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Celebrating Julia Morgan, FAIA

At AIA Convention 2014, the Gold Medal was posthumously awarded to Julia Morgan, FAIA, the first great American female architect. Morgan's grandniece, Ellen North and her daughter Lauren Woodland, accepted the award, followed by remarks from Beverly Willis, FAIA.

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AIA News

Architects Announce November 17-19 Middle East Trade Mission

Posted Aug 11, 2014 by AIA National

First-ever Architecture Service Trade Mission to the Middle East will introduce U.S. firms to the expanding Qatari market.

Call for Entries: 2015 Honor Awards (PDF)

Posted Aug 05, 2014 by AIA National

Submit your work by August 22 and demonstrate your firm's accomplishments. Download the call for entries (PDF).

Call for Entries: 2015 Collaborative and Professional Achievement (PDF)

Posted Jul 16, 2014 by AIA National

Submit your submission for the 2015 Collaborative & Professional Achievement Awards or 2015 Honorary Membership by October 3. Download the call for entries (PDF).

AIA Convention 2014 in Chicago June 26-28

AIA Convention 2014: June 26–28

Connect with the world’s brightest architects, designers, innovators, and provocateurs at AIA Convention 2014 at McCormick Place in Chicago.

We’re inviting you to be a part of a reimagined AIA National Convention that presents a fresh, new approach to how architects learn, engage, and connect with one another.

Register now for early bird rates

Seven reasons why you should attend

AIA Events

Paris - The Anticipated Urban Thaw

Posted Aug 20, 2014 by User-Submitted

Celebrate 20 years with AIA Europe and look closer at issues facing the urban & architectural renewal of Paris.

BUILDINGChicago - Greening the Heartland

Posted Aug 20, 2014 by User-Submitted

Conference and trade expo offering AIA- and GBCI-accredited sessions, along with product exhibits and receptions.

The Wood Revolution - Inspiring Change by Example

Posted Aug 20, 2014 by User-Submitted

This presentation will connect structure with architecture by introducing a variety of innovative structural wood products and systems.

Architecture Billings Index Reaches Highest Mark Since 2007

Architecture Billings Index Reaches Highest Mark Since 2007

Posted Aug 21, 2014 by AIA National

The last three months have shown steadily increasing demand for design services. The July ABI score was 55.8, up noticeably from a mark of 53.5 in June. All construction sectors and geographic regions are showing robust demand.

Read full press release here

AIA Press Releases

UIA selects AIA member, Thomas Vonier, FAIA, as new Secretary General

Posted Aug 21, 2014 by AIA National

Vonier will head operations for the Paris-based organization that represents 1.3 million architects worldwide.

UIA Declares Commitment to Phasing Out CO2 Emissions in Built Environment

Posted Aug 13, 2014 by AIA National

International Union of Architects has adopted the 2050 Imperative, committing to sustainability.

Two Students Selected to Receive the 2014 AIA/F Diversity Advancement Scholarship

Posted Aug 05, 2014 by AIA National

The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage diversity in the architecture profession.

AIA 2015 Call for Entries

2015 Call for Entries

The Institute Honor Awards submission sites are now open!

Review the Call for Entries and mark your calendar for the August 22nd deadline.

View all AIA 2014 Honor Award recipients

AIA Awards

Eskew+Dumez+Ripple Honored at Convention

Posted Jun 30, 2014 by AIA National

View the Architecture Firm Award video played at convention for Eskew+Dumez+Ripple.

Ivenue Love-Stanley, FAIA, Receives Whitney M. Young Jr. Award

Posted Jun 30, 2014 by AIA National

Play the Whitney M. Young Jr. Award video debuted at convention for Ivenue Love-Stanley, FAIA.

2015 AIA/ACSA Topaz Medallion

Posted Jun 24, 2014 by AIA National

Learn about the submission criteria and how to nominate a candidate for the Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education.

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2014 AIA Foresight Report

AIA Foresight Report

The Changing Context, Business and Practice of Architecture 2014

Access research about the impact of marketplace trends on business and growth.

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Learn how the industry is designing and building with health in mind.

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ArchiStream takes to the Road

AIA Vermont and Architecture students from Norwich University have transformed an Airstream trailer into a traveling exhibit about architecture. The ArchiStream project was funded by an AIA Innovation grant and serves as a public outreach and education project. Learn more about the Innovation Grant recipients at


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