WORLD NEWS | Carolyn Feinstein | November 11, 2020
November 11, 2020
The ABI broke out of its 3-month slump to 47.0 for September billings. Although conditions remain soft in certain specialized sectors, architecture firms are seeing signs of returning to pre-pandemic conditions.
WORLD NEWS | Carolyn Feinstein | September 30, 2020
September 30, 2020
The AIA recently released the August ABI report, and the news could be better. Billings have stalled at 40.0 for the third consecutive month and design contracts have shown only a moderate increase in value.
The AIA released the June 2020 ABI Score, reflecting a leveling off of business conditions after the slowdown in the economy as a response to the pandemic.
The AIA has released the May 2020 ABI Score showing poor performance for the 3rd consecutive month. Though the unemployment rate fell overall, the architectural sector suffered more job losses.
Marjan van Aubel's wants to change our relationship with solar energy. Her design for flexible, tinted solar panels for the Dutch Biotope Pavilion, have proven once again that innovation can be beautiful.
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Homeowners associations have the important job of protecting property values, but there are occasions when their desire for conformity has the potential to impact the creativity of the architect.