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  • Remembering Victorine du Pont Homsey

    By starting with one, ARCHITECT will take part in the effort to "unforget" the many women who have practiced and continue to practice in the architecture field.

  • ‘Designing Recovery’ Competition Launched in Three Cities

    An ideas competition launched at the Clinton Global Initiative calls for better design to reduce damage caused by natural disasters. Those rebuilding in New Orleans, New York, and Joplin, Mo., can enter for the chance to win $10,000 and a spot in the ideas portfolio.

  • How Public Interest Design Can Pull Its Own Weight

    Public interest design projects don’t have to be resource-depleting pro-bono work. New models and professional training demonstrate ways to do good and make a living.

  • USGBC Announces 2012 Best of Green Schools List

    From K-12 schools at the grass roots level to political leaders at the policy level, students and adults involved in the field of education are going to great lengths to go green.

  • Thomas Beeby Named 2013 Driehaus Prize Laureate

    Beeby, the former design director of Chicago firm HBRA, is the 11th architect to earn the Driehaus Prize at the University of Notre Dame, an award acknowledging one’s contribution to the traditional city and sustainability.

  • Barbie Architect Costs Less than Barbie Doctor

    Those who want their daughters to become doctors or scientists instead of architects or chefs often can—and will—pay more. To cash in, Slate’s Emily Oster says, retailers crank up the price of the doll.

  • AIA Diversity Recognition Program Calls for Submissions

    Firms have until early February 2013 to submit letters, testimonials, project images and any other materials that prove that they practice diversity.

  • Three Centuries of Educating an Architect

    The first comprehensive history of North American architecture education looks back at where architecture came from to help us understand where it is headed.

  • High-Fashion Restaurants Around the World

    If the hole-in-the-wall restaurant at the end of the street is your scene, then a new book on cool restaurants is probably not for you. But for the customer looking for dining digs where architecture and design come first, you might consider starting here.

  • AIA Embarks on Trade Mission to India

    Opportunities abound in India as the country looks to invest $1 trillion in its infrastructure over the next five years–work that the AIA hopes to secure for U.S. architects.