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Guardian Glass Featured in Award-Winning Federal Center South Building in Seattle

The Committee on the Environment (COTE) of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently named the new Federal Center South Building 1202 in Seattle as one of its 2013 Top Ten Green Projects. The building features Guardian Industries’ SunGuard SuperNeutral … Continue reading

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Architecture Billings Continue to Gain Momentum

The latest Architecture Billings Index (ABI) from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) reflects a steady upturn in design activity. The ABI reflects the approximate nine- to twelve-month lag time between architecture billings and construction spending. AIA has reported that the March … Continue reading

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AIA Selects Communities for Community Assistance Program

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected seven communities throughout the country to receive technical assistance under the Sustainable Design Assessment Team (SDAT) program in 2013. The communities selected are CoralBay, St. John; Covington, Ky.; Lee County, Fla.; Livingston, … Continue reading

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Architecture Billings Index Continues to Improve

The Architectural Billings Index (ABI) is continuing to rise, according to the latest report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The February ABI score was 54.9, up slightly from a mark of 54.2 in January. The ABI reflects the … Continue reading

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Architects Urge SEC to Issue Rules on Crowdfunding

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) recently sent a letter to Securities & Exchange Commission Chairman Elisse Walter urging the agency to issue regulations for equity-based “crowdfunding”– the practice of investing in projects through the use of a crowd-supported web … Continue reading

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Israel Berger Recognized by AIA

Israel Berger, CEO of Vidaris Inc., has been elected to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) College of Fellows. Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA) is one of the highest honors the AIA can bestow upon a member, … Continue reading

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Architecture Billings Index Sees Surge

The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) is reflecting its strongest growth since November 2007, according to the latest report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA).  The ABI reflects the approximate nine- to twelve-month lag time between architecture billings and construction … Continue reading

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AIA Predicts Incremental Increase in Nonresidential Construction Spending for 2013

The nonresidential construction industry is expected to see a 5-percent rise in spending this year, according to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) semi-annual Consensus Construction Forecast, and is expected to grow at a faster rate than the overall U.S. … Continue reading

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Registration for AIA Convention Opens

Registration is now open for the 2013 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention scheduled for June 20-22 in Denver, Colo. Attendees can register online here. This year’s event will feature approximately 200 educational sessions and tours, according to event organizers, … Continue reading

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Architectural Billings Index Up for Fifth Consecutive Month

The Architectural Billings Index (ABI), which reflects the approximate nine- to twelve- month lag time between architectural billings and construction spending, was 52.0 for the month of December, down from 53.2 in November. The score reflects an increase in demand … Continue reading

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