Career and the profession
Practice Innovation Lab tackles the future of architecture
Sixty architectural thought leaders gathered recently to discuss new models of practicing architecture and new ways to think about the profession.
Cooper Hewitt National Design Award winners embrace the creative spirit
Three winners of the 2017 Cooper Hewitt National Design Awards, including Susan Chin, FAIA, participated in a panel discussion at the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery on the importance and impact of design.
ABI October 2017: Growth returning to firm billings
Following a brief dip in revenue in September, billings at US architecture firms advanced in October. Both project inquiries and new design contracts were also positive.
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.
The Safety Assessment Program
The Safety Assessment Program training provides built environment professionals with the knowledge to evaluate buildings after a disastrous event.
Updates from AIA's Disaster Assistance Program
The latest disaster updates from AIA's Disaster Assistance Program
Tax reform: what it may mean for you
The new tax reform overhaul proposal, known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, contains major risks for the architecture profession. Here’s what tax reform could mean for you.
Architect leads team to power Puerto Rico, post-Maria
In the wake of Hurricane Maria's devastation, this architect-led team is partnering with Tesla to install solar-powered generators and batteries in Puerto Rico's 78 municipalities.
Design for Aging Review Awards: 14th Edition
The Design for Aging Review includes a juried exhibition, a book, access to digital content, and educational programs that showcase facilities representing conscientious surroundings that advance environments for senior living.
Career and the profession
The shifting architectural workforce: What does it mean for our future?
An emerging professional and millennial shares how his generation will set the tone for the next round of leaders in the architectural workforce.
California fires prompt architects to act
Two architects from Northern California describe how communities are recovering from the recent deadly wildfires, and how design thinking can help in disaster recovery.
Good Samaritan laws: Critical to disaster recovery
Without Good Samaritan laws in place, a licensed architect may be exposed to questions of liability even though he or she is acting in good faith to preserve the safety of a community.
Design and health
How health factors into green building rating systems: WELL Building Standard
The third in a series on green building rating systems and human health examines the WELL Building Standard certification and its focus on building occupant health.
Justice Facilities Review 2017
The 10 recipients of the 2017 Justice Facilities Review depict the latest trends in the design and construction of these facilities in the United States.
AIA Public Awareness Campaign 2017: 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