It's a diverse and high-quality crowd, this body of eleven winners in the AIA 2017 Honor Awards for Architecture. J. Michael
Because of the AIA, the USPTO was permitted fee setting authority and, working with Congress, the ability to retain all fees
The entry is about two simple moves - there's an area where skis can be stored and a notch for protection while guests search
These new and renovated community spaces were awarded AIA's annual Library Building Award.
Finally, the Japanese agreed to exchange some JRA prisoners for our hostages. One of the four JRA prisoners, who was supposed
An oft-cited obstacle we see in work like this is the significant lag time between stabilizing a disaster-stricken area through emergency humanitarian response and the implementing of viable recovery programs which return a sense of normalcy to those affected.
Just like any other trip, I fretted a bit over what to pack, what to wear? After all, Hong Kong is a fashion mecca, shopping destination and everyone is wearing the latest trends. What was everyone wearing this season in Hong Kong? Wearable technology, that's what.
8. Winner, Specialized Housing: 160 Massachusetts Avenue Tower, Berklee College of Music; Boston, Massachusetts. Scroll down
Architect John Klopf is hanging ten on a surging wave of midcentury modern home restorations in California.
The end is near! Or so it seems. In mid-March, a University of Maryland study concluded that civilization is racing toward collapse, due to extreme economic inequality and over-consumption of resources stretching the earth's carrying capacity.
Urbanization is happening rapidly. Globally today, for the first time ever, more people live in cities than anywhere else.
We are all products of the world we live in. To the extent we can shape that world -- and that is both the calling and the responsibility of architects and urban planners -- we should do so in ways that facilitate good health and well-being.
Beyond saving energy and money, the psychological effect of bringing in more of the outdoors is possibly the single biggest benefit of open offices. Ten percent of absences can be attributed to having no view of the outside.
Buildings use more energy than any other single industry, accounting for half of all energy and three quarters of electricity consumed in this country.
In the last few years, strong, devastating storms are seemingly becoming the rule, rather than the exception. We see above-normal numbers of "super storms" forming and wreaking havoc across the globe.
The U.S. already imports much of its construction materials and products, including a quarter of all steel and cement, but typically it comes from industrialized nations, such as Germany. Why not target sources that desperately need the support?
All these efforts are signs of significant progress. But they also raise a big question: Does taking the toxic chemicals out of a material really make it "healthy"?
By virtually every measure, women are smarter about and better for the environment. How does this affect architecture?
Over the past decade the LEED rating system has cut annual carbon emissions by 9.4 million tons -- the equivalent of taking 1.5 million cars off the road. Such numbers show real progress. But there's one problem: Many of these buildings aren't doing as well as expected.