AIA Forecasts Growth in Nonresidential Construction Through 2020

In a statement, AIA predicts that spending on nonresidential building construction is expected to increase almost 4 percent this year and more than 2 percent in 2020. By ARCHITECT Staff AIA released the following statement on July 22: Spending on nonresidential building...
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Architecture and #MeToo: The AIA is changing how it honors architects

The organization will work with former attorney general Eric Holder, Jr. to develop new recommendations for vetting awards recipients. By Diana Budds The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is reevaluating policy surrounding who it elevates and anoints in the profession. It’s...
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Save the Date! Young Architects Forum Office Crawl @ Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe

Save the Date! Young Architects Forum Office Crawl @ Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe Date: 04/18/2019 Time: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Location: Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe More information will follow Nichols Brosch Wurst Wolfe 161 Almeria Avenue – Coral Gables Source: AIA...
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AIA Issues Climate Change Call to Action

AIA President Carl Elefante issued a letter today stating, “As architects, we have unique skills to explain the challenge to a wide audience, and the design knowledge to find more ways to reduce building emissions … But we must not wait.” By ARCHITECT Staff The...
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2018 AIA President Carl Elefante and leadership outlined the top six issues the organization will focus on as the new Congress forms. (Courtesy AIA National)

AIA outlines 6 key post-election issues to pursue with new Congress

Following last week’s midterm elections, the AIA held a “Post-Election Debrief” to outline six key issues it’s set to focus on with the new U.S. Congress. By Sydney Franklin As the architecture industry’s chief lobbying organization, it’s the American Institute of Architects’ job...
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The AIA Strongly Opposes the EPA’s Affordable Clean Energy Rule

If enacted, the new rule could empower states to relax emission standards for remaining coal-fired power plants. By Katharine Keane Today, the AIA released a statement voicing the Institute’s “strong opposition” to the Environmental Protection Agency’s...
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AIA Adopts New Rules and Ethical Standards for Members

AIA Board of Directors approves new rules explicitly addressing sexual harassment, equity in the profession, and sustainability. WASHINGTON – Sept. 11, 2018 – The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Board of Directors approved several changes to the AIA Code of Ethics and...
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AIA says EPA should impose a ‘blanket ban’ on asbestos

The national association of architects condemns the deregulation of the toxic building material By Alissa Walker In the latest deregulation effort by the Trump administration, the Environmental Protection Agency hopes to allow new products to be manufactured with asbestos, a...
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Meet the Candidates for 2020 AIA President-Elect

Jane Frederick, FAIA, principal of Frederick + Frederick Architects, and William “Bill” Carpenter, FAIA, founder of Lightroom, are both vying for the Institute’s top leadership position. By Katharine Keane Each year, AIA members attending the AIA Conference on...
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Countdown to AIA Conference 2018: Good Eats

Places to go and things to see in New York City in June 21-23. By Sara Johnson, Katharine Keane This year’s AIA Conference on Architecture will be held in one of the design capitals of the world: New York City. With dozens of iconic buildings and many industry heavyweight...
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