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.
What the New Urban Agenda means for architects
A new initiative from AIA's Strategic Council encourages small- and medium-scale communities to embrace the aims of the New Urban Agenda.
How Renzo Piano Builds Cities
The 79-year-old architect discusses how openness in architecture makes for safer, happier places.
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.
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…
Galesburg Amtrak Train Station Renewal
Legat Architects designed an expansion and upgrades to the Amtrak train station in Galesburg, Illinois.
ADA Related Lawsuits: What to Know
Collins Collins Muir + Steward LLP Are you looking for a program to meet the California Architects Board ADA course requirement? AIAOC is offering you an opportunity to earn 1.0 qualifying hour for license renewal also qualifies for 1.0 AIA HSW Credit The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) creates multiple triggers for lawsuits against Architects and owners. Knowing the triggers and scope of such lawsuits may aid Architects in avoiding such suits and advising their clients to do the same. Attendees will review a broad range of ADA-related suits and discuss what to do if you or a client get involved or sued Presenter $30 Non-Members Joshua A. Cohen, Esq., has been with the law firm…
How to find the right architect for your home renovation
Determine whether hourly rates, a fixed rate or percentage of construction costs would be the best fee structure.
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...
Will UAS Mapping Impact the LiDAR Market?
With the latest FAA relaxation on UAS flight regulations (FAA Part 107), the mapping industry are taking a serious look at practicality and usefulness of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) in complementing or completely replacing some current mapping approaches. These relaxed rules have occurred in concert with noticeable advances in image processing algorithms, implemented in low... Read More