The new projects inquiry index and the new design contracts index both report major gains.
A statement from AIA President Thomas Vonier emphasized the damage recent immigration restrictions cause within the architecture industry.
December’s score of 55.9 reflects the largest month-to-month increase of the year.
A modest drop to 50.6 was reported last month, along with a high score in the new projects inquiry index.
The Board of Directors also issued recommendations of the Equity in Architecture Commission.
The tech giant will invest $3.5 billion annually on wind and solar power across the globe.
Diller Scofidio + Renfro designed the Jewish Museum’s latest exhibition to critically examine the legacy of the French designer
The modest increase may be linked to anxieties surrounding the presidential election.
The last two-month stretch of negative scores occurred in 2012.
Less than ten percent of firms are reporting financial losses.
The AIA’s August report maintains an overall positive forecast with a new projects index score of 61.8.
Finland’s nationalist party has blocked the state from funding the $156 million museum project.
The 2016 edition reveals that the number of U.S. architects continues to grow with 110,168 active in the country.
The former Herman Miller vice president will assume the new title next month.
July reported a reading of 51.5 despite a decrease in scores across the board.
Drawing from its hospitality and theatrical set design background, the New York firm created Unscripted for Knoll.
Zones by Teknion and PearsonLloyd was named the 2016 Best of NeoCon Best of Competition.
The design contracts index plummeted into negative territory for the first time in two years.
The three-year, $1 billion overhaul could generate up to $4 billion in sales.
The May report shows sharp increases in overall scores as well as the design contracts and projects inquiry indexes.
The agreement to promote greater emphasis on human health was revealed during WELL founder Paul Scialla’s keynote at NeoCon.
The special preview section features 15 pages of product introductions organized by floor.
The fast-food corporation backed out of a deal to open new offices in One Prudential Tower last year.
Design activity remains positive despite a decreased score for April.
The AIA South Atlantic Region cancelled its annual conference in North Carolina last month because of the controversial legislation
Scores leapt 1.6 points in March after a slight increase the previous month.
The third floor galleries will be reconfigured and are set to reopen in 2017.
Architects across the board saw minorities and women as underrepresented in the industry.
Following a decline into negative terrain in January, ABI reported a positive rise last month.
Marriott International has increased its bid for Starwood Hotels & Resorts, following a rival offer from a consortium led by China’s Anbang Insurance Group.
North America’s largest annual trade show for retail design and shopper marketing, GlobalShop, will return to Las Vegas, March 23–25, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
The San Francisco–based nonprofit Architecture for Humanity has relaunched as Open Architecture Collaborative.
China’s Anbang Insurance Group Co. will acquire America’s Strategic
Hotels & Resorts Inc. from Blackstone Group LP for approximately
The American Institute of Architects has announced a selection of 12 recipients for the 2016 AIA Young Architects Award.
The American Society of Interior Designers has released the fourth quarter Interior Design Billings Index (IDBI), revealing averages that build upon the garnered momentum from the previous year.
The American Institute of Architects has announced the three keynote speakers for the 2016 AIA National Convention.
The monthly Architecture Billings Index has dipped back into negative terrain for the first month of 2016, following a primarily positive performance in 2015.
The semi-annual Consensus Construction Forecast from the American Institute of Architects has projected an increase in spending by more than eight percent in 2016 and more than six percent in 2017.
The AIANY Interiors Committee is hosting a speed presentation evening on March 23 at the Steelcase showroom in New York.
Reflecting information gathered over the past three years regarding the future directions of the interior design practice, the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) Board of Directors adopted new quality standards for higher education programs, which seek to more systematically prepare graduates for entry into the profession.
The American Institute of Architects has reported that the
Architecture Billings Index concluded 2015 in positive terrain. December’s ABI score was reported as 50.9, up from the reading of 49.3 in the previous month.
Interface Inc. has hired Jay Gould as its new chief operating officer. The Georgia-based manufacturer of modular carpet announced on January 13 that Gould will be executive vice president and chief operating officer, overseeing global operations, marketing, and organizational development.
A group of 29 designers and manufacturer representatives confronted the topics of diversity and inclusion within the interior design industry during the 19th International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Industry Roundtable, held on January 8–10. Following a discussion led by IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO Cheryl S. Durst, the interior design industry’s first Diversity Council was assembled.
The American Institute of Architects has issued a response to President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address on January 12.
Marriott International, Hilton Worldwide, and InterContinental Hotels Group are expected to lead this growth from 2016 to 2017.
The endeavor is a result of the “Equity in Architecture” resolution, which seeks to retain talent, advance the profession, and enhance the value of design to society through diversity tactics.
November's ABI score dipped from 53.1 in October to 49.3, reflecting a decrease in design services.
The program was developed in an effort to help policymakers, design and public health professionals, and the general public understand how research covering design’s effect on public health can be translated into architectural practice.
Third quarter 2015 billings rose slightly in September from June’s Interior Design Billings Index (IDBI) score of 57.1—a positive sign in that any score over 50 indicates revenue growth.
Following the acquisition, AE&E will maintain its Montreal and New York offices under the name Escobar by Lemay.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported an ABI of 53.1 in October, which indicates a slight decrease from September’s score of 53.7.
Portland was founded in 1987 as a design consultancy specializing in branding and retail strategy, with an emphasis on predicting changes in consumer behavior.
The acquisition joins Starwood’s global lifestyle brands with Marriott’s luxury, select-service, convention, and resort brands, to offer a more comprehensive portfolio.
The 600-foot-tall tower will be the Brooklyn borough’s first ground-up commercial structure since the implementation of the 2004 Downtown Brooklyn Development Plan.
The “7x7x7: Design, Energy, Water” initiative aims to demonstrate the importance of contemporizing California school facilities with more sustainable features.
The American Institute of Architects reported an ABI of 53.7 in September versus August’s score of 49.1.
The BLS monthly employment report includes statistics specific to architecture and its related fields, such as construction, manufacturing, and architectural and engineering services.
The iconic building is now in need of a high degree of maintenance while being located on a prime block in downtown Chicago.
The site offers a host of facilities geared toward the company’s scientists and engineers, such as a series of 100 laboratories totaling 63,000 square feet.
The move follows in the wake of Cushman's $2 billion acquisition by commercial real estate advisor DTZ.
Real estate private equity firm Blackstone Real Estate Partners VIII LP has acquired Chicago–based Strategic Hotels & Resorts Inc. for about $4 billion.
Improvement was seen in all firm sizes and industry sectors, with the exception of education, indicating a market on the uptick.
The construction economic update is an analysis of the monthly economic indices provided by the federal government.
The first round of approved schools include a diverse array of both public and private accredited B.Arch and M.Arch programs across nine jurisdictions.
The district could see as much as 600,000 square feet of new commercial and office space constructed over the next five years.
A rise in employment, low interest rates, and major local developments currently underway may be influencing New York's recent surge in office space.
The deadline to submit credentials and samples of work is September 16.
Although there was a slight decrease in the ABI score to 54.7, any score above 50 still equates to an overall increase in design services.
The initiative aims to reimagine the curriculum with integrated opportunities for students to take each division of the Architect Registration Examination (ARE) and satisfy Intern Development Program (IDP) requirements before graduating
The deal was made effective as of July 26, 2015, and will see both companies joining to provide a broader scope of services.