News by tag: AIA

2017 AIA Board of Directors (Photo: AIA)
Although the Trump administration expresses skepticism in regards to human-induced climate change, architects know better – as does the AIA. Just in time for Earth Day on 22 April, the American Institute of Architects has released a list of principles that serve to highlight architects' role in combating climate change.

AIA 2017 Housing Awards

Headlines13. April 2017
By: John Hill
The SIX by Brooks + Scarpa (Photo: Tara Wujick)
The American Institute of Architects has announced fourteen projects that are recipients of the 2017 Housing Awards, which range from single-family houses to multifamily housing.
Grace Farms by SANAA (Photo: Dean Kaufmann)
The American Institute of Architects has announced the winners of the 2017 AIA Institute Honor Awards: eleven awards in architecture, seven awards in interior architecture, and five awards in regional and urban design.
Day One keynote speakers (Photo: Screenshot of conferenceonarchitecture.com)
The American Institute of Architects has announced the three days of keynote speakers as part of its upcoming, rebranded AIA Conference on Architecture 2017, formerly known as the AIA Convention.
Photo: Koji Horiuchi
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced that its 2017 Twenty-five Year Award, which is "conferred on a building that has stood the test of time for 25-35 years," will go to I.M. Pei's iconic entrance to the Louvre in Paris.
LAX Theme Building (1961), designed by Paul R. Williams (Photo: "monkeytime | brachiator"/Flickr)
The Board of Directors of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has voted to posthumously award the 2017 AIA Gold Medal to Paul Revere Williams, FAIA. It is the 73rd AIA Gold Medal and the first time it is being given to an African-American architect.

The AIA Apologizes

Film23. November 2016
By: John Hill
L: Robert F. Ivy, AIA CEO; R: Russell Davidson, 2016 AIA President (Photo: Screenshot)
Following the outrage caused by a "tone-deaf," post-election statement that the American Institute of Architects issued the day after the election of President-Elect Donald Trump, AIA CEO Robert F. Ivy and 2016 AIA President Russell Davidson issued a video apology.

AIA's I Look Up Film Challenge

Film 2. November 2016
By: John Hill
Photo: Screenshot from "Arch 335: Rebuilding Medcamps"
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced the people's-choice winners of its I Look Up Film Challenge, in which 47 competing teams produced short films within only one month.

AIA Housing and Library Awards

Headlines20. April 2016
By: John Hill
Oak Ridge House by Duvall Decker Architects (Photo: Timothy Hursley)
In addition to its annual Honor Awards, announced in January, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently announced the awards it gives out in the categories of housing and libraries.

Opening AIA ATL to the Street

Products18. May 2015
By: John Hill
Photo: Jonathan Hillyer, courtesy of 5G Studio Collaborative
Architects flocking to Atlanta last week for the AIA National Convention were treated to a new ground-floor headquarters designed by 5G Studio Collaborative for the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects.