August ABI: Healthy Demand Across All Regions and Sectors | Architect Magazine

Billings saw month-over-month growth in August, and demand for design services in all geographic regions and building sectors remains in positive territory. By Hanley Wood Data Studio The monthly Architecture Billings Index (ABI) came in at a score of 53.7 in August, up 1.8...
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Architects Foundation Names New Executive Director | Architect Magazine

Marci Reed was the chief officer of development and communications at Southface Energy Institute, and will begin her new role on Oct. 2. By Katharine Keane The Architects Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the AIA, announced the appointment of Marci Reed as its new executive...
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ArchitectChats Ep. 16: Dissecting the Code, Part 3 – Back to Basics | Arch Mag

A run-through the industry’s most common building codes can benefit any designer, from a budding intern to a seasoned architect. Certified building official and permits-and-inspections administrator Cheri Hainer reviews the fundamentals. By ARCHITECT Staff This is the third...
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Florida International University's Wall of Wind can test buildings for winds of up to 157 mph, which isn't as strong as Hurricane Irma.

Powerful Hurricane Irma could stretch South Florida building codes to their limits – SFBJ

South Florida has some of the most storm-resistant building codes in the country, but are they tough enough for a monster like Hurricane Irma, which is well in excess of the starting Category 5 wind speed of 157 miles per hour? Hurricane Irma currently has sustained winds of 175...
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ADP: 237,000 Jobs Added in August despite economic impact of Hurricane Harvey | Architect Magazine

The economic impact of Hurricane Harvey isn’t anticipated to reach a national level, but rebuilding efforts necessitating growth in construction jobs could take longer due to labor shortages in the region. By Hanley Wood Data Studio The U.S. economy added 237,000 private,...
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July ABI: Index Growth Softens, But Design Services Increase | Architect Magazine

Billings eased slightly but stayed in positive territory, while new project inquiries and design contracts saw month-over-month gains. By Hanley Wood Data Studio The monthly Architecture Billings Index (ABI) came in at a score of 51.9 in July, down 2.3 points from June’s...
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BLS: 209,000 Jobs Added in July; architecture and engineering services up | Architect Magazine

Unemployment has remained largely unchanged, but architecture and engineering services marked a 15th consecutive month of growth. By Hanley Wood Data Studio The U.S. economy added 209,000 non-farm payroll positions in July, according to today’s monthly employment report...
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Midwest (blue); Northeast (orange); South (red) and West (green) for the past for the past 12 months. These figures are calculated on a three-month moving average basis. (Courtesy Jason Sayer / AN)

Architecture Billings Report May 2017 continues positive streak – Archpaper.com

By Jason Sayer Off the back of ending the first quarter of the year on a high, and in the wake of what is usually the year’s peak construction season, the Architectural Billings Index (ABI) has remained strong. This May, a score of 53.0 marked the fourth positive month in a row...
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Gender Diversity Increased in Architecture in 2016 | Architect Magazine

This is the first time since the licensing body started collecting demographics data that gender equity has improved at every career stage. By Katharine Keane According to a preview of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards’ (NCARB) forthcoming 2017...
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ADP: 253,000 Jobs Added in May | Architect Magazine

The current pace of job additions is nearly three times the rate that the labor market is growing, and professional and business services made the biggest monthly increase since 2014. By Hanley Wood Data Studio The U.S. economy added 253,000 private, non-farm jobs in May,...
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