The top 7 sources of uncertainty in building design
What keeps owners and project teams up at night? Discover their greatest fears, along with best practices for managing risks, in this new project planning guide.
Which issue are you most passionate about?
2018 post election analysis
Snapshot of the election results at the state and federal levels. Learn more and take action on issues that impact architects, their businesses, and the communities they serve.
Four ways architects can fight climate change
We have less than 12 years to slow down global warming. Here’s what you can do.
Art, history, and religion
Is Haystack Mountain School of Crafts a flawless example of vernacular architecture?
The summer crafts school, perched on a rocky ledge facing the Atlantic Ocean, is also a triumph of vernacular architecture.
The Safety Assessment Program
The Safety Assessment Program training provides built environment professionals with the knowledge to evaluate buildings after a disastrous event.
What style of energy modeling is right for a project?
ASHRAE Standard 209 can help you easily improve cost-effectiveness and energy use on a building project.
Architects come together to renovate Houston treatment center
To help with recovery from 2017's catastrophic Hurricane Harvey, design and AEC professionals gathered to refurbish a Houston hostel for women and children.
Emerging Professionals Exhibit 2018: The Power of Design
We believe in the power of design to make the world a better place. And we witness this through an inspiring, creative, and fresh lens in our annual Emerging Professionals Exhibit.
2018 AIA Film Challenge winners
The 2018 AIA Film Challenge invited architects and filmmakers to tell stories of architects, civic leaders, and their communities working together to create a Blueprint for Better.
ABI September 2018: Business conditions strong heading into fall
Business conditions remained generally positive at architecture firms in September, with the Architecture Billings Index showing another month of growth in firm billings.
Which AIA agreement should architects select for specialized consultants?
When it comes to consultants for special services, what AIA Contract Document is the right one to use?
Updates from AIA's Disaster Assistance Program:
AIA and its architect volunteers assist communities following disasters. Updates regarding AIA’s activities in disaster areas, member efforts, recovery resources and volunteer opportunities are provided below.
2018 Innovation Awards
The Innovation Awards honor new practices and technologies that will further enable project delivery and enhance data-centric methodologies in the management of buildings for their entire lifecycle.
Who does design include, benefit, or harm?
The AIA Design Justice Summit brought together advocates from around the US to identify solutions for injustices that manifest in the built environment.
Career and the profession
Meeting the #MeToo moment
Architects may have found themselves at a critical juncture to take a leadership position on harassment and inequity, and therefore change the culture of the profession forever.
Which materials can help reduce carbon emissions?
How findings from Drawdown, a New York Times bestseller, are aiding architects in fighting climate change through better materials and methods.
Where we stand: Sexual harassment & the architectural profession
As the voice of the architectural profession, AIA commits its resources to eliminating sexual harassment and assault.
The value of regional collaboration: Lessons from Seattle's 2030 Roundtable
Find out how working across competitive boundaries has yielded benefits for Seattle firms active in energy efficiency and climate change mitigation.
Art, history, and religion
Is Rockefeller Center the true center of New York?
New York has several centers, but the one named for the Rockefellers might be the most enduring.