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National premiere on public television: April 2014.

AIA Convention in Atlanta

AIA Convention 2015 is one of the largest and most exciting annual gatherings of architects and design professionals in the U.S. The people, the ideas, the environment, the setting—it all comes together for an experience that will enrich all who attend. This year’s opening...
Posted On 22 Mar 2015
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James Collins of Payette

  We were asked by the American Institute of Architects to create a series of videos that explored the state of the profession. Here is a conversation with James Collins, a principal with the Boston based architectural firm Payette.
Posted On 03 Dec 2014
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Architect Magazine Editors Panel

  If you are an architect and want to get your work published in Architect, check out this video. The editors explain how to maximize your chances.
Posted On 06 Nov 2014
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2014 Educational Facility Design Excellence Awards

The AIA Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE) has selected 11 educational and cultural facilities for this year’s CAE Educational Facility Design Awards. The CAE Design Excellence Award honors educational facilities that the jury believes should serve as an example of a...
Posted On 08 Sep 2014

2014 AIA Healthcare Design Awards

The AIA Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) has selected the recipients of the 2014 AIA National Healthcare Design Awards program. The program showcases the best of healthcare building design and healthcare design-oriented research. Projects exhibit conceptual strengths that...
Posted On 11 Aug 2014

Why Physicians Matter in the Discussion About Design and Health

A new McGraw-Hill Construction study co-sponsored by the American Institute of Architects finds that doctors are crucial to promoting the positive affects of healthy building design, construction, and maintenance. From the executive summary: Health and wellness are critical...
Posted On 01 Jul 2014

Architecture and Psychology

How can design affect emotional well-being? Read about a collaboration between an architect and a psychologist that seeks to answer that question. In the introduction to their book, Space & Psyche, architect Elizabeth Danze and Dr. Stephen Sonnenberg write: Buildings are...
Posted On 03 Jun 2014

Video: What I Learned From My First Project

A degree in architecture is only the first part of a designer’s education — the learning continues after graduation, both in the office and on the job site. Meet eight emerging professionals from the Monterey Design Conference who share their experiences working on their...
Posted On 19 May 2014

San Angelo’s Second Act — Thanks to an AIA Regional/Urban Design Assistance Team

The AIA’s Communities by Design program, which encompasses a number of initiatives, is  a primary way the association works to make places better. A great example can be found in San Angelo, TX. Twenty years ago, an AIA Regional/Urban Design Assistance Team (R/UDAT) went to...
Posted On 05 May 2014