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National premiere on public television: April 2014.

2014 AIA COTE Top Ten Green Projects

The AIA and its Committee on the Environment (COTE) have selected the top 10 examples of sustainable architecture and ecological design projects that protect and enhance the environment. The projects will be honored at the AIA 2014 National Convention and Design Exposition in...
Posted On 23 Apr 2014

2014 AIA/F Diversity Advancement Scholarship

The 2014 AIA/F Diversity Advancement Scholarship provides assistance to high school graduates, college freshmen, and community college students from a minority and/or financially disadvantaged background who intend to pursue an NAAB-accredited professional degree in architecture....
Posted On 18 Apr 2014

2014 AIA Housing Awards

The AIA has selected 10 recipients for the 2014 Housing Awards. The AIA’s Housing Awards program, now in its 14th year, was established to recognize the best in housing design and promote the importance of good housing as a necessity of life, a sanctuary for the human spirit and...
Posted On 09 Apr 2014

Celebrate National Architecture Week 2014 With the AIA

Are you inspired by architecture? Be part of the AIA’s annual celebration of buildings and their designers: National Architecture Week, April 6-12, 2014. All week we’ll be highlighting architects’ design works and the impact on us — from your local churches and schools to...
Posted On 06 Apr 2014

Architects: Designing Communities, Shaping Health

Does architecture impact mental health and physical well-being? Yes — and the AIA has created an interactive graphic to show the many ways this happens. AIA CEO Robert Ivy explains why to Fast Company: Like a light bulb, this graphic can illuminate an “aha” moment,...
Posted On 11 Feb 2014

On the Radio: The Architecture of the D.C. Metro

Public radio host Kojo Nnamdi devoted an hour to the architecture and legacy of the Washington, D.C., Metro, winner of the 2014 AIA Twenty-Five Year Award. Guests: G. Martin Moeller Jr., curator at the National Building Museum and a juror for the 2014 award; and D.C. Metro...
Posted On 04 Feb 2014

CNN Showcases AIA Award-Winning Buildings

Dubbing them “the 11 coolest buildings in North America,” CNN looks at the winners of the 2014 AIA Institute Honor Awards for Architecture. Watch the video, below.
Posted On 21 Jan 2014

2014 Twenty-Five Year Award: Washington, D.C., Metro

The Washington, D.C., Metro rail transit system was selected for the 2014 AIA Twenty-five Year Award. Designed by Harry Weese, FAIA with the matching ideals of “Great Society” liberalism and Mid-Century Modernism, the Washington Metro gives monumental civic space to the humble...
Posted On 18 Jan 2014

2014 AIA Institute Honor Awards for Regional & Urban Design

The Institute Honor Awards for Regional and Urban Design recognize distinguished achievements that involve the expanding role of the architect in urban design, regional and city planning, and community development. Learn more about these projects and firms on the AIA website. The...
Posted On 10 Jan 2014

2014 AIA Institute Honor Awards for Interior Architecture

The Institute Honor Awards for Interior Architecture acknowledge outstanding building interiors created by architects licensed in the United States. Learn more about these projects and firms on the AIA website. Bar Agricole, Aidlin Darling Design The restaurant is designed to...
Posted On 09 Jan 2014