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Miami shows how conservation can be combined with change | Opinion | Architects Journal

By Paul Finch The mantra ‘complementary but not a copy’ is a useful guide to interventions affecting architectural heritage, says Paul Finch The Miami Design Preservation League does excellent tours of the South Beach Art Deco district. Our guide on a recent visit was Joel...
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Where Architects Stand on Climate Change | Architectural Record

Lance Hosey, FAIA In January, amid an outcry about the American Institute of Architects’ post-election declaration in support of the Trump administration, its Board of Directors issued “Where architects stand: A statement of our values.” Two of the statement’s seven planks...
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What If: The Unbuilt Legacy | Architect Magazine

How would the architects’ legacies have been altered if some of history’s most notable unbuilt projects had actually been constructed? By Witold Rybczynski Last November, the Museum of Modern Art in New York held a symposium to mark the 50th anniversary of t...
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Influence: Beyond ideas, only action leads to power | Architect Magazine

Beyond ideas, only action leads to power. By Thomas Vonier, FAIA, for AIA Architect Architects around the world seem to face the same issues. They certainly voice the same complaints: Fees aren’t adequate; clients expect too much, don’t value design, and don’t understand what we...
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Pursuing Equity: 11 steps toward equitable practice.

11 steps toward equitable practice. By Damon Leverett, AIA, for AIA Architect In 2015, the American Institute of Architects passed Resolution 15-1: Equity in Architecture, a call to action for the profession to realize the goal of equitable practice. In 2016, the AIA Board of...
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Why the scale figures in architectural images need to be more diverse – Curbed

Renderings play a key part in making architecture more inclusive by Emily Nonko      When Rose Florian and Kordae Henry met as graduate architecture students at the University of Pennsylvania, the pair started thinking about the power of an image. Their work required them to...
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Designers Anxious About the Environment in the Trump Era | Architect Magazine

The building industry hopes that the president’s business background will lend some pragmatism to decisions related to energy efficiency and infrastructure. By Chris Bentley President Donald Trump’s tumultuous first month in office has many architects wondering what his...
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AIA Releases Statement Regarding Immigration

“Beyond the essential considerations of fairness and equity, restrictions targeting specific areas of the world can have profoundly negative business impacts,” said AIA President Thomas Vonier. By ARCHITECT Staff The American Institute of Architects (AIA) released the following...
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Applying Crowdsourcing in Architecture

From pre-design consulting to post-occupancy evaluations, these are the best ways to collect data and improve design research. By Brian Libby Architects have always been researchers, interviewing clients as well as seeking new materials and design methods. But as architecture has...
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Young Architect Guide: 21 Pieces of Candid Advice for Emerging Architecture Professionals – Architizer

by Samantha Raburn It is a scary thing to go from architecture school into the real world. There are so many unknowns as you graduate from architecture school and enter the workforce. You’ll begin to ask questions like “What firm should I go to?” or “Do I know enough to be...
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