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

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.

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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

AIA pushes back on possible Trump architecture mandate

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The AIA said an executive order mandating neoclassical architecture styles for federal buildings would increase construction costs and schedules and result in sub-optimal buildings

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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 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

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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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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.

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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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. 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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Understanding the lines Used in Architectural Drawings

The Constructor

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

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. The post Architecture Billings Index Growth Moderates appeared first on Construction Superintendent. WASHINGTON, D.C. –

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).

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 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). Economic News AIA Architecture Billings Index

Improving architectural designs through iteration

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Dane Stokes started using computational design while an undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania, where it helped him manage a series of fabrication projects that included wall systems with several hundred unique panel components

An Interesting Example of Shipping Container Architecture

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Taliesin West School of Architecture is Closing

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Unfortunately, after 88 years, the Frank Lloyd Wright’s School of Architecture at Taliesin is closing because the Governing Board of the school was not able to reach an agreement with the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation to keep it open.

Top Restaurant & Bar Architectural Design Ideas

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The post Top Restaurant & Bar Architectural Design Ideas appeared first on BRIKS Design-Build Group | Custom Homes | Major Renovations | Residential | Commercial. Commercial Design Lifestyle architecture design ideas bars commercial design commercial properties design ideas food establishments restaurant and bar design restaurantsInnovating restaurant and bar design ideas make a huge impact on your experience as a food establishment.

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Advancing the application of renewable energy in architecture

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Strong start for architecture billings in 2018

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This year started on a strong note for architecture firms, as the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) saw its highest January score since 2007. architecture firms (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings).

Architecture and Math

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If you ever thought about being an architect but thought you couldn’t handle the math, you aren’t alone.

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.

Architecture Billings Index downturn moderates as challenging conditions continue

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While architecture billings moderated in September, design activity shows signs of remaining sluggish at U.S. architecture firms, according to a new report released today from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score in September is 49.7,

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Eco-Tourism Meets Sustainable Architecture

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Architecture Billings End Year on Positive Note

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The Architecture Billings Index concluded the year in positive terrain, with the December reading capping off three straight months of growth in design billings. architecture firms (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings). Economic News ABI AIA architectural billings

Clayco combines architecture and design assets into one business unit

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This was one of the first projects that two architectural firms, Lamar Johnson Collaborative (LJC) and BatesForum, worked on jointly Fulton East is a $26 million, 12-story office tower in Chicago’s West Loop.

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?

How to generate architecture leads

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Business development for architecture firms continues to get more sophisticated. While the Architecture Billings Index is more stable and even on a slight upward trend, closing new business can still be a struggle.

Pros and Cons of Shipping Container Architecture

Jetson Green

This article looks at the main pros and cons of shipping container architecture, starting with the good stuff. Pros of Shipping Container Architecture. Related Articles on JetsonGreen.com: Shipping Container Architecture Helping to Solve Homelessness.

Top 115 Architecture Firms

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What is the future of architecture as a profession?

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The profession of architecture is one that dates back to ancient times, with a profound impact on the built environment of civilizations all over the world.

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.