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How terra cotta is undergoing a modern renaissance

Katherine Williams of Riding the Vortex on creating welcoming spaces for Black women in architecture

Design in Communities

Brooklyn design studio CO Adaptive Architecture prioritizes embodied carbon

CO Adaptive Architecture is prioritizing embodied carbon in their designs.

Design at Home

Could hemp be the residential building material of the future?

Due to its ability to sequester carbon, hemp has landed itself at the forefront of the conversation about natural building.

A Garden of Homes Grows In Reno

Design in Communities

How Detroit-based architect Saundra Little, FAIA, designs for her city

How Detroit-based architect Saundra Little, AIA, designs for her city

Design in Communities

Grunley's Constance Lai, FAIA, on making preservation more inclusive

Constance Lai, FAIA, preservation architect, talks about how the field is changing.

How the Puerto Rican climate inspires Fúster + Architects' designs

Design in Communities

A trauma-responsive facility in Ohio will help crime victims seek justice

JCJ Architecture has designed a prototypical facility where people with disabilities who have been victims of crimes can be interviewed and examined.

In Denver, experimental co-housing offers an affordable housing solution

LGBTQ+ designers are making space for themselves in the profession

Alda Ly Architecture brings user-friendly women's health care to Los Angeles

Design at Home

How Filipino architect Charles C. Almonte's identity informs his work

Filipino architect Charles C. Alamonte shares his experiences as a designer and historic preservationist.

Work with an Architect

Bank On It: How Material Bank Is Disrupting Design

A new e-commerce platform makes it easy for architects to shop for

Design in Communities

Eight factors to consider designing solar-ready roofs

When you're ready to invest in solar, keep all of these steps in mind to design the best roof possible.

Design at Home

Five easy ways to make your home greener

Whether you're considering a major renovation or looking for some green adjustments, architects are ready to lead you to a more energy-efficient abode.

Design at Work

Your architect is prepared for construction-ready. Are you?

On-site or in the office, architects can do a lot to keep your project warm during an economic freeze.

Design at Work

Safety is an investment you need to make now

How the right architect can help your business thrive safely

Design at Work

Post-COVID, design still matters

Architects are a value-add today, and will create lasting value for you tomorrow if you’re a commercial or institutional owner-client.

Design at Work

Keep your employees happy and healthy with a well-designed workspace

Looking to increase office productivity? A flexible, well-lit, and well-designed workplace will keep morale high, which means a happier and more efficient staff.

Design in Communities

Live-work spaces inspire creativity and urban revitalization

As demand for artist live-work projects increases, local governments and developers are hiring architects and using these affordable homes and studios to spark urban renewal.

Work with an Architect

How materials selection impacts your project and budget

Some of the most important decisions on a construction or renovation project involve what building materials to use. Several architects explain how to best consider budget and style when selecting materials.

Design at Home

Before adding a sunroom, consult an architect

A sunroom can provide four-season access to nature, but the aesthetics, integration with the rest of the house, and energy conservation issues are best handled by a knowledgeable architect.

Work with an Architect

How to be the best client for your architect

Open communication, meeting payment deadlines, and understanding the project schedule are just a few ways to ensure a successful collaboration between architect and client.

Design at Home

An architect can help your next kitchen and bath remodel be your last

When it comes to aging in place and adapting a home for the future, strategic design efforts can make a big difference.

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