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  • The Architecture Billings Index for October 2023 is 44.3

    By on December 7, 2023

    The American Institute of Architects monthly Architecture Billings Index posted at 44.3 in October, dipping slightly below the score...

  • Designing Your Career, Crafting the Perfect Architecture Resume

    By on November 8, 2023

    Creating a well-crafted resume is vital for architecture professionals to showcase their skills and experience effectively. As recruiters that...

  • NCARB Retires Rolling Clock Policy for Architect Registration Examination Process

    By on March 2, 2023

    The National Council of Architecture Registration Boards (NCARB) has nixed a rolling clock policy that limits the amount of...

  • Renovations, rehabilitations, additions, and historic preservation now accounting for 48 percent of billings at U.S. architecture firms

    By on November 28, 2022

    WASHINGTON – November 7, 2022 – Since 2005 the share of design projects involving renovations, rehabilitations, additions, and historic preservation...

  • AIA Chief Economist Speculates Most Work is Being Done on Existing Buildings

    By on May 19, 2022

    The American Institute of Architects’ latest data show that the Architectural Billings Index dropped from 58 in March to...

  • AIA October Billings Fall Slightly But Remain Strong

    By on November 19, 2021

    AIA’s monthly Architecture Billings Index fell but remained strong in October, coming in at 54.3, which is 2.3 points...

  • Seventy-Four Percent of Firms Give a Salary Bump for Licensure

    By on August 11, 2021

    Almost three-fourths (74%) of architecture firms reported some level of salary increase to employees upon licensure. That percentage increase...

  • AIA: Billings Display Continued Strength in April

    By on May 21, 2021

    The Institute’s monthly Architecture Billings Index for last month came in at 57.9, up 2.3 points from March’s ABI...

  • AIA: Billings Strengthen in March

    By on April 23, 2021

    AIA’s monthly Architecture Billings Index strengthened again in March, coming in at 55.6, 2.3 points higher than Feburary’s ABI...

  • What is Fair Pay for New Graduates with Architecture Degrees?

    By on April 6, 2021

    What is fair pay for new graduates with architecture degrees? Most commonly, people within the profession look to the AIA...

  • What Now? Repositioning Your Business, Your Career, Yourself.

    By on September 3, 2020

    For a few months now, I have been having the same two conversations on repeat. The first is with...

  • Building an Architecture Career Amid COVID-19

    By on June 19, 2020

    Natale Cozzolongo, AIA, graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in 2009 and entered the working world in the middle of...

  • The architecture industry is getting slammed by COVID-19

    By on April 14, 2020

    Uncertainty looms amid work freezes, layoffs, and diminishing revenue. Nearly every industry is getting pummeled by the spread of...

  • Rebounding from a Recession Layoff

    By on February 26, 2020

    Being laid off can be devastating, but it can also be a catalyst for professional growth. Here, architects and...