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Career and the profession
Practice Innovation Lab tackles the future of architecture
Sixty architectural thought leaders gathered recently to discuss new models of practicing architecture and new ways to think about the profession.
James Stewart Polshek, FAIA
A founder of a highly decorated firm and a generous creative spirit, James Stewart Polshek, FAIA, has crafted a legacy of idealism etched in the profession.
Tamara Eagle Bull, FAIA
Tamara Eagle Bull has proven herself to be an advocate for culturally relevant and responsible design and a recognized leader in the realm of contemporary Native American architecture.
Where architects stand: A statement of our values
The AIA works to advance our nation’s quality of life and protect the public’s health, safety and welfare, as it has done for 160 years.
Lenore M. Lucey, FAIA
An advocate and leader for architects, Lenore M. Lucey, has built a legacy of continuous service to the built environment.
Jorge Silvetti, Int'l Assoc. AIA
Jorge Silvetti has propagated a distinct school of thought among the design professionals who have graduated in the past 42 years.
Career and the profession
Architects define leadership for a changing profession
What does it mean to lead? At AIA's Leadership Intitute, architects offered their views.
Design for Aging Review Awards, 14th Edition
The Design for Aging Review includes a juried exhibition, a book, access to digital content, and educational programs that showcase facilities representing conscientious surroundings that advance environments for senior living.
The Safety Assessment Program
The Safety Assessment Program training provides built environment professionals with the knowledge to evaluate buildings after a disastrous event.
These four COTE Top Ten Award recipients represent design excellence
Four of AIA's sustainability leaders highlight standout COTE Top Ten projects from past years.
Preparing for devastation: The value of disaster scenario exercises
Thanks to an in-depth disaster scenario exercise, Rhode Island's architects are ready to respond to disasters of all shapes and sizes.
ABI October 2017: Growth returning to firm billings
Following a brief dip in revenue in September, billings at US architecture firms advanced in October. Both project inquiries and new design contracts were also positive.
Cooper Hewitt National Design Award winners embrace the creative spirit
Three winners of the 2017 Cooper Hewitt National Design Awards, including Susan Chin, FAIA, participated in a panel discussion at the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery on the importance and impact of design.
Tax reform: what it may mean for you
The new tax reform overhaul proposal, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, contains major risks for the architecture profession. Here’s what tax reform could mean for you.
California fires prompt architects to act
Two architects from Northern California describe how communities are recovering from the recent deadly wildfires, and how design thinking can help in disaster recovery.
Architect leads team to power Puerto Rico, post-Maria
In the wake of Hurricane Maria's devastation, this architect-led team is partnering with Tesla to install solar-powered generators and batteries in Puerto Rico's 78 municipalities.