• Rich In Revitalized Landmarks, St. Louis Is On A Roll

    From Forbes:  Long before architect Eero Saarinen’s great Gateway Arch landmark went up fifty years ago on the Mississippi River, St. Louis was once the nation’s fourth largest city and exploding with wealth and activity. Contemporaneous with the Summer Olympics,...

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  • Philip Durham, Architect of Citygarden Restaurant, Dies at 57

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  Philip Durham, an architect who designed Citygarden’s restaurant along with graceful homes and commercial projects, died Wednesday (Sept. 5, 2018) of a heart attack at his home in Soulard. He was 57. “Phil...

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  • Why the Field of Architecture Needs a New Business Model

    From Architectural Record:  A recent headline in Britain’s tabloid Express read, “Construction jobs BOOM: Bricklayers and plasterers earn MORE than architects.” It seems that skilled construction workers in the UK are at the front of the pay line, with...

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  • For Small Firms, Tax Reform Brings Advocacy Wins With Undefined Benefits

    From AIA:  In December of 2017, the Republican-led Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. The sweeping reform bill pledged to ease the tax burden on individuals and corporations, slashing the corporate tax rate...

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  • AIA STL Elects New Officers, Directors

    The American Institute of Architects St. Louis has announced its officers and directors for 2018. Barb Anderson-Kerlin, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, (shown at right) has been named as the 2018 president. A senior associate project manager...

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  • CannonDesign’s Joe Scott to Serve as Vice Chair of mMERC

    Joe Scott, CPD, FASPE, LEED AP was recently elected to serve as the Vice Chair of the AIA MasterSpec Mechanical Engineering Review Committee (mMERC). In this role, Joe will meet several times a year with fellow engineers,...

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  • Arcturis Wins Multiple AIA Awards

    Arcturis received an AIA Distinguished Award for Saint Louis Science Center’s Grow Pavilion. Partnering with design partner, Gyo Obata, Arcturis was inspired by the simple elegance of typical farm structures and evoking the profile of a plow...

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  • AIA President Selected to Lead International Union of Architects

    Thomas Vonier, FAIA, 2017 AIA President was elected President of the International Union of Architects (UIA) during the 2017 UIA World Congress and General Assembly in Seoul, South Korea. Vonier will lead the Paris-based organization that represents 1.6 million...

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  • How to Broaden and Deepen Adoption of Sustainable Design

    From The American Institute of Architects:  Proponents of sustainable design in the built environment are urgently trying to broaden its use and deepen its impact. We can conceptualize this as T-shaped change: a riff on the T-shaped people analogy....

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  • Happy 150th, Frank Lloyd Wright! His Legacy Endures in St. Louis

    From St. Louis Post-Dispatch:  When Frank Lloyd Wright visited St. Louis in 1939 and got a gander of the architecture downtown during an automobile tour, he wasn’t that impressed. And as he tootled by, the words in...

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