A new initiative from AIA's Strategic Council encourages small- and medium-scale communities to embrace the aims of the New Urban Agenda.
Regional architectural trends fuel national tastes
More and more, home builders are introducing regional styles into their designs in markets well beyond the places they originated.
Young Architect Guide: 21 Essential Tips for Emerging Architecture Professionals
I have personally benefitted from these 21 pieces of advice already in my career — just two years out of college.
These Designers Invented A New Way To 3-D Print Concrete Architecture
Their technique could radically change the way 3-D printed buildings look.
Living Architecture: 100-Seat Church Made of Real Trees
This amazing church in New Zealand was crafted from dozens of living trees, which will form into a strong natural structure as they continue to grow.
WHAT WILL OUR NEIGHBORHOODS LOOK LIKE 10 YEARS FROM NOW?
Setting aside current land-use squabbles, next week’s Context forum, annually sponsored by the San Diego Architectural Foundation, will focus on what San Diego’s neighborhoods could be like 10 years hence “What will neighborhoods be like if they are approached from sustainability, practical density and good design practices?” said program chairwoman Margit Whitlock Free and paid elements will be included in the sixhour forum, starting at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Green Acres restaurant,10300 Campus Point Drive on Torrey Pines Mesa. The paid portion, which starts at 5 p.m., is $90 with a discount for foundation members. Information is available at sdarchitecture.org and payments may be made at thedoor. The keynote speaker, Vishaan Chakrabarti, is a New York…
Kitchen Remodeling Trends for 2017
We've got some kitchen remodeling ideas to share with you to give you some insights on colors, materials, layouts and more. Check out our 2017 guide!
Safety Tips for Water Facility Management
Safety Tips for Water Facility Management The time is always right to perform a detailed review of your community’s safety procedures that protect your critical, yet sometimes overlooked assets. These include water treatment facilities, well houses, pump stations, aquatic facilities, or wastewater treatment facilities. Here are five tips to keep in mind when looking at the safety of your facility 1. There are several categories of fire extinguishers on the market, with different ratings intended for different uses. For example, some are rated for electrical fires (Class C), while others are intended for grease fires (Class K) Water extinguishers (APW extinguishers) should never be used on an electrical room or a grease fire, but are the…
ASLA-MN 2017 Golf Event
ASLA-MN 2017 Golf EventTuesday, September 12, 2017 Register by Friday, September 1 Keller Golf Co...
How To Get A Job At: Dattner Architects
The search for employment is unpredictable and demands unrelenting patience. When you're at your wit's end, it can be tempting to send the same exact resume to what feels like the same job ad over and over again. However, no two firms are identical. Possessing certain technical skills are...