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ABI Remains Strong with Only Slight Dip in August

On the heels of recording its strongest pace of growth since 2007, there continues to be an increasing level of demand for design services signaled in the latest Architecture Billings Index (ABI). As an economic indicator of construction activity, the … Continue reading

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Industry Groups to Streamline Green Building Tool Coordination and Development

The International Code Council (ICC), ASHRAE, the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) signed a memorandum to collaborate on the development of Standard 189.1, the International … Continue reading

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Prognosis Positive for Commercial Market

Economic forecasters cite several positive indicators for the commercial market, among them is the fact that prices in commercial properties are improving as compared to house prices which unfortunately are not improving at the same rate. Additionally, the Architectural Billing … Continue reading

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Mid-Year Housing Report: Regional Differences Still Exist and Employment Plays Key Role

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How is the housing recovery faring? Well it depends on where you live as major discrepancies still exist in different markets. Slow income growth is also prohibiting home purchases, while “part of the slow recovery has to do with slow … Continue reading

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Construction Spending Projections Scaled Back for Rest of Year

Construction spending projections for the rest of the year have been lowered slightly, according to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Consensus Construction Forecast Panel. The panel cites the weather-related slow start in the nonresidential building market and continued weakness … Continue reading

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CGI Windows & Doors Earns AIA Honor

CGI Windows & Doors Inc. has been named Allied Member of the Year by AIA Florida for the second time. “We are so honored to be able to work wth so many wonderful chapters of the AIA throughout Florida,” says … Continue reading

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Architects Have Plenty of Pull in Glazing-Related Product Development

Give the people what they want. Or more precisely, give the architects what they want. More than 700 exhibitors re-convened Friday at Chicago’s McCormick Place for the second day of the American Institute of Architects’ national convention, AIA Convention 2014. … Continue reading

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AIA Exhibitors: Dynamic Glazing Playing Big Role in Healthcare Sector

Glass isn’t considered a form of medicine—at least not yet—but its impact in the healthcare sector is certainly being felt. The American Institute of Architect’s national convention, AIA Convention 2014, opened its gates in Chicago today at the McCormick Place, … Continue reading

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Glass Industry Priming for AIA Convention 2014 in Chicago

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The American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) annual convention, the AIA Convention 2014, kicks off Thursday at a fitting setting—the home of the first skyscraper: Chicago. More than 700 exhibitors will convene at the McCormick Place for a three-day event that, … Continue reading

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Despite Weather, Construction Industry Making Best of Start to 2014

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Construction economists don’t always see eye-to-eye, and that’s okay, according to Bernard Markstein, chief economist for Reed Construction Data. “We seem to agree on most things, but not everything …we’re economists. That’s what we do,” he says. But during a … Continue reading

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