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13
May

Beyond Disaster Mitigation: An AIA Architect in Haiti

Stacey L. McMahan, AIA, LEED AP and Eric J. Cesal, Associate AIA, LEED AP join us today to talk about their work in Haiti and the role of regional ecologies on architectural practice.

12
May

AIA Celebrates 100 Years of Contract Documents

NEW ORLEANS (AIA) – With a New Orleans jazz band playing in the background, the American Institute of Architects today celebrated 100 years of contract documents by releasing a next-generation service for the design and construction industry.

4
May

AIA Disaster Assistance Task Force

The members of the AIA Disaster Assistance Task Force.

2
May

Flexible Pavilion Plan Allows New Orleans World War II Museum Expansion Interrupted by Katrina to Get Back on Track

How do you develop and house the story of World War II after the country’s most damaging hurricane strikes?

28
Apr

Slow Improvement Continues at U.S. Architecture Firms

U.S. architecture firms reported that business conditions improved very modestly in March, the fifth straight month that billings either held their own or increased, but the third straight month that activity has shown only marginal movement.

13
Apr

For Big-Box Retailers, Architects are the Key Ingredient for Selling Quality Design

Over the past decade, more and more big-box stores have been enticing Americans to play, fermenting increased design-savvy interest in home remodeling, architecture and design.

4
Apr

Modernism- Steel and Shade: Architecture Pioneer Donald Wexler at the Palm Springs Art Museum

With the design of sophisticated steel houses completed in the early 1960s, Donald Wexler, FAIA, became most known for helping define Palm Springs, Calif., as a center for mid-century Modernist architecture and prefab construction. Light, jazzy stabs at combining classic Southern California Modernism with the enduring dream of mass-produced, quality-designed prefabricated housing, the steel houses …

4
Apr

Architects on the Move – Toni L. Griffin

AIA’s Brooks Rainwater talks with citizen architect and Adjunct Professor at Harvard School of Design-Toni L. Griffin.

31
Mar

AIA Disaster Assistance Task Force: Japanese Disaster is a Wake Up Call

As Japan grapples with an estimated 18,000 dead, entire villages destroyed with hundreds of thousands left homeless, and the prospect of decades of rebuilding that will cost hundreds of billions, one thing is certain: The architectural community is ready to help.

17
Mar

What's in a Name? Part II

A few great architects in history chose to practice their skills under assumed names.

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