Tag: aia


Architecture Billings Index Remains Negative for Fourth Straight Month

December 21, 2023

Via: ENR

The American Institute of Architects/Deltek Architecture Billings Index remained below 50 for the fourth consecutive month. The score of 45.3 did increase one point from October, indicating slightly fewer firms reporting a decline in architecture billings. Any score below 50 […]

Construction Processes, Design

Architecture Billings Index robust growth continues

July 21, 2021

Via: Building Design + Construction

Architecture firms reported increasing demand for design services in June according to a new report today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score for June remained at an elevated level of 57.1 (any score […]


Post-pandemic, architects need to advocate harder for project sustainability

June 24, 2021

Via: Building Design + Construction

The coronavirus pandemic accelerated a shift toward architectural design work on existing buildings that already had been underway. That shift presents new opportunities, but also challenges that manufacturers and other partners can help architects meet. But when it comes to […]


AIA index points to major downturn in commercial construction

April 23, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Associated Builders and Contractors Chief Economist Anirban Basu also sees a steep decline in activity for U.S. commercial builders. He told Construction Dive he believes it will occur in three phases. Phase one includes the current impact of social distancing […]


Architecture Billings Index continues to show modest growth

December 17, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Demand for design services in November increased at a modest pace for the second month in a row, according to a new report today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score of 51.9 for […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Architecture Billings Index downturn moderates as challenging conditions continue

October 24, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

While architecture billings moderated in September, design activity shows signs of remaining sluggish at U.S. architecture firms, according to a new report released today from the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score in September is […]

Construction Processes, Design, Interaction of Expertise

Substantial decline in Architecture Billings

September 19, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Demand for design services in August took a markedly downward swing compared to July’s already soft score, according to a new report released today from The American Institute of Architects (AIA). AIA’s Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score of 47.2 in […]

Construction Processes, Legal

AIA addresses industry nuances with 13 contract updates

October 31, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

Most commercial contractors are likely familiar with the AIA series of construction agreements and documents as they are used often throughout the industry, although there are new publishers like ConsensusDocs that have also come to market with their own line […]

Construction Processes, Financial, Procurement

2018 U.S. Construction Prospects

May 25, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

Today we’ll be looking at what economists Alex Carrick, ConstructConnect; Kermit Baker, American Institute of Architects (AIA); and Ken Simonson, Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) have to say about the outlook for construction in 2018. We’ll also look at […]


Architecture Billings Hit Seventh Straight Month of Growth in April

May 23, 2018

Via: ConstructConnect

The Architecture Billings Index (ABI) was at 52.0 in April, one point higher than the 51.0 recorded in March. This marks the seventh consecutive month of growth for design activity according to the latest report from the American Institute of […]

Construction Processes, Financial

AIA consensus forecast sees construction spending on rise through next year

December 14, 2016

Via: BDCNetwork

Slower growth in the general economy, brought on by seemingly mounting national and international vulnerabilities, is putting downward pressure on the construction industry, whose sectors expanded last year by 20% or more but are moderating to single-digit growth levels. That’s […]

Construction Processes, Design

AIA selects seven winners of healthcare building design award

November 7, 2016

Via: BDCNetwork

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) has selected the recipients of the AIA National Healthcare Design Awards program. The program showcases the best healthcare building design and healthcare design-oriented research. Projects exhibit conceptual strengths […]