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An Adaptable Adaptive Reuse Building in Downtown Chattanooga

“Whoever is writing the check gets to make the decisions,” says architect Heidi Hefferlin, AIA.  The statement is both simple and profound. For Hefferlin + Kronenberg Architects (HK), funding their own development work has helped reshape their home base of Chattanooga, Tenn., and elevated the firm’s design profile at the same time.  [Special 3D house tour and expanded web-only content]


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An Architectural Photographer's Journey Into 3D Virtual Reality

The role of successful architectural photography is to visually capture and effectively communicate the essence and experience of a space. There are implied limitations to doing that with a camera...

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Harvard Graduate School of Design Launches a Deep Energy Retrofit Experiment Called HouseZero

Harvard Graduate School of Design Launches a Deep Energy Retrofit Experiment Called HouseZero

The Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) announced that it is retrofitting its headquarters in a pre-1940s stick-built house to demonstrate how to transform this challenging building stock into a prototype of ultra-efficiency that will use no…

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AIA Reports Billings Still Strong and Inquiries Are Up

AIA Reports Billings Still Strong and Inquiries Are Up

After beginning the year with a marginal decline, the Architecture Billings Index has posted three consecutive months of growth in design revenue at architecture firms. As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate nine to twelve month lead time between architecture billings and construction…

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A Contemporary Interpretation of Low-Country Architecture

A Contemporary Interpretation of Low-Country Architecture

Originally settled in the 1700s, Beaufort, S.C., is not a city renowned for modern design. In fact, its citizens have made considerable efforts over the years to preserve the Low Country region’s architectural heritage. A good deal of that heritage responded to the unique characteristics of this tidal, marshy, hot, and humid region. 

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Restoring History with PVC

Architects looking to recreate historic elements or add unique flair are increasingly turning to long-lasting, maintenance-free cellular PVC.  One such project, addressed in conjunction with an architectural millworker, brought new life to an irreparably damaged cupola in Berea, OH. 

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Please help us build this new publication for residential architects and custom homebuilders by taking the time to sign up today for a complimentary subscription to our print edition and bi-weekly newsletter. 

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The Announcement of the Decade

To keep up with industry trends and important court decisions, every 10 years AIA Contract Documents are reviewed and updated. Some changes that will affect residential architects include title changes for residential project contracts, a single Sustainable Projects Exhibit, and clarity on progress payment calculations.   

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