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An Architect's Story

A month after unexpectedly losing his sight during surgery, Chris Downey, AIA, went back to the office. His story exemplifies what architects can accomplish and demonstrates that looking up doesn’t necessary require the ability to see.

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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.


AIA Convention 2015

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

SCUP's 50th Annual, International Conference

Posted May 13, 2015 by User-Submitted

Build your planning skills to help meet your daily and long-term campus issues. You will find out how your colleagues are tackling the hottest issues on campus!

Art Nouveau and its Influence on Architecture

Posted May 13, 2015 by User-Submitted

This webinar will look at the lives and legacy of two Art Nouveau masters.

Lean Construction Institute Lean in Design Forum

Posted May 12, 2015 by User-Submitted

What is Lean practice in the context of design work? Learn about Lean Design techniques and dialogue with practitioners

Architecture Billings Remain Stuck in Winter Slowdown

Architecture Billings Remain Stuck in Winter Slowdown

Posted May 20, 2015 by AIA National

Riding a stretch of increasing levels of demand for thirteen out of the last fifteen months, the ABI dropped in April for the second month this year to a score of 48.8. The new projects inquiry index was 60.1, up from a reading of 58.2 the previous month.

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AIA Press Releases

AIA and Africa Union of Architects Sign Cooperative Agreement

Posted May 20, 2015 by AIA National

Agreement to Help Launch Africa Sustainability Campaign

Thomas V. Vonier, FAIA, Elected 2017 AIA President

Posted May 16, 2015 by AIA National

Three At-large Directors elected as well as the 2016-2017 Treasurer

AIA and the Department of Energy Introduce Online Reporting Tool to Track Data in Design Project Portfolios

Posted May 15, 2015 by AIA National

Number of firms reporting their portfolio data has increased by 33 percent

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

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

Rural Studio Awarded the 2015 Whitney M. Young Jr. Award

Posted Dec 10, 2014 by AIA National

Award honors those who exemplify the profession's proactive social mandate

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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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AIA Chapter News

AIA Cincinnati is sponsoring Fields of Dreams, an international baseball-themed photography competition to honor the role of architecture in America's favorite sport. Submit your photos and stories of special places where you enjoyed baseball by June 15th. Cash prizes will be awarded, visit for details.



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