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    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.

  • Certified Legal

    Spelling out the letter of the law regarding sustainable design.

  • Architect referrals boost business for Risinger Homes

    Matt Risinger bases his custom home building business on architect referrals and shares insights on how other custom builders can do the same.

  • Kitchen and Bath Trends and Predictions for 2012

    The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) recently polled member kitchen and bath dealers from across North America to gauge their general financial state based on third quarter figures and get sales or project predictions for 2012. The NKBA also surveyed more than 350 member designers to...

  • Soft Mergers

    Building a strategic alliance is a way to expand without exposing your firm to liability.

  • Infill, Durability, and Front Porches Top the Home Design Trends Charts

    The 2011 third quarter results of The American Institute of Architects’ Home Design Trends Survey show an approximate 15 percent improvement in the custom/luxury market with outdoor spaces and smaller, greener homes remaining the most popular requests among residential clients.