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  • Thom Mayne Wins 2013 AIA Gold Medal

    The designer of the new Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas was once better known for his iconoclasm. No less provocative today, the winner of the 2013 AIA Gold Medal has done some of his best work for the federal government's Design Excellence Program.

  • Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects Wins 2013 AIA Architecture Firm Award

    Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects won the AIA's highest honor for an architecture firm, a prize commending their often spiritual, always textural works, which include the recently relocated Barnes Foundation museum in Philadelphia.

  • Legendary Architect Oscar Niemeyer Dies at 104

    The legendary Brazilian architect, known worldwide for his designs in the new and old capitals of Brazil—Cathedral of Brasília, Honestino Guimarães National Museum, Palácio da Alvorada—died at age 104, just days shy of his 105th birthday.

  • Bloomberg Businessweek to Host Design Conference

    Bloomberg Businessweek's first-annual design conference, which will feature architects, designers, tech executives, and more, is coming to the deYoung Museum in San Francisco in 2013.

  • Sculptural Custom Stairwells

    Stairs traditionally have been a practical element in the home used for circulation. Imbuing the clients’ personality or program into this utilitarian space is part of what creating a truly custom home entails. This collection of stairwells showcases how architectural detailing can put the fun in...

  • AIA to Congress: Fiscal Cliff Threatens Health of Construction Industry

    Organization warns that sequestration would lead to the loss of 60,000 jobs, to deferred maintenance for federal buildings, and would dampen the overall economy

  • Kazuyo Sejima Picks Yang Zhao for Rolex Initiative

    SANAA architect Kazuyo Sejima has picked Chinese architect Yang Zho to be her protégé for the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative, the first architecture pairing in creative-collaboration mentorship program.

  • AIA Releases Statement on Election

    The AIA, which does not endorse presidential candidates or other politicians, urges winners of the 2012 election to work together to pursue sound budgetary footing for the nation.

  • Remembering John Johansen, the last of the Harvard Five Architects

    His passing, at 96, occurs as the fate of two of his Brutalist buildings remains uncertain.

  • Looking Back at 'Rising Currents' at the Museum of Modern Art

    The 2010 "Rising Currents" show at MoMA gives some clues about what architects might have done to prevent the devastation of Sandy—and what they might do to prevent catastrophes in the future.