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National premiere on public television: April 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

2014 AIA Institute Honor Awards for Architecture

The Institute Honor Awards program recognizes achievements for a broad range of architectural activity to elevate the general quality of architecture practice, establish a standard of excellence against which all architects can measure performance, and inform the public of the...
Posted On 08 Jan 2014

2014 AIA Architecture Firm Award: Eskew+Dumez+Ripple

The American Institute of Architects Board of Directors has bestowed the 2014 AIA Architecture Firm Award to Eskew+Dumez+Ripple, the New Orleans firm that uses rigorously crafted Modernism to repair, restore, and enhance the unique cultural and historic context of their city. The...
Posted On 07 Jan 2014

2014 AIA Gold Medal: Julia Morgan, FAIA

The American Institute of Architects Board of Directors has posthumously awarded the 2014 AIA Gold Medal to Julia Morgan, FAIA, the early 20th-century architect whose copious output of quality work secured her position as the first great female American architect. Morgan is the...
Posted On 06 Jan 2014

AIA CEO Robert Ivy on the Institute’s Repositioning Effort

A few months ago, the American Institute of Architects began what it is calling the Repositioning the AIA Initiative. In the video above (also available for viewing on the AIA website), CEO Robert Ivy offers an update on the effort — including the reasons why we are supporting...
Posted On 13 Dec 2013

About the American Institute of Architects

AIA History The American Institute of Architects (AIA) was created in 1857. Through education, government advocacy, community redevelopment, and public outreach activities, the AIA works toward a public environment that is responsive to the people it serves while representing the...
Posted On 23 Oct 2013
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