Safety & Security


Safety & Security

  • The AIA and Architecture for Humanity Partner to Offer Disaster Assistance Grants

    The recipients of the partnership’s new Disaster Grant Program will receive five grants that total $10,000 and go toward programs that offer architects education, advocacy, and training to assist their communities following a disaster.

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    New Amsterdams

    As water levels and the risk profiles of major coastal cities rise, new experts are meeting the challenge.

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    Code Green

    The International Code Council has unveiled its latest rulebook and long-awaited green code. Meanwhile, the USGBC is on the cusp of releasing LEED 2012. An overview of what you need to know.

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    Healthy Outlook

    Architects and healthcare providers agree that flexible design is crucial to controlling future costs for healthcare.

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    Reforming Prisons

    Returning some rights to the rightless.

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    NYC School Construction Authority: Mott Haven Campus

    2011 Annual Design Review: Grow: Honorable Mention

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    Gary Comer College Prep

    2011 Annual Design Review: Gary Comer College Prep

  • Advanced Individual Company Operations ¢ Fort Leonard Wood, Mo. ¢ U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ¢ The installation at Fort Leonard Wood contains several different military schools, including the Maneuver Support Center of Excellence. The advanced individual company operations facility is one that supports soldiers as they specialize in career skills.

    Combat Ready

    The Department of Defense has added a tactic to its arsenal: sustainable design.

  • Clark D. Manus, FAIA, 2011 President

    Security by Design

    Ten years after 9/11, how can design improve security?

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    Truly Universal Design

    Accessibility isn't just about mobility issues, such as ramps and rails. It's also about chemicals and environmental health.



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