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Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence (RBA)

The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence celebrates urban places that are distinguished by quality design and their social and economic contributions to our nation’s cities. Winners offer creative placemaking solutions that transcend the boundaries between architecture, urban design and planning and showcase innovative thinking about American cities. One Gold Medal of $50,000 and four Silver Medals of $10,000 will be awarded. Projects must be a real place, not just a plan or a program, and be located in the... Read more

“Crazy” Design for N.J.-NYC Pedestrian Bridge Wins Award

​ A pedestrian bridge linking Lower Manhattan and Jersey City, New Jersey, may be farfetched, but a design for one created by Jersey City-based Jeff Jordan Architects just received a stamp of approval from the New Jersey Chapter of the American Institute of Architects by winning their honor award for an unbuilt project. Read more... Read more

AIA Convention 2016

The American Institute of Architects (​AIA) Convention is one of the largest and most exciting annual gatherings of architects and design professionals in the U.S. Come for a provocative lineup of celebrity speakers, an awe-inspiring array of tours, parties, exhibitors, seminars and more. All happening in a legendary American city known for attitude, passion and perspective. You’ll get an in-depth, interactive learning experience in a small-group setting plus big opportunities to earn continuing education credits. May 19-21 in Philadelphia. Learn... Read more

Reframing Resilience: Proceedings of the AIA 2015 Resilience Summit

​In two sessions at the American Institute of Architects’ 2015 Resilience Summit, architects with diverse backgrounds in design, insurance, education, and civic leadership shared their expertise in addressing hazards and climate threats. Critical to the conversation was analyzing the notion of “resilience” itself, and the inherent interconnections the concept evokes. This report summarizes key discussions and themes. Learn more... Read more

AIA Annouces Its 2016 Institute Honor Award Winners

​The American Institute of Architects (AIA) announced its Institute Honor award winners, 18 projects spanning architecture, interior architecture and regional and urban planning. The awards honor completed projects and forthcoming plans, including high-tech schools, ambitious plans for museums and cities, and a series of striking interior designs. Read more... Read more

Architects Foundation Issues 2015 Annual Report on Design and Health Research Consortium

​The Architects Foundation, along with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA), issued its first progress report of the AIA’s Design and Health Research Consortium. The consortium helps translate research on design’s influence on public health into architectural practice for policymakers, design and public health professionals and the general public. Read more... Read more

Design & Health Research Consortium 2015 Progress Report

​The Architects Foundation, along with the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA), issued its first progress report of the AIA’s Design and Health Research Consortium. The consortium helps translate research on design’s influence on public health into architectural practice for policymakers, design and public health professionals and the general public. The 2015 report covers consortium activities across a spectrum of research issues where design contributes to public health. Read report... Read more

In Flux: Community Design for Change, Chance and Opportunity

​The Architects Foundation released its first annual report on the National Resilience Initiative (NRI), a growing network of resilient design studios geared toward helping local communities become more resilient to natural disasters and climate change. Read more... Read more
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