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Business Insider – ‘Movable Green Walls’



How an architecture firm designed its office to make its workers healthier and more collaborative, with movable ‘green walls’ and air quality control Following is a transcript of a Business Insider video. Commute times are up, and face-to-face interactions are down. The average American worker spends about a third of their waking life in the office. So how do you design a space where people actually want to come to work? M Moser, a global architecture firm founded in Hong Kong, designs offices that foster … Continue reading Business Insider – ‘Movable Green Walls’

ESKEWDUMEZRIPPLE RANKED #16 IN 2019 ARCHITECT 50



NEW ORLEANS FIRM ESKEWDUMEZRIPPLE RANKED #16 IN 2019 ARCHITECT 50, A NATIONWIDE RANKING OF ARCHITECTURE FIRMS PUBLISHED BY ARCHITECT MAGAZINE EskewDumezRipple, an award-winning architecture, interiors, and urban design firm, is pleased to announce recognition in this year’s ARCHITECT 50. The firm placed 16th overall in a nationwide ranking of exemplary architectural practices. Sponsored by Architect Magazine and designed to represent a well-rounded definition of success, the criteria for inclusion comprise an important set of metrics for every architectural practice: profitability, sustainability, and design. As a … Continue reading ESKEWDUMEZRIPPLE RANKED #16 IN 2019 ARCHITECT 50

Doug Ashe, FAIA, awarded prestigious AIA Louisiana Medal of Honor



Douglas E. Ashe, FAIA, was awarded the prestigious American Institute of Architects (AIA) Louisiana Medal of Honor at its 75th Anniversary Gala in New Orleans on September 27th. The Medal of Honor is the highest award given by AIA Louisiana “in recognition of an individual architect who has significantly advanced the profession of architecture and who, by his/her leadership, has provided an inspiration to his/her fellow architects.” In a career spanning over 44 years Doug has demonstrated innovative leadership in advocating for an increased awareness … Continue reading Doug Ashe, FAIA, awarded prestigious AIA Louisiana Medal of Honor

2018 AIA LA Design Award Winners



Louisiana architects receive top honors in 2018 AIA LA design competition Architecture firms across Louisiana won 17 awards in the prestigious annual design competition conducted by the American Institute of Architects Louisiana Chapter (AIA LA). A nationally recognized panel of judges selected 16 winning projects for 2018 from 73 entries in seven categories, submitted by architects across the state. Award recipients were honored September 27 at the AIA LA 75th anniversary gala on at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. Honor Awards … Continue reading 2018 AIA LA Design Award Winners

AIA GULF STATES REGION HONORS DESIGN EXCELLENCE



AIA GULF STATES PRESS RELEASE NYC; June 22, 2018 Sheila Leggett / 615.254.1233 / sheila@aiatn.org AIA GULF STATES REGION HONORS DESIGN EXCELLENCE Architects from the Gulf States Region of the American Institute of Architects gathered in New York City to celebrate the 2018 Honor Awards. Fourteen projects were recognized for their exceptional choices in lighting, materials, color and planes, sustainability, and overall design excellence. Respected jury members chose these projects from those entered by architects practicing in the Gulf States region. The Honor Awards program identifies … Continue reading AIA GULF STATES REGION HONORS DESIGN EXCELLENCE

Raymond “Skipper” Post, FAIA, elected Chancellor of the College of Fellows (AIA)



Raymond “Skipper” Post, FAIA, was inaugurated as the 56th Chancellor of the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). His inauguration was held at the historic Octagon House and the Institute’s headquarters on December 7, 2017, in Washington, D.C. The members of the College of Fellows elected Post to serve as Chancellor, citing his leadership and outstanding contributions to the architecture profession, the AIA and his community. Post has held a range of leadership positions at the AIA. Through the years he … Continue reading Raymond “Skipper” Post, FAIA, elected Chancellor of the College of Fellows (AIA)

GET INFORMED – 2017 CODE ADOPTIONS – July 1, 2017



We’ve been getting a lot of questions lately regarding the status of the code adoptions scheduled for July 1 of this year, here’s an update on the current status.  Please let your membership know that at this time, the NFPA codes have already been adopted for July 1 implementation.  They are published in the May Issue of the Louisiana Register, see pages 968 – 972 in the May edition here for a complete listing:  http://www.doa.la.gov/Pages/osr/reg/regs2017.aspx  . .. The attached memo was distributed and placed on … Continue reading GET INFORMED – 2017 CODE ADOPTIONS – July 1, 2017

Louisiana State Licensing Advisory Vacancy



POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT  for LOUISIANA STATE LICENSING ADVISOR April 26, 2017 – The Louisiana State Board of Architectural Examiners is seeking an individual willing to volunteer his or her time and talents to serve Louisiana’s architectural profession as the State Licensing Advisor.  This state program is part of a national program of NCARB and AIA. The State Licensing Advisor is appointed by the Louisiana State Board of Architectural Examiners, from nominations and applications received from individuals or AIA components, for a term established by the Board. … Continue reading Louisiana State Licensing Advisory Vacancy