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Emerging Professionals Exhibit 2017

Thirty-three projects from emerging professionals, all with the theme "Citizen Design," tackle equity, access, ecology, and sustainability with contemporary design solutions.

Career and the profession

Trends in licensure support at architecture firms

A survey commissioned by AIA and NCARB reveals significant gaps between emerging professionals and their supervisors when it comes to licensure.

Six steps to protect against copyright infringement claims

There is no silver bullet that will stop all infringement claims from being made, but these six steps will limit risk and help defend your work.

ABI February 2017: Business conditions bounce back

Architecture firms saw business conditions improve in three of the four regions of the country in February.


Five ways to achieve high-performance buildings using energy modeling

An energy modeling lead at a worldwide firm offers five tips on using energy modeling in your next project.

Design specialty

Perception (and experience) is reality

A presenter at AIA Conference on Architecture 2017 is helping architecture students find the link between cognitive theory and design/

Firm management

Measure your firm's financial prosperity

AIA's new Firm Benchmarking Tool allows firms to evaluate themselves against data from 2,300 firms nationwide.

Career and the profession

Intern no more: AIA supports two new titles for professionals pursuing licensure

A new position statement from AIA seeks to move architecture beyond the profession's outdated use of "intern."


The Habits of High-Performance Firms

This report analyzes projects that've won a COTE Top Ten Award and determines what traits the firms that design them share.

Firm management

What can firms do to retain young talent?

At AIA Conference on Architecture 2017, young professionals from several firms will discuss how to cultivate new leaders and how to keep them around.

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.

Where we stand: Immigration and visa restrictions

We believe that people who desire to live, work, and travel to and from the US are vital to American growth and innovation.

2017 Young Architects Award

The recipients of the 2017 Young Architects Award have all made significant contributions to the architecture profession early in their careers.

Career and the profession

Architects called to design and lead at Grassroots 2017

At AIA's annual chapter leadership retreat, the message was clear: architecture's leaders must step up and lift the profession to new heights.

Building science and technology

What architects should know about building modeling in early design

This introductory overview provides architects with necessary energy modeling insight to ensure their buildings perform as designed.

Architects in the news

A weekly overview of stories on design leadership and AIA members from publications around the world.