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.

Poll

Affordable housing

Should architects encourage population density to solve the affordable housing crisis?

Resilience

Updates from AIA's Disaster Assistance Program:

Projected to be a major hurricane by landfall, Hurricane Florence has prompted State of Emergency declarations in South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. In addition to hurricane force winds, storm surge is expected to bring 15-foot waves and inland rainfall could reach 20 inches.

2018 AIA/AAH Healthcare Design Awards

The AIA/AAH Healthcare Design Awards showcase the best healthcare building design and healthcare design-oriented research.

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.

ABI August 2018: End of summer sees healthy billings rebound

Firm billings saw a healthy jump in August, a positive sign for economic conditions as firms enter what is traditionally a seasonal slowdown.

Energy

Reach peak performance by embracing your inner engineer

To design for optimal energy efficiency, architects must embrace early collaboration with engineers and energy modelers.

Public voting is open for the AIA Film Challenge

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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.

Materials

How to talk to clients about materials transparency

Including materials health and environmental priorities in early conversations can be a critical step to ensuring a project is not only designed well but creates long-term benefits for occupants.

Selecting the right owner-architect agreement for a commercial project

Choosing the right owner-architect agreement is a critical step in the process. Find out more about four AIA Contract Documents commonly used in commercial projects.

Report

Firm Survey Report

AIA's Firm Survey Report provides metrics and insights covering business practices, firm performance, and trends.

Resilience

What wind and water can do to a building

What can architects do to prepare themselves and their buildings disastrous events like Hurricane Harvey?

2018 Justice Facilities Review

AIA's Academy of Architecture for Justice has selected fifteen recipients of the Justice Facilities Review awards program for 2018.

Where we stand: School design and student safety

Protecting the health, safety and welfare of building occupants is fundamental to what architects do. Over the course of almost two decades, architects have worked with school communities across the country in response to repeated acts of deadly violence targeting students and educators.

AIA Public Awareness Campaign 2018: Blueprint for Better

Learn more about how we’re getting the word out about the powerful social impact of architects and how you can become involved

Design matters

Letter to Andrew Wheeler Acting Administrator, Environmental Protection Agency

AIA comment on EPA significant new use rule for asbestos

Firm management

New practice models mean new risks

Innovative ventures highlight opportunities and pitfalls for newer firms that can be mitigated with help from the AIA Trust.

2018 AIA/HUD Secretary's Awards

Every year, the Office of the Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development teams with AIA’s Housing Knowledge Community to celebrate projects that demonstrate affordable, accessible and well-designed housing.

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