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AIA Chicago members meeting with Rep. Mike Quigley's Legislative Director

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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Architects Applaud Federal Building Performance Standard to Further Reduce Building Emissions

WASHINGTON – Dec. 8, 2022– The American Institute of Architects (AIA) commends the Biden Administration for developing the first-ever Federal Building Performance Standard, setting an ambitious goal to cut energy use and electrify equipment and appliances in 30 percent of the building space owned by the Federal government by 2030. “The AIA supports the Council on Environmental Quality’s (CEQ) Federal...
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AIA Chicago Advocacy Update: Damen Silos

Damen Silos, a unique, 23.4-acre State-owned property at a critical point along the South Branch of the Chicago River, has been vacant since 1977. Given its potential to reactivate the South Branch between Pilsen and McKinley Park, several organizations, as well as AIA Chicago members, are calling for the site to be preserved and reimagined.   Over the past year and...
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