Business and Technology of Architecture Academy

  2 AIA LU/HSW; 6 AIA LU/Elective
The field of architecture is facing a crossroads. Design professionals are having to navigate monumental challenges such as the Great Recession of 2008, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the climate crisis. At the same time design, professionals have never had so many advanced tools at their disposal, from cloud-based platforms that facilitate intensive collaboration and sophisticated virtual modeling capabilities to new software for reducing waste and carbon emissions on their projects. The Business of Architecture Academy highlights trends in architecture, including the increasing use of digital tools and platforms, which are giving firms large and small a competitive edge.

Academy Courses
Digital Tools for Architects: Opportunities and Challenges
Digital tools are enabling advanced designs and unprecedented opportunities for collaboration despit...
Architects Who Walk the Walk
How Architects are using their own spaces to demonstrate their design philosophies
Capturing New Markets
How architects are expanding their practices beyond traditional architectural design services
The New Benefits of Designing with BIM
Improve productivity, safety, creativity, and collaboration with the new tools and enhanced function...
3-D Printing: Beyond the Prototype
Architects and designers take additive manufacturing to a new level