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AIA Disaster Assistance Program Responds to Nepal Earthquake

A devastating earthquake recently struck Nepal, flattening densely populated areas surrounding Kathmandu. We encourage you to consider donating to one of the international nonprofit organizations participating in the response to this disaster and the recovery effort to come.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle Headquarters Awarded with the COTE Top Ten Plus

Posted Apr 28, 2015 by AIA National

AIA President, Elizabeth Chu Richter, FAIA, authors this article in The Hill about the ZGF Architects designed building.

Green roofs can be good for people, too

Posted Apr 27, 2015 by AIA National

AIA CEO, Robert Ivy, FAIA, authors this piece in the Washington Post on the healthy benefits of green roofs.

2015 Convention Business Matters

Posted Apr 13, 2015 by AIA National

An overview of all business matters to be discussed at the 2015 AIA Convention, including the candidates for national office.


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AIA Convention 2015 is one of the largest and most exciting annual gatherings of architects and design professionals in the U.S.  The people, the ideas, the environment, the setting-it all comes together for an experience that will supercharge your year.

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AIA Events

Within Formal Cities - Learning From Informal Communities in South America

Posted Apr 30, 2015 by User-Submitted

We will explore the question, "How have cities in South America responded to the growth of informal communities?"

Medical Equipment 101 - A Primer

Posted Apr 30, 2015 by User-Submitted

This is a primer on Medical Equipment and Architecturally Significant Equipment.

Design Principles for Smaller Dwelling Units

Posted Apr 30, 2015 by User-Submitted

Design strategies for developing smaller dwelling units to achieve affordability in initial and life-cycle costs.

ABI Accelerates in March

Architecture Billings Index Accelerates in March

Posted April 22, 2015 by AIA National

For the second consecutive month, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) indicated a modest increase in design activity in March with a score of score was 51.7, up from a mark of 50.4 in February.

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AIA Press Releases

Groups Oppose Special Interest Effort to Subvert Energy Efficiency Legislation

Posted Apr 29, 2015 by AIA National

Almost 500 Businesses Send Letter Urging Rejection of Proposal Repealing Section 433 of Energy Independence and Security Act

2015 COTE Top Ten Green Projects Selected

Posted Apr 22, 2015 by AIA National

Projects showcase excellence in ecological design

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Seattle Headquarters Lauded with AIA Green Building Award

Posted Apr 22, 2015 by AIA National

GSA project highlighted as example of reducing operating costs & saving tax payer money

2015 AIA Gold Medal Awarded to Moshe Safdie, FAIA

2015 AIA Gold Medal Awarded to Moshe Safdie, FAIA

Posted Dec 10, 2014 by AIA National

The Board of Directors of the AIA voted to award the 2015 AIA Gold Medal to Moshe Safdie, FAIA, whose comprehensive and humane approach to designing public and cultural spaces across the world has touched millions of people and influenced generations of younger architects.

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AIA Awards

Honors & Awards Celebration

Posted Apr 17, 2015 by AIA National

Join us for EV227 on Thursday, May 14th during convention to celebrate our 2015 Honor Award recipients!

Ehrlich Architects Receives 2015 AIA Architecture Firm Award

Posted Dec 10, 2014 by AIA National

Firm noted for its Multicultural Modernism projects

Peter Eisenman, FAIA, Awarded 2015 AIA/ACSA Topaz Medallion

Posted Dec 10, 2014 by AIA National

Highest honor bestowed upon educator in architecture

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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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The Drive Toward Healthier Buildings

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

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AIA Chapter News

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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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