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Building Community Matters: A Young Architect Reflects on the Risks + Rewards of Starting His Own Firm

Why Building Your Community is Essential For Starting Your Own Firm By Beau Frail, AIA, RID, NCARB Editor’s Note: Beau Frail, AIA, RID, NCARB is the Principal Architect of Activate Architecture, a design firm based in Austin, TX, that collaborates…
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Crowds gathered for the announcement of the ENYA ARE Scholarship supported by Hunter Douglas Architectural

Pursuing Licensure is Challenging, But the 2018 AIANY ENYA ARE Scholarship is Here to Help

HD Architectural Supports Scholarship Recognizing EP’s Contributions to AIA NY + Push to Get Peers On Path Towards Licensure As emerging architects balance their early careers with the bustle of the busy Manhattan circuit, not to mention its high cost…
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AIA Day of Service Offers Local + Visiting Architects Meaningful Ways to Experience NYC

AIA NY Partnered with Local Firms + Nonprofits to Organize Volunteers at 6 Sites Throughout NYC Author: Jake Frisbie, Editor: Zoë Zellers With the greater architecture and design community in Manhattan for 2018’s AIA Conference, AIA New York used the final...
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Designing for Those “Left Out of the Equation”: MIXdesign + QSPACE Founders on “Sketching Equitable Workplaces”

MIXdesign + QSPACE Founders Lead Workshop on Workplace Design for Those “Left Out of the Equation” “Queer perspectives matter in design” --Lauren Johnson, QSPACE co-founder   Written by Jake Frisbie, Edited by Zoe Zellers Local New York architects and designers,...
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Architects, Designers, Manufacturers + Editors Gather at Metropolis’ AIA Celebration

Photographs by Jake Frisbee Metropolis Gathers Diverse Group of Architects, Manufacturers + Editors at AIA Kick-Off Celebration A select group of architects, designers, manufacturers, and editors gathered in New York this June to officially kick off the American Institute of...
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Highlights from the Expo at A’18

Intriguing combinations of materials, colors and textures By Paul Hagar and Katherine Mills We walked every aisle of the Architecture Expo held in New York City during A’18, the AIA Conference on Architecture to find some of the most engaging...
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With AIA Back in NYC for the First Time in 30 Years, President Carl Elefante Reflects on the Architect’s Role Today

Carl Elefante on AIA's Hot Topics: Architecture's Challenges + Opportunities The American Institute of Architects President Carl Elefante sat down with Metropolis Magazine to discuss 2018's American Institute of Architects conference, which returned to New York for the first time in 30 years. ...
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Albion Library Wins Top Ten COTE Award Celebrating Best in ‘Great Design + Great Performance’

The Library as a Walled Garden: How the COTE-award-winning Albion Library is helping its neighbors   Public libraries like Toronto’s award-winning Albion District Library are built to serve the communities that surround them, and in this case, a rainbow terracotta…
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Evelyn Lee at Grassroots '18, photo by Lora Teagarden.

2018 AIA Grassroots: Insights on Influence

The architect’s influence, civic engagement & other key impressions from the AIA Grassroots conference Editor’s Note: Architect and planner Stephen Parker, based out of SmithGroupJJR’s D.C. offices, is a community designer and advocate who writes about community-driven issues and equity….
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This Archtober, architects, journalists & design fans joined an AIA-sponsored tour of historic Battery Park

The Reinvention of a Carousel – and The Battery

Archtober Walking Tour Reveals Gems of Architecture and Urban Planning By Paul Hagar A recent AIA-sponsored walking tour of Battery Park highlighted a historic, picturesque link between New York Harbor and the continuing rejuvenation of Lower Manhattan. Focused on the…
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