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AIA Reforms Award Process After #MeToo Mistakes

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder will be involved in vetting the American Institute of Architect's awards process in the future.

June 7, 2019 - The Architect's Newspaper

Seattle APA National Conference

2019 Conferences in Planning and Design

An annual sampling of professional development conferences in the coming year for planning and design professionals, by L.A. County Planner Clement Lau.

October 8, 2018 - UrbDeZine

Urban Infill

AIA: Demand for High-Density Development Is Down

For the first time in four years, a quarterly survey indicates “market saturation in urban areas.”

January 11, 2018 - Builder

American Planning Association 2015

2018 Conferences in Planning and Design

An annual sampling of some of the best professional development conferences in the coming year for the planning and design professions, by L.A. County Planner Clement Lau.

October 24, 2017 - UrbDeZine

Qualcomm Stadium

Design Groups Say 'Whoa' to Soccer City Proposal for Former Charger Stadium Site

For San Diego's Mission Valley Qualcomm Stadium site, AIA-SD and E+DC urge a structured and orderly planning and disposition process.

May 13, 2017 - UrbDeZine

Seattle APA National Conference

Twelve 'Can't Miss' Planning and Design Conferences in 2017

L.A. County Planner Clement Lau issues his annual list of his favorite conferences for urban design professionals in the upcoming year.

November 12, 2016 - UrbDeZine

Qualcomm Stadium

AIA San Diego Op-Ed on Chargers' Stadium Ballot Initiative: 'Not So Fast'

The San Diego Chapter of the American Institute of Architecture believes the NFL Chargers’ downtown stadium proposal is full of risk and lost opportunities. AIA - SD opines the existing stadium site is superior both for the fan and the taxpayer.

June 1, 2016 - UrbDeZine

Seattle APA National Conference

Ten Key 2016 Conferences for Urban Design Professionals

Ten key conferences in 2016 for planners, architects, and urban design professionals, summarized by Clement Lau, a Los Angeles County planner.

November 26, 2015 - UrbDeZine

A Tribute to Julia Morgan—AIA's First Female Gold-Medal Recipient

The American Institute of Architects conferred its top award—the Gold Medal—posthumously to Julia Morgan in December 2013, making her the first woman to receive the honor.

August 28, 2014 - The Planning Report

AIA Gold Medal Conferred to Julia Morgan, FAIA, at the 2014 AIA Convention

On the occasion of Julia Morgan, FAIA, AIA Gold Medal conferral, AIACC invited Sandhya Sood, AIA, to present a tribute.

June 29, 2014 - AIA California Council

Are We Designing the Wrong Solutions to America's Health Problems?

From encouraging physical activity to improving access to healthy food, planners and designers are increasingly tackling America's public health challenges. But what if cars, suburbs, and food deserts aren't to blame for our unhealthy lifestyles?

December 17, 2013 - The Atlantic Cities

Architect Julia Morgan Awarded AIA Gold Medal

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced today that Julia Morgan, designer of some 700 buildings including Hearst Castle, will be the first female architect to receive the organization's highest honor.

December 13, 2013 - Architect

AIA Pushes for Architecture Peace Corps

The AIA is pushing Congress to establish an AmeriCorps-like program for young architects. With the potential for aiding underserved communities, reducing student loans, and providing recent grads with real-world experience, what's not to like?

November 1, 2013 - AIArchitect

Architects' Lackluster Commitment to Carbon-Neutrality

According to the AIA’s third-annual progress report on its 2030 Commitment, the number of firms signing on to the environmental program is up. At the same time, the proportion of firms reporting progress toward their goal is underwhelming.

October 27, 2013 - Ecobuilding Pulse

Downtown Honolulu as seen from the top of Diamond Head

Which Cities Will be Harmed the Most by the Government Shutdown?

With 800,000 employees on indefinite furlough, national parks closed, and federal benefits and programs eroding, it's safe to say the government shutdown will effect millions of Americans. But some urban areas will feel the pinch more than others.

October 1, 2013 - Trulia Trends Blog

What Impending Issue is Most Critical to Designers?

A session at the recent APA National Conference in Chicago gathered together the heads of the major built-environment professional organizations to discuss their unique and shared challenges. One subject was on each head's mind: Water.

April 24, 2013 - ASLA The Dirt

A Plea for Stronger Architectural Ethics

Should architects recuse themselves from designing buildings that violate human rights? Raphael Sperry says yes, especially when it comes to two building types that are ethically troublesome: execution chambers and supermax prisons.

March 13, 2013 - The Architect's Newspaper

Outlook for Architects Looking Up

With the AIA's Architecture Billings Index at its highest level since November 2007, the future is promising for a profession that's been battered for five solid years. Can the construction industry be far behind? Matt Chaban digs into the numbers.

February 23, 2013 - Crain's New York Business

AIA Announces 2013 Honor Award Winners

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced this year's winners of the prestigious Honor Awards - "the profession’s highest recognition of works that exemplify excellence in architecture, interior architecture and urban design."

January 15, 2013 - AIA

New Data Brings Holiday Cheer for Architects

In the past four years, the real estate and housing downturn has drastically cut billings at architecture firms. However, the Architecture Billings Index shows improvement for a fourth consecutive month and the highest reading since November 2007.

December 20, 2012 - The Wall Street Journal

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