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Member Voices 01: In Celebration of Black History Month
To kick off our new ‘Member Voices’ blog series, we asked Black/African American members of the chapter to share their thoughts on the profession, equity, as well as a few fun questions to get to know them on a more personal level. As we work toward a more equitable and sustainable profession, we look forward to highlighting the voices and...
AIA Applauds NCARB for Eliminating the Rolling Clock
WASHINGTON – February 23, 2023 – Today the American Institute of Architects celebrated the decision by the Board of Directors of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) for eliminating the “rolling clock” to architecture licensure. Data indicates that the rolling clock policy is a potential impediment to licensure, with disproportionate effects on women and people from racially and...
Architectural Billings Continue to Contract in 2023
WASHINGTON – February 22, 2023 – Fewer architecture firms report declining billings in January compared to billing activity in December, according to a new report today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for January was 49.3* compared to 48.4 in December (any score below 50 indicates a decline in firm billings). Last month’s score...
AIA Elevates Five AIA Chicago Members Amongst 73 Members and Three International Architects to the College of Fellows
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is elevating 73 member-architects to its College of Fellows....
Illinois Architects Advocate for the Profession on Capitol Hill
This past week, Illinois architects were in Washington, D.C. for AIA Lobby Day in support of two pieces of bipartisan legislation....
Architects Head to Capitol Hill to Advocate for Design Freedom and Resilient Communities
More than 400 architects are attending meetings with Congress for AIA’s 2023 Lobby Day....
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