A building for all times

In 1964, decades after outgrowing the Octagon House, the organization’s first home in Washington, D.C., The American Institute of Architects (AIA) held a competition, calling on members to submit plans to design its new headquarters. AIA challenged applicants to imagine “a building of special architectural significance, establishing a symbol of the creative genius of our time, yet complementing, protecting, and preserving a cherished symbol of another time, the historic Octagon House.” Mitchell/Giurgola Associates, a firm from Philadelphia, Penn., submitted the winning design.

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2023 AIA Regional & Urban Design

AIA Leadership Summit 2023

Marriott Marquis

Washington, DC 20001

After two years of virtual gatherings, AIA’s premier chapter leadership training event returns to Washington, DC, February 14–17 with a new name and an exceptional program. Join us at AIA Leadership Summit 2023 (formerly Grassroots) for four days of vital leadership training designed to help you be an effective leader in your chapter, firm, and community.

ABI December 2022: Architecture firm billings end the year on a soft note

Architecture firms reported ongoing softness in business conditions to close out 2022, as firm billings declined for the third consecutive month in December

Construction forecasters remain cautiously optimistic about this year, with growing concerns about 2024

Construction forecasters remain cautiously optimistic about this year, with growing concerns about 2024

Career and the profession

Q&A with AIA’s CEO, President, and President-elect

2023 marks the start of an historic first for AIA – an all-female leadership team.

2023 Architecture Firm Award

Mithun

Mithun is an integrated design firm that introduces positive change through its holistic, interdisciplinary pursuit of architecture.

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