Posts Tagged ‘ AIA ’

Architecture Billings Close 2018 with Growing Demand

Jan 28th, 2019

Architecture firm billings growth softened in December but remained positive for the 15th consecutive month, according to a new report released by the American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for December was 50.4 compared to 54.7 in November. Despite the positive billings, a softening in growth was seen across several […]

Gotham Gets Glassy

Jun 29th, 2018

From the rooftop bars to the sidewalks below, you look up, down and all around in New York and you’ll see glass. Glass towers are on the rise, making the Big Apple the perfect spot for the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Conference on Architecture. The annual expo took place last week at the Javits […]

Architecture Billings Continue to Hold Positive in 2018

Mar 21st, 2018

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is reporting an increase in architecture firm billings for February from its Architecture Billings Index (ABI), with several key segments showing an encouraging outlook for 2018. “We remain optimistic about the trends we’re seeing at architecture firms this year with the ABI continuing to show growth in February,” says […]

AIA Responds to Steel, Aluminum Tariffs

Mar 7th, 2018

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) president Carl Elefante, FAIA, and EVP/CEO Robert Ivy, FAIA, have released a following statement in response to the United States’ plan to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. “The administration’s announcement of new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports threatens to drastically increase the prices of many building […]

ABI Extends Growth Streak

Sep 19th, 2017

The latest Architecture Billings Index (ABI) continues to signal a heightened level of demand for design services, with all geographic regions and building project sectors showing positive conditions.

Architecture Billings Increase in July

Aug 23rd, 2017

Demand for design services continues to increase for the sixth consecutive month according to the latest Architecture Billings Index (ABI). The ABI reflects the approximate nine- to 12-month lead time between architecture billings and construction spending. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the July ABI score was 51.9, down from a score of 54.2 […]

Architecture Billings Continue to Increase

Jun 22nd, 2017

Design services at architecture firms continue to prove the health of the construction market, as the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) recorded its fourth straight month of growth. As a leading economic indicator of construction activity, the ABI reflects the approximate nine- to 12-month lead time between architecture billings and construction spending. The American Institute of […]

Architectural Billings Slip Entering 2017

Feb 22nd, 2017

The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) dipped in January after a strong showing in December. The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the January ABI score was 49.5, down from 55.6 the previous month. This score reflects a minor decrease in design services (any score above 50 indicates an increase in billings). The new projects inquiry […]

Architects’ Forum Gives Designers an Education

Jun 2nd, 2016

Architects in the Pacific Northwest region were treated to a series of architectural glass-related seminars at Architects’ Forum Thursday. The event was held at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue in Bellevue, Wash., in conjunction with Glass Expo Pacific Northwest™. Attendees gained valuable knowledge on a range of glass and glazing topics and were able to earn […]

Construction Economy Continues Up, But Not Without Challenges

May 10th, 2016

Is construction gaining or waning? That was the question industry economists addressed last week in a spring economic forecast webinar hosted by CMD Group.

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