Architectural Dictionary – 108 Words Used by Architects

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The following are the words commonly used by Architects in their works and drawings. Understanding of these words is essential for construction. Construction Engineering & Management

Architectural Technology

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Architectural technology is changing how architects work, and what’s "in" today might be irrelevant by next week—but ignore these developments at your own peril. Even for your average, run-of-the-mill architect, technology is a way of life. But despite knowing this information, I am frequently amazed by just how amazing technology actually is and the role it plays daily in my work and my office

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Architectural Tools

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All this working from home has made me rethink the tools that I need to effectively do my job. While we all have different roles and responsibilities, Andrew Hawkins, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB, and I put together a few items that we just couldn't live without. I bet a few of these items would be on your list as well

Architectural Concrete Construction and Finishes

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Architectural concrete construction needs special care in selection of the concrete materials, forming, placing, and finishing in order to achieve. Building Technology Guide Special Concrete in Construction architectural concrete construction construction Materials

Guest Post – Live The Architecture

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Myself – I’m a bit of a skeptic, but as Unsquare Life explains for us below – it has some real world applications, especially in the world of architecture. The post Guest Post – Live The Architecture appeared first on cnstrctr.

Cold Climate Bamboo Architecture

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The post Cold Climate Bamboo Architecture appeared first on Natural Building Blog. Tanjun Associate s trains people in the field of construction of structures using bamboo and ferrocement.

Leaning Tower of Pisa: An Architectural Marvel or Engineering Failure?

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The Leaning Tower of Pisa is a white marble bell tower standing beside the cathedral of the Italian city of Pisa, recognizable worldwide as an. Case study Exclusive Geotechnical Engineering

July architectural billings remained stalled

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Architectural billings failed to show any progress during July, and business conditions continued to be soft at firms, according to a new report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA

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Architectural Fees

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Architectural Fees are a mystery to most people and there is no shortage of methods that architects charge for their services. How do you make sense of the options, which method works best for you, and how do you provide a method that suits the needs of both the architect and their clients

Architecture billings downward trajectory moderates

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AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for May was 32.0 architecture firms (any number below 50 indicates a decrease in billings). Demand for design services in May saw few signs of rebounding following a record drop in billings the month prior, according to a new report today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). compared to 29.5 in April, but still represents a significant decrease in services provided by U.S.

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Architectural billings in August still show little sign of improvement

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Business conditions remained stalled at architecture firms during August as demand for design services continued to decline, according to a new report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA

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Documenting Architecture

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In today’s episode, we are going to talk about documenting architecture best practices in what is essentially creating the graphic instruction manual of constructing a building So you're sitting at your desk, you’ve got your project up on the monitor and you are in the zone and crushing it, but what does that even look like? The process of preparing drawings has evolved from “What do we need to do?” to “What can’t we do?”

Eichler Homes: Trademark in Architecture, Neighborhood Integration

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Eichler Homes: Trademark in Architecture, Neighborhood Integration. cbroderick. Tue, 07/07/2020 - 09:56. Eichlers have a signature mid-century look: flat or low gabled roofs, horizontal forms, plenty of windows for natural light.

Architecture billings continue growth into 2020

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Starting the year on a strong note, architecture firm billings strengthened slightly in January, according to a new report today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score of 52.2

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Architecture billings continue historic contraction

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AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score of 29.5 architecture firms (any number below 50 indicates a decrease in billings). Demand for design services in April saw its steepest decline on record, according to a new report today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). for April reflects a decrease in design services provided by U.S. During April, both the new project inquiries and design contracts scores also declined significantly, posting scores of 28.4 and 27.6

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Robotics in architecture and construction: An industry shift

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Robotics in architecture and construction is transforming the way architects approach their designs. This technology isn’t just a flash in the pan—it will soon become a fundamental part of the architectural process.

A Harsh Assessment of Architecture

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The article excerpted and linked below addresses the insular mindset of modern architecture and provides insights into the angst felt in the profession. Architecture is suffering a crisis of confidence. Architectural thought-leaders seconded and thirded him.

Architecture Billings Bounce Back

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After a stand-alone month of contracting demand for design services, there was a modest uptick in the Architecture Billings Index for October. As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate 9-12-month lead time between architecture billings and construction spending. architecture firms (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings). The post Architecture Billings Bounce Back appeared first on Construction Superintendent.

Natural Architecture in India

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He met the legendary Laurie Baker while studying architecture. The post Natural Architecture in India appeared first on Natural Building Blog. A rchitect Vinu Daniel of Wallmakers is focused primarily on sustainability.

Architecture Canada | RAIC Report

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Miscellaneous Add new tag Royal Architectural Institute of Canada [RAIC] SabMagazineThe federal government is proceeding with plans to erect a National Memorial to the Victims of Communism in the judicial precinct beside Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

Architecture Billings Remain Flat in May

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AIA’s Architecture Billings Index score for May showed a small increase in design services at 50.2, The post Architecture Billings Remain Flat in May appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News AIA Architecture Billings IndexDemand for design services in May remained essentially flat in comparison to the previous month, according to a new report from The American Institute of Architects.

Architecture Billings Continue Growth into 2020

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Starting the year on a strong note, architecture firm billings strengthened slightly in January, according to a new report today from The American Institute of Architects. AIA’s Architecture Billings Index score of 52.2 architecture firms (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings). The post Architecture Billings Continue Growth into 2020 appeared first on Construction Superintendent.

