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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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Architecture Billings Index Shows Slight Improvement






After starting out the year on a positive note, there was another minor increase in the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) last month, according to the latest report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The ABI reflects the approximate nine- … Continue reading




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Architecture Billings Index Sees Slight Rebound






After consecutive months of contracting demand for design services, there was a modest uptick in the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) for the month of January, according to the latest report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The ABI reflects the … Continue reading




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Nonresidential Building Activity Projected to Accelerate in 2014






Healthy fundamentals in the commercial property market combined with the international economy returning to more traditional growth levels are factoring into a projected increase in growth for the design and construction industry, according to a new report from the American … Continue reading




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Architecture Billings Index Declines






Following consistently increasing demand for design services throughout most of 2013, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) has posted its first consecutive months of contraction since May and June of 2012. The ABI reflects the approximate nine- to 12-month lead time between … Continue reading




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Architecture Billings Index Sees Slight Contraction






After six months of steadily increasing demand for design services, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) paused in November, according to the latest report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The ABI reflects the approximate nine- to 12-month lead time between … Continue reading




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Architecture Billings Index Slows Down






Following three months of accelerating demand for design services, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) reflected a somewhat slower pace of growth in October, according to the latest report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The ABI reflects the approximate nine- … Continue reading




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