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.

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.

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Architectural Tools

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Architectural Tools. I used to love the yellow – we called it canary paper – because I thought it looked a lot cooler, almost more architectural – but now it has more to do with scanning the sketch in or xeroxing it and it just reads better if it’s on white trace paper.

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

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).

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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.

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

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.

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).

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Architecture Billings Continue Growth into 2020

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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

A Harsh Assessment of Architecture

Collaborative Construction

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

Construction Superintendent Magazine

After a stand-alone month of contracting demand for design services, there was a modest uptick in the Architecture Billings Index for October. architecture firms (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings). Economic News ABI AIA Architecture BillingsWASHINGTON, D.C.

Architecture Canada | RAIC Report

SAB Magazine

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.

The Art of Earth Architecture

Natural Building

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.

What Will Architecture Look Like Post-Pandemic?

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What Will Architecture Look Like Post-Pandemic? When tuberculosis ravaged the nation in the 19th century, architecture dramatically changed as a result. The pandemic is not only anticipated to change home architecture, but the use of public spaces, office design, and more. .

Construction Marketing Secret: Architecture Billings a Leading Indicator of Construction

Construction Marketing

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. The AIA Work-on-the-Boards Survey and the Architectural Billings Index.

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 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. How to Create an Awesome Portfolio.

Architecture and Planning Industry Stats on LinkedIn

Carol Hagen

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.

Architecture Billings Slip Modestly

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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 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

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.

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.

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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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).

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Architecture Billings Index Growth Moderates

Construction Superintendent Magazine

For the sixth consecutive month, architecture firms reported increasing demand for design services as reflected in the July Architecture Billings Index. The post Architecture Billings Index Growth Moderates appeared first on Construction Superintendent. WASHINGTON, D.C. –

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

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.

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

Construction Marketing

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?

Architecture Billings Continue Growth into 2018

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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). Economic News AIA Architecture Billings Index

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.

Architecture Website Design — 5 Pitfalls To Avoid

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5 Architecture Website Design Pitfalls to Avoid. Is Your Architecture Firm’s Website Design Losing You Business? Architecture website design might not be the highest priority for firms that rely on reputation and relationships to keep their project pipeline full.

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.

Architecture Billings Remain Flat in May

Construction Superintendent Magazine

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 remain flat

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AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for May showed a small increase in design services at 50.2, Demand for design services in May remained essentially flat in comparison to the previous month, according to a new report today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA).

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An Interesting Example of Shipping Container Architecture

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Architecture Billings Index points to major downturn in commercial construction

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Reflecting the deteriorating conditions in the overall economy, demand for design services from architecture firms recorded a record fall, according to a new report today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score of 33.3

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Three Steps to LinkedIn Success for Your Architecture Firm

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Does Your Architecture Firm Need Better Connections? Here are three essentials steps to help you turn this social business platform into a opportunity generator for your architecture firm. Relationships. Reputation. Referrals.

Advancing the application of renewable energy in architecture

SAB Magazine

Miscellaneous Energy Storage Loghman Azar NatureRICH Solutions NatureWISE Solutions Net Zero Energy building Off-site Power Generation On-site Power Generation renewable energy SABMagazine.com sustainable architecture and building

Architectural Daylighting

SAB Magazine

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.