Career and the profession

Four tips to pursue equity in your firm

Women leaders in architecture share their best advice for achieving career fulfillment and how to contribute to a more equitible and inclusive profession.

AIA Conference on Architecture 2018

Javits Center

New York

ABI March 2018: Firm billings increase at more sluggish rate

Architecture firm billings increased for the sixth consecutive month in March, although the pace of growth slowed modestly from February.

2018 AIA/ALA Library Building Awards

Every year, the AIA is proud to partner with the American Library Association to honor the best in library architecture and design.

Commemorating 50 years

Honoring 50 years of Whitney M. Young Jr's 1968 AIA Convention speech

AIA Small Firm Compensation Report

The first-ever AIA Small Firm Compensation Report is dedicated to the unique needs and structure of small architecture firms.

Firm management

Eight challenges when adopting technologies for global practice

This excerpt from AIA’s updated Global Practice Primer focuses on the need to plan for—and potentially benefit from—tech solutions that work globally.

Social impact

Get involved: Architects promote civic engagement at SXSW Mayors’ Summit

The Civic I/O Mayors’ Summit at South by Southwest brought architects and mayors together to discuss policy shaping and community building.

Design and health

How health factors into green building rating systems: Fitwel

The fourth in a series on green building rating systems and human health examines the Fitwel certification and its focus on workplaces and multifamily residences.

How To

The Safety Assessment Program

The Safety Assessment Program training provides built environment professionals with the knowledge to evaluate buildings after a disastrous event.

Firm management

Embracing artificial intelligence in architecture

How taking small steps now to incorporate artificial intelligence into practice could ensure better business and a stronger profession.

Where we stand: Professional licensure

AIA strongly opposes any efforts to reduce or remove requirements for the professional licensing of architects.

Social impact

What it takes to run for office as an architect

Architect candidates for public office share their experiences, lessons learned, and advice for other architects looking to enter politics.

Building science and technology

Custom fabrication for more appealing affordable housing

Investigating the potential to increase architectural expression and create efficiencies in custom fabrication of wood structures


How building science and research can help avert disaster

Researchers are exploring how to mitigate the impact of wind, wildfire, and hail disasters via building performance testing and multi-peril research.

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.

Career and the profession

At Grassroots 2018, leaders urge architects to start local

AIA's annual leadership event reinforced this message for architects and component executives who want to exert influence: find a seat at the local table.


How architects are creating the next generation of green design

The profession is moving beyond LEED and embracing new opportunities for innovation.

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