AIA: Billings Remain Positive for the 11th Consecutive Month

Overall, billings nationwide remained strong, as did billings in all sectors and most regions. The only weak spot was in signed design contracts which slipped below 50 for the first time in two years. By Ayda Ayoubi, Hanley Wood Data Studio The AIA’s monthly Architecture...
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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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ADP: 163,000 Jobs Added in August

This marks a nearly 25 percent decrease from last month, when 217,000 jobs were added. By Katharine Keane, Hanley Wood Data Studio The U.S. economy added 163,000 private, non-farm jobs in August, according to the monthly employment report released today by payroll-management firm...
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AIA: Billings Remain Positive for the 10th Consecutive Month

While growth slowed again in July, overall billings still increased last month. By Katharine Keane, Hanley Wood Data Studio The AIA’s monthly Architecture Billings Index (ABI) came in at a score of 50.7 in July, marking the 10th consecutive month of gains. The ABI is a...
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Video: A+ Session: The Future of Licensing Architects

A+ Session: The Future of Licensing Architects A+ Session: The Future of Licensing Architects Hear the case for reasonable regulation, how deregulation efforts could impact architects, and what’s on the horizon from experts NCARB CEO Michael Armstrong; Nicole Dosso, FAIA,...
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Elon Musk explains why taking Tesla private is ‘the best path forward’

Megan Rose Dickey Earlier today, Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted about how he’s considering taking Tesla private. Now, Tesla has published an email Musk sent to employees today that describes his rationale. However, no decision has been made yet, Musk wrote in the email. Musk sa...
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BLS: 157,000 Jobs Added in July

The unemployment rate edged back down by 0.1 percent in July to 3.9 percent. By Katharine Keane, Hanley Wood Data Studio The U.S. economy added 157,000 jobs in July, according to the monthly employment report released today by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor...
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Inside the 2018 NCARB By the Numbers: The Status of the Profession

The licensing body’s annual report details the status of diversity, education, and interest in the architecture industry in 2017. By Katharine Keane Courtesy NCARB Today, the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) has released its complete NCARB By...
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ADP: 219,000 Jobs Added in July

This marks a nearly 8 percent increase from last July, when the U.S. economy added 203,000 positions. By Ayda Ayoubi The U.S. economy added 219,000 private, non-farm jobs in July according to the monthly employment report released today by payroll-management firm ADP and its...
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AIA: Billings Increase for Ninth Consecutive Month

The rate of growth did slow when compared to May, but architecture billings remained positive in June, coming in at a score of 51.3. By Katharine Keane, Hanley Wood Data Studio The AIA’s monthly Architecture Billings Index (ABI) came in at a score of 51.3 in June, marking...
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