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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.

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.

Conference

Grassroots 2017

Grand Hyatt Washington

Washington

AIA/ALA Library Building Awards

The 2017 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards, which recognize the best in library design, are now open for submissions.

How To

AIA Global Practice Primer

Design specialty

Designing for the modern working mom

Updated design standards, including best practices for lactation room design, mirror a larger national conversation about women in the workplace.

Firm management

What to consider before merging with a contractor

When considering a major firm merger, keep these six potential challenges in mind.

ABI November 2016: Another modest increase for billings

Growth in billings at architecture firms remained soft in November, with new design contracts showing a modest gain as well.

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.

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.

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.

Equity, diversity, and inclusion

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.

Conference

Taliesin Colloquium 2017

Taliesin West

Scottsdale

Report

Firm Survey Report: The Business of Architecture 2016

Design specialty

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.