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For more than 150 years, the members of the American Institute of Architects have worked to advance our quality of life through design. From designing the next generation of energy-saving buildings to making our communities healthier and more vibrant, from helping neighborhoods rebuild after disasters to exporting American design know-how to the rest of the world, architects turn dreams and aspirations into reality. Decisions are being made every day that affect the way architects practice by federal, state, and local lawmakers, and AIA Advocacy aims to serve its members as the voice of the profession to the decision-makers at all levels of government. Whether you are looking to make a difference in your local community or abroad on an architectural services trade mission, AIA Advocacy gives you the tools you need to make the impact you desire.

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From Durability and Design: Young Architect Plan: Aid for Service

Posted March 24, 2014
by AIA National

Durability and Design covers the National Design Services Act (H.R. 4205) and the benefits for young architects.
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AIA Pitches Congress on Federal Issues

Posted January 23, 2014
by AIA National

The AIA released its legislative "Punch List" this week.
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Eskew + Dumez + Ripple Receives 2014 AIA Architecture Firm Award

Posted December 12, 2013
by AIA National

The recipent of the 2014 AIA Architecture Firm Award has taken on an important role as civic leaders charged with repairing the wounded urban fabric of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina.
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From Durability and Design: Architects Call for Design-Build Reform

Posted December 11, 2013
by AIA National

Durability and Design covers the Design-Build Efficiency and Jobs Act (H.R. 2750) and the testimony of Charles Dalluge, Assoc. AIA on December 3.
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