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Social impact

Rebuilding America's infrastructure starts with thinking locally

AIA's first-ever Build America Summit served as an urgent call to action for reinvigorating the country's public buildings and social infrastructure.

2017 Architecture Firm Award

Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects

Over the course of three decades, this San Francisco-based firm has developed an impressive portfolio of work that advances social and environmental issues.

Taliesin Colloquium 2017

Taliesin West


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Housing Awards

The 2017 Housing Awards, which recognize the best in home design, are now open for submissions.

2017 Gold Medal

Paul Revere Williams, FAIA

With a portfolio of nearly 3,000 beautiful buildings, Paul Revere Williams accomplished a grand amount during his barrier-breaking five-decade career.

2017 AIA/ACSA Topaz Medallion for Architectural Education

Robert A.M. Stern, FAIA

Robert A.M. Stern has demonstrated that architecture can be powerful and inspiring by bringing time-honored forms and proportions to bear on a modern world.

2017 Edward C. Kemper Award

Ronald Skaggs, FAIA

As a former AIA president and chancellor of the College of Fellows, Ronald L. Skaggs’ commitment to the profession has dominated every step of his career.

Equity, diversity, and inclusion

2017 Whitney M. Young Jr. Award

Detroit Collaborative Design Center

For 23 years, the DCDC has worked to amplify the diminished voices of all citizens through a variety of design projects in its hometown and across the country.

A special message to members

AIA EVP/CEO Robert Ivy and 2016 AIA President Russell Davidson reinforce AIA's core values and invite members to share their thoughts and concerns.

ABI October 2016: Business conditions improve modestly

After two consecutive months of softening business conditions, architecture firms saw a modest rebound in their firm billings in October.


Firm Survey Report: The Business of Architecture 2016

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Architects empowered to drive positive change at SXSW Eco

William McDonough and Amanda Sturgeon, among other architects, used their time at SXSW Eco to emphasize the need to build for the future.


AIA Client Insights Report



Career and the profession

ARE 5.0 means big decisions for emerging professionals

A new version of ARE means a multipronged crossroads for future architects who are ready to pursue licensure.

COTE Top Ten undergoes an extreme makeover

To reflect today's prominent issues and pursue additional metrics, the 10 measures that define a COTE Top Ten project have received a detailed overhaul.

Design specialty

Architects, designers thrive in Shark Tank-like competition

Design professionals from all walks of life presented their socially and environmentally conscious projects at Place by Design, SXSW Eco's design competition.