Equity and inclusion surge to the forefront of the AIA conference. The Javits Center's 36th St. entrance. (Javitscenter/Wikipedia)

Equity and inclusion surge to the forefront ahead of this year’s AIA conference

A flash mob, workshops on #MeToo, and a resolution requiring ethical and equitable workplaces are all in the cards for this year’s conference. By Jonathan Hilburg , Sukjong Hong With only a couple of days left until the AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 (A’18) brings thousands...
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Photo Sphere: Downtown Miami’s Newest Plaza At Met Square

There’s a new public space that is nearly complete in downtown Miami. A new publicly accessible plaza is being built as part of the Met Square project, which includes a 16-screen movie theater, restaurants and an apartment tower. On one side of the Plaza, Joe & the Juice is...
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AIA: Billings Increase for Eighth Consecutive Month

Demand for design services in the commercial/industrial, multifamily residential, and institutional sectors increased compared to a month prior and posted scores above 50, indicating growth. By Ayda Ayoubi, Hanley Wood Data Studio The AIA’s monthly Architecture Billings...
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Interest in Impact Investing–Especially for Climate Change–Is On the Rise

The amount of money being invested in “world changing causes” doubled in the last year–to $228 billion. By Ben Paynter In just one year, the estimated value of the impact-investing sector has roughly doubled. There are now $228 billion in assets under management, according to a...
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Union of Concerned Scientists Seeks to Quantify Economic Damage From Sea Level Rise

Report out Monday includes interactive maps that show what communities are most at risk. The Union of Concerned Scientists is out Monday with a report that attempts to quantify in economic terms the extent of possible damage and loss from rising sea levels. Here’s what the...
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15 great events to attend during the AIA Conference in New York City

Some of the highlights in New York City include the MoMA PS1 exhibition reception, Solstice: 24x24x24 at Storefront, an urban mobility forum at Van Alen Institute, and the Designing Waste exhibition at Center for Architecture. The AIA Conference on Architecture is just around the...
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Plan to redevelop downtown’s Miami Riverside Center shows off new design

The updated layout places new emphasis on public space and river access By Jay Koziarz Miami-based Adler Group has released an updated version of its plan to transform a prime piece of downtown riverfront real estate into a mixed-use, multi-building development. Slated to replace...
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Westin Sarasota achieves LEED Silver Certification

The Westin Sarasota hotel achieved LEED BD+C New Construction Silver Certification! We are proud to have worked on this 248,644 square foot, 255 key, hotel project in Sarasota, Florida. Congratulations to the whole team! @TheSpinnakerGroup Read the fulls story HERE...
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Adler unveils ambitious plan for Miami’s riverfront, designed by NBWW

Adler unveils ambitious plan for Miami’s riverfront Written by John Charles Robbins The Adler company has quite an ambitious plan to transform the downtown riverfront in Miami, and is moving toward a major redevelopment of prime real estate on the Miami River. On Monday, Adler...
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Instagram design guide shows architects how to create “a visual sense of amazement”

Architects should make Instagram-friendly elements a central part of their designs for hotels, bars and restaurants to boost their chances of success, according to a new report. Marcus Fairs Architects should make Instagram-friendly elements a central part of their designs for...
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