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  • Decline in demand for design services slows

    August 22, 2012 01:30PM
    Demand for architect services, an indicator of future construction activity, was down in July, according to the American Institute of Architects’ monthly Architecture Billings...
  • Demand for architect services is down

    June 20, 2012 01:30PM
    Following its first drop in five months in April, the Architecture Billings Index, an indicator of future construction activity, showed a significant decrease in May, according...
  • Architects’ billings continue upward trajectory

    January 20, 2011 09:04AM
    The Architecture Billings Index rose by 2.2 points last month, indicating a continued recovery trend in the struggling U.S. construction and design industry, the...
  • Architects report increase in design demand for the first time since the crash

    October 20, 2010 02:30PM
    The Architecture Billings Index — a key indicator of future U.S. construction spending — was positive for the first time since the economic downturn...
  • Architects not seeing work, despite funding

    April 08, 2010 06:31PM
    A small increase in construction spending might be on the horizon, as the American Institute of Architects’ Billings Index climbed approximately two points in...
  • Architects grapple with less work

    February 25, 2010 08:50AM
    Architects had even less work to do in January, according to the American Institute of Architects, whose Architecture Billings Index dropped three points during...