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AIA Chicago Announces Moody Nolan as Recipient of 2024 Firm Award 

The Firm Award is the highest honor a Chicago-based firm can receive from the local chapter of The American Institute of Architects. ...
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Championing Diversity and Community-Focused Design: Moody Nolan Wins AIA Chicago’s 2024 Firm Award

Moody Nolan’s Chicago office is renowned for projects with multiple purposes, where supplementary uses are community focused. This means a community college with day care facilities, a health clinic with a café and health education classrooms, and an athletic center with public events and workforce training resources....
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AIA Chicago Foundation Diversity Scholars Share Impact and Advice

In early May of 2024, Danielle Tillman, AIA, NOMA, the Vice President of the AIA Chicago Foundation and a Diversity Scholarship Mentor, sat down with 2023 Diversity Scholarship Recipients Jocelyn Hernandez and Jamia Smith, both students at the University of Illinois Chicago. ...
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AIA Victory! Rolling Clock Eliminated in Illinois

An announcement from Eric Klinner, EVP of AIA Illinois on the Rolling Clock: One of our major legislative initiatives in 2024 was to amend the Illinois Architecture Practice Act as it relates to the Architect Registration Examination® (ARE®) administered by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB).  The rolling clock, the time frame put in place to limit ARE testers...
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Architecture Business Conditions Decline in May, AIA/Deltek Architecture Billings Index Reports

Architecture business conditions decline in May, and the pipeline of new work coming into firms is showing increasing softness....
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Message from AIA President Kimberly Dowdell: Accreditation/NAAB update

We invite you to learn more in the alliance’s joint message to our membership. AIA is looking forward to working with our colleagues to continue to support architectural accreditation with this NAAB update....
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