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Architecture Billings Continue to Increase

The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) recorded its seventh consecutive positive month, according to a report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The ABI score for August was 55.6, up from July’s score of 54.6. Any score above 50 indicates … Continue reading

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Gauges for Builder Confidence and Architectural Billings Offset

Two leading indicators for construction forecasting registered opposing measures recently—one pointing to a downturn in builder confidence, while the other indicates more construction projects could be on the way for multi-family. The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) announced that … Continue reading

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Glass: From Start to Finish

After canceling last year due to COVID-19, there was hope for AIA’s Conference on Architecture to return to an in-person format this year. With remaining uncertainties surrounding the pandemic, the organization opted for a virtual platform instead. The event is … Continue reading

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New Report Sheds Light on Pandemic’s Impact On Architecture

Opportunities for architects will be centered around existing building projects in 2021 as there has been a shift toward existing building work that had already been underway, according to a recent report jointly released by the American Institute of Architects … Continue reading

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Design Activity Strongly Increases

According to a new report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA), continuing its meteoric rebound, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) recorded its third consecutive month of positive billings. AIA’s ABI score for April rose to 57.9 compared to 55.6 … Continue reading

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