense of belonging; concepts that a great many building types would like to be associated with.

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Accessibility and Outdoor Property Improvements Top List of Popular Home Characteristics

The slowdown in home construction seen over the last several months hasn’t caught up to residential architects.

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The Three Biggest Myths about Federal Building Design

Wise investments in federal building design can save the government money for decades to come, and reaffirm the United States’ unique identity, role in the world, and—most importantly—national values.

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The AIA Trust’s Guide to Architecture Firm Ownership Transitions

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Zappos CEO and Internet Entrepreneur Tony Hsieh will Give Keynote Address

Bestselling author and Internet business magnate Tony Hsieh is an expert on everyday prescriptions for motivating employees and creating productive corporate cultures. His plan to redevelop downtown Las Vegas as a high-tech business and residential district moves his philosophy beyond the workplace and into his community.

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Get Your Tickets to The Party on June 27, at Renzo Piano’s, Hon. FAIA, Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago >

Convention LIVE! Continuing Education from the Convenience of Home >

Convention App, Twitter, Instagram, and More: Stay Connected with Social Media at AIA Convention 2014 >

Win Tickets to The Party, Plane Tickets to the 2015 Convention, or a Dell Tablet: Social Media Contests at #AIACon14 >


Candidates for AIA National Office Address Emerging Professionals’ Questions

All eight candidates for AIA National elected office answer questions on the future of the profession, addressing concerns of the young professionals that will one day lead the AIA.

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The AIA and NCARB Support Licensure Upon Graduation

By integrating examination and internship with education, the AIA and NCARB hope to shorten the length of time it takes to become a licensed architect, while maintaining the integrity of the licensing process. With this new path towards licensure, architects can unify elements of education, experience, and examination that define a professional license, easing the burden on aspiring designers and opening the profession up to more people.

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As architecture firms crawl out of the deepest recession since the Great Depression, those still left standing might find a few unique investment opportunities. Whether selling or merging architecture firms, the AIA Trust can help your firm find the best path forward.

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Anmahian Winton Architects, Community Rowing Boathouse

2014 Institute Honor Award for Architecture.

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» AIA KnowledgeNet: AAH Herman Miller Healthcare Intern Architect Scholarship Applications Due Aug. 8
» Eight AIA Members Declare Candidacy for Elective Office
» Proposed Bylaws Amendments and Resolutions at AIA Convention 2014
» AIA Announces 2014 Small Project Practitioner Awards


» I.M. Pei, FAIA, Honored with UIA Gold Medal
» AIA New York Center for Architecture Exhibit Runs Thru Sept. 6: Civic Space Now
» Spotlight on Design at the National Building Museum: Tod Williams and Billie Tsien Architects on July 24


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Architect Jerrold Ellsworth Lomax Passes Away at Age 87
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After Fire, Students Return to Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s School of Art as Conservation Effort Begins
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RIP Massimo Vignelli: The Iconic Designer Who Shaped a Century
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