The American Institute of Architects

Demand for Design Activity Continues to Expand

The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) recorded its sixth consecutive positive month, according to a new report today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). The ABI score for July was 54.6. While...

AIA Home Trends: Houses May Get Bigger

For the first time in five years, homeowner interest in larger homes increased over the last 12 months, according to new data from the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Home Design Trends Survey....

Architecture Billings Continue Historic Rebound

Demand for design services from U.S. architecture firms continues to grow at a vigorous pace, according to a new report today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index...

2021 AIA Small Project Awards: Society’s Cage by SmithGroup

Society’s Cage Architects:  SmithGroup Owner:  Dayton Schroeter  and Julian Arrington Location: Washington, District of Columbia Category:   Under 5,000 square feet  (category three) Rising on Washington’s National Mall in the wake of the murders of George...

2021 AIA Small Project Awards: Xero Studio by Studio Ma

Xero Studio Architecture Firm(s):  Studio Ma, Inc. Owner:  Studio Ma Location: Phoenix, Arizona Category:  Up to $1.5 million  in construction cost (category two) Matching the values of its architecture practice, where regenerative bioclimatic design and social...

AIA Launches Seventh Annual Film Challenge

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is launching its seventh annual AIA Film Challenge. The AIA Film Challenge 2021 invites architects, filmmakers, and storytellers to produce a short documentary film between one...

Announcing the 2021 AIA Housing Award Winners

AIA’s Housing Awards program, now in its 21st year, was established to recognize the best in housing design for new construction, renovations and restorations. Each year projects are awarded based on four...

2021 AIA Housing Awards: Townhomes by Wittman Estes

Tsuga Townhomes Architect: Wittman Estes Owner: Matt Wittman Location: Seattle, Washington Category:    One- and Two-Family Production Homes Seattle’s continually escalating construction costs, among the highest globally and averaging more than $338 per square foot just...