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  • November Architecture Billings Continue to Grow

    The American Institute of Architects released its Architecture Billings Index today, and November marks the fourth straight month that demand for architectural services increased.

  • A Goodwill Pop-Up Rethinks Retail Thrifting

    A Goodwill pop-up designed by Gensler is doing the unthinkable: making thrifty retail profitable in downtown Washington, D.C., where commercial rents soar.

  • 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.

  • AIA Names 2013 Topaz Medallion and Edward C. Kemper Award Winners

    Robert Greenstreet, Intl. Assoc. AIA, is the 2013 Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education winner, while John D. Anderson, FAIA, has won the Edward C. Kemper Award for Service to the Profession.

  • Postcard From Miami: Design Roundup

    While European design dominated at Design Miami, there was no suppressing American design—neither at the design fair itself nor in other Miami venues where contemporary art could be seen.

  • 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.

  • Architect Presents: Gifts For Environmentalists

    Architect's advice for buying presents for the environmentalist design fan: Minimalist gifts don't have to be minimally fun or maximally expensive.

  • Postcard From Miami: Vito Acconci's Here and Now

    Design Miami's Designer of the Year, Vito Acconci, presented "Here/There, Now/Later," a sound installation in Miami's Buena Vista building that offered a meditative break from the glitz and glam of the city's Design District.

  • Architect Presents: Gifts For Minimalists

    Architect's advice for buying presents for the minimalist design fan: Minimalist gifts don't have to be minimally fun or maximally expensive.

  • EPA Awards Almost $700,000 to Students

    Forty-five college teams receive grants as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s People, Prosperity and the Planet student design competition.