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Jan 09, 2017, 10:00 ET AIA Announces New Partnership with James Hardie Building Products

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced that James Hardie Building Products has agreed to become an Innovation Partner of the AIA....


Nov 29, 2016, 09:30 ET It's Not Just Traditional Infrastructure that Requires Investment

A new survey by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) finds that a large majority of Americans (83%) consider public buildings—schools,...


Oct 03, 2015, 16:00 ET American Institute of Architects (AIA) Look Up Film Challenge Winners Selected, Public Vote to Commence

 The winners of The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Look Up Film Challenge have been announced at the inaugural Chicago Architecture...


Jun 26, 2014, 17:46 ET Houzz and The American Institute of Architects Enter Strategic Partnership

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Houzz, the world's leading online platform for residential remodeling and design, today announced a...


Jun 13, 2013, 11:00 ET American Institute of Architects, Make It Right, St. Bernard Project and Architecture for Humanity Launch Housing Design Contest to Aid Disaster Survivors

CHICAGO, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today announced a strategic partnership with Make...


Feb 20, 2013, 10:01 ET MIT to Collaborate on AIA Public Health Commitment for Clinton Global Initiative

Joint Research Initiative Centers on Design as a Catalyst for Improving Health of Communities; Builds on AIA "Decade of Design" CGI...


Dec 04, 2012, 10:14 ET Colin L. Powell, Blake Mycoskie, and Cameron Sinclair to Share Perspectives on Leadership at 2013 AIA National Convention

General Colin L. Powell, USA (Ret.), former Secretary of State (2001 - 2005), joins Cameron Sinclair, co-founder and chief eternal optimist of...


Sep 24, 2012, 11:22 ET Architects Launch Ten-Year Commitment to Make Design a Catalyst for Public Health

American Institute of Architects EVP and Chief Executive Officer Robert Ivy, FAIA, Unveils Annual "Decade of Design" Awards at Clinton Global...


Nov 07, 2011, 11:07 ET American Institute of Architects Launches Online Database Capable of Matching Stalled Projects with Investor Financing

AIA Seizes Initiative In On-going Credit Crunch; Fulfills Commitment Made at CGI America in June   The American Institute of...


Nov 07, 2011, 11:02 ET AIA Report Finds Ongoing Credit Crunch Accounts for 20 Percent of Stalled Projects Nationwide

Persistent Financing Crunch Continues to Plague Design and Construction Sector The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today released a...


Jun 29, 2011, 12:32 ET American Institute of Architects To Develop Database of Stalled Projects Suitable for Investor Financing

At CGI America Conference, AIA Seizes Initiative on Credit in Wake of Banks' Reluctance to Lend The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today...


Jan 26, 2011, 14:05 ET State of the Union: AIA Commends President Obama for Focusing on Innovation and Investments that Create Jobs

AIA Renews Call for Freeing Up Access to Credit, Energy Conservation Measures WASHINGTON, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American...


Jan 10, 2011, 10:00 ET American Institute of Architects, Hanley Wood Unveil Inaugural Issue of 'Architect' Magazine

'Architect' Becomes Official Magazine of the AIA The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and Hanley Wood, LLC, announce the unveiling of the...


Dec 16, 2010, 13:45 ET The American Institute of Architects Appoints Robert Ivy, FAIA, as the Executive Vice President/Chief Executive Officer

 The Board of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the premier organization representing licensed architects and professionals in the...


May 11, 2010, 14:03 ET New AIA/Hanley Wood Integrated Media Partnership Supports Opportunities That Advance the Architecture Profession

Agreement creates portfolio of integrated media channels, editorial, events, and continuing education with a media partner committed to increasing...


Jan 14, 2009, 07:01 ET AIA Develops Plan to Stimulate Economy and Create 1.6 Million Jobs in Building Sector

Recommendations Call for Funds for the Planning and Design of Energy Efficient Construction Projects The American Institute of Architects (AIA)...


Jan 14, 2009, 07:00 ET Steep Decline Predicted for Nonresidential Construction Activity in 2009

Commercial sector to be hardest hit; lower building materials costs As the overall U.S. economy continues to struggle, nonresidential...


Jul 17, 2008, 01:00 ET America's Favorite Architecture: The Movie Version

WASHINGTON, July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Like any good novel or play immortalized on film, The American Institute of Architects (AIA) takes a page...


Mar 19, 2008, 01:00 ET Architecture Billings Index Points to Major Downturn in Commercial Construction

WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reflecting the deteriorating conditions in the housing market and overall economy, the...


Apr 26, 2007, 01:00 ET 'America's Favorite Architecture' Exhibit Coming to San Antonio

WASHINGTON, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: American Institute of Architects (AIA), in commemoration of 150th anniversary...


Apr 05, 2007, 01:00 ET America Celebrates the First National Architecture Week

WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of its 150th anniversary, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) will lead the...


Feb 13, 2007, 00:00 ET Architects Fund $2 Million Nationwide Community Service Project for 150th Anniversary

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Imagine New York without Times Square, Chicago without the Magnificent Mile, or San Francisco without the...


Feb 07, 2007, 00:00 ET Empire State Building Ranks Highest in Poll of America's Favorite Architecture

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's official: Two of the most iconic buildings in the United States -- the Empire State Building...


May 19, 2006, 01:00 ET Architecture Experts Available to Offer Guidance on Disaster and Storm Preparedness

WASHINGTON, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- With storm season looming, many Americans are focusing on their safety and on the dependability of their...


Dec 19, 2005, 00:00 ET Architects Call for Fifty Percent Reduction by 2010 of Fossil Fuel Used to Construct and Operate Buildings

WASHINGTON, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Through its Board of Directors, The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has adopted position statements...