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  • Hammer & Hand survived the recession and doubled in size

    Daniel Thomas and Sam Hagerman succeed by putting their employees first.

  • December Jobs Report: Architecture and Engineering Add 3,800 New Jobs

    In the BLS’s final employment report of 2012, the national economy added 155,000 jobs, and the unemployment rate remained at 7.8 percent. In addition to the architecture and engineering additions, the construction industry added 30,000 new jobs for the month.

  • ADP Report: 39,000 Construction Jobs Added in December

    Payroll company ADP, in association with Moody’s Analytics, released its monthly employment report today, showing that in December the national economy added 215,000 jobs.

  • Peter Sabbeth builds sustainable custom homes.

    Designer/builder Peter Sabbeth of Modern Green Home applies his fine arts background to custom homes.

  • Architecture Billings Continue to Grow in October

    The American Institute of Architects released October’s Architecture Billings Index today. It shows the most growth in work for the profession in a year, with some progress not seen since before the construction bubble popped and the financial crisis hit.

  • Making Progress With Diversity in Architecture

    The lack of diversity in architecture isn’t a simple problem, but there are better and worse ways to approach the issue. Architect and Yale University professor Deborah Berke outlines ways forward.

  • The YAF Turns 20

    For two decades, the Young Architects Forum has helped emerging designers network and grow professionally.

  • Water-Treatment Plants

    Wastewater-treatment plants used to be dirty buildings. Today, architects are cleaning them up.

  • Local Market: Jackson, Miss.

    A look at local market conditions in Jackson, Miss.

  • The App Economy

    Tablets and smartphones promise to change the way that architects and engineers do business.