Awards Detroit Collaborative Design Center Wins the 2017 Whitney M. Young Jr. Award The Motor City initiative has been recognized for its work in proactive social... read more
Awards Ronald Skaggs Wins the 2017 AIA Edward C. Kemper Award The Dallas-based architect, known for his work in healthcare design, wins the Institute’s top honor for service. read more
Design Intel A $50 Million Lesson in Fire Containment Passive fire compartmentation offers hope when all else fails read more
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Sustainability Concrete as a Carbon Sink? The popular building material might not be as detrimental to the environment as once believed. read more
Awards Robert A.M. Stern Wins 2017 AIA Topaz Medallion The founder of his famous, eponymous New York-based firm, this man of tradition is a writer, leader, and steward of architectural education. read more
Awards Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects Wins the 2017 AIA Architecture Firm Award The San Francisco practice takes home the Institute's highest honor awarded to an architecture firm. read more
Awards Paul Revere Williams Wins the 2017 AIA Gold Medal The first African-American architect to win the Institute's top honor, Williams both... read more
Design Intel A Lesson in Targeted Acoustic Performance CertainTeed Ceilings’ office space satisfied all key goals, without sacrificing visual impact... read more
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Cultural Projects Studio Gang Will Design Expansion for Arkansas Art Center The Chicago firm won the commission over four other finalists. read more
Exhibitions High and Dry at Design Miami ARCHITECT's Ian Volner reports from a subdued installment of the annual art and design fair that took over Miami Beach last week. read more
Books A Methodical Examination of the Houses by Josef Frank The late architect once wrote, “We should design our surroundings as if they originated by chance.” read more
Awards The 2016 Residential Architect Design Awards The jury selected 24 projects across 11 categories for recognition. read more
Architecture Ceren Bingol Named Interim Architect-in-Residence at Cranbrook Academy of Art The former OMA senior architect will succeed Bill Massie. read more
Affordable Housing President-Elect Donald Trump Picks Ben Carson to Head HUD "I feel that I can make a significant contribution particularly by strengthening communities that are most in need," Carson said in a statement. read more
Sustainability RetrofitNY Aims to Turn New York State’s Affordable Housing Stock Deep Green Launching in 2017, the government-led initiative will help cut the Empire State’s carbon emissions by 80 percent by 2050. read more
Products Bathrooms: From Bare Bones to Personal Sanctuaries These 19th- and 20th-century catalogs trace the addition of design to what were once simply known as "necessary" rooms. read more
Legal Issues Obama Administration Appeals Injunction Stopping Overtime Rule Fight now moves to federal appeals court, reports our sibling publication ProSales. read more
Building Technology This Week in Tech: San Francisco's Millennium Tower Seen Tilting from Space Plus, a smart bridge that can power its own sensors, how to... read more
Economic Conditions Consumer confidence has risen since the election. Will it last? Early indicators in the wake of Nov. 8 show a salutary effect on the economy, reports our sibling publication Builder. read more
Economics BLS: U.S. Adds 178,000 Jobs in November Construction employment continued to grow, while payrolls of manufacturing and architectural and engineering services shrank. read more
Architects Influential St. Louis Architect Gene Mackey Died On Nov. 27, the founder of Mackey Mitchell Architects passed from a long-fought battle with cancer. read more
Construction Finance Guggenheim Helsinki Museum Plans Rejected After an attempt to appease the Finnish government with an updated proposal concerning construction... read more
Exhibitions The Reverberations of Artist László Moholy-Nagy Moholy-Nagy made art that was at the core of Modernism, using the new materials, technologies,... read more
Licensing and Certification A New Era of Exams The transition to ARE 5.0 has begun. read more
Architects American Masters Documentary on Eero Saarinen to Air in December For the final episode of the program's 30th anniversary season, Eric Saarinen... read more
Economic Development ADP: 216,000 Jobs Added in November According to the team of ADP and Moody's Analytics, construction saw a bump of 2,000 jobs and professional... read more
Technology Q+A: Totem CEO Brian Lakamp on the Need for a Smart City Platform The umbrella-like energy platform has the capacity to collect, store, and... read more
Community Projects Seven Steps to Improve Communities Small projects can have a big impact. read more


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