Alexandria Police Building Wins AIA Award

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(08/13/2014)
When the city of Alexandria, Va., approached designer Dewberry to transform a seven-acre maintenance yard into a contemporary police facility, one of the firm’s biggest challenges was to combine all law enforcement operations in a sustainable and functional site.

Hanover Park Police Headquarters Receives AIA Award

By Jenny Ivy Byrne
(07/30/2014)
The Hanover Park police headquarters in Hanover Park, Ill., received high recognition this month by the AIA/JFR Justice Facilities Review Awards Program. The program documents best practices in planning and design for justice architecture, including sustainability and economic feasibility. The facility will be highlighted this fall in the 2014 Justice Facilities Review published by the AIA Academy of Architecture for Justice.

AIA Shrinks Board, Creates New Council


(07/01/2014)
Convention delegates for the American Institute of Architects (AIA) approved Saturday a governance plan that significantly reduces the number of board members and adds a new council that will report on important matters.

Registration Open for East Coast Green Conference


(04/18/2012)
Registration is open for the third annual East Coast Green Conference, titled “Re: Thinking Green.”

AIA Committee Names Top 10 Projects


(04/21/2010)
The American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment released its annual top 10 list for sustainable architecture and green design.

Slight Rebound in Architecture Billings Index


(03/24/2010)
Following a drop of nearly three points last fall, the Architecture Billings Index nudged up more than two points from January to February, according to figures released today.
 

Slight Rebound in Architecture Billings Index


(03/24/2010)
Following a drop of nearly three points last fall, the Architecture Billings Index nudged up more than two points from January to February, according to figures released today.
 

EPA and Three Partners Launch Design Challenge


(02/19/2007)
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and three sustainable building industry partners have launched the “Lifecycle Building Challenge” competition, inviting the nation's architects, builders, recyclers, educators and students to submit ideas that facilitate the reuse of materials from buildings undergoing disassembly.

AIA Presidents Speak for The Principle of Interoperability


(11/13/2006)
Since 2002, the American Institute of Architects has held the International Presidents’ Forum at each of its national conventions.