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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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Countdown to AIA Conference 2018: The Keynotes

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 firms, the city is a natural locale to celebrate architecture. Every weekday in June, ARCHITECT...
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Readers react to AIA’s statement on removing licensing requirements

By Gabrielle Golenda The AIA has publicly denounced the decision of some states to remove licensure requirements for architects, a move that left some of our readers feeling rather verklempt. When the news broke last month, our comments section hosted a healthy confab on the...
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AIA: “Licensing Protects the Public”

The Institute calls the growing number of states delicensing professionals like architects a ” troubling trend.” By Katharine Keane The AIA released a statement today opposing efforts by states to roll back licensing regulations for professionals including architects....
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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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The AIA and Nearly 800 Firms Rebuke the Trump Administration’s Budget Cuts | Architect Magazine

The American Institute of Architects has released a statement rebuking the White House’s proposed budget for cutting valuable programs to protect the environment and build stronger neighborhoods. And yesterday, the AIA coordinated a letter from nearly 800 firms to protest...
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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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Wanda Lau: Attendees of AIA San Francisco's 2016 Equity by Design symposium compile action items to promote equity in the architecture profession into an Eames-inspired house of cards.

The AIA Seeks to Champion Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

A new report by the organization’s Equity in Architecture commission details 11 recommendations for the design profession. By Wanda Lau The architecture profession in the United States is—slowly—becoming more diverse, as shown in recent reports, such as one by the National...
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