The American Institute of Architects (AIA) selected ten recipients to receive the 2013 Jason Pettigrew Memorial ARE Scholarship. The recipients will receive compensation for the entire cost of the Architect Registration Examination (ARE) and a full set of study guides provided by Kaplan Architecture Education. — aia.org
The recipients are Dijana Alickovic, Assoc. AIA, Nicole Alvarez, Michael Archer, Assoc. AIA, Rachel Auerbach, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP, Gina DeLeon, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Erike DeVeyra, Assoc. AIA, Steven Marrone, Assoc. AIA, Erin Porter, Assoc. AIA, Jaclyn Thomforde, Assoc. AIA, and Melissa...
Delegates to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) national convention in Denver elected Elizabeth Richter Chu (AIA Corpus Christi) to serve as the 2014 AIA first vice president/president-elect and 2015 AIA president. James Easton Rains, Jr., FAIA, and Thomas V. Vonier, FAIA, will each serve as vice president from 2014 through 2015; and James P. Grounds, AIA, as the Institute’s Treasurer from 2014 through 2015. — aia.org
At the latest American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Convention, held in Denver this year, the AIA Board of Directors voted to revise eligibility for the AIA Gold Medal to include two individuals working together. In its press release Thursday, the AIA revealed it could bestow the award...
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today announced a strategic partnership with Make It Right, St. Bernard Project and Architecture for Humanity to launch “Designing Recovery,” an ideas competition created to aid in the rebuild of sustainable and resilient communities. The...
After dabbling at the edges for political discourse for several years, the AIA's New York chapter has jumped in with both feet by releasing this week its first-ever mayoral platform.
"We just felt these issues were too important to stand on the sidelines anymore," said Jill Lerner, a principal KPF and the chapter's president. "Whether it's zoning and building codes or sustainability issues or climate change and Sandy, politicians set the agenda for how the city gets built." — crainsnewyork.com
Also announced this week were the three recipients of the 2013 AIA/HUD Secretary Awards, sponsored by the institute's Housing and Custom Residential Knowledge Community in conjunction with the Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD). — bustler.net
Six residential projects have been selected as recipients of the 2013 AIA Housing Awards. The jury recognized projects in four award categories: One/Two Family Custom Housing, One/Two Family Production Housing (none selected this year), Multifamily Housing and Special Housing. — bustler.net
The AIA San Francisco chapter has unveiled the results of the 2013 AIA San Francisco Design Awards. — bustler.net
The top ten examples of sustainable architecture and green design solutions have been selected by the American Institute of Architects and its Committee on the Environment (COTE) today. The COTE Top Ten Green Projects program, now in its 17th year, celebrates projects that are the result of a thoroughly integrated approach to architecture, natural systems, and technology. — bustler.net
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) conducted an Internship and Career Survey that revealed that there is a steady rise in employment for intern architects, along with a general sense of optimism in the future of employment prospects for the architecture profession. — aia.org
Highlights from the full report include: 78% of respondents reported being employed in professional architecture work – an 8% increase from 2010 6% of respondents reported that they are unemployed – an 11% decrease from 2010 70% of respondents said that they would remain in the...
Ten projects have been announced by the American Institute of Architects to receive the 2013 Small Project Award. Now in its tenth year, the AIA Small Project Awards Program was established to recognize small-project practitioners for the high quality of their work and to promote excellence in small-project design. — bustler.net
Today, the Freelancers Union is one of the nation’s fastest-growing labor organizations, with more than 200,000 members, over half of them in New York State. Ms. Horowitz, who has never lacked audacity, says she expects to expand the organization to one million members within three years. For some perspective, the United Automobile Workers union currently has 380,000 members. — New York Times
Perhaps, architect interns, and those contract workers, will look to adding their numbers to this collective, instead of waiting for venal institutions - you know who you are - to make substantive changes to the way that things work.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today issued the following statement in opposition to the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Completion Act, introduced Wednesday by Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah). Among other things, the legislation would mandate an alternative to architect Frank Gehry's design for the Eisenhower Memorial and would eliminate further federal funding for the project. — aia.org
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the January ABI score was 54.2, up sharply from a mark of 51.2* in December. This score reflects a strong increase in demand for design services (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings). The new projects inquiry index was 63.2, much higher than the reading of 57.9 the previous month. — aia.org
The American Institute of Architects has bestowed Honorary Fellowships on seven international architects for their achievements in the field of architecture. — bustler.net
This year's honorable fellows are: Zvi Hecker of Zvi Hecker Architect (Germany) Ladislav Lábus of Ladislav Lábus AA - Architektonický Atelier (Czech Republic) Francisco Mangado of Mangado y Asociados, S.L. (Spain) Fernando Romero of FR-EE | Fernando Romero Enterprise (Mexico) Matthias...
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