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Design Activity Remains Strong in June

More than half of architecture firms would like to be 25 percent larger.

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Consensus Construction Forecast


Residential and Commercial Construction to Pull Economy Ahead, Despite Sluggish Institutional Sector

Forecasters have lowered growth expectations for the rest of this year, but jobs growth, improved corporate earnings, rising consumer confidence, and the easing of lending standards should still bring some positive momentum to the economy.

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Ned Cramer, Editor-in-Chief of Architect Magazine, with Kermit Baker, Hon. AIA, AIA Chief Economist


The Business of Design: Economic Trends for the Third Quarter of 2014

AIA Chief Economist Kermit Baker, Hon. AIA, and Architect Magazine Editor-in-Chief Ned Cramer, Assoc. AIA, look forward to steady economic growth for the building design professions in the months ahead.

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Sky view of Durban, South Africa


Beyond Borders

The AIA is sending a delegation to Durban, South Africa, host of the International Union of Architects World Congress, to collaborate on the future of sustainability, design and health, education, and emerging professionals.

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Nelson Mandela Memorial Design Competition
Institute Honor Awards all for Entries

News and Resources


» Career Center | Featured Jobs | Career Center Pricing Update | View AIArchitect Featured Listing Rates
» RFP: Temple City, Calif., Parks Master Plan
» RFQ: Charlotte Railroad Relocation Analysis
» Competition: Nka Foundation Mud House Design
» Competition: Vision 42


» Advocacy: Meet with Your Congressional Representatives During August Recess
» AIA KnowledgeNet: Big Cities | Big Ideas—COD Fall Conference in London Begins Sept. 7
» AIAPodnet Interview: Meet Russell Davidson, FAIA, 2015 First AIA Vice President / 2016 AIA President
» 5 Winners of AIA Convention 2014 Architectural Graphic Standards Drawing Announced


Union Depot, St. Paul MN


All Rails Converge at St. Paul’s Union Depot

A multimodal transit hub uses materials and landscaping to tell the story of its 90-year history.

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Western Carolina University Health and Human Sciences Building


Higher Education Projects Featured in AIA Virginia Society Awards

Buildings where college students learn, eat, perform, and cheer on their alma mater’s home team are all honored with Virginia’s latest awards.

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WXY architecture + urban design, The East River Blueway Plan

2014 Institute Honor Award for Regional & Urban Design.

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» AIA Selects Annual Jason Pettigrew Memorial ARE Scholarship Recipients
» Join Keynote Speaker Phil Freelon, FAIA, at the 2014 AIA Multicultural Summit, Sept. 12-13, in New Orleans


» Attend the ASLA Annual Meeting and Expo, Nov. 21–24 in Denver
» New APA Study: Investing in Place—Two Generations’ View on the Future of Communities
» AIA to Help Promote NIBS Performance-Based Guide


» Associations Now:
Best Benefit Ever: Badges for Design Pros
» Washington Post:
Famed architect Michael Graves, in a wheelchair, widens his design focus
» New Orleans Times-Picayune:
Eskew + Dumez + Ripple: A year of tragedy and triumph for the New Orleans architects
» Tallahassee Democrat:
Smokey Hollow wins first place in AIA Florida’s People’s Choice awards
» Mediabistro:
Billie Tsien, AIA, and Tod Williams, FAIA, Among National Medal of Arts Recipients

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