Resilience

Designing for building safety and high performance

Higher performing buildings can be safer and more livable. Learn how understanding risks, materials, and details can enhance your building projects.

AIA Conference on Architecture 2018

Javits Center

New York

2018 Thomas Jefferson Awards for Public Architecture

Stephen Ayers, FAIA

As the 11th Architect of the Capitol Stephen Ayers, FAIA, cares for the nation’s architectural treasures and uses his voice to advance the profession.

2018 Housing Awards

The Housing Awards emphasize good housing as a necessity of life, a sanctuary for the human spirit, and a valuable national resource. Recipients show the world how beauty, safety, sustainability, and comfort can come together.

Design specialty

Influx in healthcare and senior living means big opportunities for architects

The need for senior living and healthcare facilities is greater than ever with an aging population and changing needs in health services.

Commemorating 50 years

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

Firm management

This Texas firm survived a downturn by solving problems beyond design

When an economic downtown hit, Fort Worth-based Huckabee doubled down on its educational clients and found success as a full-service K-12 thought leader.

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.

2018 Education Facility Design Awards

The best school and college facilities of 2018, presented by AIA's Committee on Architecture for Education

2018 COTE Top Ten

AIA and the Committee on the Environment (COTE) announce this year’s recipients of the COTE Top Ten Awards, the industry’s premier program celebrating great design and great performance. Now in their 22nd year, the Awards highlight projects that meet COTE’s rigorous criteria for social, economic, and ecological value.

Resilience

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.

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.

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.

Art, history, and religion

Viewing New Orleans through the architect’s lens

A New York City-based architect shares what made his Architectural Adventures trip to the Big Easy so special.

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

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.

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.

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.

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