Construction Marketing Secret: Architecture Billings a Leading Indicator of Construction

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However, since architects design the overwhelming majority of nonresidential construction projects, gathering information on billings at architecture firms provides leading information on future construction trends. Statistical analysis demonstrates that information provided by architecture firms on trends in their billings is highly correlated with the eventual nonresidential construction activity, with leads of up to one year. Constructing the Architectural Billings Index.

Architecture and Planning Industry Stats on LinkedIn

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Architecture in Bermuda 1939 – before LinkedIn existed Architects and Planners have been busy creating profiles on LinkedIn. The latest statistics (as of May 16, 2012) show there are 1,128,581 LinkedIn profiles in the Architecture and Planning Industry. Construction Industry - Software linkedin Architect Architecture linkedin statsFor those readers interested in knowing just where all these profiles are in the world, here’s a breakdown: United States 337,376.

The Definitive Architecture Marketing Guide to an Effective LinkedIn Profile

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The Definitive Architecture Firm Marketing Guide. Attract Better Architecture Clients & Projects with Your LinkedIn Profile Part 1: The Definitive Guide to Architecture Firm Marketing on LinkedIn Have your clients or prospects ever made any of the following statements?: “We

Architecture Portfolio Tips

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Tips to Make Your Architecture Portfolio Stand Out! When was the last time someone searched your architecture portfolio on your website? That’s the harsh reality for many architecture websites that rely primarily on images. When we reviewed and tested the websites of more than 200 architecture firms in Florida, we saw that some of the most common problems directly relate to the tendency of architects to default to creating image-heavy portfolio sites.

Architectural Daylighting

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Daylight harvesting in architecture is a complicated task as the most prominent characteristic of daylight is its variability. Site & Landscaping ARCHITECTURAL DAYLIGHTING Busby Perkins+Will in Vancouver. There are many methods of estimating how daylight will benefit spaces but too often the potential for glare is not properly addressed during design.

The Art of Earth Architecture

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This house is one of 250 buildings in The Art of Earth Architecture: Past, Present, Future , a new book by Jean Dethier and Princeton Architectural Press. Dethier is a curator and historian and has dedicated his 50-plus-year career to exploring architecture made from earthen materials. By Reg› – Régis L›Hostis from The Art of Earth Architecture, published by Princeton Architectural Press.

Architecture Billings Slip Modestly

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The Architecture Billings Index dipped slightly into negative territory in January*, after a very strong showing in December. As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate 9-12-month lead time between architecture billings and construction spending. The post Architecture Billings Slip Modestly appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABI AIA Architecture BillingsWASHINGTON, D.C.

We the People: Four steps for the architecture profession to build unity through design

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I am an architect. I am also a woman of color.

Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture school is closing

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The School of Architecture at Taliesin will close after 88 years after an agreement with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation was unable to be reached. Established in 1932 by Frank Lloyd Wright, the school was integral to fostering Wright’s vision of “organic architecture.”

Slight rebound for architecture billings in April

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Following a sizable decrease in demand for design services in March, the April Architecture Billings Index (ABI) climbed back into positive territory according to a new report today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA

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Brand Building for Architecture Firms

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Building a Brand For Your Architecture Firm. Tips for Making Your Architecture Brand Stand Out How would you describe your architecture firm's brand? With our guide, you'll be able to outline a process specifically catered to companies within the architecture industry. If there is a theme within the types of architecture you design, then optimize on it. The Alphabet Soup of Architecture Firm Logos. Create a Marketing Strategy for Your Architecture Brand.

Strong start to 2019 for architecture billings

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Starting the year on a strong note, architecture firm billings growth strengthened in January to a level not seen in the previous 12 months, according to a new report released today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for January was 55.3,

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Architecture Billings Index Growth Moderates

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For the sixth consecutive month, architecture firms reported increasing demand for design services as reflected in the July Architecture Billings Index. As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate 9-12-month lead time between architecture billings and construction spending. The post Architecture Billings Index Growth Moderates appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News ABI Index AIA Architecture Billing

Understanding the lines Used in Architectural Drawings

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The structure that is planned to be built is described by using lines, symbols and notes in architectural drawings. Read More at Understanding the. How To Guide

Marketing Best Practices for Architectural/ Engineering/Construction (AEC) Firms

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Marketing architectural, engineering and/or construction (A/E/C) services is very different than other types of marketing. Are you involved in marketing architecture, engineering or construction (A/E/C) services? First, A/E/C marketers target owners or managers of public or private construction projects. The focus of marketing is lead generation and winning projects. Relationships and reputation are critical in A/E/C marketing as the financial risk of construction projects is great.

Attract Better Clients for Your Architecture Firm

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Are you an attractive architecture firm? What’s the best way to find better clients for your architecture firm? A few simple steps can make it easier to attract more of of the clients and projects you want for your architecture firm: Be specific about who and what you want to attract. How can you measure your marketing results for your architecture firm? I don’t think marketing will work for my architecture firm anyway.” Attraction Marketing for Architects.

China Forbids ‘Weird’ Architecture

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directive issued on Sunday by the State Council, China’s cabinet, and the Communist Party’s Central Committee says no to architecture that is “oversized, xenocentric, weird” and devoid of cultural tradition. The directive also follows President Xi Jinping’s criticism in late 2014 of “weird architecture

Architecture Billings Continue Growth into 2018

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The new year started on a strong note for architecture firms, as the Architecture Billings Index saw its highest January score since 2007. architecture firms (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings). The post Architecture Billings Continue Growth into 2018 appeared first on Construction Superintendent. Economic News AIA Architecture Billings IndexWASHINGTON, D.C. –