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11
Jul

Architect Barbie Dream House Design Competition

Celebrate Barbie’s 2011 career of the year at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2011 National Convention and Design Exposition.

8
Jul

Architectural Anthropology: The Firm as Tribe or Family

How architects organize their practice has as much in common with the way families and kinship groups work as it does with business

6
Jul

Portable Classrooms

22
Jun

Funding for Green Building Research is Improving, but Not Fast Enough

The role buildings play in energy consumption and climate change is finally being understood. So why is funding for sustainable building research so hard to find?

16
Jun

NAC's Forward: Art, Experience, and Memory—An Interview with Christo

His art begins with 2,000-page federal government applications and ends with hundreds of miles of transformed landscapes

10
Jun

2011 Ideas Competition Calls for Housing with Universal Appeal

A site in Tokyo for the Olympic and Paralympic Games pushes universal design as far as it can go.

8
Jun

Home Design Trends Survey: Home and Lot-size Declines Approach Bottom of the Market

Business conditions beginning to trend up after prolonged weakness.

19
May

New Orleans Citizen Architects Say: Tear Down the Claiborne Expressway

Once thought of as a boon for businesses, the expressway is now considered b many as a scar on NOLA’s urban fabric

14
May

Collaborative Achievement for Landscape Architecture: Walter J. Hood

The Institute Honor for Collaborative Achievement is awarded to those whose collaborative efforts with the architectural community lift our spirits and raise the design dialogue to new heights. Such is the work of Walter J. Hood, Jr., Professor and former Chair of Landscape Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, and principal of Hood Design …

13
May

AIA, USGBC Release ‘Guidepost’ for Green Schools

– The American Institute of Architects and the U.S. Green Building Council released a five-point national action plan that mayors and local leaders can use as a framework to develop and implement green schools initiatives.

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