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Young Architect Karen E. Williams,AIA

The AIA Young Architect Award recognizes emerging professionals who have been licensed architects for fewer than 10 years and have shown great leadership in design, in education, and in civic and professional involvement. We have one such young leader here today - Karen E. Williams, AIA.

The Global Profession

Albert Dubler, Hon. AIA, 2011-2014 President of the International Union of Architects, speaks from Durban, South Africa with Andrew Caruso, AIA, about global architectural practice and the growing relevance of the UIA as the profession faces more challenges than ever before.

Architecture in the African Context

South African architect and UIA2014 Commissary General, Karen Eicker, discusses architecture as a process from an African perspective and how the 2014 UIA Congress sub-themes of Resilience, Ecology and Values are just the start of a larger conversation about architecture in sub-Saharan Africa, and the world.

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  • Paul Karrer

    Comment on ICC Code Change Proposals for Code Hearings in Memphis

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    All, The International Code Council (ICC) Committee Action Hearings are coming up April 19-28 in Memphis. Members and national staff will represent the AIA at the 2018 Group A code cycle updating... more

  • Charles Klecha Assoc. AIA

    Studio Culture: The Role of Learning Environments on Education and the Profession

    It may seem obvious, but it's worth stating plainly that the spaces we work in have a profound effect on the work we do. There has been an ongoing discussion in the profession--and one which is coming... more

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    Good Design is the Solution

    Technical Design for Building Performance

    Recent decades in our profession have been defined by the dichotomy of eye grabbing design and sustainability chess games. The results can be stylistically unforgettable or achieve high marks in... more

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    RE: Transparent design in schools

    Posted in: Committee on Architecture for Education

    Hi Dan It is a very common response from teachers. Teachers do not like feeling like they are in a fish bowl. The thought/concept is built on transparency. The all glass Classroom is generally about...

  • Eric E. Davis

    RE: Transparent design in schools

    Posted in: Committee on Architecture for Education

    As with so many CAE members, and architects in general, I have strong opinions about this. Since the focal element in schools is the classroom, or what we at PDA call the teaching studio, I want to...

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    RE: Pressed metal roof shingles

    Posted in: Historic Resources Committee

    Hi, folks --- Thanks for raising this discussion; for me it's only "for future reference" right now, but, "ya nevah know"... About the adhesion problem; could "pickling" help? We used to...

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